Facilities Technician - BMS (Building Management Systems)
At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people’s exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe.
Our Frederick Manufacturing Center (FMC) is one of 30 production facilities in 18 countries that creates life-changing medicines for people around the world. This biologics manufacturing facility makes a direct contribution to treating people with cancer, respiratory and autoimmune conditions across the globe. It’s challenging but highly rewarding work, involves more than 675 talented people throughout the manufacturing lifecycle and supporting office functions. We work hard to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, and we take time to have fun and celebrate our accomplishments. From catered site festivities to competitive events, community outreach activities, environmental and wellness showcases and team-building events, we take time to recognize our achievements.
We are dedicated to creating a culture of inclusion and collaboration. We are committed to continuous learning and offer ongoing skill building and training for our staff and encourage additional secondary schooling with tuition reimbursement of 100% up to $10,000 each year. The FMC is also an award-winning employer and has been recognized as a ‘Top 50’ Business in Frederick and awarded Frederick County’s ‘Best Place to Work’ distinction in 2015 and 2019. Come join our award-wining team and support the manufacture of life-changing medicines for patients across the world.
As a Facilities Technician-BMS (Building Management System) in the Engineering group at Frederick, MD, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.
8 hours days.
What you’ll do:
The technician will be required to support a Multi-Product Large Scale Biologics Manufacturing Facility, which operates 24/7:
Appropriate knowledge for utility and facility equipment, such as HVAC air handlers, refrigeration, cold rooms, chillers, cooling tower, pumps and drives, electrical switchgear, power distribution equipment, and emergency generators.
May work on electrical equipment associated such as bioreactors, centrifuges, purification processing skids, purification columns, glass-washers, and autoclaves.
Experience with refrigeration systems within cold rooms, refrigerators, freezers, ultra-low freezers (-80C), incubators, cryogenic freezers, and HVAC systems.
Familiar with NEC and local electrical codes.
Performing work in one or more of the following trades: HVAC/refrigeration, electrical and plumbing.
Detail oriented and able to complete any required (GxP) documentation in a timely manner, including logbooks and work orders.
Essential for the role:
HS diploma, technical school, certificate of completion at a 2-year technical school, or experience in plant or equipment maintenance, or military training and experience majority of experience in biotech/pharmaceutical industry.
5-10+ Years’ experience performing preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance on HVAC, electrical, and utility equipment.
Apogee Insight Use and Knowledge
PPCL Programming background
Knowledge of Control Signal Types (LDO/LDI/LAO/LAI)
Low Voltage (24vac/vdc) Electrical Troubleshooting
Must be familiar with mechanical schematics, piping diagrams P&IDs, electrical schematics and single line diagrams
Able to work in a clean room environment and lift 50 pounds.
GMP/Critical Facility Experience (Preferred)
At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.
Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you!
Next Steps – Apply today!
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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.