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Process Technician - SVP Department

Company Fresenius Kabi Manufacturing SA (Pty) Ltd
Reference # #TECH003
Published 16/07/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary R 100.00 - 120.00 Annually
Location Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Introduction
To maintain, repair and optimize plant, facilities and associated devices to ensure plant availability and product quality at minimum cost without sacrificing standards. To develop and participate in development of preventative maintenance techniques thereby minimizing time loss due to unexpected equipment failure
Job Functions Artisans
Industries Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene
Specification
•Maintain, repair & optimise plant, general facilities & associated devices
oUpkeep of plant, equipment, spares & relevant documentation / systems
oPlan, budget and prepare the job
oPerform maintenance
oOptimise plant, process/general equipment and systems

•Provide specialist technical support & enhance machine, equipment, system & process capability
oMonitor performance
oOptimise usage of resources
oResolve & eliminate problems

•Develop preventative maintenance techniques
oPerform Root Cause analysis of failures and derive and implement preventative measures to avoid recurrence
oParticipate in team development of preventative measures to avoid unexpected failures

•Manage compliance to Quality Management Systems
oEnsure adherence to all initiatives aimed at minimising impact of technical interventions on product quality

•Work in teams
oCommunicate effectively in the workplace
oContribute to self and team development
oCoaching to improve plant performance
oStandby and shift work responsibilities

•Environment
oApply OHS Procedures
oMaintain Workplace Safety, housekeeping and risk free standards

From time to time carry out other jobs within the department / factory, which are consistent with the grade, qualification and training of the incumbent
Requirements
Cleanroom Gowning Competency
Fundamental understanding of functionality of equipment, in the context of the manufacturing process, for area of responsibility
Knowledge of industry best practice preventative maintenance techniques
Aseptic and Terminally Sterilised pharmaceutical manufacturing process knowledge (SVP)
Understanding of sanitisation, depyrogenation and sterilisation processes and equipment
Proficiency in using Computerised Maintenance Management System for logging maintenance activities and building up of maintenance history on equipment.
Working knowledge of a ICH Q10 Quality Management System and ability to complete to desired standard Risk Assessments, Change Controls and Events pertaining to equipment in area of responsibility
Adhere to current data integrity standards
Provide input to development of expense budget to cover maintenance requirements for area of responsibility and be
proficient at monitoring spend to budget
Proficient at performing maintenance and engineering projects within an aseptic pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
Understand GMP requirements for the respective area of responsibility
Proficient at providing input to development of SOP’s, Work instructions and Quick Fix routines for equipment in area of responsibility.
Show competence in locating and execution of relevant SOP’s, Work instructions and Quick Fix routines for equipment in department.
Proficiency at conducting detailed Root Cause Analysis with at least the 5 Why technique

Qualifications:
Minimum N3 with trade. Trades in team balanced between Millwright, Electrician, Instrumentation Mechanician, Fitter and Turner. N6 with trade preferred.
Minimum three years practical experience in the Engineering maintenance field, ideally within pharmaceutical manufacturing
Job Closing Date 06/08/2021
   
   
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