Posted to MedZilla on 9/22/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MN, Manager, Quality Systems R0011508-MZ


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Job Description

Title:Manager, Quality Systems

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Manager, Quality Systems in our Brooklyn Park, MN office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Manager, Quality Systems working on the Oncology and Biologics Quality team, you will be empowered to lead and drive the quality systems department. A typical day will include:


  • Drive improvements and compliance with site personnel in execution of Quality Systems related to global metrics.
  • Create and conduct trainings for site personnel on Quality systems.
  • Set expectations and team goals aligned with departmental goals, weekly accountabilities and drive execution.
  • Serve as project manager and act as an advisor for specialists executing projects.
  • Initiate, revise, and review controlled cGMP documents including SOPs, specifications and reports.
  • Drive improvements and compliance with site personnel in execution of Quality Systems to global metrics.
  • Maintain knowledge of current applicable regulatory requirements, including FDA, EU, ICH and other global regulations.


  • Collect data, calculate, and report on departmental performance metrics in support of daily operations and Takeda s Quality Council.
  • Proactively evaluate opportunities to challenge specialists and create career opportunities to enhance job satisfaction and improve the department holistically.
  • Meet regularly with functional group to discuss daily work, individual projects and departmental goals.
  • Identify and plan projects, studies, reviews and investigations to address a specific issue.
  • Apply knowledge of cGMPs on a daily basis.


  • BA/BS with 10+ years or Master s Degree in any Life Sciences with 7+ years relevant experience.
  • Proven management experience with multiple reports is required.
  • Must have direct experience with Quality Systems within the Life Science industry and in a regulated environment.
  • Must be experienced in Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Good interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment.
  • Must have the following personal attributes: Integrity and Trust, Work Ethic, Sound Judgment, Intellectual Honesty, Pragmatism, Courage and Conviction.


  • Wrist and hand motion (e.g. typing, writing)


  • Willingness to travel to various meetings or client sites, including overnight trips. Some international travel may be required.
  • Requires approximately 10% travel.


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • 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

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Brooklyn Park, MN

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