Global Supply Chain Excellence Intern - Zurich / Vienna – until March 31st

Global Supply Chain Excellence Intern - Zurich / Vienna – until March 31st

Zurich, Switzerland; Vienna, Austria


Global Supply Chain Excellence Intern - Zurich / Vienna – until March 31st

Job ID R0106762 Date posted Sep. 22, 2023 Location Zurich, Switzerland

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Job Description

About the role:

As the Global Supply Chain Excellence Intern, you work within the performance management function to empower the management process across Global Manufacturing and Supply and Takeda. You will partner with key stakeholders, regional and plant heads across several regions and operating units. You will define and track metrics, align with leadership on targets cascading from global manufacturing strategy and manage performance tracking metrics against targets to support appropriate digital solutions. You will report to the Global Supply Chain Business Excellence AGILE Lead.

How you will contribute:

  • Identify and recommend global best practices to ensure Global Manufacturing and Supply achieves targets.

  • Work with Subject Matter Experts on Performance Management Business Intelligence and Capability Building

  • Contribute to development and optimization of Global Supply Chain Key Performance Indicators and the related performance management process by supporting performance dialogues and best practice sharing

  • Contribute to small and mid size projects in the area of Performance Management, Business Intelligence, and Capability Building

  • Provide insight to the Global Manufacturing and Supply dashboard and maintain improvement to the Global Supply Chain dashboard and its future evolution.

  • Strengthen the existing Global Supply Chain reporting solution on the SAP BW platform and Qlik.

  • Share capability building, framework and structure within performance management to contribute best practices at the supply chain network meeting and communities.

  • Provide set-up and maintenance of capability building material repository/platform

  • Provide training

What you bring to Takeda:

  • University degree (BSc, MSc or similar) in Supply Chain, Engineering, Management or IT

  • Prior relevant work experience would be ideal but not required

  • General knowledge of Supply Chain, performance management, and capability building would be ideal but not required

  • Experience or curiosity in the area of digital and supply chain systems (SAP BW, Qlik, Power BI)

  • Experience or curiosity in the area of Value Stream Mapping / E2E value streams

  • Fluent in English both verbally and in writing is required

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Excellent conditions and benefits including generous holidays

  • Opportunity to work with a world class leader in the pharmaceutical sector

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.


Zurich, Switzerland

AUT - Wien - DC Tower

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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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Zurich, Canton of Zurich

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