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Requisition Number 19-0001
Post Date 1/30/2019
Title Production Mechanic
City Danbury
State CT

MannKind Corporation is currently seeking a Production Mechanic in its Danbury, CT facility. The incumbent will be responsible for the installation, maintenance and repairs on line manufacturing equipment. Locate and diagnose failures, replace defective components, and perform basic troubleshooting using standard electronic equipment, detailed drawings, diagrams, sketches, specifications, prints, manuals and verbal and/or written instructions.


  • Perform preventative maintenance and emergency repairs on production equipment.
  • Maintain production equipment to ensure that performance rates and product quality meet established specifications.
  • Recommend/adjust preventive maintenance frequencies, spare parts, etc. to meet operational requirements.
  • 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.
  • Generate Standard Operating Procedures from equipment manuals.
  • Data entry of work performed into maintenance/calibration database.
  • Maintain appropriate maintenance and repair logs.
  • Duties and responsibilities are not limited to the work listed above and may include other assignments as necessary.
  • Responsible for observing all Company, Health, Safety, and Environmental guidelines.
  • High School/Technical School Diploma or GED plus 5+ years of related experience
  • 5+ years’ experience with high-speed production equipment, preferably in a pharmaceutical or similarly regulated environment. Ability to read mechanical drawings, schematics, etc.
  • Ability to use a variety of shop tools such as drill press, lathe, grinder, etc. to accomplish repairs.
  • Working knowledge of cGMP cleanroom environment preferred.
  • Be able to exercise good judgment in resolving problems and making routine recommendation.
  • Able to communicate both verbal and written to convey work performed or issues.

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. EOE

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