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Senior Instrumentation and Controls Tech

Location
Calabasas, California
Posted
20 Sep 2022

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Job Description

About the role:

You will report to Night (3) shift. The shift schedule is Monday to Friday 10:00 PM to 6:30 AM. Maintain, troubleshoot, and perform repairs on the process instrumentation systems. Prepare calibration reports. Understand the basic process and control theory of Critical or Major Systems

How you will contribute:

  • Expected to demonstrate the skills of a Instrumentation Technician

  • Represent and Communicate for the department in a meeting setting.

  • Implement internal department projects.

  • Responsibilities include technical understanding and troubleshooting of electrical and pneumatic instrumentation.

  • Perform installation and modifications, or work together with Engineering, Maintenance, Process Control, or outside contractors on new installations and modifications.

  • Preform calibrations on Temperature, Pressure, Conductivity, UV, Balances, Scales, Vacuum, pH, CL2, ORP, Timers, RPM, Liquid/Gas Flow, and Gas detector instrumentation.

  • Operate, Maintain, and repair of calibration test equipment.

  • Understand Automated Control systems and control system instrumentation concepts, and the relationship between each other.

  • Initiate corrective action to ensure potentially hazard situations are avoided and safety standards are maintained relative to production or facilities.

  • Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports per Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Plan/Scheduling and performing instrumentation calibrations under the Metrology program.

  • Will work under guidance and make sound judgments regarding work methods and tools.

  • Will read wiring diagrams, loop drawings and P&ID drawings

  • Basic Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing.

  • Knowledge of basic laboratory and pharmaceutical production equipment including: autoclaves, process tanks, incubators, analytical equipment, and CIP/SIP systems.

  • Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures.

  • You must be proficient in multiple mathematical disciplines and be able to work with both the metric and USA standards of measurement.

  • Will converse in English.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets).

  • Knowledge of PLC, Microprocessor, and control system logic.

  • Read and interpret Loop, P&ID, Wire, and Electrical drawings.

  • Spec out like for like or like non-like for like instrumentation, to meet manufacturing process requirements.

  • Perform Planning and Scheduling for calibrations for their assigned area.

  • Approve Calibration Reports and Instrument Status Update Report.

  • Verify Out of Tolerance Conditions.

  • Help review the System Specification and Piping Identification Drawing verifications.

  • Provides feedback across the function team.

  • Work with customers when the supervisor is not available.

  • Oversee work performed by team members to ensure proper execution, resource allocation and complete, accurate documentation.

What you bring to Takeda:
  • High school diploma or GED. 4+ years of related work experience or AA degree or higher and 2+ years related work experience.

  • Skilled craft training/apprenticeship certificate or commensurate combination of technical education and experience.

  • 2 year technical/AA/AS degree in metrology, instrumentation, electronics, or related technical discipline.

  • 8 years of Process Instrumentation and Calibration experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment, or 5 or more years of Process Instrumentation/Calibration experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment with a Certified Calibration Program by American Society for Quality.

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 55 lbs.

  • May be required to (rarely) push up to 450 pounds when calibrating scales.

  • In general, your work will be a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility.

  • Will work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Will follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body

  • No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in the manufacturing environment.

  • Will work in a cold and wet environment.

  • Must be able to work multiple shifts, including weekends.

  • Non-Exempt Roles only: Will work overtime as required.

  • May work in a confined area.

  • Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions.

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

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.

Empowering our people to shine:

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.

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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.

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Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time
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Details

  • Job Reference: 716900255-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Takeda Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Calabasas, California
  • Salary: On Application