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Head Global Process Science Plasma

Social Circle, Georgia, Los Angeles, California, Lessines, Belgium, Vienna, Austria, Santa Rufina, Italy, Rieti, Italy

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Every day, employees working in Takeda’s Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain, and Global Quality business unit are shaping the future of healthcare. They are breaking down barriers and ensuring our life-changing medicines are available, accessible, and affordable to patients. Life-changing for you. Life-changing for patients.

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

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

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

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

  • Recognized for our culture and way of working, we’re one of only 13 companies to receive Top Global Employer® status for 2018.

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

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Head Global Process Science Plasma

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Job ID SR0039059 Date posted 08/16/2019 Location Social Circle, Georgia; Los Angeles, California; Lessines, Belgium; Vienna, Austria; Santa Rufina, Italy; Rieti, Italy

OBJECTIVES/PURPOSE

  • Build, develop, motivate and lead a global team of process science experts responsible to improve predictability, robusteness and productivity of the manufacturing processes
  • Provide strong technical leadership for global initiatives/projects and investigations which are complex and/or span across multiple products and sites
  • Ensure  Manufacturing Science Lab activities in the plants are visible to local and global partners and are aligned with the OpU objectives and priorities.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Build, develop, motivate and lead a global team of process science experts responsible to improve predictability and productivity of the manufacturing processes
  • Ensures process knowledge is shared and leveraged across sites and functions. Maintain and update QbD documents for multisite plasma commercial products (p-FMEA).
  • Ensure  Manufacturing Science Lab activities in the plants are visible to local and global partners and are aligned with the OpU objectives and priorities.
  • Provide strong technical leadership and alignment for global initiatives/projects and investigations which are complex or span across multiple products
  • Co-own PPQ and CPV’s Strategy to globally harmonize and manage PV approaches and process control strategy accross the Plasma Network
  • Continuous Improvement. Data mining/analysis.
  • Provide capability to properly document and/or communicate complex and technical information
  • Responsible to identify best process practices and to promote harmonization within the sites
  • Scientific due diligence and advisory

DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS

Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise

  • Has a deep and broad understanding of plasma manufacturing, the regulatory environment, life cycle management, trends in innovation, and financial acumen

Leadership

  • An enterprise manager balancing and aligning goals and priorities to meet company objectives
  • Ability to influence within the organization to drive decisions, alignment, and conflict resolution for complex cross-functional issues
  • Being a mentor developing future leaders
  • Displays and drives Takeda culture of Takeda-ism, PTRB, safety, and quality into the organization

Decision-making and Autonomy(

  • Full accountability for complex decisions regarding allocation of resources within the Process Sciences group for effective management of these activities across the product portfolio

Interaction

  • Works across Glocal Manufacturing Science Plasma and the Sites to align on vision and priorities.
  • Works across GMS ci global functions as needed for business metrics and align on LCM procedures

Innovation

  • Provides inputs for defining the innovation roadmap for GMSci Plasma
  • Ensures process knowledge sharing across sites and functions for effective management of products

Complexity

  • Manages with a matrix of reporting lines and across functional areas

Provides leadership to drive highly complex projects including that span multiple sites and products

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

Education / experience

  • Degree in biochemistry, biotechnology or pharma; minimum Master Degree or PhD
  • Minimum 10-15 years experience in pharmaceutical development and manufacturing
  • Experience operating globally in a matrixed organization highly preferred

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Travel up to 25 % of his/her time

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