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Department Specialist

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the Apply button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takedas and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionJob Title: Department SpecialistLocation: Thousand Oaks, CAAbout the role:The Department Specialist is responsible for MRP related functions in support of the Thousand Oaks manufacturing operations. Areas of focus include Raw Materials Usage, Work Order Issuance, Timeliness of Transactions, providing input for Bill of Material Structure and Maintenance, and Item Master integrity.How you will contribute:

  • Support daily manufacturing operations through the provision of Work Orders, production documents, batch records, procedures, files and/or data for electronic business systems/applications.
  • Work closely with Mfg. for required Bill of Material Structure, Maintenance, and Item Master integrity and/or changes.
  • Technical approver for batch records.
  • Maintain up to date JDE transactions associated with Mfg. batch records (MFRs/MBRs/BDS Conversions)
  • Use associated Mfg. applications for maintaining data (JDE, Discoverant, LIMs)
  • Providing documentation for sample shipments
  • Work with Sr. Department Specialist Lead to Identify/prioritize/provide resources in an area to assist customers to meet the annual operational plan and budgetary commitments.
  • Train in the duties of the Sr. Department Specialist Lead for succession; SOP development, Metrics, Reporting, Training of others within the department.
  • Submit and/or maintain and distribute reports related to solution/material scrap and others as needed.
  • Providing first rate customer service including understanding and meeting customer requirements, together with a positive and professional manner.
  • Support a positive and equitable working environment emphasizing the shared Takeda values of: Patient, Trust, Reputation and Business.
  • Support and Emphasize the Safety and Quality commitments of the department and facility.
  • Maintaining a clean, orderly, safe, and secure work area at all times.
  • Support training for employees in your area of operation (including but not limited to GMP, job skills, safety).
  • Assist with development and ensure adherence of departmental SOPs.
  • Support compliance with all GMP rules, product documentation, specifications, SOPs, and FDA requirements as required.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.
  • Supply Chain/ERP operations knowledge.
  • Thorough working understanding and application of quality and business systems, for example: document/ batch record control, inventory control, and training.
  • Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing practices.
  • Understanding and compliance to Good Documentation Practices (GDP).
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal direction from Manager and/or Supervisor.
  • Must be self-directed and motivated to complete repetitive tasks.
  • Ability to utilize resources in the most efficient and productive manner possible.
  • Able to proactively improve processes, initiate projects and implement change.
  • Ability to identify errors or faults in process and recommend or implement solutions.
  • Make arithmetic calculations quickly, accurately and be able to work with both the metric and USA standards of measurement.
  • Must be able to read and follow detailed written instructions and have good verbal/written communication skills.
  • Must be able to read, write, and converse in English.
  • Must be able to navigate, conduct searches, and fill online forms on Personal Computer for the purposes of training, performance management, and self-service applications.
  • Must have the ability to navigate electronic mail systems and intranet for communication purposes.
  • Knowledge of personal computer software programs such as MS Excel, Power Point, MS Word, and other comparable programs.
  • Good interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment.
  • Must have the following personal attributes: integrity and trust, work ethic, sound judgment, intellectual honesty, pragmatism, courage, and conviction.
  • Demonstrate passion to innovate and drive for solutions.
  • Display personal accountability for results and integrity.
  • Display eagerness to learn and continuously improve.
  • Have uncompromising dedication to quality.
  • Have relentless focus on rapid and disciplined action.
  • Have respect for individuals and the diverse contributions of all.What you bring to Takeda:
    • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors degree preferred.
    • Minimum 3-5 years of experience preferred.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 time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
      • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
      • Family Planning Support
      • Professional training and development opportunities
      • Tuition reimbursementImportant ConsiderationsAt Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. In this role, you may:
        • May be required to stand for extended periods of time.
        • May be required to use hand / finger feel constantly when completing the following job duty: keyboard data entry into computer business applications.
        • Office environment.
        • Able to work more than 8 hours a day or 40 hours a workweek as required.
        • May be required to work or be assigned to a different shift as needed.
        • Will interact with other people.
        • Pace may be fast and job completion demands may be high.
        • 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.
        • Will need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and/or artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.
        • May work in a cold, hot or wet environment.
        • May 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.This posting excludes Colorado applicants.#GMSGQ#ZR1EEO StatementTakeda 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.LocationsUSA - CA - Thousand Oaks - Rancho ConejoWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull timeby Jobble

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