Reference : USA02800

Facilities and Engineering Technician

  • Technical Production
  • United States GAITHERSBURG
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 06/29/2022

Position description

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers. 

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe. We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us. 

The Facilities and Engineering technician will support the objectives of production through the maintenance function by carrying out routine preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical and electrical systems for production and facilities equipment. Also, will be responsible for monitoring building/environmental management system, installation of new equipment, maintaining inventory for parts/equipment, and housekeeping as it pertains to the maintenance parts and maintenance shop. They will be responsible for conducting contractor safety training and supervising maintenance and facility contractors when assigned. Facilities and Engineering Technician will also issue purchase order requests for repair parts and assure proper maintenance of stock items required to perform the general responsibilities of this position.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Primary resource to perform hands-on maintenance tasks according to set maintenance priorities including repairing and troubleshooting all process equipment and systems for the facility.
  • Will administer and monitor contractor scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities.
  • Maintain accurate maintenance records and recommendations for further action and assists with shutdown task planning and scheduling.
  • Maintain the Maintenance Department work area and other maintenance parts areas. Clean-up after each task and on a daily basis and performs care for tools and proper storage.
  • Proactively work with site production and engineering personnel towards safe and timely issue resolution, to improve equipment reliability and minimize equipment downtime.
  • Work with vendors/OEM to obtain parts, pricing, and repair recommendations for process equipment and systems.
  • Advocate for and adheres to safe work practices, executes and documents work in accordance to standard operating procedures and cGMP requirements.
  • Work in a manner that is safe while continuously ensuring quality, production, and performance expectations are met.



  • High School Diploma or GED (Required)
  • Associates degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school (Preferred)


  • 1+ years of experience in industrial maintenance in a manufacturing/industrial setting (Required)
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, plumbing, and HVAC equipment/systems
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with technical writing
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents such as equipment manuals, specifications, and electrical/mechanical drawings
  • Previous experience working on injection molding presses, laser systems, heat sealing machines, CNC machines, and/or Air-Handling Units (Preferred)

Additional Requirements

  • 2 Positions Available 
  • Salary based on experience 

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world’s leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments.

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.

With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.

Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career and make that vision a reality.


Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences; and together, we’ll create a better life.

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