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JUBILANT HOLLISTERSTIER LLC Technician II, Maintenance, PLC Controls - Weekend Nights in SPOKANE, Washington

Jubilant HollisterStier LLC, a well-established member of the business community in Spokane, Washington, provides a complete range of services to support the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. The Allergy business is a worldwide leader in the manufacture of allergenic extracts, targeted primarily at treating allergies and asthma. Jubilant HollisterStier is also a nationally recognized contract manufacturer of sterile injectable vials, and lyophilized products. Jubilant HollisterStier is a proud member of the Jubilant Pharma family.

Our Promise:  Caring, Sharing, Growing

We will, with the utmost care for the environment and society, continue to enhance value for our customers and stakeholders by providing innovative products and economically efficient solutions' through growth, cost effectiveness and wise investment of resources.

Job Description:

The Maintenance Technician II holds a general responsibility for facility or production equipment throughout the manufacturing facility with regard to all controls, electrical projects, and equipment repair. The technician will support all Maintenance tasks related to preventive maintenance, updating, repairing, optimizing and installing existing and new controls equipment. The technician will also support electrical projects initiated by Maintenance work orders, Maintenance Management or Project Engineering Personnel. Essential responsibilities include:

  1. Provide controls support on programmable logic controllers (PLCs), loop control equipment, variable frequency drives, chart recorders and operator interface devices. These devices may be used in sterilizers, lyophilizers, filling machines, air handlers, chillers, vial cappers, etc. Responsibilities include troubleshooting and repairs, performance of preventive maintenance, provide programming changes when required.
  2. Communicate controller programming information to others in an informative way.  Individual must be able to provide detailed guidance to other maintenance technicians, and to be able to complete tasks with general supervision from the maintenance management and engineering staff.
  3. May be required to provide low voltage (\<480V) electrical assistance while providing support for facility renovations, equipment installations, maintenance work orders, etc.
  4. Read and understand construction and machine blue prints, including machine drawings, building construction floor plans, P&ID diagrams, electrical drawings, schematics for pneumatic, gas supply, vacuum and high pressure piping systems.
  5. Understand DC, AC circuits, motor control and measuring techniques.
  6. Computer skills to include Microsoft Office suite proficiency, software installation and upgrades, basic computer repair, and a basic understanding of computer networking.  Previous experience with SAP desired.
  7. Responsible for understanding the proper use of engineering and maintenance documentation, which is required under cGMPs. Examples include the Maintenance Work Order System, the Critical Change Request System, SOP documentation, Validation documentation, etc.


High School Diploma or Equivalent required.

Technical, PLC, and Electrical Certifications desired. 

2 years related experience required. The specialized knowledge required to perform this job requires a minimum of 1 to 2 years of electrical and PLC programming experience in a regulated industry, preferably pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Reading and understanding construction blueprints required.

Working Knowledge of Microsoft Word and general awareness of Microsoft Office required.

Mechanical aptitude required.

Ability to lift 60 lbs. unassisted, exposure to allergens, working in confined spaces, pushing, pulling, twisting req