US-CA, Senior Maintenance Technician SR0041657-MZ
Takeda is a patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven global biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to people worldwide. Our passion and pursuit of potentially life-changing treatments for patients are deeply rooted in over 230 years of distinguished history in Japan.
Every vial has a name is a core value at our Thousand Oaks CA campus, a multiproduct facility with over 20 years of operational expertise. We have an excellent opportunity for a high performing, technical Sr. Maintenance Technician.
Under direct to minimal supervision, the selected candidate will be a craftsperson responsible for performing basic installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, testing, and documentation/logs of a wide variety of office utility and facility equipment used in manufacturing, utility plants, analytical labs, and office areas. The technician will be responsible for completing various quality system and safety documentation. All work must be completed in a safe (in accordance to HRA, JHA, etc), timely manner according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while complying with GMP, SOP, CFR and company regulations.
Complete daily operational log sheets and general inspections on all Plant utility equipment to ensure all equipment s/systems are operating properly.
Perform assigned Preventative Maintenance work and necessary repairs of facility Utility Plan: Plant/Clean Steam, Water Systems, Water Systems (WFI,
RO, Waste and City), Air Compressors, cooling Towers and Chilled Water /Glycol refrigeration equipment.
Continuous monitoring and documentation of environmental conditions in utilities and HVAC areas via a Computer Monitoring System (SCADA, BAS), alarm investigation/response and generation /completion of applicable room reports and Attachments.
Requires familiarity with generally accepted building, plumbing, piping, electrical, and fire protection practices and codes to include NFPA, NEC, UBC, UMC and UPC in compliance with Takeda EH&S and Factory Mutual requirements.
Must follow safety rules and ensure compliance with CA state and federal EPA regulation and laws. Specific responsible system repairs, upkeep, maintenance and operations managed within regulating agencies such as CAL OSHA and OSHA.
Ensures personal Training Plan execution and compliance. Attends required training, meetings, and QWTs. Interact with and oversee contractor/vendor work
Will provide troubleshooting, diagnostic, and repair equipment and equipment components related to positional responsibilities which includes but not limited to: pumps, piping, and plumbing components, vacuum pumps, sanitary piping, blowers, and facility equipment.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 3-6 years experience in Biotech maintenance or Manufacturing. Schooling should include intermediate mathematics (algebra and geometry). Should have a broad mechanical trade knowledge and skill set similar to that obtained in a formal four-year registered apprenticeship program
Must be able to work in controlled or clean room environments requiring special gowning. Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in these work environments.
The incumbent must work in a clean room environment wearing special garments. Additionally, personal protective equipment must be worn due to safety requirements.
May work in a cold, wet environment.
May be exposed to sunlight and heat.
May be exposed to dust, gases, and fumes.
Possible exposure to cool/hot storage conditions.
May be around moving equipment and machinery.
May climb up and into large processing tanks for cleaning or inspection.
May be working in a loud area that requires hearing protection and other protective equipment to be worn.
May be required to work in a confined area as defined by the Environmental, Health, & Safety office.
Inside working conditions.
Will work in a cold, wet environment and hot humid environments both inside and outside of facility.
Will work around chemicals such as paint, flooring materials, refrigerants, alcohol, acids, buffers that may require respiratory protection.
May be required to work or be assigned to a different shift as needed.
May be required to travel for business reasons, e.g. training or FAT
Will have interaction with other people.
May be required to work 4 days a week 10 hour days.
Pace may be fast and job completion demands may be high.
Must be able to work more than 8 hours a day or 40 hours a workweek as required.
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