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Maintenance Technician

Company: EMD Millipore
Location: Allentown
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

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Maintenance Technician

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your Role:

The Maintenance Technician in Allentown, PA will support the site's maintenance activities. The Maintenance Technician will maintain and repair equipment, facilities, and utility systems and assist in keeping the entire site running by completing corrective and preventive maintenance work orders.

* Troubleshoot controls, VFDs, analytical equipment, and instrumentation
* Troubleshoot, install, and maintain electrical power and control circuits up to 120 V
* Operate, troubleshoot, maintain and repair HVAC and air handling systems
* Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair EHS equipment and systems
* Use PC software and applications (web browsers, Word, Excel, and email)
* Operate industrial vehicles such as forklifts and manlifts
* Read, redline, and understand all types of drawings/schematics, gauges, and units of measure
* Operate hand tools, power tools, and basic shop tools (grinder, drill press, sand blaster, band saw, etc.)
* Use precision measuring equipment
* Identify parts needed for repair
* Make decisions and resolve problems (analyze alternatives, evaluate risks, etc.)
* Generate process improvement solutions
* Direct contractors and other technicians in completing work
* Participation in the call-in program for weekend and holiday on-call and after-hours duty
* Perform work related travel as necessary
* Follow all safety rules and regulations; identify unsafe work conditions and report them to management

Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or GED
* 5+ years of maintenance experience in an industrial, manufacturing, or related environment

Preferred Qualifications:

* Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance, Electronics, or related discipline
* Knowledge of LEAN and 6S concepts
* Demonstrated experience in Predictive Maintenance
* Experience in conducting instrumentation calibration
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Excellent cleanliness, organizational, and 6S skills
* Demonstrated leadership skills
* Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
* Outstanding documentation practices
* Ability to work independently


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.

We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.

We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.

Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

Curious? Chat with one of our curious minds on our interactive Q&A platform and catch a glimpse of our people, values, and culture. You can also apply and find more information at

If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit

If you are a resident of NYC, Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company's COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

Job Requisition ID: 245795

Location: Allentown

Career Level: C - Professional (1-3 years)

Working time model: full-time

North America Disclosure

The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our Candidate Services team at 844-655-6466 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday. If you are a resident of a Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.

Notice on Fraudulent Job Offers

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Keywords: EMD Millipore, Allentown , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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