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Equipment Management Associate

Company: Biolife Plasma Services
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's Privacy Notice and Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAbout BioLife Plasma Services Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we'll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.BioLife Plasma Services is a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. OBJECTIVES/PURPOSE The Calibration and Maintenance Lab (CML) is responsible for ensuring BioLife equipment is suitable for its intended use, properly maintained in a good state of repair, and continues to operate in a validated state. CML is responsible for the equipment lifecycle including testing and assessing new technologies, configuring, qualifying, and validating new equipment, evaluating the impact of changes, managing repairs, managing maintenance and calibration, and decommissioning of faulty and expired equipment. This position is accountable for the repair, preventive maintenance, and calibration of plasma Center equipment, but supports all CML responsibilities, as required. The Equipment Management Associate owns, executes, and continuously improves the above-mentioned CML processes. They will additionally provide coaching and guidance to key stakeholders including BioLife Centers, Engineering teams, and Quality OperationsACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Repair of small equipment (e.g. tube sealers and centrifuges)
  • Receiving and preparing equipment for:
    • Repair
    • Maintenance
    • Calibration
    • Decommmisoning
    • Data entry into the asset management system
    • Supporting growth, improvement initiatives, and team projects
    • Providing necessary BioLife Operational support to ensure no equipment related disruptions impact Source plasma collectionsDIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise
      • Experience in a regulated industry
      • Equipment Repair/Maintenance Leadership
        • Self-motivated, especially in an environment with repetitive tasks
        • Strong communication skills (written and oral)
        • Team oriented
        • Ability to manage, prioritize and deliver on core responsibilities in a fast paced and dynamic environmentDecision-making and Autonomy
          • Comfortable making decisions within the sphere of control
          • Comfortable asking questions and seeking feedback on situations
          • Ability to identify and propose solutions to problems as they arise
          • Ability to understand the risks and benefits surrounding decisionsInteraction
            • Customer focus - willingness to help, respectful, prompt, and accountable
            • Partner with Quality Departments, Engineering, and Center OperationsInnovation
              • Open to new ideas
              • Embrace change
              • Confidence in challenging the status quoComplexity
                • Ability to thrive in a dynamic setting
                • Ability to break down complex situations into executable pieces
                • Ability to see the big picture and the potential upstream/downstream impact of decisionsEDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS: Essential
                  • Highschool diploma or GED
                  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and SharePointDesired
                    • At least 3 years of experience in a regulated industry
                    • Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering
                    • Experience with Equipment maintenance and lifecycle
                    • Understanding of plasma collection business and associated regulationsADDITIONAL INFORMATIONDomestic travel may be required (estimated 10-15%)EEO StatementTakeda 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.LocationsBannockburn, ILWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

Keywords: Biolife Plasma Services, Arlington Heights , Equipment Management Associate, Executive , Deerfield, Illinois

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