21 days old

Group Lead, Maintenance

Irvine, CA 92606
Company Info
Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!
Job Description

As a Group Lead, Maintenance, you are responsible for repairing, diagnosing/troubleshooting, and general maintenance of facility main utilities, as well as the clean utilities systems through the application of your mechanical and electrical maintenance expertise, education and experience.

This position is also responsible for work crew leadership for the operation and maintenance of Plant Utilities, Critical Utilities systems and Freeze Dryer Maintenance while supporting aseptic and packaging manufacturing systems
You will use your technical knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical plant utilities systems, such as boiler, water chillers, pumps, cooling towers, HVAC and air compressors in pharmaceutical facilities and clean utilities such as purified water, water for injection, clean steam, clean air and nitrogen generations and distribution systems.  Knowledge of mechanical/electrical/controls design, servicing requirements, and spare parts requirements trades is essential; including BMS systems.

You will: 

  • Lead Critical System Operation and the installation, preventive maintenance, emergency repairs and modifications/upgrades of hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, electronic, and mechanical systems related to Utilities, Freeze Dryers in support of Manufacturing schedules.  Lead technical team in maintaining good housekeeping practices including 5S.
  • Perform Critical Systems Operations duties, troubleshoot equipment, and process problems with the ability to resolve quickly and correctly. Expedite repair through hands-on and allocating the department's physical and personnel resources.
  • Ensure cGMP guidelines, safety procedures, and SOP's are followed at all times for the work crew.  Maintain a clean work area adhering to all good housekeeping regulations.  Monitor the correctness of SOP's and PM's and revise SOP's as needed.  Train and instruct, per SOP's and related documents, technicians in the maintenance and operation of equipment and all other job functions within assigned areas under the guidance of Maintenance management.
  • Report employee relations problems to Maintenance Management and work with the Manager in resolving all issues on the floor.  Provide input to the Maintenance Supervisor/Manager regarding performance appraisals of subordinate hourly technicians.
  • Review logbooks, PM's, and work orders and ensure all entries are complete and correct.
  • Assist Maintenance management in communications, both written and verbal, to applicable departments.
  • Assist Maintenance management with recommendations pertaining to equipment upgrades, maintenance, enhancements, analysis of operation parameters of equipment and processes, and other requirements to support manufacturing operations.  Hands-on involvement with equipment and technicians is an ongoing responsibility.
  •  High school / GED education or equivalent experience required. A.A. or A.S. degree or vocational courses in areas such as welding, HVAC, mechanics, electrical, control systems preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years in a high volume-manufacturing environment as a mechanic or technician required. 3 years experience within Pharmaceutical manufacturing or similar cGMP environment strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of cGMPs, change control processes, FDA-regulated industry documentation practices, electronic database packages (e.g., CMMS/EAM, etc.), inventory systems required
  • Computer skills including: Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook required
  • Effective oral/written communication skills in English with the ability to interface with all levels of personnel.
  • Ability to be a hands-on maintenance leader required. Experience as a lead preferred.
  • Ability to lift loads up to 50 lbs.
Sub Function
Equipment Maintenance Technical Specialty
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Posted: 2020-01-28 Expires: 2020-02-27

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