Mechanical Technician

CordenPharma Colorado
Colorado (US)
Job #1948

CordenPharma Colorado
Job #1948

Boulder, Colorado (US)

CordenPharma Colorado

CordenPharma Colorado is a highly sophisticated and entrepreneurial mid-sized pharmaceutical manufacturing company located in Boulder, Colorado. Our chemists and engineers are widely recognized for their history of innovation, having developed efficient manufacturing processes for some of the world’s most complex pharmaceutical compounds. CordenPharma Colorado also is acclaimed for its flexible manufacturing facilities and experienced workforce that can handle a wide range of production techniques and volumes. Ultimately, in partnership with our customers, CordenPharma Colorado is focused on its health care mission, proudly producing medicines that help patients around the globe survive and enjoy more comfortable lives.


Assists and performs predictive, preventive and corrective equipment maintenance for 24 hours/day, 7 days’/week bulk pharmaceutical manufacturing operation. Target to develop knowledge of site, equipment, and systems. This position is a developmental position, failure to adequately demonstrate growth in skills can lead to termination.


  • >>  Assist in performing Predictive, Preventative, and Corrective maintenance as directed.
  • >>  Target development of knowledge to enable performance with little supervision.
  • >>  Build knowledge and understanding of site regulatory requirements, internal policies, and procedures.
  • >>  Demonstrates a work approach strong in personal safety and good manufacturing practices. Maintains good housekeeping on jobs performed and in shop. Maintains departmental tools.
  • >>  Learn to access and utilize technical information and drawings for mechanical components and systems.
  • >>  Develop capabilities on utilized computer systems including the CMMS database, e-mail, and internet-based software.


Apply basic algebra, geometry, measurements and physics.


  • >>  Learns maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of equipment systems, equipment, and components from combination of on the job training from Senior and Master Mechanical Technicians and Lead Mechanics, written training documentation, external training, and other resources. Applies learning in daily work.
  • >>  With supervision, performs assigned preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, equipment modification and new equipment installation tasks using written and verbal instructions.
  • >>  Complies with GMP, Environmental, Health & Safety, and company policies and requirements;
  • >>  Activities may include structural demolition of buildings and equipment with focus on dismantling and salvage.
  • >>  Other duties as assigned by Lead Mechanic or Maintenance Supervisor.
  • >>  Progresses to Mechanical Technician II.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Every individual is personally responsible for the safety and environmental aspects of his or her activities in the workplace. Each employee is expected to perform their job duties in a safe manner utilizing all of their knowledge, training, ability and experience.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 1 year of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to communicate technical details related to equipment and system engineering. Can describe and transcribe details of problems identified, work performed, and damage discovered.


None required.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; work with hands, hand tools, power tools; reach above shoulder height; sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; work in tight spaces; speak, hear; operate a computer including typing. Close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus required. Able to engage in all forms of labor necessary for the completion of construction/demolition projects to include awkward and repetitive manual tasks that could require forceful exertion. The employee is occasionally required to work at heights; enter and work in confined spaces; climb or balance; lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; smell.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving parts,
low levels of toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme heat, moderate
noise levels, noise levels requiring hearing protection.


These are the specific areas of knowledge, skill and ability that are important for successful job
performance. They must be job related and consistent with business necessity.

  • >>  Proven/demonstrated mechanical aptitude with ability to use technical documentation and drawings for maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs and improvements of mechanical components and systems.
  • >>  Maintenance mechanic will gain and apply knowledge, skill and ability in industrial equipment maintenance including but not limited to: rotating equipment, chemical process equipment, lubrication, hand tools, power tools, measurements, lifting equipment, hydraulics, pneumatics, piping, pipefitting, utility systems.
  • >>  Manual dexterity with knowledge and ability to work with construction/demolition equipment to include the potential to operate hand and power tools of all types.
  • >>  Able to work efficiently with the CMMS, e-mail, spreadsheet, and word processing software.


This is a non-exempt position. Salary based upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and
level of experience.


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Job #1948 – Mechanical Technician