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Maintenance Lead

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAbout the Role:The Maintenance Lead on 2nd shift (Monday to Friday) 2:00pm to 10:30pm, is responsible under limited supervision, identify, plan, and direct the maintenance preventive activities and upkeep of LA Plant site manufacturing and facilities equipment with an emphasis on, production manufacturing equipment and support equipment. - Incumbent will be responsible for, but not limited to lead and execute the maintenance, troubleshooting and performing repairs on the manufacturing equipment systems including Process Instrumentation as required. Prepare detailed documented work orders. Understand the advance process and control theory of a Critical or Major system.Overhaul and perform corrective and preventive maintenance on plant equipment, filtration systems, centripetal equipment, pumps, sterilization, high speed filling and packaging equipment and electrical controls and instrumentations to include, but not limited to, Pressure/Level/Temperature/pH indicators and transmitters, electrical distribution, variable frequency drives, electric motors, and electrical control systems. - Additional responsibilities may include manufacturing supports systems equipment, and office building equipment /systems (i.e., monitor the building management system "BMS").How you will contribute:

  • Expected to demonstrate the skills and knowledge as a Maintenance Lead.
  • Act as the primary maintenance personnel to resolve and communicate issues related to safety, quality, compliance, and equipment to the supervisor.Main interface with other engineering disciplines or departments i.e. Planning & Scheduling, Reliability Engineering, Metrology, and manufacturing.
  • Assist supervisor in organizing, scheduling, and directing other team members.
  • May act as a delegate to the supervisor in their absence.
  • Participate in the training and mentoring of team members on the Training Lab or on the process floor.
  • Participate in Safety and Continuous Improvement Teams and may serve in a leadership role.
  • Initiate and/or coordinate other maintenance improvement projects.
  • Drive performance of team members by promoting a positive work environment emphasizing Patient, Trust, Reputation, and Business.
  • Performs preventive maintenance of critical plant equipment on a regular basis, to include, but not limited to, Manufacturing, process support equipment and electrical control systems as responsibility assigned to Manufacturing Maintenance in both cGMP and non-cGMP areas.
  • Responsible for repairing and or replacement of the mechanical, electrical and controls components of Manufacturing and process support equipment as assigned.
  • Requires familiarity with generally accepted building, plumbing, piping, electrical, and fire protection practices and codes to include National Electrical Code (NFPA-70 and NEC) Uniform Building Code (UBC) in compliance with L. A. City, Takeda EH&S and Factory Mutual requirements.
  • Must follow safety rules and ensure compliance with L.A. City, CA state and federal EPA regulations and laws. Specific responsible system repairs, upkeep, maintenance and operations managed within regulation agencies to include but not limited to L.A. City Building and Safety, SCAQMDM, L.A. City Bureau of Sanitation, and CAL OSHA.
  • Individual will be responsible for a multi-craft duty within the business unit and provide leadership and guidance to Mechanics on Shift.
  • Ability to verify mechanical and electrical drawings for accuracy. Perform SOP job plans, and drawing redlines as necessary.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair of critical equipment including but not limited to: plant equipment, filtration systems, centripetal equipment, pumps, sterilization, and electrical controls to include, but not limited to, indicators, electrical distribution, variable frequency drives, electric motors and electrical control systems.
  • Ability to assist Reliability Engineering Group in equipment failure root cause analysis with prompt resolution.
  • Requires familiarity with generally accepted building and electrical codes to include NEC and UMC in compliance with LA City and Takeda EH&S.
  • Support engineering projects including but not limited to equipment installation, commissioning, and validation process.
  • Cross-train new employees and teammates.
  • Follow and comply with EPA, OSHA, and NFPA regulations and with SOPs and cGMP policies.
  • Attend required training and meetings.
  • Guide and perform Disposal of Hazardous Waste
  • Support internal and external audits as the Maintenance Lead Mechanic SME.
  • Support activities during off shift as required.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.What you bring to Takeda:
    • Demonstrated record of exercising proper judgment with regards to Safety, Quality, and Maintenance decisions.
    • A self-starter with the ability to work independently and use good judgment.
    • Must have customer service and leadership attitude to take ownership of any maintenance related problem.
    • Must be self-started with the ability to work independently and use good judgment.
    • Must be proactive, results oriented, and have a strong attention to details.
    • Must be able to work overtime on a short notice.
    • Must be able to read and follow detailed written instructions and have good verbal/written communication skills.
    • Must be able to handle multiple priorities.
    • Must be proactive, results orientated, and have a strong attention to detail.
    • Must be able to utilize PC's for training, communication and work schedules and close-out in a Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).
    • Must be able to work overtime on a short notice and support standby program.
    • Basic computer skills such as e-mail, internet, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point) are required.
    • Must have a strong knowledge of manufacturing equipment including distribution, filtration systems, process support heating and cooling systems, centrifuges, sterilization, filter press, autoclaves, process tanks, incubators and CIP/COP systems, PLC based process control systems, Human Machine Interface (HMI) configuration.
    • Knowledge of Delta V and CMMS systems such as JDE, Maximo, SIP, RAM, etc.
    • Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures.
    • Incumbent must be proficient in a variety of mathematical disciplines and be able to work with both the metric and USA standards of measurement.
    • Ability to read, write and interpret technical documents and instructions, electrical and mechanical drawings, equipment blueprints and piping and instrumentation drawings (P&ID).
    • Must have customer service and leadership attitude to take ownership of any maintenance related problem.
    • Associates Degree preferred
    • A.A./A.S. technical discipline or Journeyman skilled craft training/apprenticeship certificate or commensurate combination of technical education and experience is highly desirable.
    • Process Instrumentation and/or Calibration experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment highly desirable, pharmaceutical manufacturing environment or equivalent preferred.
    • Basic Qualifications:--- High school diploma or GED required. - 2+ -years of experience--- Skilled craft training/apprenticeship certificate or commensurate combination of technical education and experience.
    • Preferred Qualifications:
    • --- 2 year technical/ A.A./A.S. technical discipline or Journeyman skilled craft training/apprenticeship certificate or commensurate combination of technical education and experience is highly desirable.
    • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 lbs.
    • In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility.
    • Must be able to work in controlled 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 the manufacturing environment.
    • Will work in a cold, wet environment
    • Must be able to work multiple shifts, including weekends.
    • Must be able to work overtime as required.
    • May be required to work in a confined area.
    • Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions.What Takeda can offer you:
      • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
      • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
      • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
      • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
      • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
      • Family Planning Support
      • Professional training and development opportunities
      • Tuition reimbursementMore about us:At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.Empowering our people to shine:Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.Location and Salary Information: This post excludes CO applicants#GMSGQ #ZR1EEO StatementTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.LocationsUSA - CA - Los AngelesUSA - CA - Van NuysWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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