Hologic Equipment Mechanic 3-1st shift in San Diego, California

Equipment Mechanic 3-1st shift

Post Date Dec 07, 2018

At Hologic, we’re an innovative medical technology company that enables healthier lives everywhere, every day. We are also a company that prospers and grows, which is why we’ve been able to expand our offerings to empower even more people and champion women’s health

What powers our growth across Breast & Skeletal Health, Diagnostics, GYN Surgical and Medical Aesthetics Solutions is also what differentiates us: the exceptional and clinically proven capacity of our products to detect, diagnose and treat illnesses and other health conditions earlier and better. This clinical superiority creates high expectations, which we fulfill by continually challenging ourselves to improve health through better technology, education and market access.

None of this would be possible without the talent and passion of our employees. Together, our expertise and dedication to developing and sharing more robust, science-based certainty drives our global presence and a promising pipeline that responds to the unmet health and wellness needs of women, families and communities.

While we focus on women’s health and well-being, we are committed to having an even broader benefit on the world. Together, we advocate for better health and wellness through solutions that provide ever greater certainty and peace of mind.

Hologic is seeking an Equipment Mechanic 3 responsible for implementing and maintaining an engineering change order system including product improvements, repairs, and new product release.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled equipment maintenance on lyophilizers, liquid fillers, labeling machines, packaging machines, water system equipment and filtration.

  • Performs advanced troubleshooting on electrical and mechanical systems on manufacturing equipment.

  • Performs installation of electrical power and pneumatic distribution hardware.

  • Interacts with vendors to solve problems, determine part costs and purchase parts.

  • Diagnose and repair low voltage DC and AC electrical wiring/hardware

  • Maintains equipment shop tools, equipment, and organization

  • Writes procedures, documents and reports.

  • Travel between various Hologic facilities for equipment maintenance

  • Must be able to work weekends or other shifts on occasions.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:

  • Solid understanding in using various hand tools, multimeters, pneumatic, electrical power tools.

  • Solid understanding of electrical, mechanical and pneumatic schematics.

  • Awareness of applicable mechanical, electrical and biological safety guidelines and standards.

  • Ability to diagnose advanced mechanical, electrical and pneumatic equipment problems.

  • Ability to solve advanced problems associated with programmable logic controllers.

  • Knowledge of windows based computer systems.

  • Advanced knowledge of microprocessor and automation controls.

  • Must have reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license to support multiple facilities

  • Ability to operate mills, lathes, drill press, and power saws for fabrication of machine parts

  • Detailed oriented with strong verbal and written communication

  • Ability to articulate information to coworkers and supplier

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • Experience in a GMP environment preferred

Education and Experience:

  • Typically requires High school, Trade school, or Military and 8-10 years related experience or AA and 5 year related experience or BS and 5 years related experience

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.