Posted to MedZilla on 9/20/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Quality Manager SR0038816-MZ



  • This disposition team is accountable for batch disposition for Biologics product manufactured at CMOs on behalf of Takeda.
  • The scope includes Drug Substance, Drug product and Finished Drug Product
  • This disposition team will work with our external CMO partners and internal Quality teams within this department .In addition this functions works closely with External Supply , Supply Planning, Technical support and any stakeholders involved in external supply.


  • Reviewing batch documentation, data, certificates of analyses, technical reports and providing support to Quality Disposition personnel
  • Dispositioning batches in alignment with Takeda Quality Systems and GMP regulations
  • Managing, designing and implementing quality systems relating to batch disposition
  • Maintaining and improving quality metrics that incorporate continuous improvement methodologies
  • Facilitating, approving and providing inputs into deviation investigations, change controls, CAPA, investigations and non-conformance reviews as required
  • Managing batch disposition processes as required


  • Minimum of a Bachelors Degree with 8 + years experience working in manufacturing and/or Quality to support the manufacturing of biologic products. Must have experience in batch disposition.
  • Thorough understanding of quality systems and cGMPs.
  • Experience conducting audits and/or involvement in preparation for Health Authority inspections.
  • Interpersonal skills and communication skills to interact with CMO partners and other functions.
  • Must be able to prioritize in a busy environment.
  • Must be able to travel up to 20% (domestic and international)
  • Must be fluent in English

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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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