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Sr. Maintenance Mechanic Refrigeration

Job ID R0037909 Date posted Jun. 15, 2021 Location Los Angeles, California

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Job Description

As the largest pharmaceutical company in Asia and among the top 20 largest pharmaceutical companies in the world by revenue, Takeda (NYSE: TAK) is a values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments to patients globally. Our Purpose – tocreate better health for people, and abrighter future for the world– guides us as we continue to build a workplace supporting future ways of working and the well-being of our employees. Certified as a four-timeTop Global Employerby theTop Employers Institute for Excellence,life at Takeda empowers you to grow in a meaningful career.

As a Sr. Mechanic for Refrigeration,you are responsible forpreventative maintenance,repairs, overhauls,troubleshooting and upkeepof two Takeda sites. Your work is crucial to the smooth functioning of Takeda equipment, enabling continuous production of life-transforming treatments to patients.Key facets of the role include:

  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing, and performing preventative maintenance on critical plant equipment, inclusive of refrigeration systems, HVAC systems, air handlers, pumps,relevant mechanical & electrical equipment,andindustrial control systems

  • Maintainingrefrigerant records in compliance with US EPA and SCAQMD mandated refrigeration recordkeeping

  • Ensuring that equipment maintains compliance with local, state, federal, and internationallawsandregulations

  • Update change control documents, complete and close assigned work orders within an internal system


  • Knowledge of refrigeration systems, chillers, HVAC, electrical, Dehumidification,pumpsand steam heat

  • Lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 pounds

  • Climbladders and move about in close quarters, facility non-manufacturing support

  • Willing and able to workmultipleshifts, including weekends and overtime as required

  • Have a keen eye to constantly monitor and maintain facility conditions

  • Work under limited supervision

  • Understanding of cGMP and non-cGMP regulations

  • Dispose hazardous waste

  • Be on-call to respond to emergency work situations

  • Basic knowledge ofcomputer skills

Education, Competencies and Skills:

  • US EPA Universal certification

  • HighSchool Diploma, A.A./A.S. technical discipline

  • Journeyman skilled craft training/apprenticeship certificate orequivalenteducationandexperience

  • 5+years maintenance experience at journeyman level in pharmaceuticals or commercial industrial refrigeration manufacturing environments

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong written, verbal, and procedural writing skills

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply. 

At Takeda, our global, engaged workforce is committed to continuously innovate on our ways of working to keep our competitive edge and deliver the highest quality therapies to for patients all over the world.

Join us in shaping the future of healthcare. Be empowered to make a difference.  Apply now.

Takeda is an equal opportunity employer.

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