Electrical & Instrumentation Technician (E&I) Technician

Last updated 10 days ago
Location:Broadmeadows
Job Type:Full Time

About CSL

With operations in 35+ nations and ~27,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.

CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma, one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL’s therapies. Seqirus is one of the largest influenza vaccine companies in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.

We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!

Job Description

The Opportunity

CSL Behring has an opportunity for an Electrical & Instrumentation Technician to focus on the maintenance, repair and calibration of electrical and instrumentation equipment on site. The position is a Monday to Friday, day shift opportunity.

The Role

Reporting into the Maintenance Engineer – Electrical & Instrumentation, the successful candidate will be responsible for fault correction, calibration, preventative maintenance, and overhaul of instrumentation and control equipment. You will assist in maintaining the integrity of the engineering stores and perform tasks including; shutting down, isolating and test run machines and equipment. You will report on measured non-compliance conditions, abnormalities, and maintenance difficulties within a GMP environment.

You will perform tasks including:

  • Shut down, isolate and test run machines and equipment as required for maintenance purposes;

  • Diagnose faults in, repair and calibrate control and monitoring loop elements, electronic systems and sub-assemblies;

  • Diagnose faults on interconnected and non-interconnected electrical circuits and systems;

  • Perform routine calibration of process instruments, both in-situ and in the workshop;

  • Report measured non-compliance conditions, abnormal problems found with equipment and/or maintenance difficulties to the Maintenance Engineer – Electrical/Instrumentation;

  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks as directed;

  • Interpret control system and electrical/electronic circuit diagrams and engineering drawings and prepare sketches of system and circuits/circuit modifications.

Successful candidates will be expected to work within a highly regulated environment, where the highest standards of execution are a natural expectation. Work is generally in a clean room environment, requiring strict adherence to current Good Manufacturing Practices. Please note that this role is an initial 12 month fixed term contract.

To be successful in this role the candidate must possess:

  • Qualification as an instrumentation technician. Dual trade (Instrumentation and Electrical) qualification will be highly regarded. Post trade training in process control systems and/or electrical/electronic fields desirable

  • Experience in the maintenance/servicing of control systems in a modern pharmaceutical plant or similar process plant, including pneumatic control systems or Hazardous Areas desirable.

  • Exposure to a computerised maintenance management system.

  • Able to work with minimal supervision and to strict standards or cleanliness in pharmaceutical/sterile/FMCG or chemical production environments.

  • Sound understanding of calibration methods and experience in conducting non-conformance investigations;

  • Good communication and computer skills;

Apply now to join a world leading Biotech and work in a complex and interesting environment! Please include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and resume in the one document. Applications close 22 January 2021.