C. R. Bard, Inc.

Sterilization Maintenance Technician

Posted Date 2 months ago(1/8/2018 1:00 PM)
Industry / Category
Maintenance Technician/Operations
Job ID
Career Level
Bard Medical


The Sterilization Maintenance Technician position is located at C. R. Bard Operations in Covington, GA.

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

Under the direction of the sterilization Maintenance Assistant Supervisor, this position is responsible for general maintenance activities in Regional Sterilization as assigned and assisting other Regional Sterilization maintenance technicians with all maintenance activities as directed.

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform all duties safely and have a personal commitment to working safely at all times.  Must follow all PPE policies and required use.
  • Will not deviate from prescribed written safety and process directions and procedures as trained.
  • Works with and understands safe operation of all maintenance hand tools.
  • Has or is able to learn and obtain a grasp of mechanical drive components including bearings and drives, chain drives, belt driven equipment, pumps, and blowers in the first 6 months.
  • Has or is able to learn and obtain a grasp of valve and valve operators, including solenoid and pilot operated actuated valves in the first 6 months.
  • Has or is able to learn and obtain a grasp of electrical systems including electric drive controls, electronic control signal components such as temperature control, pressure control, PLC I/O control and PLC function.
  • Learns and becomes proficient in Bard safety routine and non-routine procedures during the first 6 months. 
  • Learns and becomes proficient with Sterilization processes and procedures during the first 6 months. 
  • Demonstrate proficient learning aptitude to be capable of working unaccompanied after the 6 month training period.
  • Provides assistance to all other maintenance staff members and works as part of team while performing maintenance PM and repair activities.
  • Performs routine maintenance tasks learns and performs process equipment PM’s.
  • Performs routine maintenance calibration tasks, learns and performs calibrations on process equipment.
  • Detects and reports defective parts/materials, equipment maintenance needs or questionable equipment/facility/procedure conditions to the department supervisor.
  • Performs general facility maintenance and housekeeping tasks as directed.
  • Maintains the work area, maintenance shop, and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety and 5S regulations.
  • Responsible for maintaining assigned housekeeping areas in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Helps and monitors the MRO part inventories and notifies maintenance lead person when order inventory level is reached and/or when last part is removed.
  • Performs maintenance repair activities on Work Orders as assigned. 
  • This position may require weekend, swing or night shift working hours after training period.
  • This position may require working at both the Covington and Madison facilities as scheduled during the work week. 
  • This position will require being placed on the weekend call rotation and listed on a general on call list.  Pay rules will apply to all call in events. 

Basic Qualifications

• Job requires a high degree of reliability. • Must be able to work independently or within a team environment. • Must have a broad knowledge of operation and use of power tools, hand tools, and process equipment, as noted above. • Must have training and aptitude to perform basic maintenance repair work and demonstrate capability to perform fundamental multi-skilled maintenance tasks. • Have basic understanding and can demonstrate trouble shooting skills to find root cause of equipment failures.

Education and/or Experience

  • High school education or equivalent preferred.

Five (5) or more years experience in facility and process equipment maintenance required

Physical Demands

Must be able to lift 50lbs, work on ladders and elevated platforms. Job requires ability to perform duties of this job while bending, stooping or kneeling as well as ability to do extensive standing, walking and climbing.  Wearing respirator and working in heated confined areas.

Work Environment

Must be willing and able to work in a variety of environments including outdoors, at elevated heights, in non-climate controlled conditions.  Incumbent occasionally will be working with chemicals, i.e. paints, solvents, degreasers and aerosols.

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