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For Takeda employees in Thousand Oaks,
Every Vial Has a Name

The Thousand Oaks site is a vertically integrated and licensed bioprocessing plant with over 25 years manufacturing experience. The team is proud to make one drug substance and six finished products for the rare disease community. Takeda invested $165 million dollars to expand the site's footprint, grow its portfolio of treatments and increase the capacity to manufacture additional products for its patients.

Developing our Family and the Community

At Thousand Oaks, employees are family. We want our staff to grow, both professionally and personally. Our DEI-focused employee resource groups, which we call Takeda Resource Groups (TRGs), play a vital role in educating and developing the site’s diverse workforce, as well as supporting local community groups through various outreach efforts. We are proud to have 10 different TRGs at Thousand Oaks. Some of the great work our TRGs have done both for the community and our facility include:

  • Site tour and career panel for Young Black Scholars program through 100 Black Men of Los Angeles
  • Baby/maternity clothes collection for homeless/abused women and children through Sarah’s House Maternity Homes
  • On-site volunteering for local organizations including Samaritan Center in Simi Valley, Casa Pacifica, James Storehouse
  • Leadership career panel with senior leadership for all employees
  • Bring your family to work events including STEM demonstrations, BBQ catering and games
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Benefits to Support Your Whole Self

Whether you want to go for a hike after work or get support to head back to school, you'll find everything you need in the benefits available to our Thousand Oaks employees. Benefits include:

  • Employer-sponsored insurance for medical/dental/vision/life
  • Well-being resources focusing on social, emotional, physical and financial
  • 401k company contribution plus company-funded Annual Retirement Contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave and additional paid baby bonding time
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • 75 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails surrounding the site and only 20 miles from the beach
  • On-site fitness facility/showers
  • Leadership and professional development opportunities

Sustainability at Thousand Oaks

At Thousand Oaks, the Climate Action Program for Sites works to identify energy, water and carbon reduction opportunities. All employees are encouraged to participate by submitting ideas that will help reduce the site’s impact on the environment. Here are a few things we have implemented recently:

  • Photovoltaic solar panel installation to provide up to 40% of the site's electricity
  • 35 electric vehicle charging stations
  • Zero waste to landfill initiatives including compostable utensils/food containers and organic waste bins
  • Drought tolerant landscaping

Learn more about what we do in Thousand Oaks

I am proud to share that the site motto is Every Vial Has a Name. It embodies Takeda’s integrity-centered values that guide us in all actions and decisions and places the patient at the center of everything we do.

Stephen Hatke - Site Head, Thousand Oaks Manufacturing Facility

Thousand Oaks
40% on-site renewable electricity production

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Certified Top Employer 2024 Takeda is one of just 17 companies that received the Global Top Employer certification, and it was additionally certified as a Top Employer across 24 countries, including the USA.

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  • 1700 Rancho Conejo Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320

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