Sr Maintenance Mechanic Refrigeration

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

This position reports to Weekend Swing (D) shift. This shift schedule is Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM, plus a third day during the week. This shift requires working on all company designated holidays. Due to business need, on select occasion employees may be required to work overtime and/or support operations on an alternate shift.Summary:Under limited supervision, perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, repairs, overhauls, troubleshooting and upkeep of the LA Plant & Van Nuys sites. Including but not limited to Manufacturing and Facilities equipment with the emphasis on Refrigeration equipment low and medium temp, Chillers (screw, centrifugal, reciprocating), HVAC systems, Dehumidifiers, and BAS (building automation systems). Positional responsibilities include gas welding, operating diagnostic equipment and instrumentation, use of technical measuring devices, read and interpret electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic control systems schematics/blueprints.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:* Performs breakdown and preventive maintenance of critical plant equipment on a regular basis to include, but not limited to, process chillers, HVAC systems, air handlers, central chillers, pumps, industrial control systems as responsibilities assigned to Refrigeration in both cGMP and non-cGMP areas* Responsible for repairing refrigeration systems, low, medium, and normal temperature, cold storage equipment, building automation system components, mechanical and electrical equipment as assigned* Must be familiar with plant and divisional SOP's as related to positional and department responsibilities* Maintain refrigerant records in compliance with US EPA and SCAQMD mandated refrigeration record keeping* Will provide troubleshooting, diagnostic, and repair of refrigeration systems and equipment components related to positional responsibilities which include but not limited to: HVAC, Chillers, electrical controls, compressors, pumps, piping, plumbing, blowers, dehumidifiers, and facility equipment* Perform Disposal of Hazardous Waste* Respond to urgent and emergency work orders for the Refrigeration department as needed* Responsible for closing assigned work orders in JDE System* Responsible for the completion of Change Control documentation (PRs) if required by the assigned work order* Shall be trained and qualified on designated facility SOPs governing the operation of critical systems, Refrigeration, HVAC, Electrical, utilities, and local GMP practices* Requires familiarity with generally accepted building, plumbing, piping, electrical, and fire protection practices and codes* Ensure compliance with NFPA, NEC, UBS, UMC, and UPC in compliance with L.A. City, CA state and federal EPA regulation and laws* Must follow safety rules and responsible system repairs, upkeep, maintenance, and operations managed within regulating agencies to include, but not limited to, L.A. City Building & Safety, SCAQMD, L.A. City Bureau of Sanitation, CAL OSHA, and OSHA* Attends required training and meetings* Keeps designated area 5S'd (Safety, Sort, Shine, Standardize, Sustain)Qualifications:* US EPA Universal certificaterequired* Knowledge of refrigeration systems, chillers,HVAC, electrical, Dehumidification, pumps, andsteam heat* Basic computer skills such as e-mail and internet arerequired* Experience with using computerized control systems ispreferredEducation and/or experience:* High School Diploma or GED required* Minimum of 4 years maintenance experience at journeyman levelPhysical Demands:* Must be able to lift, push, pull, and carry up to 50 lbs* Must be able to climb ladders and move about in close quarters, facility non-manufacturing support* In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facilityWorking Environment:* Must be able to work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Will be required to 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, wet, hot, and humid environments both inside and outside of facility* Will be working in loud areas that requires hearing protection and other protective equipment to be worn* Will work around chemicals including but not limited to: refrigerants, oils, alcohol, and acid that may require respiratory protection* Must be able to work multiple shifts, including weekends* Must be able to work overtime as required* May be required to work in a confined area* Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditionsNotice to Employment / Recruitment Agents:Employment / Recruitment agents may only submit candidates for vacancies only if they have written authorization to do so from Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda's Talent Acquisition department. Any agency candidate submission may only be submitted to positions opened to the agency through the specific Agency Portal. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a fully executed contract in place between the Employment / Recruitment agents and Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda and only if the candidate is submitted via the Agency Portal. Candidates submitted or presented by Employment / Recruitment Agents without a fully executed contract or submitted through this site shall not be deemed to form part of any Engagement for which the Agency may claim remuneration.Equal Employment OpportunityShire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.EEO is the Law - is the Law - Supplement - Transparency Policy - AccommodationsShire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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