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Maintenance Technician II

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Wonder Lake
Posted on: November 25, 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 Privacy Notice and Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAbout the role:Excellent opportunity for Maintenance Technician position in Round Lake IL. Manufacturing site. - This role is a night shift, 6:00pm - 6:30am in a 2-2-3 work schedule configuration.The Maintenance Technician II provides a high level of maintenance support for all equipment in the Galaxy filling process at Takeda's Round Lake, IL manufacturing site; maintains equipment in all areas of the Mix, Fill and Finishing complexes at the Drug Delivery facility; ensures manufacturing lines are well maintained and ready to run during planned production time; provides on-time PM completion; constantly monitors during production to spot and solve issues before they affect production; provides a high level of troubleshooting ability to repair mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems; provides service on an emergency basis based on business needs, which will require working overtime, weekends and during plant shutdowns; familiarizes self with corporate specifications and plant SOP's governing the operation of the Galaxy process and local GMP; adheres to all plant safety rules and direct others in the proper application of plant safety; drives innovation and continuous improvement, works independently and closely with manufacturing, engineering and quality groups to resolve issues.How you will contribute:

  • Accomplishes objectives with a great deal of autonomy
  • Learns and understands corporate specifications and plant SOP's governing the operation of the Galaxy process and local GMP
  • Monitors assigned manufacturing lines and communicates with manufacturing to reduce down time
  • Provides a high level of troubleshooting ability to repair mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Reviews current PMs, verifies parts are in stock and completes PMs on time
  • Builds and rebuilds machine assemblies
  • Communicates equipment issues and work status to supervisor, manufacturing, and management per the plant's Stop and Fix guidelines
  • Initiates work orders using the JD Edwards (JDE) CMMS system
  • Performs PM work and assigns work related to the Galaxy process when work is required to maintain equipment reliability and efficiency; ensures proper and timely completion of related documentation
  • Notes in JDE or other downtime tracking method any problems, breakdowns or alarms related to all equipment; initiates work orders, and provides additional documentation required to resolve issues; reviews equipment trends related to the issues and support efforts to eliminate reoccurring problems
  • Shares knowledge and trains less experienced technicians in the Galaxy process and all related equipment including safety, 6S, PM's associated with the facility
  • Learns to handle robots in all normal production modes; troubleshoots and identifies problems related to robots, machine output and quality defects as they occur
  • Advances knowledge and capabilities through additional training
  • Solicit help from Lead technicians and engineering assistance when needed
  • Takes a proactive role in safe work practices and leads by example
  • Reports unsafe conditions and practices per site requirements
  • Maintains 100% on time completion of all required trainingWhat you bring to Takeda:
    • High school diploma or GED equivalent required, plus 2+ years of experience or Associates degree or higher and 1+ years of related work experience
    • Technical certifications a plus
    • 3+ years manufacturing systems experience preferred.
    • Prior experience working in an FDA-regulated environment preferred
    • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions
    • Ability to read and understand electrical, mechanical and pneumatic drawings
    • Experience with electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems
    • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues
    • Willingness to develop a good understanding of programmable logic controllers (PLC)
    • Must have strong teamwork and communication skills, both oral and written; and good documentation skills and practices
    • Skilled in MS Word, MS Excel and JDE or similar CMMS
    • Must not be allergic to Cephalosporin or their related products and minerals
    • Must be willing and able to travel up to 5% of the time
    • In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions of the facility.
    • Must be able to carry up to 100lbs, lift up to 100lbs, push/pull up to 100lbs (with assistance of material handling equipment).
    • Must be able to stand and/or walk for an extended period of time over an 8-12 hour shift between rooms and across the site.
    • May require bending, twisting, reaching overhead, and/or squatting motions to perform certain tasksWhat 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 reimbursementImportant Considerations:At Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. In this role, you may:
        • In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work, standing work, and walking around observing conditions or performing work in the facility.
        • Indoor working conditions
        • General office environment with air conditioning and heating
        • Will work around moving equipment and machinery
        • May be required to work in controlled environments requiring special safety gear or gowning; will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet, and body. No make-up, jewelry, nail polish, or artificial fingernails may be worn in the manufacturing environment.
        • May be required to work in confined spaces/areas.
        • May work in a cold, wet environment
        • Must be able to work on multiple shifts, including weekends and holidays, to support a 24/7 manufacturing operation as needed.
        • Must be able to work non-traditional work hours or work overtime, as needed.More 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.This posting excludes Colorado applicants.#ZR1 -
          #GMSGQ -
          #LI-MA1EEO 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 - IL - Round Lake - Drug DeliveryWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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