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Warehouse Coordinator II

Round Lake, Illinois
Start date
Feb 1, 2023

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Job Description

About the role:

The Round Lake Warehouse Coordinator II performs scheduled activities for Shipping, Destruction, and Inventory Management in strict compliance with GMP, EHS, and Takeda Quality System.

How you will contribute:

  • Supports all local Manufacturing Plasma Operations.
  • Submit safety related beacons as necessary.
  • Update shipping and receiving metrics daily.
  • Receives physical and electronic plasma shipments. Ship and receive bulk albumin, raw materials, and finished goods.
  • Performs order status inquiries for all completed orders. Adjusts orders as necessary when damages or shortages occur.
  • Help with the Staging of Disposition plasma to be delivered to production.
  • Segregate questionable plasma units found in any area of the warehouse to be processed as “On Hold” or “Quarantine” status.
  • Fills and prepares inventory for transportation and monitors the progress throughout shift to assure efficient completion of duties.
  • Performs physical counts, cycle counts, and periodic inventory verification.
  • Assist transportation function by directing carrier drivers on empty trailer dropping and load pick-up processes.
  • Completes bill of lading, packing list, seal assignment and bar code assignments for each order.
  • Complies with SOPs, GMPs, safety rules and regulations, and departmental procedures.
  • Completes relevant paperwork following GDP/GMP guidelines and operate in compliance with FDA, OSHA, and MSDS.
  • Assist Warehouse Supervisor in obtaining maximum efficiency and productivity in warehouse operations.
  • Perform removal of hazardous waste.
  • Directs carrier drivers upon reporting. Assigns trailers scheduled to be unloaded or loaded at specific times through warehouse management systems.
  • Assists supervisor in resolving discrepancies between production and warehouse concerning inventory counts and other problems encountered.
  • Responsible for resolving any discrepancies between the shipper’s packing list and quantities received before being entered into the warehouse management system.
  • Prepares all documents and physical assignments necessary to perform efficiently and productively.
  • Notifies logistics departments of equipment shortages or other related issues.
  • Cross trains and assists with backup clerks when necessary.
  • Operate material handling equipment (such as forklifts and pallet-jack).
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Teams.
  • Perform daily cleaning of the production area to maintain in GMP fashion.
What you bring to Takeda:

  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and follow detailed written and oral instructions in English.
  • Requires strong interpersonal and organization skills.
  • Proficient in warehouse management systems.
  • Must be able to operate forklifts and other material handling equipment.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • High School Diploma or GED. 2+ years of related work experience or AA degree or higher and 1+ years related experience.

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 reimbursement

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:

  • Must be able to carry up to 25 lbs. unassisted and lift up to 50 lbs. with assistance.
  • Must be able to push/pull > 100 lbs. (with the assistance of material handling equipment).
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time over an 8 or 12-hour shift.
  • May require bending, twisting, reaching overhead, and/or squatting motions to perform certain tasks
  • Must be able to work in controlled environments requiring special gowning.
  • Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet, and body.
  • Will work in a cold environment
  • Must be able to work on multiple shifts, including weekends and holidays, to support a 24/7 manufacturing operation.
  • Must be able to work non-traditional work hours or work extended hours, as needed.
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.

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.

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.


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Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.

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