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Digital Champion II

Los Angeles, California
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On the Global Manufacturing and Supply (GMS) team at Takeda, you’ll be part of a rapidly transforming industry that’s applying technology and data in new ways. Within our agile, innovative, people-centric organization, your work will matter every day as you use your skills to help us manufacture therapies for patients on our four platforms:

  • Small Molecules
  • Biologics
  • Plasma
  • Cell and Gene

As part of the GMS team, you'll have the opportunity to pursue unique experiences and build new skills, and you'll know that the work you do every day makes an impact — on our patients, our people, our planet, and on yourself.

Job ID R0126840 Date posted 06/27/2024 Location Los Angeles, California

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Job Description

About the role:

The Digital Transformation team in the Business Excellence (BE) function drives digital workstream initiatives at the LA site. You'll support digital culture change initiatives, manage digital projects, unlock full potential of our people and advance our capabilities through re/upskilling the workforce. You'll also help to evolve the digital mindset and culture of the site through continuous learning and coaching.

How you will contribute:

  • Lead and champion new digital tools and technologies

  • Lead and champion digital projects that are important to the LA site digital strategy (usually focused on manufacturing, supply chain or engineering)

  • Advocate a digital mindset and drive digital progress

  • Aids in the development and reskilling of LA site employees through coaching new on digital concepts and behaviors across the organization

  • Within the broader operational excellence framework, help advance digital projects for the site

  • Support the Head of Digital Transformation in building strong engagement of all LA site colleagues through site bootcamps/workshops/coaching initiatives

  • Collaborate with LA’s Operational Excellence, Learning & Development and Project Management teams to provide aligned BE support to site

  • Develop own capabilities in Digital and Data Science to provide appropriate guidance to local employees

  • Lead digital projects through strong in-site collaboration, always keeping Patient, Trust, Reputation and Business in mind

  • Bridge global vs local responsibilities in digital support where needed

What you bring to Takeda:

  • Typically requires a bachelors' degree in science, engineering, or other related technical field.

  • 3+ years of related experience.

  • Experience in bio/pharmaceuticals, biotechnology or life sciences industry is desired.

  • Inherent interest in new digital tools and technologies, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data engineering and data science is required

  • Understanding of Machine Learning, CRISP-DM methodology is required

  • Some of the following systems PowerBI, PowerApps, RPA, Chatbots, JDE, SAP, AWS, LIMS, SIMCA, Electronic Batch Monitoring, Discoverant, Qlik-sense, SPOT, Trackwise

  • Working knowledge of Lean, DMAIC, DIDOV2 methodology

  • Some of the following systems PowerBI, PowerApps, RPA, Chatbots, JDE, SAP, AWS, LIMS, Electronic Batch Monitoring, Discoverant, Qlik-sense, SPOT, Trackwise is a plus

Important Considerations

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 10 lbs.

  • In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility.

  • 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

  • No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in the controlled manufacturing environment.

  • Will work in a cold and/or wet environment.

  • Must be able to work multiple shifts, including weekends.

  • Non-Exempt Roles only: Must be able to work overtime as required.

  • May be required to work in a confined area.

  • Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions.

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.

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Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

USA - CA - Los Angeles

U.S. Base Salary Range:

$84,000.00 - $132,000.00

The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/or long-termincentives. U.S.based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S.based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

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.

Locations

USA - CA - Los Angeles

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time
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