Posted to MedZilla on 10/13/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-GA, Monitoring Tech - Fractionation SR0037501-MZ


Takeda is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmics.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.

  • Monitor and update production process schedules in real-time. Escalate delays in a timely manner.
  • Redirection of planned production activities as required.
  • Evaluate cleaning of equipment and parts for process use.
  • Coordination of activity planning with maintenance, metrology, technical services, and other departments.
  • Oversee the process of scheduling, ensuring completion and maintaining log book for Sanitizations
  • Responsible for resolving any discrepancies between JDE and EBM material transactions.
  • Financial closure and status update of process work orders and maintenance work orders.
  • Assists in cycle counts and variance reporting.
  • Involved in specific production processes, she/he may problem solve in other functional areas.
  • Cross trains and assists with back up when necessary.
  • Must communicate daily activities, issues and solutions effectively using verbal and electronic means.
  • Assist Manufacturing and Quality departments in CAPA investigations
  • Complies with SOPs, GMPs, safety rules and regulations, and departmental procedures.
  • Provides leadership to enhance performance of department and take charge in the absence of the supervisor/Manufacturing Lead.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Requires strong interpersonal and organization skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills across multiple functional areas.
  • Computer skills, including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Results oriented with high standards and possess the ability motivate and promote a team environment, as well as provide a good example for MFG Associates and newer employees.
  • Prepare and maintain documents, files, databases, and records such as standard operating procedures (SOP) and batch records (EBM).
  • Must be able to lift 10-50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
  • Exposure to manufacturing areas at +5 C including storage freezer at -20 C and exposure to human blood plasma.
  • Must be able to work independently without direct supervision

Education and/or experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor s degree in scientific discipline or equivalent certification preferred.
  • 5-7 years of manufacturing, warehouse, and/or technical office experience
  • Has lead teams of at least 5 people in a process or project role

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 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.
  • Will work in a cold 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.

Notice 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 Opportunity

Shire, 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.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Shire, 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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