Shire Reliability Specialist Technician in Social Circle, Georgia
Takeda is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmics.
Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.
The Reliability Specialist Technician is responsible for monitoring plant equipment with the goals of improving equipment reliability and lowering maintenance costs through the application of predictive maintenance technologies. Investigating failures using root cause analysis, forensic engineering techniques to create a site catalogue of failures. Strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), cGMPs, and Quality Standards in a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing facility are mandatory.
Essential Duties Include:
Collect relevant data and perform predictive maintenance analysis in one or more of the following technologies: Vibration Collection, Dynamic Balancing, Oil/fluid maintenance, Ultrasonic Analysis, Infrared Thermography, Motor circuit analysis (MCA), Online Vibration Monitoring Develop the PdM systems and procedures to ensure accurate and repeatable data is collected and analyzed on targeted equipment at appropriate intervals. Demonstrate continuous personal pursuit to increasing job knowledge, proficiency in technical understanding, and problem solving abilities. In addition to the acquisition of advanced PdM certifications which includes obtaining Level II Vibration Analysis certification. Conduct assigned duties with minimal supervision Coordinate with the Planning group to ensure maintenance requirements are effectively communicated. Perform post repair analysis to verify accuracy of fault identification in order to continuously improve diagnostic skills. Support Maintenance Operations in troubleshooting equipment/systems using PdM technologies and equipment. Perform necessary work (such as precision drilling and tapping) to install monitoring equipment, vibration mounting pads, transducers, channel boxes, etc. Give presentations as needed to communicate findings. Manage and supervise contractor activities as assigned Ensure accurate documentation of planned and unplanned maintenance activities through adherence to cGDPs. Assist with troubleshooting of process and utility equipment issues including electrical and mechanical systems. Familiarity with Change Control, Site, and Divisional SOPs related to position and department are required. Procedural (JP’s, HECP’s, JHA’s, etc.) revision’s as necessary. Strict adherence to EH&S guidelines and policies required to ensure compliance to Georgia state, federal EPA, and OSHA regulatory agencies. Possess or have ability to gain knowledge of FDA, OSHA, EH&S, EPA, and state of Georgia requirements while ensure strict adherence to these guidelines in all project activities. Maintain a positive, professional, and customer oriented attitude. Communicate concerns related to safe work practices, hostile work environment, sexual harassment, or any other type of employee misconduct directly to the Supervisor, Manager, or Human Resources. Possess very strong verbal and written communication skills, documentation practices (cGDPs), be self-motivated and possess strong interpersonal skills. Possess strong mechanical knowledge of equipment, using P&ID’s, equipment manuals, specifications, SOPs, and be able to use proper judgment when taking corrective actions during equipment malfunctions. Possess or have ability to gain knowledge of NFPA 70E electrical qualifications. Must possess computer skills (Word, Excel, BAS, Scada, Electronic Mail, Intranet) to navigate, conduct searches, and complete on-line forms for purposes of training, performance management, self-service applications, and communication purposes.
Education and/or experience: Associates Degree in Engineering or Engineering technology desired but not required Prefer 6 to 10 years combination of education, training, and experience in a cGMP related environment. Prefer Electrical license Prefer experience with PdM technologies and participation in a Mechanical Integrity Program Must have the following personal attributes: Integrity and trust, work ethic, sound judgment, intellectual honesty, pragmatism, courage and conviction. Passion to innovate and drive for solutions. Must display personal accountability for results and integrity. Must display eagerness to learn and continuous self-improvement. Must have uncompromising dedication to quality. Must have relentless focus on rapid and disciplined action. Must have respect for individuals and the diverse contributions of all.
Working Environment: May work in cold, wet environment; may be exposed to sunlight and heat; may be exposed to dust, gases, and fumes; may be around moving equipment and machinery; may climb up to and/or into large processing tanks for cleaning or inspection; may be working in areas requiring hearing protection and/or other protective equipment (PPE); may work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers, and celite that may require respiratory protection (PPE). This position requires weekend and holiday work. Overtime may be required. Individual must have the flexibility to work various shifts. May be required to frequently kneel, stand, and walk to inspect, evaluate, and/or perform described maintenance activities.
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Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
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