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High Pressure Boiler Operator / Maintenance Technician

High Pressure Boiler Operator / Maintenance Technician
United States
North America
Elanco is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries. With a 64-year heritage, we rigorously innovate to improve the health of animals and benefit our customers, while fostering an inclusive, cause-driven culture for more than 5,800 employees. At Elanco, we’re driven by our vision of food and companionship enriching life – all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at
The Maintenance Mechanic is primarily responsible for the routine and extensive preventive maintenance, repair, modifications and installation of equipment utilized in various processes of the business. In addition, this individual has the same responsibilities for the facilities, including air and water systems, structures, heating and cooling systems, and boilers. There will also be participation in grounds keeping activities. Most of the work, unless unexpected or emergency repairs, is managed via a work order system. Occasional travel may be required and overtime (planned and unplanned) can be expected.

Functions, Duties, Tasks:
  • Install, repair, and maintain critical equipment to help ensure Company’s ability to produce, test, and ship product. Works with outside vendors as necessary.
  • Performs preventive maintenance procedures on mechanical equipment on a scheduled basis, including maintaining records of the maintenance and/or repairs.
  • Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing for domestic, deionized and non-potable water systems. This includes the waste and storm drainage systems.
  • Installation, repair and maintenance of electrical equipment, controls, and wiring.
  • Performs minor and major repair of all buildings, including replacing broken windows, doors and door locks immediately in an effort to maintain facility security.
  • Maintains detailed and accurate records in accordance with USDA regulations.
  • Completes daily, weekly, and monthly checklists on building equipment monitoring.
  • Participates and assists with construction projects and all aspects of renovation/remodeling activities including carpentry, drywall, plaster and painting.
  • Responds to emergency maintenance issues by being on-call on a rotating basis. Response time must be within a maximum of one hour of the initial call. Responds to calls from the Security Provider based on equipment alarms at all times.
  • Maintains parking lots, walkways, and steps for safety. This includes, but is not limited to, snow removal, salting, sanding, and general repair
  • Obtains estimates for supplies, repair parts, etc. and orders as needed utilizing the internal requisition and purchase order system, including all appropriate vendor documentation.
  • Performs data entry of equipment and spare parts in the work order system within established timeframes as determined by the manager.
  • Participates in inventory counts for spare parts and consumables.
  • On call on a rotating schedule
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • High School Diploma/GED with a minimum of 1 year of experience in industrial maintenance, plumbing, heating, and/or electrical or Trade school certification..
  • Valid Driver License
  • Valid Maine High Pressure Boiler Operator license
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position
  • Demonstrated experience to troubleshoot and repair production equipment in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated experience to follow instructions, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated experience working with MS office.
  • Ability to maintain a safe working environment, working safely and accountable for supporting all HSE corporate and site goals
Additional Preferences:
  • Successfully obtain FBI background check/clearance for select agent program.
  • Welding certification
  • Electrical license
  • Experience working in an FDA or USDA regulated industry.
  • Demonstrated experience working with tools, hand and power
  • Demonstrated experience working with electricity
  • Demonstrated ability to climb ladders
  • Experience in automation, instrumentation and/or calibration
  • Required to work at heights, with use of fall prevention equipment.
  • Required to follow biosecurity procedures and working in aseptic environments
  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of two years with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years.​
  • Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.