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Job Description

About the role:

As a Manufacturing Technician II, you will implement all processes in production while strictly following cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any applicable related regulations. You will have technical and administrative competence to organize and lead production activities. You will participate in both departmental projects and any quality working teams which may be applicable. Responsibilities include assisting with the movement of Flexbumin between the different stages of inspection to packaging within the value stream. In this role, you may act as line lead, and will ensure the line operates smoothly and keeps up with daily goals. In addition, you will document your process activities on routers or in the electronic batch management system (EBM). You will report to the Supervisor, Manufacturing.

How you will contribute:

• Participate in Continuous Improvement Teams.
• Support manufacturing operations.
• Lead Manufacturing Technicians I in daily tasks.
• Operate general production equipment (such as Downstream Automated Packaging {DAP} lines, forklifts, and hoists).
• Move pallets to different rooms within the value stream.
• Communicate and work cross-functionally with other departments.
• Receive and distribute supplies into the production area.
• Follow cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines, and any other regulations.
• Complete relevant paperwork following GDP/GMP guidelines.
• Perform daily cleaning of the production area to maintain in GMP fashion.
• Review and revise pertinent documentation as appropriate.
• Train new and existing employees/contractors on procedures.
• Communicate issues related to safety, quality, compliance and equipment to the manufacturing lead operator and supervisor.
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment.
• Must be able to speak, read, write, and follow detailed written and oral instructions in English.
• Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing.
• A self-starter with a positive attitude and good time management skills.
• Ability to remain professional at all times.
• Meet the deadlines of individual production tasks during shift.
• Follow the company’s safety and quality guidelines.

What you bring to Takeda:

• Typically requires a high school diploma or GED.
• 2+ years’ experience or AA or higher and 1+ years of related work experience.

Important Considerations

At 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:

• In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions of the facility.
• Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 30 lbs.
• Must be able to stand and/or walk for an extended period of time over a 12-hour shift between rooms and across the site.
• Must be able to walk within and between quality rooms and packaging rooms, as well as throughout the entire plant.
• May require bending, twisting, reaching overhead, and/or squatting motions to perform certain tasks.
• Repetitive motions with hands, wrists, turning head, bending at knees and waist.
• 20/20 near and distance vision (Applies to roles performing visual inspection only) with or without glasses and/or contacts.
• May not be colorblind (Applies to roles performing visual inspection only).
• Indoor working conditions.
• Will work around moving equipment and machinery.
• May be required to work in confined spaces/areas.
• Some Clean Room and/or cool/hot storage conditions. (Applies to Filling Department only)
• May be exposed to and must not be allergic to cephalosporin.
• May require immunization before performing work within the manufacturing area.
• 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.
• Work multiple shifts, including weekends and holidays, as necessary to support a 24/7 manufacturing operation as needed.
• Must be able to work a 12-hour shift (5:00am – 5:30pm), in a 2-2-3 rotation.
• Must be able to work overtime as required.
• Requires flexibility to work during off shift hours and/or conduct activities in support of different shifts as needed.

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.



Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

USA – IL – Round Lake – Drug Delivery

U.S. Hourly Wage Range:

$18.85 – $29.62

The estimated hourly wage range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual hourly wage offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.The actual hourly wage offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term incentives. U.S.based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S.based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

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.


USA – IL – Round Lake – Drug Delivery

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