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Why You Should Work Here

At Upsher-Smith, we strive to foster an inclusive culture that will “do more good” — more good with the high-quality products we create, more good for the diverse patients we serve, and more good for the passionate and inspiring people we employ.

When you join us, you become a part of a company that enjoys a respected past built on strong relationships and deeply held values.

The success of Upsher-Smith depends on its people. You’ll be empowered to grow your career and encouraged to make an impact, within these walls or out in the community.

Job Description

Operate and maintain all plant systems in a cGMP environment including HVAC, boiler, chiller, D.I. water, compressed air, fire sprinklers, water softeners, generator, dust collection and alarm systems.

Day to Day Responsibilities

The HVAC/Plant Facility Technician is a 2nd shift position.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Monitor and perform maintenance on the following facility systems: boiler and boiler auxiliaries, chiller and cooling tower, air handling units, pumps and associated equipment, HVAC/R units including rooftop unites and dehumidifiers, and D.I. water systems.
  • Administer chemical treatment system.
  • Follow all cGMP standard operating procedures and execute documentation and log books required in a cGMP environment.
  • Sanitize systems monthly or as directed by Quality Assurance.
  • Maintain responsibility for parts procurement and spare parts inventory.
  • Schedules, coordinate project work, and supervise contractual labor.
  • Directly oversee external vendor activities associated with plant facilities.
  • Maintain responsibility for annual preventative maintenance inspections and certification of mechanical systems.
  • Fabricate and install plant equipment designed by Engineering or outside vendors.
  • Provide production support on automated manufacturing and packaging machinery as required or as assigned.
  • Perform job duties in accordance with all company and OSHA safety standards.

Minimum Years of Experience

Requirements: Vocational certificate or degree in HVAC/R or similar training strongly preferred. 7 years' experience in a manufacturing environment with a vocational degree; or 12 years' experience working in HVAC/R with no degree. Previous experience working in a regulated industry strongly preferred. Experience working with Microsoft office products required. Demonstrated ability to balance competing priorities. 2nd Class B or higher license required. Refrigerant Transition and Recovery certification preferred. Aware of hazards associated with steam, refrigerants and treatment chemicals. Exposure/experience to GMP environments. Ability to read, understand blueprints. Ability to prioritize work schedule. Knowledge in trouble shooting PLC, Servo drives, and VFD's. Full understanding of thermos-dynamics and concepts.

Technical Degree Required?


Salary or Hourly Rate



  • Health Benefits
  • 401K
  • Profit Sharing
  • 3 weeks PTO
  • 11 paid holidays

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About Company
At Upsher-Smith, we strive to improve the lives of patients. Now a part of Sawai Pharmaceutical, we offer a broad array of generic and branded medications, and our portfolio continues to grow.

6701 Evenstad Drive, Maple Grove, Minnesota

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