Website Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Pipefitter Job Highlights

Title Pipefitter
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location St. Louis, MO, United States
Company Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Company Profile

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals is a leader in specialty pharmaceuticals. The company develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes innovative treatments for underserved patient populations within neurology, rheumatology, hepatology, nephrology, pulmonology, ophthalmology, and oncology; immunotherapy and neonatal respiratory critical care therapies; analgesics; cultured skin substitutes and gastrointestinal products.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Pipefitter who will be responsible for completing the mechanical tasks associated with the maintenance activities.

Be a problem solver experienced in mechanical maintenance of manufacturing equipment.

Possess the ability to conduct preventive and predictive maintenance procedures, troubleshoot equipment failures, complete production machine set-ups and change-overs, and implement corrective actions to improve equipment reliability.

Education Level

  • Journeyman Pipefitter or an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science or equivalent certification program from a technical school emphasizing Pipefitting or equipment mechanics.
  • Equivalent relevant years of experience in these fields of study will also be considered.

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience as a Maintenance Pipefitter in a manufacturing facility; experience in an FDA-controlled industry is preferred.
  • Experience with mechanical equipment repair is essential.


  • Complete pre-task analyses for his/her maintenance activities.
  • Complete production machine set-ups and change-overs.
  • Conduct inspections and repairs of heat exchangers, dryers, and process vessels.
  • Conduct inspections of mechanical equipment.
  • Conduct measurements and inspections using calibrated test equipment.
  • Conduct piping repairs to process and utility systems.
  • Conduct routine installations of new piping systems utilizing carbon steel, stainless steel, lined pipe, etc.
  • Conduct routine installations of sanitary piping systems.
  • Conduct routine pipe repairs and modifications to piping systems.
  • Conduct routine repairs to mechanical equipment following all plant work instructions and safety procedures.
  • Conduct safety observations as needed.
  • Conduct troubleshooting of hydraulic, pneumatic, and power transmission systems.
  • Diagnose plant equipment problems.
  • Implement equipment modifications or replacements.
  • Maintain equipment in area of responsibility.
  • Perform predictive and preventive maintenance procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Extensive training will be required to meet all regulatory, safety, and security requirements.
  • Familiarity with and full adherence to cGMP, OSHA, and FED regulations are required.
  • For certain positions, employees must be able to wear a respirator.
  • Knowledge of cGMP Guidelines and Mechanical Piping Specifications is a plus.
  • Must lift up to fifty (50) pounds unassisted regularly.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods while working.
  • Must be willing to work a rotating shift schedule including nights and weekends.
  • Welding capability is a plus.

Employer’s Statement

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics.

To apply for this job please visit mallinckrodt.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com.

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