Manufacturing Technician IIIRound Lake Beach, Illinois
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
- 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 Title: Manufacturing Technician III
Location: Round Lake, IL
About the role:
The Manufacturing Technician III, reports to a Manufacturing Supervisor. In this role, you will execute all processes in production while strictly following cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any other related regulations which could apply. You will participate in both departmental projects and any quality working teams which may be applicable. Under the general direction of the lead technician and the direction of the supervisor, you will oversee the hands-on execution of all activities in the production area. In addition to making routine revisions to documents, you may rewrite complex procedures or initiate new procedures as applicable. You will have enough applied technical knowledge to perform complex trouble shooting tasks and may even assist during the transfer of new technologies into manufacturing. You will have technical and administrative competence to organize and lead production activities, including demonstrating leadership in state-of-the-art cGMP compliance, and environmental health and safety skills.
How you will contribute:
Manage personal training plan to enhance knowledge, skills, and capabilities.
Troubleshoot process & equipment problems in a timely manner to minimize Manufacturing downtime.
Conduct safety Gemba’s and provide coaching daily to ensure technicians are adhering to proper ergonomic techniques.
Support all local manufacturing operations.
Operate general production equipment (such as Filling, Inspection, & Packaging equipment).
Complete relevant paperwork following GDP/GMP guidelines.
Manually clean all portable equipment and small parts.
Participate on Continuous Improvement Teams.
Receive and distribute supplies into the production area.
Ensure all components necessary for Manufacturing are prepped and ready to meet schedule adherence in addition to setting up next shift for success.
Assemble and operate manufacturing equipment.
Coordinate other groups such as maintenance/metrology to ensure preventative maintenance is done.
Demonstrate proficiency in electronic systems such as (EBM, JDE).
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment.
Have a good understanding of cGMP regulations.
Familiarity with pharmaceutical production equipment including autoclave, DP oven and CIP/SIP.
Proficient in different mathematical disciplines and be able to work with both the metric and USA standards of measurement.
Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures.
What you bring to Takeda:
High school diploma or GED. 4+ years of related work experience or AA degree or higher and 2+ years 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
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:
Must be able to carry up to 30lbs, lift up to 30lbs, push/pull up to 30lbs (with assistance of material handling equipment).
Must be able to stand and/or walk for an extended period over an 8-12 hour shift between rooms and across the site.
Must be able to walk within and between quality rooms and packaging rooms, as well as throughout the entire plant.
May require bending, twisting, reaching overhead, and/or squatting motions to perform certain tasks.
Repetitive motions with hands, wrists, turning head, bending at knees and waist.
20/20 near and distance vision with or without glasses and/or contacts (Applies to roles performing visual inspection only).
May not be colorblind (Applies to roles performing visual inspection only).
May be required to work in confined spaces/areas.
Some Clean Room and/or cool/hot storage conditions. (Applies to roles in Filling Department only).
May be exposed to and must not be allergic to cephalosporin. (Applies only to product touch roles).
May require immunization before performing work within the manufacturing area.
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/or 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.
Must be able to work on multiple shifts, including weekends, to support a 24/7 manufacturing operation as needed.
Must be able to work non-traditional work hours, including weekends and holidays, as needed. Must be able to work a 12-hour shift (5:00am – 5:30pm or 5:00pm – 5:30am), in a 2-2-3 rotation.
Requires flexibility to work during off shift hours and/or conduct activities in support of different shifts as needed.
Must be able to work overtime as required.
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.
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.
LocationsUSA - IL - Round Lake - Drug Delivery
Time TypeFull time
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.
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