Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Advanced Set up Technician

Location US-FL-Tampa
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Pos. Type
Full Time


Responsible for ensuring that manufacturing equipment is running efficiently at target line rates while minimizing downtime and line reject.  Creates and monitors predictive maintenance system. Identifies improvements and modifications to ensure standardization in addition to reducing mean time between failure and mean time to repair. 

This is a 2nd shift position. (3:00pm - 11:30pm)



  1. Responsible for all line change over, set up, PMs, major adjustments and repairs, parts design and fabrication, technical training, shutdown planning and projects, generation of work orders and maintenance of spare parts inventory /retrieval and housekeeping of aseptic parts storage area. Maintains production areas cleaned and  organized to prevent cross – contamination and product related problems.
  2. Serve as back up to Production Technicians based on business needs for operating manufacturing equipment, line cleaning and clearing, equipment disinfection, predictive maintenance, initial problem assessment for equipment issues, minor adjustments and repairs, load components during run, documentation, provide operational training to other employees. 
  3. This position requires Aseptic Gowning certification (where applicable). Assume responsibility for the cGMP, ISO, EHS compliance within the respective area.  Uses production metrics to drive process improvements and enhance productivity, QC, Visual            Inspection, and Line Clearance/LOTO certification needed. 
  4. Completes all documentation accurately.
  5. Supports OpEx Initiative. 



HS Diploma/GED required or AD preferred

Troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance. CMMS (Maximo) experience. Good math and writing skills. Detail oriented with excellent communication skills and quality conscious. Able to work quickly and under pressure.


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