Facilities Maintenance Technician

GlaxoSmithKline plc in Rockville, MD

  • Industry: Warehousing/Logistics - Warehouse/Logistics Operations
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
  • Performs maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs on building utility systems.
  • Performs maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs on some production equipment.
  • Must work effectively with outside contractors.
  • Works on assignments that are extremely complex in nature where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required in resolving problems and developing recommendations.
  • Works and participates effectively in a team environment; within the department, with other departments, and with outside contractors.
  • As required, will serve as the on call technician 24 hours a day for emergency situations that may arise.
  • Requires supervision of outside contractors performing facility and equipment related services.
  • Requires technician level operation of the computerized maintenance system data base
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Re-enforce EHS rules and policies within work area
  • Elevate any identified EHS risks, for which assistance is needed in order to mitigate, through tiered accountability
  • The Utility Technician will be responsible for providing input to the Supervisor Facilities when discussing departmental decisions concerning maintenance and repair of utility and process equipment. The typical work hours for this position are a standard work day and 40 hour work week, with shift work being a possibility depending on manufacturing demand. There is also an on-call rotation consisting of 24/7 support for alarm monitoring and emergency services. Some travel may be required. 

    Basic Qualifications

    We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent, Trade School Certifications Desired
  • 1-3 years experience with a biopharmaceutical company.
  • Production experience is a plus.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Stationary Engineers License State of Maryland (Preferred)
  • The position requires a strong technical background. The candidate should have a detailed understanding of electrical and mechanical activities in a Biotech and/or pharmaceutical facility. 
  • Why GSK?

    Our values and expectations  are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

    These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making – using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness
  • *LI-GSK


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