Plant Electrician - Thousand Oaks, CA

Employer: Takeda

Job Description:
Job Title: Plant Electrician

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA

About the role:

Under the supervision of Metrology Supervisors & direction of the Lead, the Electrician Technician performs and troubleshoots electrical activities throughout a 24/7 pharmaceutical manufacturing plant. You will report to the Metrology Manager.

How you will contribute:

Complete all daily assigned work orders, troubleshoot equipment failures.
Perform assigned Preventative Maintenance work and necessary repairs of facility, manufacturing, utility equipment.
Support facility, manufacturing, utility improvement projects
Respond to alarm conditions related to the operation of the facility and complete necessary documentation.
Operate and maintain site electrical distribution system. Fluent in reading and redlining electrical drawings
Operate and maintain emergency/backup power generation systems. Including generators, automatic transfer switches and switches gears.
Operate and maintain UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply)
You will participate in projects (within team and cross-functional)
Demonstrate understanding and compliance in Standard Operating Systems, Current Good Manufacturing Processes (cGMP) and Good Documentation (GDP).
Support planning and scheduling activities.
Demonstrate familiarity with building, plumbing, piping, electrical, and fire protection practices and codes to include NFPA, NEC, UBC, UMC and UPC in compliance with Company EH&S and Factory Mutual requirements.
Must follow safety rules LO/TO 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.
Ensure personal Training Plan execution and compliance. Attend required training, meetings, and Tiers.
You will make sound judgments regarding work methods and tools.
Basic knowledge of maintenance systems.
Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing.
Proficient in multiple mathematical disciplines and be able to work with both the metric and USA standards of measurement.
Solid computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Strong interpersonal skills and able to work in a team environment.

What you bring to Takeda:

High school diploma or equivalent required.
Skilled craft training/apprenticeship certificate or commensurate combination of technical education and experience is preferred.
Minimum 1-3 years in field experience.
Experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing environment or equivalent industry is preferred.

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 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. You may:

The physical exertion of this role is medium to heavy work.
May be required to kneel, bend/twist at the neck/waist, reach above/below the shoulder, squat, fine manipulation, repetitive use of right and left hands/arms and climb (use step stools and ladders) up to 1 hour.
May be require power grasping, sitting, pushing/pulling and office work activities with hands/arms between 1-2 hours.
May require simple grasping and required to walk between 3-4 hours.
May stand over 4 hours.
May lift up to 75lbs. Lifts per shift are up to 20 times.
May carry up to 50lbs. Carry distance of up to 200ft. Carry per shift are up to 20 times.
May be required to gown frequently and balance when gowning into clean areas.
May drive cars, trucks, forklifts, or other equipment.
May work around moving equipment and machinery.
May work in a loud area that requires hearing protection and other protective equipment to be worn.
May work and have exposure to hot, cold, wet environment/conditions.
May work with dust, gasses, chemicals, liquid Nitrogen, and fumes. May require respiratory protection.
May work at heights above floor level.
May require the use of special visual or auditory protective equipment.
May work in a confined area as defined by the Environmental, Health, and Safety.
May manage hazardous wastes in compliance with company procedures and State/Federal/Local hazardous waste regulations. Tasks may include identifying, handling, generating, accumulating, storing, labeling, and on-site transporting of hazardous wastes.
Can work 4 days per week/10-hour day. Training schedule for the first 6 months – 1 year will require 5 days per week/8-hour day
May require overtime, weekend, and holiday work.
Participate in on call program.
May work or be assigned to a different shift.
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.
Will need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.
May 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 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.



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 - CA - Thousand Oaks - Rancho Conejo

Contact Person: Claudia Villegas
Phone: 805-616-5012
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on May 26, 2022

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