Lead Facilities Maintenance Mechanic (2nd shift only)

Job Title:

Lead Facilities Maintenance Mechanic (2nd shift only)



Reports To:

Sr. Manager, Facilities & Maintenance

Pay Classification:


Position Summary:

The Lead Facilities Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for facility infrastructure, and performing preventative and corrective maintenance/repairs to manufacturing and environmental equipment and the facilities. This position plays a critical role in ensuring uninterrupted service of all manufacturing and facility equipment of rapid diagnostic tests at Chembio, while working in an effective team environment.

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing general facilities equipment repairs, troubleshooting issues, suggesting improvements, and performing a variety of mechanical and electrical tasks, including: Air Compressors, Pneumatics systems, HVAC, Dehumidification, Plumbing, Security, etc.

  • Performing general facilities repairs, including daily facility and equipment checks.

  • Performing and delegating monthly PM’s of facility equipment.

  • Completing maintenance work requests in a timely manner.
  • Insuring all Good Manufacturing Practices, Lockout/Tagout, Personal Protective Equipment, and Safety procedures are being followed.
  • Procuring of materials required for repair and maintenance of manufacturing and facilities equipment.
  • Designing and implementing improvements in equipment and facility
  • Performing and overseeing projects as determined by the Sr. Manager of Facilities & Maintenance, including; estimating projects, cost of labor and items needed for work orders; acquires competitive prices for supplies and equipment required by the company.

  • Perform Facilities Cleaning duties as needed.
  • Other duties as needed to meet the needs of the department or business schedule.

  • Must have the ability, confidence, and self-motivation to apply talents independently and with good judgment
  • Able to respond to security, facility, and manufacturing issues during business hours, off hours, and weekends.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to use appropriate hand, air, and electric tools to maintain and repair buildings, grounds, and equipment
  • Able to lift up to 50+lbs, climb up and down ladders, stand for long periods of time.
  • Knowledge of facilities-related systems such as HVAC, electrical, pneumatics, vacuum and the ability to adjust and repair such systems.
  • Knowledge of OSHA, building codes and other regulatory requirements a plus.
  • Understand and follow company policies and procedures on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s & SOP’s).
  • Must be flexible to working hours including overtime & weekends

For immediate consideration, please send a resume to srivera@chembio.com Chembio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.