Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Set-Up Mechanic Trainer

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Pos. Type
Full Time


Setup, troubleshoot, repair and perform preventative maintenance to manufacturing equipment in an aseptic and non-sterile environment.  Operate the manufacturing equipment during production runs.  This position requires Aseptic Gowning Certification.  Assume responsibility for GMP, ISO, EHS procedure awareness and compliance within the respective area.  Perform training of all new technicians for set up, change over, aseptic technique and preventative maintenance in Filling and/or packaging areas.  Coordinator for the certification program, technicians certification audits, certification interviews and certification documentation.  Tracks and improves material variance, quality indicators and line efficiencies.


  1. Operates manufacturing equipment, ensures all production line machinery is properly set-up and maintained at all times, starts up machinery/equipment, and operates as required.  Responsible for spare parts identifying /ordering, machine performance, preventative maintenance, parts specification, work orders, review manuals and develop/maintain troubleshooting guides.
  2. Installs and troubleshoots equipment as needed. Requires access/presence in the aseptic environment.
  3. Performs training of all new technicians for the set-up changeover Aseptic Core, preventative maintenance in Filling and /or Packaging areas. Coordinates, develops and documents training methodology in support of certification program. Training responsibilities includes set up, change over, preventative maintenance, CMMS process flow, aseptic techniques and troubleshooting. Document training, performs audits and is involved with certification and job interviews.
  4. Support Operational Excellence and EHS&S initiatives.
  5. All other duties as assigned.



High school diploma plus Mechanical/Technical Training.

Knowledgeable in troubleshooting and repair of high speed equipment. 

Good mathematical skills.

Able to work quickly and under pressure.

Good written skills.

Must be detail oriented and quality conscious.

Must have ability to train, coach and teach others.  


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