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Sr. Tool Maintenance Technician

SHL Medical

SHL Medical

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023
Full Time Charleston (South Carolina) US

Tool Maintenance Technician

SHL Medical is the world-leading solution provider in the design, development, and manufacturing of advanced drug delivery systems with more than 5000 employees worldwide. Our customers include top pharmaceutical and biotech companies from around the globe that require innovative devices such as auto-injectors or pen injectors to effectively deliver their drugs. Headquartered in Switzerland since late 2018, with sites in Sweden, Taiwan, and the United States.

Job Overview

This role is embedded in Production/Injection Molding of our new state-of-the-art device manufacturing facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. For interested candidates there will be an opportunity to initially spend an extended period in our facility in Taiwan for induction/training.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assemble/disassemble/clean and maintain plastic injection molds including hot runners incl. hot runner temperature controllers and robot handling, fluid temperature control systems to achieve production goals
  • Lead predictive and preventative maintenance including documentation
  • Lead setting up, monitor mold performance and auxiliary equipment
  • Lead execution of maintenance schedule to achieve production goals
  • Maintain controlled areas and environmental monitoring in injection molding production
  • Lead and actively participate in mold/production event response
  • Lead review and author SOP’s and other documents, as required
  • Ensure all event response and production operations activities are correctly documented in SAP
  • Lead the growth & development of the mold maintenance team by training fellow technicians in areas of expertise as well as learning new systems
  • Lead teams in Systematic Problem-Solving tools to establish Root Cause Analysis & resolve equipment issues
  • Partner with Process Owners on practical changes or improvements to equipment & department work practices
  • Record/review production data and activities per SHL work instructions
  • Follow all safety and environmental requirements in the performance of duties
  • Lead implementation of mold and auxiliary system/equipment reliability improvement projects
  • Other accountabilities, as assigned

Required Qualification

  • High school diploma or equivalent required (AAS degree in related field preferred, or equivalent military training or industrial training or an equivalent combination of education experience
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge/experience in the following areas: crane operation, compressed air/pneumatic actuators and systems, electro-mechanical controls, robotics, optical sensor systems, resin drying, molds, fluid thermal control systems, hot runners and injection molding machines
  • 5+ years proven track record in mold maintenance or injection molding industry
  • Demonstrated ability to support & actively participate in event response activities in highly automated / 24/7 production settings
  • Able to document problems & works to bring them rapidly to solution

Desired Qualification

  • Experience in an FDA regulated environment (medical, pharmaceutical, food) preferred
  • Ability and experience with automated records systems such as SPC, MES, EWM, SAP
  • Proficiency in reading schematics, wiring diagrams & other technical documents.
  • Experience in planning/organizing work, managing execution, checking results & revising the work plan in accordance with the daily work plan
  • Computer literacy

We Offer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Modern working environment with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies
  • Challenging assignments in a fast growing and innovative industry
  • Position in a dynamic, international team of highly skilled professionals
  • Various opportunities for personal and professional development within a global organization

Interested in joining SHL Medical and in supporting us with your expertise and personality? Then we look forward to receiving your application including your CV, motivation letter, and all other relevant documents via the Easy Apply button or directly to RecruitUS@shl-group.com.

For more information on SHL Medical, please visit: linkedin.com/company/shlmedical/life

Is this not quite what you are looking for? Further interesting career opportunities can be found on: shl-medical.com/careers

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