Reference : 563161

Maintenance Technician I

  • Technical Production
  • United States Gaithersburg
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 12/04/2018

Position description

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for providing routine maintenance of production equipment, contractor safety administration, and support facility environmental monitoring as well as building systems.

  • Is primary resource to troubleshoot and repair equipment and facilities.
  • Will administer and monitor contractor scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities. Maintains the maintenance shop and spare parts inventory.
  • Proactively works with site production and engineering personnel towards safe and timely issue resolution, to improve equipment reliability and minimize equipment downtime.
  • Is an advocate for, and adheres to safe work practices, executes and documents work in accordance to standard operating procedures and cGMP requirements. 


Profile description

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC equipment/systems.
  • Must have a strong commitment to safety practices & principles.
  • Mechanical aptitude and experience with facility problem solving abilities.
  • Fork Lift operational experience (or become trained within approximately 6 months)
  • Must have basic computer knowledge.

Additional description

The main function of this position is in an office environment, but also requires frequent exposure to the manufacturing areas where the use of personal protective equipment such as cleanroom attire, hearing protection, safety glasses, and safety shoes is mandated.  Temperatures, lighting, and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment is normal.  There is some exposure to changes in temperature and variable noise, dust, fumes, and chemicals, depending on areas accessed. 

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.


Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.