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What makes a successful member of our team? Check out the top traits we are looking for and see if you have the right mix.

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Engage Others Motivates and influences others to gain support for ideas, strategies and actions in service to providing superior pharmaceutical products to patients; provides appropriate background so that messages are meaningful with audiences.

Collaboration Establishes productive relationships and partners with others across the organization to ensure common understanding of objectives and achieve shared goals.

Drive for Results Holds self and others accountable for delivering on commitments that align with our short- and long-term goals, never forgetting the end result is to help patients through innovation in medicine.

Strategic Approach Makes sound decisions that are consistent with our mission, values and organizational objectives.

Lead Change Proactively evaluates, promotes, and initiates change that creates value for patients, the organization, and our shareholders.

Self Awareness Seeks feedback from others, modifies self-perceptions and actions based on this feedback, and actively develops skills and behaviors to enhance contribution.

Develop Capabilities Seeks opportunities to develop oneself and others so that we can continue to achieve sustained growth.

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  • Teamwork

    Takeda builds strong, borderless and empowered teams through fairness and promoting shared goals. By working together, we optimize energy and can lead the change for a better world.

  • Innovation

    Takeda implements bold initiatives on a daily basis by striving for continuous improvement and encouraging enthusiasm and creativity. This value speaks to attracting the best minds in the industry that are committed to delivering novel therapies to patients worldwide.

  • Diversity

    Takeda respects and includes a broad range of people and ideas in its daily operations. Our organization encourages each individual to act with empathy and to apply their unique skills to realize the company’s true potential.

  • Passion

    Takeda's drive comes from perseverance, urgency and a strong desire to contribute to patients. We put this passion to work in everything we do and demonstrate courage to fight for ideas and objectives to raise the quality of our solutions, create stronger ties with our stakeholders, and deliver results.

  • Commitment

    Takeda works to meet its responsibilities to stakeholders on a daily basis. We provide adequate support and challenge to ensure we deliver high-quality solutions that help more people around the world.

  • Transparency

    Takeda appropriately shares information and promotes honest, sincere dialogue with stakeholders to build trust. This trust enables us to strengthen our relationships with employees and external communities.

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Overview

Takeda has maintained an unwavering dedication to put patients first for more than 235 years while we live our values of Takeda-ism—Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.

We focus our research and development on the core therapeutic areas of oncology, gastroenterology, neuroscience, and on providing vaccines that address the most important infectious diseases. Novel products, especially in oncology and gastroenterology, as well as our presence in emerging markets, fuel our growth.

Responsibilities

This position reports to Weekend Grave (E) shift. This shift schedule is Friday and Saturday 10:00 PM to 10:00 AM, plus a third day during the week which will be assigned by your supervisor. This shift requires working on all company designated holidays. Due to business need, you may be required to work your designated third day, in addition to the company designated holiday(s).

The Teardown or Fractionation Building 5 Supervisor is responsible for implementing and supervising daily activities in Building 5 to ensure manufacturing goals and project deadlines are met by the commitment date while maintaining compliance with the current manufacturing practices (cGMPs), environmental health and safety (EHS) guidelines and any other regulations that could apply. He/she is expected to drive results to support plant strategic imperatives. He/she must enforce company rules and regulations and promote Takeda Values within his/her shift. He/she is expected to coach/mentor employees to drive performance. He/she must be able to prepare and present technical reports and trends. He/she must have the ability to manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing plant setting, and prioritize responsibilities of self and direct reports appropriately. He/she must have organizational and administrative skills. He/she is expected to set the example for all other employees of Takeda. The direct reports of supervisors observe the behavior of their leadership and interpret that behavior as acceptable. Supervisors must promote the appropriate behavior, compliance, cleanliness, and culture of Takeda.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for supervising production related activities in Building 5 to ensure manufacturing goals are met.
  • Facilitate and verify appropriate training for all employees on the shift (including but not limited to cGMPs, job skills, safety, etc.).
  • Ensure assigned projects and deliverables (i.e. corrective actions, exception reports, meeting action items, etc.) are completed per the commitment date.
  • Identify, lead, and implement initiatives to drive continuous improvement in Building 5.
  • Implement systems to maintain compliance with current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs), environmental health and safety (EHS) guidelines, FDA, and any other regulations that apply.
  • Ensure 100% compliance with established department procedures and regulations in producing high quality therapeutic products.
  • Drive performance with employees by providing a positive and equitable work environment emphasizing respect, responsiveness, and results, as well as, utilizing the talent management process.
  • Interface with computerized (automated) manufacturing control system.
  • Be present at the shift transition with the outgoing shift supervisor(s) as well as ensure proper shift transition/communication to the next incoming shift.
  • Chair the QIT 0 meeting of their respective area.
  • Spend a minimum of 80% of their shift on the manufacturing floor, as feasible.

Qualifications

  • Must have demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to interface well with personnel of all levels.
  • Must demonstrate Takeda leadership behaviors: positive, accountable, results driven and excellent manager of self and others.
  • Must be able to work and facilitate a team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated track record of strong performance.
  • Must possess problem-solving skills.
  • Must have organizational and administrative skills.
  • Must have strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Must have demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing setting and prioritize responsibilities of self and direct reports appropriately.
  • Must have the ability to analyze and interpret scientific and statistical data.
  • Must be able to prepare and present technical reports and trends to management.
  • Must have ability to understand cGMPs and other regulatory guidelines applicable to the medical/pharmaceutical industry.
  • Must have strong aptitude for operation and controls of manufacturing equipment and processes.
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office applications.
  • May be required to supervise multiple groups.

Education and/or experience
Requires High School diploma or GED with 5+ years of related experience OR BS degree in a science, engineering, or other related technical discipline with minimum of 2+ years related experience. Some leadership experience preferred.

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 work environment.
  • Facial hair must be removed if required to wear respirator.
  • Will work in a cold and wet environment.
  • Will be working in a loud area that requires hearing protection and other protective equipment to be worn.
  • Will work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and filter aid that may require respiratory protection.
  • May be required to work or be assigned to a different shift as needed.
  • May be required to work in a confined area.
  • May be required to work in a Clean Room environment and under cool/hot storage conditions.
  • 5% travel may be required.

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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