Facility Engineer II

Takeda Pharmaceutical
Round Lake, Illinois
Feb 19, 2024
Feb 23, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
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Job Description

Job Title: Facility Engineer

Location: Round Lake, IL

About the role:

Leads and executes projects to improve facility infrastructure including remodeling production spaces, and upgrading clean utility (WFI, RO water, process compressed air, and clean room HVAC) systems at Round Lake. Manage relationship with site landlord for facility and utilities. Develop KPI to track service performance of landlord. Implement sustainability projects to achieve net zero carbon goal. Projects achieve sustainability goals by reducing energy use in manufacturing and utility generation.

How you will contribute:
  • Manages projects to maintain manufacturing facility.
  • Manage periodic facility shutdown and coordinates projects implemented during shutdown.
  • Coordinate vendors and contractors to support project implementation and production throughput.
  • Support manufacturing facility strategy and capital project roadmap following site master plan.
  • Accountable for water and energy facility management and related project optimization
  • Support deployment of global engineering SOP.
  • Support management of local engineering SOP. Ensure that all engineering documentation is updated and compliant with technical, quality and safety requirements.
  • Support Quality audit inspection and EHS local site program and implementation of safety measures following current regulations.
  • Manage change control for new implementation projects.
  • Support the Engineering site Lead for local deployment of global engineering programs.
  • Support analysis and execution of CAPA in agreement with other site function.
  • Be knowledgeable concerning HVAC and utility systems.
  • Lead cross-functional team for project execution.
  • Manage projects on time and within budget.
  • Team member management skillset.
  • Knowledge of scheduling and cost estimation/controls.
  • Quality and EHS awareness.
  • Risk mitigation focused.
  • Must be proficient in written and oral English.

What you bring to Takeda:
  • Minimum bachelor's degree in science, engineering or related technical field.
  • Experience running/managing facility/utilities projects.
  • 3-5 years' experience in large company.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical/biotech industry.

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 development 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:
  • In general, your work will be a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions of the facility.
  • Can carry up to 20lbs, lift up to 25lbs, push/pull up to 25lbs (with assistance of material handling equipment).
  • Will stand and walk for an extended period between rooms and across the site.
  • May require bending, twisting, reaching overhead, and squatting motions to perform certain tasks.
  • Repetitive motions with hands, wrists, turning head.
  • Indoor working conditions
  • Will work around moving equipment and machinery.
  • May work in confined spaces/areas.
  • Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions. (Applies to roles in Filling Department only).
  • May be exposed to and must not be allergic to cephalosporin. (Applies only to product touch roles - remove for all other roles).
  • 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 in a cold, hot or wet environment.
  • May work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.
  • Can work on multiple shifts, including weekends, to support a 24/7 manufacturing operation.
  • Can non-traditional work hours or work extended hours, including weekends and holidays.

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and the best 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.

This posting excludes Colorado applicants.

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