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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.


  • 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.


  • Medicine for the World

  • Inspired by Patients

  • Corporate Citizenship Activities

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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.


SUMMARY: The Quality Technician (QT) is responsible for performing a wide variety of assignments in the Takeda manufacturing facility in Round Lake. The primary responsibilities of this new position include ensuring compliance with procedures and regulatory requirements and providing Quality support and oversight of daily manufacturing operations. Responsibilities include: label copy control, product nonconformance resolution, sample management, documentation review and approval, and other quality department functions. This is a 3rd shift role; normal working days are: Tuesday nights (11:00pm) into Wednesday mornings (7:30am) through Saturday nights (11:00pm) into Sunday mornings (7:30am). JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Issue controlled label copy material to manufacturing, ensuring the correct materials are supplied; maintain department equipment and inventory levels for controlled materials Provide Quality support and oversight of daily manufacturing operations; respond to issues which arise on the manufacturing lines and lead corrections to address quality concerns Assist with control of in-process sampling activities and ensure timely delivery of samples to appropriate QC test laboratories; manage finished product file/retain samples Perform material/component release and in-process work order release using JDEdwards C3ME system Perform review and approval of batch documentation and consult with manufacturing to address any required corrections Perform routine audits of the manufacturing areas to assess current safety and compliance risks Make detailed observations, analyze data, and interpret results Interact with manufacturing on a daily basis Perform troubleshooting, work independently, and make decisions based on local procedures and corporate documents​ QUALIFICATIONS: *** The candidate must not be allergic to cephalosporin drugs *** The candidate must be able to work flexible hours (including hours before or after assigned shift and weekends) in a dynamic environment with minimal direct supervision Applicant cannot be color blind and must be able to pass a vision screening Good written and oral communication skills Problem solving skills are required Ability to work in a team environment and make independent decisions based on procedural and regulatory requirements Knowledge and understanding of cGMPs and GDPs Must be able to work overtime as required May require immunization before performing work within the manufacturing area EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or GED equivalent required Experience with operating of a forklift; certification is a plus Experience with product functional testing is a plus PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to lift, push, pull and/or carry up to 35 lbs. Sitting, standing, and walking required during every shift Pushing, pulling and stretching may be required occasionally Repetitive motions with hands, wrists, turning head, bending at knees and waist Walking within and between filling, inspection and packaging rooms, as well as throughout the entire plant 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 manufacturing environment May work in a cold, wet environment May be required to work in a confined area May be exposed to some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions

Notice to Employment / Recruitment Agents:

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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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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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