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Sr. Manager Trainee - Operations (Nation-Wide) Various Locations Northwestern United States

Salem, Oregon

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As one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies, Takeda is committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter future to people worldwide. We aspire to bring our leadership in translating science into life-changing medicines to the next level, in our core focus areas; oncology, gastroenterology, neuroscience, rare diseases, plasma-derived therapies, and vaccines.

We are a passionate team doing important work that impacts patients’ lives. If you are driven to create better health and a brighter future, join us!

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

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  • Our vision is of a world with accessible healthcare for all, where prevention measures are exponentially advanced and billions are freed of disease. Our approach is rooted in our patient-centricity and the creation of outstanding treatments that change people's lives. Building upon a foundation of sustainability, we are committed to contributing to the long-term health of people through disease prevention.

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Sr. Manager Trainee - Operations (Nation-Wide) Various Locations Northwestern United States

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Job ID SR0043021 Date posted 10/16/2019 Location Salem, Oregon

Sr. Operations Manager Readiness Program - Competitive Salary

About Us

Takeda is a 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 six core therapeutic areas 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.

A subsidiary of Takeda, BioLife is an industry leader in operating high quality plasmapheresis centers throughout the United States. BioLife currently has over 100 Plasma Center locations across the United States, and we are growing.

Our Mission

To provide the highest-quality plasma to meet the expectations of our customers, ensuring the availability of life-saving therapies for patients.

Our Vision

To be the leading plasma supply company in the world by continuously improving, to ensure:

  • Every employee is valued and a fully engaged member of our team
  • Every donor is recognized for his or her contribution and given exceptional service
  • Every process is innovative and efficient
  • Every customer is delighted with our performance

    About the Sr. Operations Manager Trainee Role in the Sr. Operations Manager Readiness Program

    Takeda is looking for self-motivated individuals to enter our expedited Sr. Operations Management Readiness Program, to advance into a PlasmaCenter Manager position for one of our BioLife Plasma Center locations across a wide network.  As a Sr. OMT, you will have a unique experience to immerse in multiple dynamic work environments, through our comprehensive travel package.

    Sr. OMTs learn to manage all operational aspects of a blood-plasma collection facility, to include regulatory compliance, human resource and personnel management, process management, metric and KPI oversight and attainment, fiscal responsibilities, marketing, and facilities management functions. The program introduces BioLife’s fundamental skill sets for attaining production and cost goals while assuring compliance with the company, local and federal regulations for a plasma collection center, producing approximately 60,000 or more liters per year.

    Qualifications for this role: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Proven experience leading medium to large-scale teams for results (approximately 5+ years)
  • Experience working with SOPs, GDP, GMP, CLIA, FDA or within another highly regulated industry preferred.

Primary Responsibilities of the Sr. OMT role include:

  • Drives personal learning and development with the goal of supervising all operations of a plasma collection facility.  This includes learning about and maintaining compliance with GDP, GMP, SOP, CfR, CLIA, OSHA, and all other federal, state, local and company regulations related to safety, purity, potency and quality of product, as well as employee and donor safety.
  • Assists in center production as needed, to ensure ongoing compliance and efficient operation of the business. Targets understanding  & analysis of operational and compliance data to ensure production, forecast and cost goals are attained
  • Focuses heavily on incorporating personal leadership skills to ensure continued plasma donor retention, high customer service levels, employee engagement, employee retention, and an environment of teamwork.
  • Proactively resolves related production, personnel, facility and equipment issues as training progress continues, and seeks feedback and coaching from managers and partners.
  • Engages in the management and execution of all aspects of staff relations as appropriate.  Includes staff communication, providing ongoing feedback to employees, developing employee talent to support company growth, performance reviews and compensation, planning for staff recruitment and assisting in management of the recruiting process. 
  • May provide operational support in the BioLife network and conduct management training.

The Sr. Operations Manager Readiness Program will be for a minimum period of 4-6 months. After completion of the training program, Sr. OMTs will have an additional 12 months to establish a BioLife Plasma Center Manager position.

Other Important Requirements:

  • During the program, trainees will be required to work out of various BioLife Plasma Services locations.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license for the entire duration of the program.
  • Ability to travel (includes flying) up to 90%-100% of the time for duration of training program, and relocation upon completion of program.
  • Production environment requiring the ability to walk and stand for the entire work shift.
  • Requires frequent leaning, bending, stooping, crouching, and reaching above the shoulders and below the knee.  Requires frequent lifting up to 32 pounds, and occasional lifting up to 50 pounds. 
  • Must have fine motor coordination, depth perception, and ability to hear equipment sounds from a distance. 
  • Due to potential exposure to blood borne pathogens (risk level 1), 90% of production based work tasks require pro-longed glove wear.

    Joining the Takeda team also means being offered amazing benefits!

Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance & Prescription Coverage for Eligible Employees
  • Generous Vacation and Company Paid Holidays
    • Vacation (prorated) minimum of 15 days and 10 paid holidays
  • Comprehensive Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Retirement Savings Program
    •  Generous employer contribution and matching plan
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance

Are you ready to work for a company that serves a greater purpose? Apply today!

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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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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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