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Manufacturing Technician II

Round Lake Beach, Illinois
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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 R0116141 Date posted 01/29/2024 Location Round Lake Beach, Illinois

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Job Description

About the role:

As a Manufacturing Technician II, you will implement all processes in production while strictly following cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any applicable related regulations. You will have technical and administrative competence to organize and lead production activities. You will participate in both departmental projects and any quality working teams which may be applicable. Responsibilities include assisting with the movement of Flexbumin between the different stages of inspection to packaging within the value stream. You may act as line lead, and will ensure the line operates smoothly and keeps up with daily goals. You will also document your process activities on routers or in the electronic batch management system (EBM). You will report to the Supervisor, Manufacturing.

How you will contribute:

  • Maintain a safe and quality working environment.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Teams.
  • Support manufacturing operations.
  • Lead Manufacturing Technicians I in daily tasks.
  • Operate general production equipment (such as Downstream Automated Packaging {DAP} lines, forklifts, and hoists).
  • Move pallets to different rooms within the value stream.
  • Communicate and work with other departments.
  • Receive and distribute supplies into the production area.
  • Follow cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines, and any other regulations.
  • Complete relevant paperwork following GDP/GMP guidelines.
  • Perform daily cleaning of the production area to maintain in GMP fashion.
  • Train all employees/contractors on procedures.
  • Communicate issues related to safety, quality, compliance and equipment to the manufacturing lead operator and supervisor.
  • Work in a team environment.
  • Will speak, read, write, and follow detailed written and oral instructions in English.
  • Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing.
  • Meet the deadlines of individual production tasks during shift.
  • Follow the company's safety and quality guidelines.

What you bring to Takeda:

  • High school diploma or GED 2+ years of experience or AA or higher and 1+ years of related work experience.

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
  • Professional training and development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement

Important Considerations

At Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. In this role, you may:

  • In general, you will have a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions of the facility.
  • Will carry up to 30lbs, lift up to 30lbs, push/pull up to 30lbs (with assistance of material handling equipment).
  • Will to stand and walk for an extended period over an 8–12-hour shift between rooms and across the site.
  • May require bending, twisting, reaching overhead, and squatting motions to perform certain tasks.
  • Repetitive motions with hands, wrists, turning head, bending at knees and waist.
  • Will walk within and between quality rooms and packaging rooms, and throughout the entire plant.
  • 20/20 near and distance vision (Applies to roles performing visual inspection only) with or without glasses and/or contacts.
  • May not be colorblind (Applies to roles performing visual inspection only).
  • Indoor working conditions.
  • Will work around moving equipment and machinery.
  • May work in confined spaces/areas.
  • May work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.
  • Will need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.
  • May work in a cold, hot or wet environment.
  • May work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.
  • Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions. (Applies to Filling Department only)
  • May be exposed to and must not be allergic to cephalosporin. (Applies only to product touch roles)
  • Will work on multiple shifts, including weekends, to support a 24/7 manufacturing operation.
  • Will work non-traditional work hours, including weekends and holidays.
  • Will work a 12-hour shift (5:00am – 5:30pm or 5:00pm – 5:30am), in a 2-2-3 rotation.
  • Will work overtime.
  • May require immunization before performing work within the manufacturing area.
  • Requires flexibility to work during off shift hours and conduct activities to support different shifts.

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 posting excludes Colorado applicants.

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Locations

USA - IL - Round Lake - Drug Delivery

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time
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