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Manufacturing Supervisor - Night Shift

Round Lake, Illinois
Start date
Mar 25, 2023

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Job Description

About the role:

The Manufacturing Supervisor reports to the Associate Director of Aseptic Filling. You will implement and supervise all activities in the filling area at Takeda’s Round Lake, Illinois manufacturing facility, to 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 regulations that could apply; focus is on optimization in the use of raw materials, equipment and employees in producing quality products; may monitor and oversees labor and capital expenditures; may help develop budgets; recommend manufacturing policies, procedures and programs.

How you will contribute:

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

  • Supervise the daily production, scheduling, staffing, material management, compliance, training and auditing activities – to meet customer requirements including deadlines and quality standards.

  • Interview, hires, coaches, motivates, develops and disciplines staff; conduct annual performance reviews for all team members; helps set performance goals and development plans; monitors progress.

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

  • Emphasize training programs designed to help staff to complete all manufacturing processes with strict compliance to cGMPs and EHS regulations.

  • Develop and implement performance measurement and internal auditing programs to evaluate operation efficiency and quality; implement changes based on assessments.

  • Perform/lead technical reviews, investigations, and process improvement projects; provide manufacturing input into integration and validation of new equipment and processes.

  • Resolve technical, material and cGMP problems that may affect project deadlines; provide guidance and troubleshooting assistance during a deviation in the process.

  • Represent us during FDA inspections; provides information to FDA that establishes credibility and demonstrates compliance with cGMPs.

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

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

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

  • Some leadership experience preferred.

  • 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.

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

  • Experienced understanding of cGMPs and other regulatory guidelines applicable to the medical/pharmaceutical industry.

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

  • May be required to supervise multiple groups/shifts.

  • Must be willing to work Night Shift, 2-2-3 Rotation

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.



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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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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