Maintenance Team Leader

St. Louis, MO, USA Req #1291
Monday, June 10, 2024

Kindeva Drug Delivery

Kindeva is a leading global contract developer and manufacturer (CDMO) with delivery platform expertise in Autoinjector, Inhalation, Transdermal/Intradermal Patch Technologies. We partner with our customers to improve patient outcomes around the world. Together, as One Team, we will manufacture many more tomorrows.

Ready to work with purpose? Look no further, we are hiring for a motivated, talented, and passionate Maintenance Team Leader to join our St. Louis Missouri team!

The Maintenance Team Lead will supervise the maintenance and preventive maintenance of production equipment and systems per approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Abilitto handle severaprojects simultaneously and demonstrates attention to detail. Maintain compliance with FDA (Food and Drug Administration and cGMP) (current Good Manufacturing Practices) guidelines. Stress safety as core value and ensure all employees sharthis value.


  • Oversee the repair and maintenance of all facility equipment including HVAC, plant utilities, manufacturing support equipment and systems.
  • Schedule and monitor the performance of Maintenance Mechanics and outside maintenance contractors.
  • Identify and coordinate outside vendors and contractors; research, identify, approve and purchase new parts and equipment to support production, based on need and budget approvals.
  • Compose new or revised departmental SOPs as required when processes require updating or to improve efficiency.
  • Investigate all observations made during customer, safety or quality audits and report corrective actions taken; investigate ER /QARs and complete required reporting.
  • Ensure all Preventive Maintenance (PMs) and Predictive Maintenance (PdMs) are completed in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to be gown qualified for entry into the APA and maintain qualification.
  • Coordinate personnel activities of maintenance staff i.e., vacations, doctor visits, etc. to ensure there is appropriate maintenance coverage.
  • Address personnel issues with the assistance of the Maintenance Manager and Human Resources as they arise; assist in training new mechanics and supervisors; counsel and discipline mechanics as needed; compose performance improvement plans for mechanics that have performance issues and review with Maintenance Manager and Human Resources.
  • Conduct department and/or shift meetings with employees frequently to communicate company information, audit updates, production schedule updates, daily safety talks, etc.




  • Bachelor’s degree or graduate of a trade school in technical or science discipline.
  • Minimum four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Work at heights greater than 8 feet.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods.


  • Must be willing to travel between site facilities within the metro area.
  • Must have the ability to simultaneously multi-task across multiple capabilities and functions and handle multiple competing priorities and requirements, including performing site and functional responsibilities, responding to frequent e-mail and phone communications, and attending multiple meetings and conference calls.  Note that these activities may not be time bound to core hours or presence at the site.
  • Must have the ability to work effectively under, and manage to, strict time and performance deadlines.
  • Must be willing and able to work beyond the hours typically defined as a “regular” workday, which may or may not include weekends and holidays.


California residents should review our Notice for California Employees and Applicants before applying. 


Safety for our employees and our communities is a key priority for Kindeva Drug Delivery. Kindeva encourages everyone who can get vaccinated to get vaccinated.

Our Covid-19 task force monitors the external environment and will continue to evaluate our policies and procedures. 

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Kindeva Drug Delivery is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Other details

  • Job Family Supervisory II
  • Job Function Management
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • St. Louis, MO, USA