Posted to MedZilla on 10/14/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, IT Leader - Lexington SR0029014-MZ


Summary - Plan and set direction for the Lexington Plant IT teams. Provide direct supervision of individuals including mentoring, performance management, and staffing decisions. Manage all activities of internal/external resources within the group. Assure strategic and tactical plans are met. Responsible for budget commitments and forecast. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Manage the Lexington Plant IT team, demonstrate solid technical knowledge, demonstrate strong business knowledge, require limited direction, give significant direction, handle highly complex problems, possess extensive knowledge of policies, standards and procedures, have strong communication and interpersonal skills. 1) Provide direct supervision including mentoring, performance management and staffing decisions for a large team or multiple teams. 2) Engage in Strategic initiatives, planning process and making technology recommendations to increase operational value Participate in development of the Global IT vision. 3) Responsible for translating the vision into short and long term goals and deliverables. Support all IT transformational initiatives and apply to existing priorities 4) Determine and manage priorities, timelines and schedules. Ability to communicate priorities driven from global IT to plant level senior leadership. 5) Maintain and manage a compliant GxP environment. Review multiple team, group, or service deliverables to ensure quality (design walk-through, test results, etc.) and adherence to processes, standards, and regulatory requirements. Participate in all internal and external audits and provide services in a timely manner 6) Foster a collaborative environment for mentoring, learning, and innovation to help develop employees. 7) Create and manage both Capital and Operational budgets 8) Knowledge of application development, implementations, and end user experience. Participate in infrastructure decisions and ensure adherence to global corporate standards 9) Develop, gather and measure relevant productivity metrics. Create operational mechanisms to ensure a steady environment. 10) Manage or participate on projects as required Qualifications: Strong business knowledge, presentation skills, verbal and written communication skills. Influencing skills. Ability to accomplish results through others. Developing staff: the ability to have staff involved with six sigma and global projects Must have experience with software application implementations Must have knowledge with network infrastructure including technology stacks within a plant environment; Must know how to ensure proper GxP compliance within the infrastructure environment Must be able to communicate to senior level executives; individual must ensure engagement with Plant leadership team. Must be able to participate in the strategy and objective alignments with the operation leadership Must have collaborative work skills to partner with global portfolios and implement new initiatives Must create and track key performance indicators to ensure alignment with plant and global functions Education and/or Experience: Include the education and experience that is necessary to perform the job satisfactorily. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field preferred. 10+ years of systems experience including 4+ years of leadership. Knowledge of Lean operational techniques preferred Physical Demands: Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 10 lbs. In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility. Working 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. 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 conditions.

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