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Maintenance Technician II - Night Shift

Social Circle, Georgia
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On the Global Manufacturing and Supply (GMS) team at Takeda, you’ll be part of a rapidly transforming industry that’s applying technology and data in new ways. Within our agile, innovative, people-centric organization, your work will matter every day as you use your skills to help us manufacture therapies for patients on our four platforms:

  • Small Molecules
  • Biologics
  • Plasma
  • Cell and Gene

As part of the GMS team, you'll have the opportunity to pursue unique experiences and build new skills, and you'll know that the work you do every day makes an impact — on our patients, our people, our planet, and on yourself.

Job ID R0120495 Date posted 04/15/2024 Location Social Circle, Georgia

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Job Description

About the role:

The Maintenance Technician II - Night Shift maintains and troubleshoots process and electrical equipment that supports the manufacturing process areas. Strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), cGMPs, and Quality Standards in a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing facility are mandatory. Primary responsibilities include ensuring safe and efficient hands-on maintenance of manufacturing and utilities systems including WFI, RO, vessels, and components such as pumps, fans, valves. You will report to a Maintenance Supervisor and work onsite at our Social Circle, GA manufacturing plant.

How you will contribute:

  • Inspect, repair and maintain facility structures and equipment (Packaging Line, CIP Skids) as directed by immediate supervisor and as assigned through work orders.
  • Support the manufacturing floor by helping set up CIPs, COPs and equipment LOTOs.  
  • Perform preventive, corrective and predictive maintenance through CMMS system.
  • Provide a moderate level of troubleshooting, diagnostic, and repair of process systems, equipment and equipment components which include: valves, pumps, gearboxes, variable frequency drives, utility skids, cleaning equipment, support equipment (lifts, hoists, doors, and carts)
  • All work must be completed observing cGMPs, SOPs, job plans, and company policies.
  • Develop related SOPs or job plans/work plans for work related areas.
  • Provide input in the development and continuous improvement of the maintenance procedures.
  • Assist the maintenance supply team with maintaining an up-to-date working spare parts inventory system for the equipment/systems the team is responsible for.
  • Ensure that operational log and work order documentation is completed with accurate information.
  • Provide support of startup of new equipment to ensure it meets all mechanical design specifications.
  • Develop a basic proficiency in one or more advanced maintenance technologies and understand how to apply technology to improve equipment reliability (alignment, balancing, thermography, oil analysis, ultrasound, or vibration monitoring).
  • Provide support on startup of equipment after completion of maintenance activities; Provide support during calibrations with LOTO or setting up flow path on manufacturing equipment.
  • Must follow safety rules and ensure compliance with state and federal EPA regulation and laws and attend required training and meetings.
  • Other tasks may be assigned.

What You Bring to Takeda:

  • Requires high school diploma or GED. 2+ years of experience.
  • You will have a Trade School Certificate, Demonstrated mechanical experience, electrical background (up to 480VAC) preferred.
  • Communicate in verbal and written form and have Intermediate computer skills.
  • Interact constructively with peers/teams.
  • Understand schematics and job blueprints.
  • Troubleshoot knowledge of miscellaneous equipment, process equipment, and utilities (water systems, bulk delivery systems)
  • Familiar with manufacturing equipment vessels, mixers, valves, and pumps and have a basic understanding of control system to help troubleshoot.
  • Understand the concepts of Total Productive Maintenance and Operator Care.

Important Considerations

  • May work in cold, wet environment, be exposed to sunlight, heat, dust, gasses, and fumes.
  • May be around moving equipment and machinery; May climb up to and into large processing tanks for cleaning or inspection.
  • May work in areas requiring hearing protection and other protective equipment (PPE); May work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids and buffers that may require respiratory protection (PPE).
  • Can work 12-hour shifts, either day or nights.
  • May work or be assigned to a different shift. We ask that you will be available for weekend and holiday work. Overtime may be required.
  • May kneel, stand, and walk to perform described maintenance activities.

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 to 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.




Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

USA - GA - Social Circle - Hwy 278

U.S. Hourly Wage Range:

$18.85 - $29.62

The estimated hourly wage range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual hourly wage offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.The actual hourly wage offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term incentives. U.S.based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S.based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation. 

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.


USA - GA - Social Circle - Hwy 278

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