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The Lubrizol Corporation

Maintenance Technician

The Lubrizol Corporation - Bethlehem, PA

REQ ID: 36462 

Particle Sciences, A Lubrizol Company is the leading CDMO for complex formulation development for the pharmaceutical industry, with over 20 years of successful experience and a solid base of clients ranging from the world's largest pharmaceutical and biotech companies to small VC backed start-ups. As a member of the Particle Sciences, Inc. team, you will be working for a company that is engaged in important, exciting, and socially relevant projects. Particle Sciences is a fast-paced environment that features a variety of projects, technical challenges, and opportunities for growth. To learn more about Particle Sciences, A Lubrizol Company, visit and

Particle Sciences, Inc. in Bethlehem, PA has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Technician.


Maintenance Technician

The Maintenance Technician will work in production environments with pharmaceutical equipment and will maintain this equipment in an uncompromised state of readiness with respect to GMP, safety and professional quality standards. The Maintenance Technician will inspect, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, rebuild and modify equipment as directed.  They should be able to understand, follow and maintain machine manuals, schematics and diagrams. They will determine corrective actions based on operational machine alerts, as well as assist with installing, maintaining, testing and validating new equipment.


Key Responsibilities:

*Performing preventive maintenance to keep equipment in sound working condition *Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair equipment breakdowns involving mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic components. *Tear down equipment, rebuild and replace defective parts and component units such as: motors, gear boxes, bearings and electrical components, reassemble and make final equipment adjustments. *Utilizing any/all testing equipment or diagnostic skills to determine real cause of problems *Install and set up new pharmaceutical equipment. *Perform routine preventive maintenance on various pieces of equipment. *Instructing operators as needed to prevent machine or system damage *Execute safe work practices & behaviors, adhere to GMP requirements and keep work area clean.

Minimum Qualifications:

*At least 5 years of hands -on experience in a manufacturing environment maintaining equipment *Formal technical training *Preventive maintenance and repairs on pharma, industrial and process equipment *Excellent mechanical aptitude with experience troubleshooting equipment issues *Ability to read and understand electrical schematics, P&IDs and mechanical drawings *Ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision *Ability to adapt to changing duties and responsibilities *Requires computer literacy to include word processing, spreadsheet, email and basic software capabilities *Position may involve standing for extended periods of time. *Able to lift up to 75 pounds, good visual accuracy, able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, effective verbal communication skills.

Particle Sciences' headquarters is located in Bethlehem, PA, part of the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. Lehigh Valley includes the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton. The region is slightly over an hour to both Philadelphia and New York City, which places you right in the action. Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, the Lehigh Valley is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play.  This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, ski resorts, museums, casinos, shopping, restaurants, sports and nightlife. From the yearly Musikfest festival, to skiing in the Poconos, to hiking or biking through the many state parks, you can make it happen right here in the Lehigh Valley.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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The Lubrizol Corporation


Maintenance Technician The Lubrizol Corporation - Bethlehem, PA, United States


Location: Bethlehem, PA

Company Profile:
By formulating complex chemicals at the molecular level, Lubrizol engineers and chemists develop additives, ingredients and compounds that amplify the quality and performance of other products while reducing their environmental impact. And those products cover a wide range of applications, including lubricants and fuels, metalworking fluids, performance coatings, inks, personal care and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products, computers, sports gear, high-performance apparel, even ice cream. Lubrizol customers know and value our ability to solve problems, and welcome our eagerness to make their products more marketable -- and their companies more successful.