GMP Maintenance Technician (Nashville, TN, USA) – Veteran Jobs

Nashville, TN, USA
August Bioservices

Headquartered in Nashville, TN – one of the fastest-growing and most exciting cities in the United States – August Bioservices is a privately-owned, high-growth, and high-impact Contract Development Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) and Contract Research Organization (CRO).  As a US-based outsourcing partner that provides a wide array of expert drug discovery, drug formulation, and drug manufacturing services to pharma and biotech companies of all sizes, we play a vital role in the global pharmaceutical industry. Our work is instrumental in helping to develop molecules today that can become the life-changing therapies of tomorrow. To support our growth plans, August is investing significant capital in a two-phase expansion project – including building a new state-of-the-art facility adjacent to our current facility. For those seeking dynamic opportunities, rewarding career paths and a chance to make a difference in global health, come grow with August!
The GMP Maintenance Technician will work at our aseptic manufacturing facility which is expanding operations to manufacture multiple client products in a CDMO environment. Looking for talented individuals to join our site operations teams using key technologies for WFI, Clean Steam, GMP Equipment, and Compressed Air production.
This GMP Technician, Maintenance position will concentrate on installation, modification, troubleshooting, removal, and repairs of hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and mechanical equipment and machinery, repair and installation of building and facility fixtures, as well as pursue continued training for themselves. 


  • Conduct routine preventative maintenance functions | Audit PMs and task lists, giving feedback on improvement ideas and ensuring all parts list are accurate
  • Key Systems include:
  • Boiler / Chiller Systems
  • HVAC including ISO 5 / ISO 8 and Lab Environments
  • LN2 Refrigeration
  • Reverse Osmosis w/ EDI Purified Water System
  • Water For Injection / Clean Steam Generation and Distribution
  • Point of Use WFI Cooling Systems
  • Operation of BMS/EMS system with Alarm Reporting and Resolution
  • Vial/Syringe/Filling Station
  • Homogenizing/Microfluidic/DeBee Equipment
  • Sterile IV Bagging
  • GMP Related Equipment
  • Lead/Aid in SOP Development.
  • Ensure all information is entered into Master Control to track utilization and feedback is given on all work completed during shift.
  • Coordinate and prioritize assigned daily workload.
  • Ensure major issues are recorded and conveyed to Maintenance Management.
  • Ensure issues and temporary repairs are escalated to Maintenance Management to ensure plans to resolve repairs are in process.
  • Support team with positive motivation and team engagement
  • Suggest and work on continuous improvement initiatives to achieve zero losses due to equipment failures and technical issues.
  • Work alongside upper management on influential decisions pertaining to equipment.
  • Participate in RCA on equipment and process failures to provide insight to failure and suggest corrective actions.
  • Give feedback to Maintenance Management/System Owners on scheduled work to ensure work is completed.
  • Communicate effectively on shift and to the Maintenance team to ensure any assistance requests are filled.
  • Assist with completion of team workload as scheduled.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma Required. Associates degree or higher preferred.
  • 2 years working experience working/knowledge in a technical discipline such as Industrial Maintenance Technology. (5 years’ experience in lieu of associates degree or higher)
  • Possess a fundamental comprehension of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics and mechanical drawings to solve problems in a timely manner at the component level on all manufacturing equipment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot AC/DC Electrical components (up to 480VAC 3 Phase) including motor starters, switches and sensors found on manufacturing equipment using basic test equipment such as multi-meters and amp probes.
  • Mechanically inclined with the ability to work with hand tools, power tools, machine tools, and test instruments.
  • Knowledge of plant operations and systems (e.g., heating, cooling, ventilation, electrical, gas, building utility, manufacturing equipment, etc.).
At August Bioservices, Our Credo is our culture. Everything we do, we do with great care. We believe in the promise of discovery and the power of science to transform lives. We assert that excellence is not a static destination, but a standard, and an every-day measuring stick of our advancement. We aspire to unlock the potential in every person, every process and every molecule – from start to finish. We are committed to doing the right thing the first time and every time, meeting or exceeding all regulatory requirements. We strive to be exceptional, preferred and indispensable partners for our customers; responsible and engaged citizens within our communities; and active, mindful stewards of our environment.
We are August Bioservices. We are pointing the way forward. If this sounds like your kind of working environment, we want you on our team!
August Bioservices  is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. August Bioservices does not discriminate on the basis of any status protected under federal, state, or local law.