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Mechanic, Maintenance & Line Set Up (3rd shift)

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023

Job Description:

As a privately-owned, biopharmaceutical company, Ferring pioneers and delivers life-changing therapies that help people build families and live better lives. Our independence helps us cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit and long-term perspective that enables us to achieve growth and scale, while remaining agile and true to our ‘people first’ philosophy. Built on a 70-year plus commitment to science and research, Ferring is relentless in its pursuit of science that drives powerful discoveries and therapies to help people build families, stay healthy, and stand up to the world’s oldest enemy: disease.

Ferring US is Great Places to Work® Certified. Earning this certification means that Ferring US is one of the best companies to work for in the country. Our people are at the core of what makes Ferring a great place to work. Putting people first, strengthening our workplace culture, and ensuring that it is a safe, equitable, and welcoming place to work is a priority at Ferring, and it always will be.

Ferring + you

At Ferring, we offer competitive total compensation along with an exceptional range of flexible benefits, personal support and tailored learning and development opportunities all designed to help you realize your full potential both in life and at work. From working hours that respect your lifestyle, a culture that is welcoming and equitable, and the chance to work with the industry’s most impressive people, these are just some of the ways we live our "People First" philosophy.


This position is responsible for technical leadership responsibilities performing line setup and maintenance (scheduled and non-scheduled) of all GMP equipment within operations which includes, but is not limited to, the aseptic filling line (vial washer, tunnel, filler, lyophilizer, capper), compounding system, component preparation, terminal sterilizer for diluent product, small parts washer/dryer, autoclave/VHP pass thru unit, secondary packaging line, vial labeler, vision inspection machine and clean utilities (Di System, Clean steam system, WFI system.

  • Assist production management in the execution of setup activities to ensure efficient, timely and smooth operations.

  • Become proficient at set up, operation of and assessing/resolving equipment mechanical problems of all GMP equipment and utilities in the Controlled Classified and non-Classified Production/utility areas (A/B, C, D, clean utility area and packaging area) including but not limited to stopper processor, vial washer, tunnel, capper, filler, autoclaves, VHP pass-thru, small parts washer/dryer, lyophilizer, secondary packaging, labeller, visual inspection machine DI system, Clean steam system and WFI system.

  • Perform on-demand and preventive maintenance on all packaging/processing equipment and clean utilities. Work directly with vendors or independently to resolve mechanical issues with GMP equipment/utilities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Associates degree or combination of education and work related experience.

  • Minimum two (2) years of pharmaceutical industry or related experience.

  • Demonstrated effective communicating and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience working in controlled critical areas (A, B, C, D or ISO5, 7, 8) is preferred.

  • Must have strong problem solving skills

  • Able to work under pressure

  • Time management

  • Attention to detail

Physical Requirements:

  • Standard Manufacturing Plant Working Conditions

  • 60%-70% of time spend on the shop floor

  • Regularly required to talk and hear

  • Frequently required to stand and walk

  • May be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Join our team and your voice will be heard, and your contributions will be valued. If you love to come up with new ways to make a positive difference and see them through, you will fit right in.

We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (including Disability/Protected Veterans). We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Ferring offers a competitive total compensation package inclusive of but not limited to the following benefits: medical, dental, vision, 401(k), vacation policy, paid holidays, sick days, paid maternity/paternity leave, tuition reimbursement, flexible savings accounts, short-term disability, long-term disability, life and AD&D insurance.


Parsippany, New Jersey