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Sr. Utilities Tech

Company: Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Location: Thousand Oaks
Posted on: May 2, 2021

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 DescriptionAre you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Sr. Utilities Tech in our Thousand Oaks, CA office.At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.Under direct to minimal supervision, the Sr Utilities Technician 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 regulationsEssential Duties and Responsibilities(List of Primary responsibilities of this role that account for 75% or more of the work. Incumbent may perform other duties as assignedReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.)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 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 Tier meetings. Interact with and oversee contractor/vendor workWill 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.Qualifications(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. List knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.)Technical Skills - Comfortable with set-up and operations, daily maintenance, and break down of simple/routine equipment. Qualified to perform CIP, SIP autoclave, small parts preparation. Able to identify processing gaps and assist with implementation of new technologies.Has access to JDE and understand how to create facility Work OrdersTroubleshooting - Proficient at troubleshooting minor to moderate problems. Understands when and to whom to elevate.Theoretical Knowledge - Understands the scientific and technical background associated with areas they are performing.Written Communication - Able to draft simple to moderate DCRs and complete minor NCR investigations.Interpersonal Communication - Communicates professionally within and outside of the department.Presentation Skills - Able to present clear-cut concepts to local group.Sphere of Influence - Able to influence within the operational group.Leadership - Able to lead group through a major process step.Planning - Consistently understands and provides feedback for operations occurring within the current work week.Processing Capabilities - Understands systems for purchasing routine items. Able to procure items and supplies.Project Performance - Takes the lead during processing steps. Prepares the shift for upcoming processes.Training - Can successfully train newer team members on routine processes.Continuous Improvement - Actively performs as equipment and room owner. Applies 5S and TPM as required to improve area.Global Core Competencies - Engage Others to foster trust, embrace diversity through Collaboration, execute plans to Drive for Results, demonstrate Strategic Approach by proposing solutions, Lead Change by actively promoting it, enhance Self-Awareness by being open and receptive, continually Develop Capabilities.Education and/or experience(Refer to Corporate Job Descriptions for minimum requirements.)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 programInternal Candidates: The aforementioned requirements are preferred for internal candidates. They must demonstrate the proficiencies/qualifications in order to qualify for the position.Physical Demands(If not applicable then edit or remove)The overall physical exertion of this position requires medium to heavy work.May be required to sit between 1-2 hours.May be required to walk between 3-4 hours.May be required to stand over 4 hours.May be required to bend at the neck/waist up to 1 hour.May be required to squat up to 1 hour.May be required to climb (use step stools and ladders) up to 1 hour. May climb up and into large processing tanks for cleaning or inspection.May be required to reach above/below the shoulder up to 1 hour.May be required to kneel up to 1 hour.May be required to twist at the neck/waist up to 1 hour.May be required to lift up to 75lbs. Lifts per shift are up to 20 times.May be required to carry up to 50lbs. Carry distance of up to 200ft. Carries per shift are up to 20 times.Requires repetitive use of both right and left hands and arms up to 1 hour.May require simple grasping between 3-4 hours.May require power grasping between 1-2 hours.May require fine manipulation up to 1 hour.May require pushing/pulling with hands/arms between 1-2 hours. May require office work activities with hands/arms between 1-2 hours.May be required to gown frequently and balance when gowning into clean areas.May be required to drive cars, trucks, forklifts or other equipment.May be required to work around moving equipment and machinery.May be required to walk on uneven ground or slippery surfaces.May be exposed to noise above 85 dBA. This may require hearing protection and other protective equipment to be worn.May work and have exposure to hot, cold, wet environment/conditions. May be exposed to dust, gases, chemicals, liquid Nitrogen, and fumes. May require respiratory protection.May be required to work at heights above floor level. Not required to operate foot controls or repetitive foot movement.May require the use of special visual or auditory protective equipment.May be required to work with biohazards such as: bloodborne pathogens, sewage or medical waste. Will be exposed to equipment that handles plasma based products.May be required to drive to travel to other facilities, training sites, and off site meetings.May be required to work in confined areas.Working Environment(If not applicable then edit or remove)The position requires shift, weekend, and holiday work. Overtime may be required at times with short notice.Must be able to work more than 8 hours a day or 40 hours a workweek as required.Employee maybe required managing hazardous wastes in compliance with company procedures & State/Federal/Local hazardous waste regulations. Duties may include: Identifying, handling, generating, accumulating, storing, labeling, and on-site transporting of hazardous wastes. 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 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.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 FATWill have interaction with other people.Pace may be fast and job completion demands may be high.Location and Salary Information: This job posting excludes CO applicants.LocationsUSA - CA - Thousand Oaks - Rancho CanejoWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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