Senior Manager - Site Business Excellence

Senior Manager - Site Business Excellence

Mumbai, India


Senior Manager - Site Business Excellence

Job ID R0087868 Date posted Aug. 21, 2023 Location Mumbai, India

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Job Description

Job Title: Senior Manager – Site Business Excellence
Location: Navi Mumbai, India

About Company:

Zydus Takeda Healthcare Private Limited is a Joint Venture between two pharmaceutical giants - Zydus Cadila Healthcare Limited; an India based leading Pharmaceutical Company with global footprints and Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the largest Pharmaceutical Company coming from Japan with worldwide presence to manufacture and export Takeda’s generic products. The company’s manufacturing facility is designed to produce both intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients and is compliant with both national and international GMP standards.

About the role:

  • Productivity and process enhancement, process automation and optimization.

  • Operational effectiveness / Excellence for measuring plant processes, monitoring, and control of process equipment.

  • Proficient in API process monitoring & developing strategies to support the scale up and continuous manufacturing processes.

  • Market savvy and proactive in gathering and deciphering market data, skillful in understanding technology demands, collaborate with internal & external stakeholders and suggest appropriate recommendations that positively impact the business operations, procedures, and processes.

  • Strong hands on experience of cGMP and FDA regulatory guidelines and compliances.

  • Create value stream implementation projects with a focus on continuous improvement of safety, quality, delivery and costs.

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, interpersonal skills, experience of working in multicultural and multilingual environment as necessary, ability to participate and contribute to a multidisciplinary team to eliminate queries of RFT.

  • Strong project management skills with an inherent interest in Analyzing large data and rolling out of project performance metrics reporting, implementing profitability improvement plans.

What you bring to Takeda:

  • Education: B.E. / B.Tech – Chemical Engineering, MBA – Operations Management. Black Belt  - Six Sigma certified, Knowledge of Power BI, Advanced MS Excel and other Data analytics tools.

  • Work Experience: More than 15 years of professional experience, with at least 5 years in an API Manufacturing Facility (USFDA approved preferred).  

  • Technical Skills: Knowledge of SAP, Data Analytics, Black Belt – Six Sigma certified

  • Competencies/Behaviors: Excellent communication – verbal and written, Interpersonal skills, Strategic mindset, Financial acumen, Change management.

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.

Empowering our people to shine:

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.


IND - Navi Mumbai

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Business Area Overview

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.

Working at Takeda

  • Inclusion

    Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as a vital contributor to our global team.

  • Collaboration

    A strong, borderless team, we strive together towards our priorities and inspiring mission.

  • Innovation

    Bold initiatives, continuous improvement, and creativity are at the heart of how we bring scientific breakthroughs from the lab to patients.

  • Top Workplace

    Recognized for our culture and way of working, we’re one of only 15 companies to receive Top Global Employer® status for 2023.

  • Work-Life

    Our people-first mission extends beyond patients to include their families, communities, and our own Takeda family.

  • Empowerment

    Through trust and respect, you will have genuine support from leaders, managers, and colleagues to do your best work.

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We Take Action by Focusing on Our Four Priorities

  • Create an exceptional people experience
  • Responsibly translate science into highly innovative, life-changing medicines and vaccines
  • Protect our planet
  • Unleash the power of data and digital

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Mumbai, Maharashtra

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