Facility Mechanic

Mannkind Corporation Danbury , CT 06811

Posted 4 months ago

MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) focuses on the development and commercialization of inhaled therapeutic products for patients with diseases such as diabetes and pulmonary arterial hypertension. MannKind is currently commercializing Afrezza (insulin human) Inhalation Powder, the Company's first FDA-approved product and the only inhaled rapid-acting mealtime insulin in the United States, where it is available by prescription from pharmacies nationwide. MannKind is headquartered in Westlake Village, California, and has a state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Danbury, Connecticut. The Company also employs field sales and medical representatives across the U.S. For further information, visit www.mannkindcorp.com.

We are currently seeking a Specialist in mechanical systems with licensed certification in refrigeration. This position's primary responsibilities will be to repair, troubleshoot, and install facility related equipment systems within a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant. Additionally, some of the facility related equipment includes refrigeration and/or heat exchanger systems. The position will be responsible for working within an equipment maintenance program and involve usage of repair logs. May redesign refrigeration, optical, vacuum, electrical, electronic, or mechanical systems for incorporation on existing equipment. May estimate labor and equipment costs and prepare requisitions as required. This position will report to the Facilities Manager and is located in Danbury, CT.


  • Perform work primarily with mechanical systems as well as refrigeration systems

  • Perform preventative maintenance to ensure proper functioning of equipment

  • Respond in a timely manner to in-service calls

  • Inspection of building equipment operations (freezers, environmental chambers, air handler's boilers, chillers, purified water systems) on a daily basis to ensure systems are working properly

  • Diagnose problems and make repairs to existing equipment, apply troubleshooting methods, replace parts and run tests to ensure equipment functionality

  • Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance if needed

  • Installation of new units or replacement parts for existing units according to specifications and established safety guidelines

  • Assist Maintenance Department with general building maintenance functions

  • Able to multi-task and schedule time accordingly

  • Enter work performed into work order system.

  • Responsible for observing all Company, Health, Safety, and Environmental guidelines

  • Duties and responsibilities are not limited to the work listed above and may include other assignments as necessary.


  • High School diploma/GED plus 3-5+ years of related experience with a minimum Connecticut refrigeration license

  • Vocational or technical school training, with strong commercial refrigeration experience including systems that contain multiple compressors, regulators and controls

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Able to work independently as well as be a team player

  • Willing to work on-call as necessary

  • Licensed to perform repairs and maintenance on refrigeration systems

  • Supermarket refrigeration and/or Cascade refrigeration experience would be preferred

  • Knowledge of cGMP procedures and/or experience working in a cGMP environment

Apply On-lineSend This Job to a Friend

  • Mannkind Corporation
  • |
  • All rights reserved
  • |
  • Privacy Policy
  • |
  • Site Map
  • |
  • Terms of Use
upload resume icon
See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Maintenance Mechanic

Emerson Electric Co.

Posted 5 days ago

VIEW JOBS 1/12/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-04-12T00:00 Description Perform maintenance and repair work to buildings, facilities, small machines and equipment requiring a basic knowledge of general trade fundamentals. Suggest and help implement process improvements to ensure quality objectives and goals are met. Responsibilities * Perform work as assigned by Manager/Group Leader and/or Maintenance Mechanic A to maintain buildings and equipment.. Typical Duties: * HVAC repairs and filter changes. * Moves, changes and painting (move and install furniture or equipment). * Snow removal. * Repairs (e.g. water fountains, cafeteria equipment, doors, production equipment). * Preventative maintenance production and facilities equipment. * Electrical repairs and installation. * Open/close building. * Work with outside contractors as required. * Accomplish preventative maintenance tasks. * Keep appropriate records of time, expenses, equipment condition * Assist manager in defining parts and supplies for best, most economic purchase. * Assure the operation and continuous improvement of plants security, safety and housekeeping. * Maintain condition of equipment and facility in respect to electrical, plumbing, construction, mechanical repair and installation. * Provide backup and assist in the absence of Maintenance Mechanic A. * Ability to operate lathe and milling machines Requirements High school or vocational school graduate with courses in industrial arts such as mechanical drawing and shop practices preferred, or the equivalent of two years of general maintenance and repair work required. Detailed knowledge of at least one trade: electrical, mechanical repair, HVAC, plumbing , machining. Must be familiar with and willing to learn other trades.Lifting to 50 lbs. and required to work at overhead levels, with the ability to climb and navigate heights. Ability to understand safe work practices as well as the ability to operate a forklift truck. Work Authorization No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire. Equal Opportunity Employer Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by calling 1-314-553-2544 (V/TTY/TDD) or by sending an email to idisability.administrator@emerson.com. Emerson Electric Co. Danbury CT

Facility Mechanic

Mannkind Corporation