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Senior Maintenance Technician (GMP)

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The company

Our client is a professional Biotechnology organization, based in Noord-Brabant Netherlands. The company is an international biotechnological company with there headquarters in located in Breda.

Role description

Sr Maintenance Technician – 3 shifts. Start date: ASAP , for 6 months, but if the candidate is performing well than it is going to be longer. Performing maintenance support for Production, Warehouse and processes in facilities and plant locations. Locating failures and implementing changes in order to improve machines or systems.


- Perform advance maintenance / operations, electrical, fabrication, construction, and level 3/4 computerized systems in support of Amgen facilities and plant locations while assuring minimal impact to all facility and plant operations while in compliance with GMP (where required), Amgen regulations and policies, SOP’s, and government codes and standards (NEN)
- Perform various "Housekeeping" duties, e.g., clean work areas and equipment, etc.
- Ensure that daily work order documentation is complete with accurate information.
- Maintain any other records as assigned and in compliance with all GMP documentation requirements (where applicable)
- Participate in and provide any training programs that may be required e.g., technical, corporate, trade
- Maintain updated GMP training and SOP books (where required)
- Maintain high level of customer satisfaction
- Effectively interface with all applicable areas within the ELC organization and any other required groups within Amgen
- Develop, revise and review technical documents for work-related areas
- Perform advanced troubleshooting in support of Amgen production facilities and related equipment and systems
- Interpret/revise detailed drawings
- Provide basic support and start-up new equipment when required to ensure it meets all mechanical design specifications
- May have lead responsibilities within the work team
- Perform other functions as assigned.


The knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of this position are typically acquired through the following combination of education, experience and knowledge or the equivalent.
Minimum Requirements
- MBO+ level achieved by a combination of education, training and experience
- Minimum of five years’ experience in one of the following: Automated Material Handling systems, Warehousing control systems, Interfacing between level 3 and 4 computerized systems, Automatic ID applications, tracking / data handling of products / materials, Production, Equipment, Maintenance / Operations
- Experience in and knowledge of software engineering, with some mechanical / electrical engineering or Electrical engineering with experience in Automation technology.
- Extensive knowledge of Automated Material Handling systems and methods in own specialty area in order to be able to keep systems in working order.
- Fluency in English, both in oral and written communication
Preferred Requirements
Knowledgeable in one or more of the following trades: Automated Material Handling systems, Warehouse material flow controllers, production, production automation, electrical, mechanical
Good understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices

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SIRE Life Sciences

Ref. number: 39651
Listed by: SIRE Life Sciences
Listed on: 16-02-2018
Country: The Netherlands
Region: Noord-Brabant
Employment: Freelance
Expertise: 6 - 10 years
Location Type: On location
Language: English
Sector: Biotechnology
Specialisation: Engineering & Maintenance
Education: Intermediate vocational education

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