Night Manufacturing Supervisor @ Takeda

Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Brooklyn Park has an opening for a Night Manufacturing Supervisor


4 days on (12) hour shifts, from 5:45pm -6:15am, and only working 15 days a month

o Responsible for the direct oversight of personnel and daily manufacturing activities of assigned area in a cGMP Biologics manufacturing facility o Ensure employees are performing all tasks according to SOP’s, applying cGMP practices and are working in a safe manner o Actively participate in the coaching, training and development of employees

ACCOUNTABILITIES: o Oversee Manufacturing Associates to assure they are working in a cGMP compliant and safe manner. Ensures adherence to the (daily) manufacturing schedule. o Performs/assists with Processing Steps and/or manufacturing support activities by monitoring process parameters in batch records and control systems. o Documents/Records cGMP data and information for processing steps and/or equipment activities while following standard operating procedures. Key documentation includes batch records, SAP data entry, and equipment logbooks. o Coordinate and actively participate in the training and development of Manufacturing Associates. o Reviews Manufacturing documentation daily (BPR’s, log books etc.) o Coordinate Facilities, Metrology, Validation, Product Development and other non-routine activities with the manufacturing schedule. o Provide oversight of support groups when working with manufacturing systems o Provide leadership support during trouble shooting of equipment, operation and processes o May revise and/or create new procedures/documents o Conduct annual performance reviews of direct reports o Develop goals for direct reports on an annual basis and routinely monitor progress against those objectives o Lead / support deviation initiation, investigations and closure. Participate in cross functional project teams, supports technical transfers with relevant teams/ individuals. o Analyze staffing needs and make appropriate staffing adjustments/recommendations o Complete mandatory training within required timeframe o Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS: Preferred combination of education and experience: o Bachelor’s Degree in science or Engineering and 4 or more years of experience in a GMP environment; or o Associate degree in Science or Engineering and 6 or more years of experience in a GMP environment; or o High School Diploma or GED and 8 or more years of experience in a GMP environment o Previous supervisory experience highly preferred o Biotech or Pharmaceutical experience preferred

Knowledge, competencies and skills: o Demonstrated application of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s) and Good Documentation Practices (GDP). o Advanced understanding of cGMP Biotech or Pharmaceutical operations a plus o Proficient and knowledgeable in the operation and complex troubleshooting of multiple manufacturing areas (i.e. downstream, upstream and/or media buffer) o Has some knowledge of non-manufacturing functions such as QC, Regulatory, QA, and/or Materials Management o Advanced understanding of the scientific theory of biologics manufacturing and of biotechnology processing o Possesses manufacturing equipment understanding, including equipment function and application. o Ability to analyze department performance and proactively identify and implement strategies to improve o Ability to train and develop direct reports. o Must be team and detail-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment o Possess excellent written and oral communication skills. o Proficient in MS Office and related PC skills o Must have passion to innovate and drive for solutions. o Must have excellent planning and organizational skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (Identify any physical demands required in the performance of the primary responsibilities of the position). o May be required to stand and walk frequently and/or for extended periods while overseeing production activities. o May be required occasionally to lift, push, or pull up to 50 pounds during handling of production equipment and/or materials. o May be required to climb occasionally (use of stepladders/stairs in production areas, or stairwells in work campus). o May be required to bend, kneel, or crawl rarely when troubleshooting production equipment. o Occasional movement of head/neck while using computer applications and handling of production equipment and materials. o May be required to perform occasional overhead reaching during handling of production materials/files/supplies.

OTHER / TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: o Must have the ability to work on assigned shift (Day or Night) o Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) and other clean room garments daily. This may include: safety shoes, safety glasses, aprons, face shields, lab coats, full body gowns, hair nets and gloves and hearing protection. o On rare occasions, travel may be required to offsite meetings or training event

Apply? Questions? Send Resume or Contact:

Prasitty Soeun

Senior Corporate Recruiter, Talent Acquisition Partner Human Resources, Brooklyn Park

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

9450 Winnetka Avenue North

Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Office- 763-255-5226


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