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Maintenance Technician II - Refrigeration

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Watkinsville
Posted on: August 5, 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: You will perform multiple maintenance activities such as preventive, predictive, general repairs, overhauls, trouble shooting and upkeep of manufacturing and utilities equipment with the primary focus being on refrigeration equipment, HVAC systems, dehumidifiers and Building Automation Systems (BAS). Experience with Chillers (screw, centrifugal, reciprocating) is preferred but is not a requirement. Positional responsibilities include gas welding, operating diagnostic equipment and instrumentation, use of technical measuring devises, read and interpret electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic control systems schematics and drawings. How you will contribute:

  • Perform preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance of essential equipment to include low/medium/normal temperature cold storage equipment, process chillers, HVAC systems, air handlers, central chillers, dehumidifiers, pumps, industrial control systems such as BAS, general mechanical and electrical with most responsibilities assigned to refrigeration in both GMP and non-GMP areas
  • Maintain refrigerant records in compliance with US EPA mandated refrigeration record keeping
  • Will provide troubleshooting and diagnostic of refrigeration systems and equipment components related to positional responsibilities which include: HVAC, Chillers, electrical controls, compressors, pumps, piping, plumbing, blowers, dehumidifiers and facility equipment.
  • Perform disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste following site regulations.
  • Respond to urgent and emergency work orders.
  • Work within multiple CMMS.
  • Complete Change Control documentation.
  • Will be trained and qualified on designated facility SOPs governing the operation of important systems, Refrigeration, HVAC, Electrical, utilities and local GMP practices.
  • Requires familiarity with generally accepted building, plumbing, piping, electrical, and fire protection practices and codes.
  • Ensure compliance with NFPA, NEC, UBS, UMC and UPC in compliance with state and federal EPA regulation and laws.
  • Must follow safety rules and responsible system repairs, upkeep, maintenance, and operations managed within regulating agencies to include FDA, EPA and OSHA.
  • Attend required training and meetings
  • Maintain housekeeping in all areas
  • Interaction with Local, State, and Federal government entities is infrequent but required. What you bring to Takeda:
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • A.A./A.S. technical discipline
    • 3 years Journeyman skilled craft training/apprenticeship certificate or commensurate combination of technical education and pharmaceutical experience
    • US EPA Universal certificate.
    • Knowledge of refrigeration systems, chillers, HVAC, electrical, Dehumidification, pumps and steam heat.
    • Experience with refrigeration equipment operation and maintenance.
    • Moderate troubleshooting knowledge on refrigeration systems.
    • Basic knowledge of instrumentation and control logics.
    • Experience using computerized control systems.
    • Must become familiar with plant and divisional SOP's as related to positional and department responsibilities.
    • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 lbs.
    • Will climb ladders, move about in close quarters, and work from heights. 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 development opportunities
      • Tuition reimbursement Important Considerations At Takeda, our patients rely on us to provide 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. 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 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.
        • Work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection. More about us: At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and outstanding programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will 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 provide a Better and a Brighter Future to people around the world.This posting excludes Colorado applicants.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 , Maintenance Technician II - Refrigeration, Professions , Watkinsville, Georgia

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