Facility Engineer

Round Lake, Illinois
May 24, 2024
Jun 15, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
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Job Description

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+ years' experience in large company.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical/biotech industry.

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.

Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:
USA - IL - Round Lake - Drug Delivery

U.S. Base Salary Range:
$67,900.00 - $106,700.00

The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/or long-termincentives. U.S.based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S.based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

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 - IL - Round Lake - Drug Delivery

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