MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN SR. 

 

PTx is devoted to developing and commercializing cancer medicines and combination therapies that can make a meaningful difference in the lives of cancer patients. We are united in our passion for improving the treatment of cancer and our desire to make a meaningful contribution to outcomes. We believe that innovation is not enough. In today’s challenging healthcare climate, we strive to develop and assess our products based on the real-world impact they have in improving the quality and duration of our patients’ lives. We measure our success in the birthdays, anniversaries, and other important life moments that our patients are able to enjoy.  

 

PTx has recently acquired global rights to Leukine (Sargramostim). Leukine is the only licensed FDA-approved GM-CSF, and PTx is investing in Leukine to position it for growth. With Leukine, PTx acquired its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Lynnwood and we are North of Seattle, just a few minutes from downtown (but far enough out of, traffic and high cost of living in the city!). We are an established team with a renewed energy to seize on an exciting opportunity. To get there we need outstanding people to join our team of talented, innovative and committed professionals.  

The Site Engineering department is responsible for providing maintenance, metrology, and support services for the facility to include all assets at the Northpointe facility. Site Engineering is directly responsible for: • Administrating and maintaining the Asset Management System (AMS) utilized to plan and track asset maintenance and calibration so as to ensure the reliable, efficient and sustained operation of the facility and all assets. • Additionally, through daily tasks, Site Engineering supports current project operations and site goal objectives, and ensures compliance with regulatory, corporate and site requirements.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Senior Maintenance Technician interprets drawings, layouts, wiring diagrams, and specifications involved in the planning and performance of maintenance and repairs. The incumbent will also be required to work, project manage, and promote continuous improvement in accordance with specific standardized operating procedures on/for site equipment and systems. The cGMP production environment requires attention to detail and accuracy within good documentation practices; the incumbent will participate in authoring documentation for the operation and maintenance of equipment and systems under Engineering cognizance. The work performed by the Senior Maintenance Technician and the documentation of this work directly impacts Manufacturing and has the ability to affect deviations within their area of responsibility, which directly affects product produced at the Partner Therapeutics Northpointe facility.


The Senior Maintenance Technician’s focus scope includes, but is not limited to, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, electronic control systems, refrigeration systems, electrical distribution systems, compressed gas systems, pure water generation and distribution systems, waste water treatment systems, steam generation and distribution systems, and/or other biotech/pharmaceutical utilities. Further duties include performing preventative and corrective maintenance on manufacturing process related equipment such as agitators/mixers, chromatography columns, autoclaves, glass washers, and various sanitary design pumps and valves within a cleanroom environment. The incumbent also supplies information and technical data for the securing spare parts for the above listed systems.

 

DELIVERING TO CUSTOMERS: 

  • Understand patient and customer needs and build relationships as required to meet manufacturing goals.  They create a vision for the organization while continuously improving operations by holding teams accountable to high standards of performance. 

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High School or GED 

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in an equipment mechanic trade or less than 1 year experience accompanied by a degree/certificate in specific trade program  

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

Considerable experience and knowledge including but not limited to the following: 

  • Preventive maintenance and repairs on industrial and process equipment 

  • Air handling unit operations 

  • Tensioning of belts, alignments, and replacement of bearings and sheaves 

  • Knowledge of VAVs, VFDs and steam principles 

  • Pump repair, rebuild and replacement 

  • Motor replacement and alignment and the various tools and techniques associated used 

  • Electricity including single phase and three phase 480V 

  • Clean rooms and room pressurization 

  • Chilled water, cooling towers and chillers 

  • Refrigerators, freezers, boilers and incubators 

  • PLCs  

  • Schematics and the ability to read blueprints 

Compensation and benefits are very competitive. They include a base salary, performance bonus, stock options and profit sharing. Our benefits include health, vision, dental and life Ins, 401(k) with match & PTO 

 

To be considered for the position, please send your resume to Brooklyn.borges@partnertherapeutics.com 

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