Production Technologist - Packaging

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Production Technologist - Packaging

Wicklow, Ireland

Production Technologist - Packaging

Job ID R0090310 Date posted Feb. 28, 2023 Location Wicklow, Ireland

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Job Description

About the role:

This brief demands a commitment to the Production effort, i.e., the production of finished pharmaceutical products of the required quality.

How you will contribute:

Quality /Safety/5S:

  • Compliance with TIL quality standards and cGMP pertaining to Production.

  • Manufacture of product in strict compliance with procedures and batch manufacturing records (BMR’s), incorporating cGMP and safety procedures.

  • Accurate and timely completion of all relevant checks as per Electronic Batch Records and ancillary paper documents.

  • Maintain an awareness of the focus areas for bGMP to ensure the correct attitudes and behaviors towards GMP are maintained within your work centre.

  • Generation of relevant Standard Operating Procedures and Manufacturing Batch Records as required

  • Maintain your work place to a high degree of GMP adherence with particular attention to the company 5S program.

  • Ensure all relevant equipment and in-process test equipment is in calibration.

  • Strict compliance with all safety procedures including the reporting of all accidents / near misses.

  • Full cooperation with all onsite safety initiatives.

Performance & Continuous Improvement

  • Maintain a flexible approach to the daily tasks assigned to you within your work centre.

  • Achievement of the Key Performance Indicator targets.

  • Strong willingness to learn / apply new tools / techniques.

  • Practical application of Lean Tools; SMED, RCA, Kaizen, FMEA & 5S.

  • Actively participate in the achievement of the relevant KPI’s for your work centre as outlined in the Continuous Improvement Program

  • Employee participation in cross functional training

  • Active participation in performance dialogues.


  • Manufacture/Packaging of product according to the production schedule and GMP.

  • Ensure that adequate stock levels of production consumables for selected work-centre(s) are maintained at all times

  • Work closely with engineering to ensure the timely resolution of downtime issues so as to maximize the productivity of your assigned work centre.

  • Active participation in addressing processing/packaging issues in conjunction with other departments as required.

  • Carry out visual inspection of finished product in the packaging/processing areas as required.

General Responsibilities:

  • Strict adherence to all company policies with particular focus on all Leave, Employment & Employee Benefits policies.

  • Participate fully in any cross functional training initiatives.

  • Drive and promote the corporate values of Takeda-ism within the workplace.

  • Actively foster, in cooperation with other TIL staff, an ethos and culture of safety awareness where safety is accepted as an integral part of the overall business. Ensure that Accident Reports / Near Miss Forms are completed in a timely manner after an event.

  • Ensure timely completion of all SOP, reading, training and assessment.

  • Other duties as required and directed by the Manager, Production or other Officer appointed by the Board of Directors.

What you bring to Takeda:

  • Leaving Certificate qualification essential. Proof of education will be required for successful applicants.

  • Minimum of 1 year previous experience in a Pharmaceutical Environment preferable.

  • A third level science qualification (Cert./Diploma) would be an advantage.

  • Basic PC literacy essential

  • Good interpersonal / communications skills

  • Willingness to learn / apply new tools / techniques essential

What Takeda can offer you:

Full Healthcare Cover - includes dependents

Pension Scheme

Attractive Bonus

Subsidised canteen

Parking facilities with electric car charging points

Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

Educational Assistance

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, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Bray, Ireland

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

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

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  • Collaboration

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  • 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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Wicklow, Leinster

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