Posted to MedZilla on 3/25/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Senior Business Solution Manager - Vaccines Manufacturing and Supply Chain Systems R0000102-MZ


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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven 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 Senior Business Solution Manager- Vaccines Manufacturing and Supply Chain Systems in our Cambridge, MA office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Senior Business Solution Manager - Vaccines Manufacturing and Supply Chain Systems working on the Global SBU Systems Team, a typical day will include:

  • Business partner to Vaccines Business Unit (VBU) Manufacturing and Supply Chain Systems to drive both capability and IT system implementation/enhancement projects to support the business
  • Leads and owns the development of a roadmap and system support model for VBU Manufacturing and Supply Chain systems
  • IT Lead to the VBU Commercial Manufacturing Readiness Initiative. Cross functional initiative to prepare for Commercial Manufacturing of Dengue Vaccine. Workstreams include QA, QC, Technical/Validation, Partner Management, Regulatory, Supply Chain, Materials/Art & Labeling, and Financial. Participate and guide team on IT involvement (Infrastructure impact, new system implementations, and enhancement requirements to existing systems).
  • Develops with the business and IT Manufacturing Systems groups a technical roadmap and system support model for systems supporting process data analytics and continued process verification (Discoverant), interfaces to Quality Systems (CATSWeb Excursion Management and LabWare QC LIMS).
  • Contributes to the setup of a new manufacturing plant in Singen, Germany and extension/transformation of the Hikari, Japan site


  • Bachelors Degree
  • 8 + years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience supporting Manufacturing and Supply Chain and/or Quality business processes through systems implementation and administration
  • Experience with GxP and related regulations governing development and manufacturing of biological products as well as IT SDLC and software validation processes
  • Experience with the following types of information systems: process data analytics solutions, lab automation (SCADA, MES, LES);
  • Demonstrated successful management of IT projects, including scope, financial, and schedule goals
  • Experience in IT Program Management and/or business analysis
  • Keenly developed business partnering & collaboration skills, adept at establishing & sustaining effective working relationships;
  • Ability to operate effectively in a matrix environment; team player.


  • Familiarity with drug development processes for biologics.
  • Experience working with solutions delivery teams such as corporate IT infrastructure/architecture, applications development & integration, and support;
  • Experience with IT integration of external partners such as Contract Manufacturing Organizations.
  • Commercial Systems experience a plus



Cambridge, MA

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