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Manufacturing Supervisor

Location
Harvard, Illinois
Posted
21 Sep 2022

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Job Description

About the role:

The Manufacturing Supervisor reports to the Associate Director of Aseptic Filling. You are responsible for implementing and supervising all activities in the production area at Takeda's Round Lake, Illinois manufacturing facility.  You will ensure manufacturing goals and project deadlines are met while maintaining compliance with current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs), environmental health and safety (EHS) guidelines and any other required regulations. Your focus is on optimization in the use of raw materials, equipment and employees in producing quality products.


 

How you will contribute:

  • Provides guidance, support, direction, and leadership through positive interactions with all employees during daily operations.

  • Supervises the day-to-day production, scheduling, staffing, material management, compliance, training and auditing activities - to meet customer requirements including deadlines and quality standards.

  • Interviews, hires, coaches, motivates, and develops staff; conducts annual performance reviews for all team members; assists in setting performance objectives and development plans; monitors progress.

  • Reviews, approves, and manages documentation for batch and system records; assists in release of product for distribution; assists in meeting product release time goals.

  • Supports training programs designed to enable staff to consistently execute all manufacturing processes with strict compliance to cGMPs and EHS regulations.

  • Develops and implements performance measurement and internal auditing programs in order to routinely evaluate operation efficiency and quality; implements changes as needed based on assessments.

  • Performs/leads technical reviews, investigations and process improvement projects; provides manufacturing input into integration and validation of new equipment and processes.

  • Resolves technical, material and cGMP problems that may impact project deadlines; provides guidance and troubleshooting assistance as needed during a deviation in the process.

  • Represents the company during FDA inspections; provides information as necessary to FDA that establishes credibility and demonstrates compliance with cGMPs.

  • Performs daily Gemba walks to engage with employees and ensure their following proper safety practices.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills with ability to interface well with other departments and lead effectively in a team environment.

  • Experience working in an FDA regulated environment preferred.

  • In-depth process knowledge of related manufacturing equipment and processes.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret scientific and statistical data.

  • Ability to work safely and effectively under stressful conditions.

  • Strong professional writing skills and ability to prepare technical reports.

  • Ability to respond to detailed inquiries, and present information to groups and senior management.

  • May be required to supervise multiple groups/shifts.

  • High School Diploma or GED plus 4+ years of related experience OR Bachelors' degree in science, engineering or other related technical field and 2+ years of related experience. Some leadership experience preferred.

  • Must be willing and able to work aligned shift.

  • In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility.

  • Must be able to carry up to 30 lbs., lift up to 30lbs, push/pull up to 30lbs (with assistance of material handling equipment).

  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for an extended period over an 8-12-hour shift between rooms and across the site.

  • Must be willing and able to work 12 hour shifts according to rotating 2-2-3 yearly shift calendar: day shift 5am -5:30 pm and night shift 5:00pm to 5:30am.

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous paid time off for vacation, sick leave, and volunteering

  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Professional development and training opportunities

  • Tuition reimbursement

Important Considerations

At Takeda, our patients rely on us to create quality products and we aim to create a safe environment for our team members. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product or putting anyone at the site in harm's way. In this role, you may:

  • Work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.

  • Need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and/or artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.

  • Work in a cold, wet environment.

  • Work multiple shifts, including weekends, or be asked to work supplemental hours, as necessary.

  • Work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.

More About Us

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

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EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.

Locations

USA - IL - Round Lake - Drug Delivery

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time
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Details

  • Job Reference: 717316867-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Takeda Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Harvard, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application