Maintenance Coordinator

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Date: Nov 27, 2023

Location: Pennsauken, NJ, US

Company: Datwyler

In billions of syringes and in every second car worldwide, Datwyler components make an important contribution to the safety of patients and drivers. The high-tech company focuses on high-quality, system-critical elastomer components and holds leading positions in attractive global markets such as healthcare, mobility, connectivity, general industry and food & beverage. With over 25 production sites on four continents, sales in more than 100 countries and over 8,000 employees, the company, headquartered in Switzerland, generates annual sales of more than CHF 1,000 million.

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Summary Objective

The Facilities Maintenance Technician is part of our maintenance team that will be performing both the daily support and troubleshooting of process equipment as well as the execution of the preventative/ predictive maintenance activities for our all equipment in our clean pharma manufacturing facility.  Primary responsibilities will focus on thorough understanding and support of the various forms of processing and manufacturing equipment with a commitment to continuous learning. 

Essential Funcitons

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Coordinates preventative/ predictive maintenance and calibration on equipment, infrastructure and building related equipment. This includes planning activities to be performed, scheduling manpower and/or contractors as required. Works with key suppliers to identify, source and procure spare parts as required to keep equipment operating and to ensure that required materials are present for planned maintenance and service work. Identifies and suggests opportunities for improvement as they relate to infrastructure.
  2. Follows up contractors on effectiveness and execution of contract work in relation to calibration and scheduled maintenance execution.
  3. Maintains and procures parts as per technical specifications provided by the technical team.
  4. Identifies, sets up and monitors the consumption and usage of critical spares with awareness of inventory flow and overall budget. As is responsible for replenishment of parts based on inventory controls.
  5. Supports maintenance team through hands on work, SAP work orders, and in generating of maintenance procedures.

Your Responsibilities

  • Follows up on equipment performance, suggests and introduces improvements. Participates in the development and upgrade of maintenance procedures as needed.
  • Identifies, sets up and monitors the consumption and usage of critical spares with awareness of inventory flow and overall budget.
  • Monitor equipment capability to ensure machines are functioning in accordance with parameters
  • Trouble-shoots minor to major problems on production equipment.
  • Monitor the preventive maintenance schedules in order to minimize machine down time.
  • Coordinates and facilitates training of technicians to achieve maximum quality and efficiency
  • Assists technicians and operators who are having difficulty performing to standard.
  • Utilizes appropriate tools for maintenance and equipment set-ups
  • Ensure a smooth transition between shifts which may require extended hours or flexible shifts
  • Adheres to all safety rules in accordance with SOP’s, GMP as well as federal, state and local safety regulations.  Expected to demonstrate our Company values and Code of Conduct

Responsibilities continued

  • Regular attendance and punctuality required in order to meet production needs of customers. Willingness to work in shifts (late or early hours, weekends, and overtime if necessary)
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to quality and continuous improvement. Works conscientiously and accurately, recognizes details. Identifies problems in time and strives to solve them. Observes rules and instructions. Collaborates on initiatives for continuous improvement.
  • Is open, respectful, and helpful. Constructively contributes with own skills to problem solving in team. Shares and accepts information and knowledge.
  • Participates in department or quality team meetings. Suggests improvements and works alone or with others to implement improvements, as assigned.
  • Trains new technicians and/or trainees as requested.
  • Updates electronic parts files (SAP, Excel)

Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions, provided it does not create an undue hardship on the Company, in accordance with applicable law. Work conditions are those that are present in normal manufacturing environment.

The Facilities Maintenance Technician must stand for prolonged periods of time, lift up to 50 lbs, carry, push, and pull up to 30 lbs and gripping of 20 lbs.  Technicians will experience substantial movements (motions) of arms, hands, wrists, and/or fingers. Technicians must pass a vison test (with or without corrective lenses) as all work involves sharpness of different types as well as depth perception, color and field. Must wear proper personal protective equipment to include but not limited to gloves, hair net, beard cover, safety glasses, gowning, etc.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

The department has 3 shifts to cover a 24/7 operation

Your Profile

  • Strong working knowledge with machine logic, I/O, and PLCs
  • Strong technical competence in industrial automation and process machinery. This will include maintenance, repair, and operation of electro-mechanical systems
  • Understanding of key components, spare parts, and maintenance intervals for electro mechanical systems
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic experience
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, as well as proficiency with Microsoft Office or similar applications
  • Safety conscious and basic understanding of OSHA, NEC, NFPA codes
  • Works well in a team as well as independently, and the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks
  • Working experience with SAP maintenance module
  • Experience with windows applications as Excel, Word, PowerPoint.



  • Min of high School or GED equivalent required. (Bachelor or Société degree?)
  • 3 years minimum experience in managing spare parts.
  • Computer skills

Our Offer to you


Be yourself at Datwyler

We are convinced that people make the difference. At Datwyler, you will experience diversity and a wide range of career opportunities that only an international company can provide. Together, we are increasing our agility, accelerating digitalization and fostering sustainability. For motivated and talented employees, we offer interesting development opportunities with training and assignments in a global environment. With us, you can contribute with all of your creativity and all your ideas.

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