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Manager, Trainee- Quality (Travel Program, Relocation Required)

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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.

Job ID R0116978 Date posted 02/07/2024 Location Remote

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Job Description

Manager Trainee — Quality

(Travel and Relocation Required)


Here is your opportunity to build a career in healthcare while fast-tracking your path to growth. As a Manager Trainee – Quality with BioLife Plasma Services, a subsidiary of global leader Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, you will learn and work in a structured management training program. You’ll build leadership skills that set you up for future growth, while receiving step-by-step training on how to rigorously monitor quality at our plasma centers. Upon completion of the program, you’ll advance into the role of QualityManager Representative at one of our 175+ and counting U.S. locations. Each year, we’re opening dozens of new plasma centers, which means there will be doors opening to new career opportunities for years to come.

Your work will help produce medicines for patients with rare diseases.

The high-quality plasma our donors provide is used to create lifesaving and life-sustaining therapies for people with rare and chronic complex diseases. Your attention to detail, the ability to apply the quality-related skills you’ll learn, and your collaboration with BioLife teammates will ensure your success in this program now and into the future. 

A typical day for you may include:

  • Career Growth & Development: Your development program lasts approximately 12 months. Upon completion, you’ll have an additional six months to advance into a QualityManagement Representative position. You’ll receive training and 1-to-1 support and engage in mentorships.

  • Learn QualityLeadership: During the program, you’ll learn the business and industry, and build your skills by contributing to regulatory compliance, donor suitability, product release, inspection readiness, employee training, continuous improvement, and people development.

  • Contribute to Creating Life-Changing Medicines: Maintaining our exceptional quality and service standards is key to creating life-changing medicines. You’ll develop the skills to meet production and cost goals while ensuring compliance with regulations and BioLife SOPs.

  • Travel Opportunities: Through our comprehensive company-paid travel package, you’ll visit BioLife locations across the country. You will build your network while learning from BioLife team members at different centers, and be able to return home every other weekend.

  • Supportive Teamwork: Foster an inclusive team environment with a group of diverse individuals. Collaborate and communicate with team members at all levels of the organization.
  • Exceptional Customer Service: Create a positive donor experience and maintain donor satisfaction. Assist with production as needed.

  • Relocation: After completing the program and being promoted into a management position, BioLife will help you to relocate to one of our 175+ locations around the U.S.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent amount of leadership experience (approximately 1 year)
  • Live near a BioLife Plasma Services center or be willing to travel more extensively
  • Willingness to relocate to one of the 175+ BioLife center locations upon program completion
  • Up to 85% travel
  • Ability to walk and/or stand for the entire work shift
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Have a valid driver’s license for the entire duration of the program
  • Ability to lean, bend, stoop, crouch, and reach above shoulders and below knees
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 32 lbs. and occasionally 50 lbs.
  • Fine motor coordination, depth perception, and ability to hear equipment from a distance
  • Due to potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens (risk level 1), 90% of work tasks require prolonged glove wear

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with SOPs, GDP, GMP, CLIA, and the FDA
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment

You Receive Comprehensive Benefits From Your First Day

  • Major medical, dental, and vision insurance and prescription coverage for eligible employees
  • A minimum of 15 vacation days and 10 company paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $10,000
  • Retirement savings with a generous employer contribution and matching program
  • Short and long term disability insurance
  • Life and AD&D insurance

About BioLife Plasma Services

Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we’ll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.

The starting rate for this position is $51000 - $57000 / year. Employee may be eligible for Short Term and/or Long Term incentive benefits. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental. Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Company Holidays, Personal & Vacation Days, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off.

The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education and experience.

BioLife Plasma Services is a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.


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Locations

Massachusetts - Virtual

USA - MA - Attleboro

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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