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Production Engineer I

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Oxford
Posted on: May 16, 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 Description About the role: As the Production Engineer you will provide on-shift operational support of the Albumin, IG and Fractionation departments in Covington, GA. You will focus on resolving manufacturing problems to allow manufacturing to meet production goals. As a member of the operations team reporting to the Manager, Production Engineering, you will be a valuable resource by providing technical knowledge and leadership. How you will contribute: Troubleshoot and provide resolution to technical issues to support ramp-up and steady-state operations of two highly-automated pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. Scope of support will include:

  • Plasma Fractionation, IG, and Albumin Purification processes
  • Process equipment (vessels, centrifuges, filter presses, UF/DF, robotics, COP
  • washers, CIP skids)
  • Distributed Control System (DeltaV) and Process Logic Controllers
  • Manufacturing Execution System (Siemens Simatic IT)
  • Automation hardware
  • In Process Testing lab (pH, conductivity, titration)
  • Safety and quality investigations Improve manufacturing operations by:
    • Reduce manufacturing events, user interventions, and batch record alerts
    • Identify opportunities to reduce cycle time, error proof operations, and eliminate waste
    • Performing operational assessments to ensure processes, procedures, tools, and training are in place
    • Investigate and resolve issues assigned from the departmental issues log
    • Support Process Unit Team projects and Continuous Improvement efforts
    • Support information sharing and learning between team members by:
    • Lead Knowledge Transfer training with manufacturing staff
    • Coach manufacturing staff while partnering with them to resolve technical issues
    • Develop troubleshooting guides for common problems
    • Share process knowledge with colleagues across shift What you bring to Takeda:
      • Bachelor's degree in Engineering discipline required.
      • Related work experience within a technical or GMP environment preferred
      • Knowledge of basic engineering principles in multiple engineering disciplines
      • Discuss normally encountered technical issues, both verbally and in written form
      • Work as a collaborative team member
      • Knowledge of initial training in concepts of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma quality techniques
      • Work 12 hour shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays to support a 24 x 7 manufacturing operation
      • Work in a clean room environment
      • Wear personal protective equipment (such as hard hats, safety shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs) because of safety requirements in specific areas
      • Travel on an infrequent basis ( 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 reimbursement 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.
          • Work in a cold, wet environment.
          • Work multiple shifts, including weekends, or be asked to work supplemental hours, as necessary.
          • Work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.
          • May be required to work in a confined area as defined by the Environmental, Health, & Safety office. 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. #GMSGQ #ZR1 #LI-MA1 EEO Statement 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. Locations USA - GA - Social Circle - Hwy 278 Worker Type Employee Worker Sub-Type Regular Time Type Full time

Keywords: Takeda Pharmaceutical, Athens , Production Engineer I, Engineering , Oxford, Georgia

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