Posted to MedZilla on 3/18/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-GA, Operations Specialist II, Supply Chain SR0028072-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 Supply Chain Operation s Specialist II is a member of a team in Takeda s Covington, GA plasma therapy facility with responsibility for analytical support of the warehouse operations (receiving, storage, materials delivery to production and shipping) and Plasma Operations ensure tasks within the area are supported and are executed on time, on budget and in strict compliance with GMP, EHS and Takeda Quality System. Responsibility includes investigation of CAPAS, EHS events, process mapping and procedure documentation and auditing, improvement initiatives as well as belt projects. Responsibilities can and may include one or more of development, tracking and reporting of KPIs, metrics, budgets and forecasts, along with analysis of operational processes and activities, developing and presenting analysis, projects and other support activities such as coordinating receipts and pick up logistics. Lastly role may be called upon fill in cross functionally within the team s scope of responsibilities. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily: Ensure that daily tasks and department initiatives are completed to schedule and or as required Support the team in case of issues with the information systems Drive operational excellence, high level of performance and excellent internal customer service Keep current with all training Review as assigned the warehouse Standard Operating Procedures guaranteeing the respect of Quality, Compliance and Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) requirements Participate when applicable in EHS program to review EHS performance and to identify and implement preventive and corrective actions Investigate Warehouse-related Quality events including Corrective Actions Preventive Actions (CAPA) processes and change controls Support and participate in corporate and regulatory inspections Manage cycle count. Review discrepancies identified during cycle counting and define proper corrective actions Audit for timely and accurate inventory transactions in the system Demonstrated experience in a biotech/pharmaceutical manufacturing environment with a solid understanding of cGMP requirements Key partner to Global Logistics, Manufacturing teams, Biolife plasma supply, Purchasing and Planning Key contact to downstream and upstream departments Requirements: Education and/or Experience: Essential: More than 3 years of analytical experience in Supply Chain operations with strong preference for experience in cGMP or similarly regulated business environment Excellent Microsoft Office skills Excellent organizational and documentation skills in an uncompromising process environment Confident with ability to hold others accountable to agreed upon processes and procedures. Experience with ERP systems, processes and concepts Desired: One to three years of industry experience Lean green belt BA/BS in Supply Chain, Business or in an related field or equivalent experience Living our leadership behaviors is a basic expectation for all Takeda employees. Takeda expects all employees to embody the following Leadership Behaviors Be Positive Be Accountable Be Results Oriented Be An Excellent Manager of Self and Others Qualifications: Must be in line with Takeda values and competencies to be customer focused, respectful, of high integrity, be open and honest, and excellent in execution Must be deadline focused with ability to juggle several activities and deadlines at a time Must have uncompromising dedication to quality Must have respect for individuals and the diverse contributions of all Must be able to work independently and be self-motivated Must have demonstrated team-oriented, process-oriented, and solution-oriented skills Strong leadership, communication, coaching and emotional intelligence skills Strong ERP/JDE knowledge Strong analytical and problem solving skills Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment in which priorities may rapidly change Strong lean skill set in driving continuous improvement Ability to categorize Just do it from sustained imitative with multiple mtgs. Use of Kaizans as means to move quickly to a documented solution.

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