Boehringer Ingelheim SR Maintenance Technician (3rd shift) in UNITED STATES, United States

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


Provides technical support, assistance in coordinating maintenance work activities, and follows established priorities to ensure maintenance needs are met. Ability to trouble shoot across most site mechanical technologies. Resolves issues and improves operations by making necessary logic changes, recommending and executing equipment upgrades and assists in developing new processes and procedures. Also performs maintenance and associated corrective actions on production, facility, and utility equipment.

Assists Master Technician in support of scheduling daily work and coordinating activities with other departments as needed.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs maintenance on site equipment and systems according to detailed work instructions, including some unique and highly complex assets. Records results in Enterprise Asset Management System. Identifies out-of-scope conditions and perform corrective actions. Communicates results as required by SOP and lead identification of root cause and remediation of failures.

  • Maintains equipment by providing troubleshooting to ensure equipment performance is reliable and meets expectations. This not only includes adjusting, repairing, and replacing components on mechanical equipment and systems. Performs preventive, corrective, or emergency work orders and respond to service calls while the plant is in operation, which may include off-shift periods and weekends. Corrective work may include replacing electrical or powered component, including multiple phase motors. Assists in the troubleshooting to better understand deviations from proper operation. Helps execute test protocols either independently or developed by Engineering and under their direction, depending on the complexity for the scope.

  • Maintains and ensures documentation, both written and electronic, is accurate, complete and factual as required by policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines. Documents activities supporting maintenance best practices to ensure that continuous improvement activities have adequate and reliable data for analysis. Reviews and analyzes data collected by self or others in order to ensure proper documentation and adherence to procedures. Identifies abnormalities, trends, and/or predict future issues based on available data. Supports the development of job plans, certifications or other maintenance related procedures and methods based on detailed specifications, drawings, and other technical requirements and review and approve work orders. Reviews updated or modified SOP's and job plans procedures developed by other Technicians or contractors.

  • Executes test protocols developed by self or others (Reliability and/or Engineers) in support of the qualification of new and existing equipment. Consults with Engineer/Reliability, vendor, or project manager on results and feedback. This may include support for Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) or Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) and related travel. Works independently or with Reliability and Engineers on projects and improvement initiatives to ensure equipment meets site standards. Reviews project designs and make recommendations.

  • Ensures equipment/system documentation requirements are completely and properly documented in the Enterprise Asset Management System (EAM). Supports development of training material and provides training to other technicians or contractors in maintenance concepts and procedures. May develop and deliver advanced troubleshooting training for on-site equipment to other technicians.

  • Reviews and provides final approval (closing) on technician work orders. Develops or guides the development of metrics and information to be used in root cause analysis (RCA) meetings. Actively participates in and RCA meetings to identify and resolve calibration and equipment issues on a real time basis and improve business performance.


  • High School Diploma (or equivalent).

  • Experience in related technology: instrumentation, measurement, control, and /or troubleshooting.

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience with a demonstrated understanding of mechanical methodology, advanced maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment/systems and troubleshooting.

  • Understanding of equipment start-up and project support

  • Working knowledge of schematics, P&ID drawings, and ISA symbols & numbering.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively maintain, troubleshoot and repair mechanical systems and equipment

  • Requires a strong electrical, mechanical and technical aptitude.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, detail orientation and the ability to work independently or within a team environment.

  • Ability and willingness to maintain accurate records.

  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply all relevant Work Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures and other regulatory requirements.

  • Attention to detail, safety, quality and customer requirements.

  • Demonstrate a high level of personal motivation and initiative.

  • Ability to adapt and be flexible with daily work assignment changes as well as a continuously improving work environment.

  • Ability to make decisions within the scope of operating policies and procedures.

  • Physical Demands / Surroundings – Working conditions include being outside in any weather condition, climbing stairs and ladders, working in awkward positions, working in sterile areas with proper gowning and aseptically cleaned equipment, working in and around equipment containing hazardous chemicals, including toxic substances while wearing proper respiratory protection and personal protective equipment, and working in areas of elevated temperatures such as boiler rooms. Manually lifting components, parts, equipment, and tools is a normal and routine part of the job. Items over 50 pounds, generally, are lifted with mechanical assistance or help from co-workers. On occasion, heavier lifts without assistance are necessary due to the confines of the workspace.

  • Visual Demands - Must be able to read and see clearly.

  • Attendance / Schedule - Attendance requirements are based on BIFI general attendance policies.

  • Compliance to company policies, gowning, SOPs, cGMPs, documentation and training requirements, etc.

  • Would be responsible for following proper safety protocols and acceptable work standards.

  • Ability to work off-shifts and weekends due to business needs.

  • Ability to be on-call and available on site within set time guidelines.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Our Culture:

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighborhoods where we live and work. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.

Organization: US-BI Fremont

Title: SR Maintenance Technician (3rd shift)

Location: Americas-United States

Other Locations: Americas-United States-CA-Fremont

Requisition ID: 185690