Posted to MedZilla on 3/30/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MN, Maintenance Technician III 1601394-MZ



  • This position is responsible for performing daily checks and maintenance on facility equipment and systems, while adhering to cGMP standards and corporate safety policies.
  • Principal duties and responsibilities include the operation and maintenance of plant utility systems under the direction of the Facilities Supervisor in a rotating shift environment.
  • Performs corrective maintenance and routine preventative maintenance on facilities equipment following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as necessary. Completes work orders, logs and forms following cGMP documentation practices. Performs additional tasks and duties as assigned.


  • Responsible for the operation and maintenance of plant equipment, including but not limited to, high pressure steam boilers; chillers; heating/cooling air handling units; process waste treatment systems; CIP equipment; water purification system (water softening and carbon bed filtration, reverse osmosis equipment, continuous deionization equipment, sanitary pumps, multi-effect distillation equipment); tank mixers; air compressors and dryers; and chilled water distribution systems.
  • Ability to specify and complete vendor search for electrical, mechanical and piping materials as necessary to fabricate and install modifications and/or complete repairs on aforementioned equipment; provide maintenance services and technical assistance, as needed, to all departments.
  • Responds to service calls and conducts repairs throughout the facility.
  • This position will operate independently while performing routine maintenance and receive minimal instruction on new assignments.
  • Will be assigned to a shift rotation in support of 24/7 plant operations that may require day, evening, or night shifts that will include weekend work.
  • Primarily interacts with Facility Department personnel. Moderate interaction with other departments. May act as a team leader when multiple technicians are providing maintenance services to another group.


  • Must have a minimum two-year certificate in a technical field such as HVAC, building trades or building utilities program, or equivalent military experience
  • Ability to read and understand technical manuals and wiring schematics
  • Ability to troubleshoot control circuits and must possess basic pipe fitting skills.
  • Must have good customer service skills and promote a teamwork environment
  • Must have the ability to work on projects or assignments that are moderately complex in nature where judgement is required in resolving problems.
  • May provide guidance on routine tasks and offer troubleshooting assistance to other less experienced maintenance technicians. May utilize experience to suggest new methods to management. Expected to lead by example by exhibiting professional behaviour when conducting daily business.
  • 5 to 7 years of maintenance experience.
  • Must possess, or have the ability to obtain a State of Minnesota, 1st Class High Pressure Boiler Engineer License.


  • Needs to be mobile with the ability to move throughout the facility as dictated by the essential functions and responsibilities of the position
  • Will be required to work in a clean room environment and wear special garments.
  • Daily routine will also require personal protective equipment (e.g. hard hats, safety shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs) due to safety requirements in specific areas.

  • No travel expected with this position.

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