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Manager Data Analytics

Hikari, Japan, Osaka, Japan

Overview

Takeda fosters a collaborative and stimulating work environment filled with opportunity and the chance to make a difference in people's lives. It is a workplace driven by integrity, one of Takeda’s long-held values that extends to both the patients we serve and our employees who develop and deliver medicines. Across our company, Takeda employees bring together diverse strengths that together create a stronger whole.

At Takeda, your data skills will change lives. As the Manager of Data Analytics, you will have the opportunity to improve our plants and functions operations and allow you to work with interesting and demanding data. Choose where you want to work across our Global Manufacturing & Supply Network around the world and enjoy the dynamic spirit of the Takeda Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain team.

Are you eager to be a part of an innovative environment that makes a difference in patients’ lives? Then join our new, dynamic and highly motivated Data Analytics team today - we are looking forward to receiving your application.

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Success

What makes a successful Global Data Scientist? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Team Player
  • Analytical
  • Curious
  • Digital
  • Communicator

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Life at Takeda

  • Christos Michos

    Senior Manager of Data Analytics, Zurich, Switzerland

    Christos Michos
    “Conveying the message of Digital in a succinct, subtle and precise way gives me a deep sense of satisfaction.”
  • Wolfgang Eck

    Senior Director & Plant Manager, Oranienburg, Germany

    Wolfgang Eck
    “We are challenging our people and our processes to an extent we have not done before.”
  • Susan Tillman

    Global Head of Innovation, Zurich, Switzerland

    Susan Tillman
    “Join us on our digital mission: Plants becoming integrated, automated and based on analytics - Supply Chain being transformed and made more efficient by analytics and new technologies.”

Opportunity

  • Collaboration

    A strong, borderless team, we strive together towards our priorities and inspiring mission.

  • Innovation

    Bold initiatives, continuous improvement, and creativity are at the heart of how we bring scientific breakthroughs from the lab to patients.

  • Inclusive

    Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as a vital contributor our global team.

  • Values-Led

    Since 1781, the values of Takeda-ism (Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance) have guided everything we do—from decision-making to interacting with patients.

  • People-First

    Our people-first mission extends beyond patients to include their families, communities, and our own Takeda family.

  • Empowerment

    Through trust and respect, you will have genuine support from leaders, managers, and colleagues to do your best work.

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Manager Data Analytics

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Job ID R0004797 Date posted 10/11/2018 Location Hikari, Japan; Osaka, Japan

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Job Description

Job Overview

Drives the local execution and implementation of the GMSGQ Big Data and analytics strategy and initiatives. Owns, manages and execute local data analytics initiatives. Provides the link between local and global GMSGQ data analytics.

Key Responsibilities

  • Gathers and identifies local data analytics possibilities/initiatives/requests in collaboration with IT and global GMSGQ data analytics.
  • Drives the execution for local implementation of GMSGQ data analytics roadmap initiatives.
  • Owns, manages and drives local data analytics initiatives, such as for Predictive Maintenance, Down Time Analysis and respective Database management. Manages the respective functional and cross-functional inter dependencies accordingly.
  • Manages and drives local process monitoring and process improvement in collaboration with global GMSGQ data analytics (e.g. descriptive statistics and visualization, statistical process control, out-of-the-box-tools)
  • Manages, drives and executes respective reporting in collaboration with global GMSGQ data analytics (e.g. automated daily/monthly/annual, Stability Analysis Targets)
  • Supports and participates in global/functional/local GMSGQ data analytics community.

Required

  • Expertise and experience in Digital/Big Data Analytics/ Artificial Intelligence/Machine
                Learning:
    • Expertise in Signal Processing, Control Systems, Mechatronics
    • Knowledge of Statistical Process Control
    • Experience in Machine Learning algorithms (CNN, SVM, LSTM, etc.), 
    • Respective programming knowledge of either MATLAB/Python/R required, further skills such as C++, SQL etc. are advantageous
    • Experience in quality mapping of parameters is a plus
  • Expertise in Bayesian statistics:
    • Experience in Density estimation
    • Knowledge in Bayesian Hypothesis Testing,
    • Knowledge in ANOVA and forecasting techniques (ARIMA, ARMA, NARX)
    • Prior experience of Biostatistics, stochastic modelling  and decision trees is a strong asset
  • University degree of science/business. BSc degree is required, e.g. in Engineering , Mathematics, IT or Physics background with focus on e.g. Control Theory/ Statistics/ Mechatronics, Information/Operation, Technology, Innovation Management
  • Capabilities to translate business needs into data analytics concepts and the other way
  • Hands-on, able to implement and execute initiatives
  • High level project management skills
  • Ability to interface with international stakeholders and to connect internal and external data analytics experts of both academia and industries
  • Fluent written and spoken English mandatory

Travel requirements

Willingness to travel to various internal/external Takeda meetings and events

International travel will be required (estimated 1 travel per 4-6 weeks for 1 week each)

Locations

Hikari, Japan

Osaka, Japan

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

Job ID R0004797

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