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Maintenance Technician - Night Shift

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 10, 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:You will be responsible for providing a high level of maintenance support for all equipment in the Galaxy filling process at Takeda's Round Lake, IL manufacturing site; maintain equipment in all areas of the Mix, Fill and Finishing complexes at the Drug Delivery facility; ensure manufacturing lines are well maintained and ready to run during planned production time; provide PM completion; constant monitors during production to spot and solve issues before they affect production; provide a high level of ability to repair mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems; provide service on an emergency basis, including overtime, weekends and during plant shutdowns; familiarize self with corporate specifications and plant SOP's governing the operation of the Galaxy process and local GMP; follows all plant safety rules and direct others in the proper application of plant safety; inspire creativity and continuous improvement, works independently and closely with manufacturing, engineering and quality groups to resolve issues. In this role you will report to the Maintenance Supervisor as part of a larger maintenance team.This role is located in Round Lake, IL at the Takeda Manufacturing facility.This is a 12 hour shift 6:00 pm - 6:30 am, 2-2-3 configuration.You will lift up to 100 pounds on a periodic basis. Walking and traveling between buildings on campus throughout all seasons.How you will contribute:A Maintenance Technician requires little guidance to accomplish your goals. You will look for ways to improve their knowledge and skills through additional training. Take a proactive role in safe work practices and lead by example. Point out unsafe conditions and practices to others and support the C2S initiative

  • 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 supervision, 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 RLDD 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
  • Improves their knowledge and skill set 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
  • Point out unsafe conditions and practices to others and support the SAIL initiative
  • Performs all other duties as assigned
  • Adheres to the Takeda Code of Conduct
  • Out of town travel may be required to attend seminars, visit equipment vendors or other Takeda facilities.
  • Maintains 100% on time completion of all required training
  • Embodies the Takeda Leadership Behaviors: Be Positive. Be Accountable. Be Results-Driven. Be an Excellent Manager of Self and Others.What 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 in support of manufacturing
    • Ability to read and understand electrical, mechanical and pneumatic drawings
    • Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems
    • Willingness to develop strong troubleshooting skills
    • Willingness to develop a good understanding of programmable logic controllers (PLC)
    • Must be able to work with limited supervision; have strong teamwork and communication skills, both oral and written; good documentation skills and practices; strong computer skills; focus on the customer; strong proponent of working safely and effectively under stressful conditions
    • Skilled in MS Word, MS Excel and JDE or similar CMMS
    • Desire to broaden knowledge and improve skill level is imperative
    • 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
    • Must be willing and able to work overtime, backing up other shifts, working weekends and during plant shutdowns, to fully support production.Important 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:
      • Work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.
      • Need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and/or artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.
      • Indoor working conditions
      • General office environment with air conditioning and heating
      • Work in a cold, wet environment.
      • Work multiple shifts, including weekends, or be asked to work supplemental hours, as necessary.
      • Must be able to work non-traditional work hours or work overtime, including weekends, as needed.
      • Requires flexibility to complete activities during off shift hours and/or conduct activities in support of different shifts as needed.
      • Out of town travel may be required to attend seminars, visit equipment vendors or other Takeda facilities.
      • Work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.
      • 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.
      • May be required to work in confined spaces/areas.
      • Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions.
      • Must not be allergic to Cephalosporin and related products.Physical Demands:
        • 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 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.This Job excludes CO applicants#GMSGQ #ZR1 #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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