Posted to MedZilla on 8/19/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-GA, Inventory Technician II, 3rd shift, 10pm - 630am SR0038456-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.

The Inventory Technician II position is responsible for executing and monitoring the material inventory tracking and reordering process. The candidate will also coordinate the efficient distribution of products in order to satisfy customer demand. This position will support 3rd shift manufacturing activities.

Responsible to execute material transfers that include non-hazardous, hazardous and flammable chemicals to support manufacturing schedule adherence.

Maintain a visual replenishment program of materials using lean manufacturing processes/tools.
Maintain records of materials in inventory and on order.
Compile inventory records as needed.
Reconcile discrepancies in inventories.
Compile information on receipt and transfer of materials.
Resolve questions and problems and refers only most complex issues to higher levels.
Contribute to a culture of safety first in compliance with Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS). Understand and follow Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) packets.


Must have experience with inventory management.
Must be available to work off shift.
Ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment.
Experience in handling pallet-jacks, pallet trucks, and forklifts are a plus.
Must be able to read and follow detailed written instructions and have good communication skills.
Must be able to work with both the metric and US standards of measurement.
Must have good interpersonal skills; be able to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment.
May require immunization before performing work within the manufacturing area.
Must demonstrate importance of working in a regulated environment.
Must have the knowledge and ability to use a personal computer, electronic mail systems and navigate and conduct searches on the intranet.
Must have and display the following personal attributes: Integrity, trust, work ethic, sound judgment, intellectual honesty, and conviction.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED 2+ years of experience or AA or higher and 1+ years of related work experience.


Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 lbs.
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 work environment.
May be working in a loud area that requires hearing protection and other protective equipment to be worn.
Will work around chemicals such as alcohol that may require respiratory protection.
Will handle non-hazardous, hazardous and flammable materials/chemicals.
May be required to work or be assigned to shifts as needed.
Must be able to work weekends or overtime as required.
Inside working conditions.
Some clean room and cool/hot storage condition

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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

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