Maintenance Technician

Pittsburgh, PA
Full Time
Mid Level

About Krystal Bio:

At Krystal Biotech, Inc., we bring together the brightest and most eager minds to relentlessly pursue the discovery, development and commercialization of gene delivery medicines for patients with serious and life-threatening genetic diseases. Founded in 2016, Krystal is a leader in gene therapy. Krystal received U.S. FDA approval for the first-ever redosable gene therapy treatment, VYJUVEK™, for the treatment of Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa. Krystal continues to leverage our proprietary platform to develop new treatments across a robust clinical pipeline. 

Krystal Biotech is based in Pittsburgh, PA which is home to our two state-of-the-art GMP facilities.  Additional offices are situated in Boston, MA and in Zug, Switzerland.

Join us on our journey to implement our mission to identify, develop and deliver genetic medicines to patents!

Job Description Summary:

Krystal Biotech, Inc is seeking a highly motivated Maintenance Technician to join the team at our growing facility in the South Side.  The Technician will be responsible for performing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs on a wide range of electrical and mechanical equipment used in our manufacturing operations. This role requires a strong attention to detail and a commitment to ensuring the facility operates at peak efficiency.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct routine inspections and preventive maintenance activities on electrical and mechanical equipment, including but not limited to motors, generators, pumps, HVAC systems, control panels, and lighting systems.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions, electrical failures, and system issues to identify root causes and implement appropriate corrective actions.
  • Perform repairs and replacements of faulty electrical components, wiring, circuits, and other related systems to ensure safe and efficient operations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to prioritize and address maintenance needs that impact manufacturing operations.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including equipment maintenance schedules, repairs performed, and parts used, utilizing computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) or other designated tools.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable safety regulations, electrical codes, and industry standards while working on systems and equipment.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of equipment installations, upgrades, and modifications, including electrical wiring, power distribution, and control system integration.
  • Adhere to company policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidelines to maintain a high level of quality and compliance.

Requirements and Desired Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical certification or associate degree in electrical technology or related field is preferred.
  • Relevant experience as a maintenance technician in a manufacturing environment, preferably within the biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong understanding of electrical codes, safety practices, and industry standards (e.g., NEC, NFPA) applicable to biopharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.
  • Proficiency in using tools, equipment, and testing devices commonly used in electrical maintenance and repair work.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, electrical schematics, and engineering drawings.
  • Must be hands-on and a self-starter.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to interact with individuals at various organizational levels.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks in a dynamic manufacturing environment.

Krystal Biotech, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Krystal Biotech, Inc. does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Krystal Biotech, Inc.  will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Krystal Biotech, Inc. 


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