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Technician Equipment Engineering

Barceloneta, Barceloneta, Puerto Rico Req ID 2210790 Category Engineering Division AbbVie

The Technician Equipment Engineer provides corrective maintenance, preventive maintenance, calibration programming, configuration and repair services supporting utilities and/or equipment that perform, measure and control industrial manufacturing processes on different stages of the production, applying mathematical knowledge and concepts of physics, electronics, and mechanics; following written policies and procedures and, in addition, complying with regulations applicable to our industry (National Electric Code, NFPA70E, Abbvie Engineering Standards, cGMP, FDA, OSHA, etc.),operational manuals, specifications and drawings while maintaining a high degree of reliability in a safe and efficient manner. Complies with the specifications and laws that govern the industry.


  • Dismantle/Assemble equipment, remove, and replace instrument, electrical, control and mechanical defective parts.
  • Make changes in production equipment, facilities, utilities, or any other equipment used in the production areas that help improve the performance of production processes.
  • Provide troubleshooting support maintenance of controls, instrumentation, electrical and mechanical equipment of high technological level and other aspects necessary to perform the job.
  • Read, interpret, and use drawings, electrical and control circuit diagrams including P&ID and ladder diagrams, equipment, and schematic manuals as reference when performing control, mechanical and electrical works.
  • Provide support to Control Engineer on troubleshooting PLC and control devices for process and manufacturing equipment.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in multiple skilled trade disciplines including Predictive Maintenance Technologies and support Reliability Engineering on RCMs and RCAs.
  • Responsible for repairing, inspecting, modifying, and calibrating the instrumentation equipment and performing preventive and / or corrective maintenance used for the manufacture of pharmaceutical products in accordance with the regulations applicable to our industry (CGMP, OSHA, etc.) maintaining a high degree of reliability in a safe and efficient way. Calibrate and certify instruments used for the processes of operation or manufacture of pharmaceutical products.
  • Certify the proper functioning of the instrumentation used for the final approval and control of the process of operation or manufacture of pharmaceutical products. Carry out their tasks according to the regularity and frequency determined by the calibration system, following the procedures, and methods approved for such purposes.
  • Properly document the calibrations performed using the forms and documents approved in the calibration procedures and policies. These include Calibration Work Orders, Out of Tolerance Reports, Repetitive Outof-Tolerance Reports, etc., following the cGMP policies, procedures, and rules Carry out corrective repairs on electrical and / or pneumatic instrumentation equipment. Perform inspections, problem analysis and take corrective actions to avoid recurrence.
  • Carry out the maintenance tasks (Preventive, Predictive, Corrective, Calibration) observing and complying with the safety rules and procedures that apply to each activity. Inform, correct, and suggest improvements to observed unsafe situations. Document these tasks as assigned, complying with the applicable procedures, CMMS processes and MEP compliance.
  • Comply with the AbbVie Policies, with the plant procedures, and the regulations and requirements of Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) of the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • Attend and complete the required internal training on environmental, health, and occupational safety in addition to local training and good manufacturing practices (cGMP). Use the required protective equipment (disposable respirator or PAPR) and notify the supervisor of incidents or unsafe conditions in the work.
  • Provide technical support and perform work during emergency situations in and outside of working hours, on holidays, during weekends or when the supervisor deems necessary.

  • Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation, Industrial Mechanics, Electronics or Electronic Engineering Technology.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in Electrical / Electronic, PLC, Controls, Instrumentation/ Calibration, basic HVAC and basic Utilities.
  • Experience in mechanical repair, hydraulic and programming of electronic or electro-pneumatic systems, analytical, and high technological manufacturing equipment at the industrial level.
  • Strongly preferred candidates with ten (10) years of experience in Industrial Mechanics, HVAC and/or Utilities.
  • Puerto Rico Electrician’s License is strongly preferred.
Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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