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Maintenance Technician

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Now is an exciting time to join our Operations team, a team dedicated to ensuring our customers receive the products they need to achieve their scientific goals - quickly, reliably and safely. Our Petaluma, CA site is expanding and ramping up to support the fight against COVID-19. If you believe in working the right way for the right reason join our growing team today!

Location/Division Specific Information

This position is located at the Petaluma, CA location, 2200 S. McDowell Blvd, Petaluma, CA 94954

How will you make an impact?

Your ideas will bring new products to life as you collaborate with other design engineers, process development engineers and project leaders to develop plastic products for life science, medical device, laboratory, diagnostic and consumer product markets. Make an impact for your career, our customers and the world with this exciting opportunity for a talented Maintenance Technician. Collaborate with others like you to drive innovation and develop best tooling practices in a growing organization.

What will you do?

  • Follow quality standards in accordance with company policy.
  • Perform preventive and predictive maintenance practices and record all data.
  • Observe mechanical equipment in operation and follow good troubleshooting practices to locate causes of trouble. Adjust functional parts of equipment and control instrumentation. Install or replace worn or faulty components for equipment performance restoration or improvement. Test equipment performance and record all data.
  • Perform daily responsibilities with urgency and a high level of accountability.
  • Demonstrate creativity and diligence in meeting daily and long term projects and performance objectives.
  • Initiate purchase orders for parts and machines.
  • Assist in training new technicians.
  • May perform other reasonable, related business duties.
  • Under general supervision, repairs and maintains machinery and equipment such as motors, pneumatic equipment, conveyor systems, production machines, and general facilities maintenance.

How will you get here?


  • High school diploma or GED


  • 2+ years of related experience and/or training, which includes experience or training in two or more of the following trades: plumbing, electrical, machine shop, or electronics/controls.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to read and interpret a variety documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
  • Communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate leadership & plan effectively
  • Skills needed HVAC knowledge
  • Electrical troubleshooting and knowledge of PLC"s
  • knowledge of electrical installation
  • AC/DC drives, hydraulics, pneumatics
  • Background in industrial, mechanical settings
  • Ability to read prints, drawings, and schematics
  • Instructions, and procedure manuals furnished in written, oral, diagram.
  • Ability to work well with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to use hand and machine shop tools. Ability to train others by technical means and by example.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Petaluma , Maintenance Technician, Other , Petaluma, California

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