PDT DDT Delivery LeadMultiple Locations
As a trusted global leader and industry partner who is reimagining plasma and exploring its untapped potential, Takeda’s Plasma-Derived Therapies (PDT) Business Unit is dedicated to transforming the lives of patients worldwide who rely on these lifesaving and life-sustaining therapies.
With an 80-year legacy of developing treatments for rare and complex chronic diseases, we thrive on innovation, offering a broad, differentiated portfolio of more than 20 plasma medicines with integrated care solutions to patients in more than 80 countries.
Powered by ~ 17,000 Takeda employees, our ~230 high-quality BioLife donation centers, a dedicated R&D team, and eight world-class plasma manufacturing facilities, we are unleashing data, digital and technology to transform our end-to-end operations and set new industry standards.
This enables us to innovatively and sustainably meet the growing and changing needs of patients, our people, and our planet, today and in the future.
About the role:
Plasma-derived therapies are critical, life-saving medicines, which patients with rare and complex diseases around the world rely on every day. Global demand for these therapies, particularly immunoglobulins, has increased dramatically over the last 15 years, and continues to grow. Takeda is established as second largest provider of plasma-derived therapies (PDT) globally. Leveraging on 75+ year pioneering legacy, Takeda believes there is tremendous potential to do more to meet expectations of patients and health care providers with plasma-derived therapies for patients with immunologic, hematologic, autoimmune and other complex diseases.
PDT’s mission is to transform the lives of patients through innovation and sustainability from plasma donation to delivery of holistic plasma-derived therapeutic solutions. Data Digital & Technology (DDT) is a trusted PDT partner, transforming donor experience and patient lives through innovation and excellence. You will will deliver technology capabilities for the Supply Chain suite of applications. Based in our Bannockburn, IL office, you will report to the Delivery Lead.
How you will contribute:
Partner with Takeda Supply Chain Management, Global Manufacturing, and PDT Supply Chain teams to scope new technology needs, additional features to current products, and identify integration opportunities to bring value to supply chain operations
Lead workshops with business stakeholders to align on short-term, mid-term, and long-term vision for supply chain operations
Facilitate meetings around complex topics regarding supply chain tasks and activities
Connect desired product outcomes with key performance metrics
Create data-driven narratives that focus the team
Create a business case for product optimization or creation of a product or feature using data, customer feedback, and business signals
Understand the system(s) and technology around their products and features and what impacts and outcomes this work will have on the company, technology, and design
Present a holistic product vision for a new or complex product
Prioritize decisions across a product area by understanding how decisions affect the business and overall portfolio of products including budget and labor impacts
Use cross-reference data from other functions and products to gain insight on next steps and prioritization.
Assess and communicate problems, so that escalation mechanisms can determine impacts and connection to ultimate needs.
Support the team in complex, sometimes lengthy experimentation to create and validate completely new products or features that are a major change to a product
Understanding of usability and product design and work with designers to iterate through designs to reach goals
Bachelor’s Degree science or business-related field
7+ years of experience in relevant field
Direct experience in manufacturing, supply chain, or industrial engineering
Expertise in process optimization and efficiency within a manufacturing or supply chain environment
Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and methodologies
Experience with production processes and supply chain management
Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams, including engineers, designers, and supply chain professionals
Experience with technology and systems relevant to manufacturing and supply chain
Familiarity with industry-specific metrics
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
Flexible Ways of Working
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 position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.
In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.
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.
LocationsBannockburn, ILBoston, MA
Time TypeFull time
What makes a successful team member within PDT at Takeda?
- Bold thinker
Our Los Angeles facility
Changing lives with plasma-derived therapies
Working at Takeda
InclusionHere, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as a vital contributor to our global team.
CollaborationA strong, borderless team, we strive together towards our priorities and inspiring mission.
InnovationBold initiatives, continuous improvement, and creativity are at the heart of how we bring scientific breakthroughs from the lab to patients.
Top WorkplaceRecognized for our culture and way of working, we’re one of only 15 companies to receive Top Global Employer® status for 2023.
Work-LifeOur people-first mission extends beyond patients to include their families, communities, and our own Takeda family.
EmpowermentThrough trust and respect, you will have genuine support from leaders, managers, and colleagues to do your best work.
We're Steadfast In Our Commitment to Four Key Imperatives
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