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A look inside Zydus Takeda’s manufacturing operations in Vashi

The Vashi site is located approx. 26 km from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport and began operations in 1999. The site is supported by a team of over 200 employees. Its expertise focuses on two manufacturing technologies, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) and Key Intermediates (KSM) producing 13 products and supplying Europe and Japan.

Zydus Takeda Healthcare Private Limited is a Joint Venture Company between two pharmaceutical giants Zydus Lifesciences Limited; an India-based leading Pharma Company with a global footprint and Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the largest Pharmaceutical Company coming from Japan with a worldwide presence.

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About Takeda

Takeda is a patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven global biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to people worldwide. Our passion and pursuit of potentially life-changing treatments for patients are deeply rooted in over 240 years of distinguished history in Japan.

About Zydus Lifesciences

Zydus Lifesciences Limited (Formerly known as Cadila Healthcare Limited), a leading Indian Pharmaceutical company is a fully integrated, global healthcare provider. With in-depth domain expertise in the field of healthcare, it has strong capabilities across the spectrum of the pharmaceutical value chain. From formulations to active pharmaceutical ingredients and animal healthcare products to wellness products, Zydus has earned a reputation amongst Indian pharmaceutical companies for providing comprehensive and complete healthcare solutions.

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What We Do

Zydus Takeda Healthcare has been based in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra since its inception in 1999. We are a 100% export-oriented unit with a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. This facility is designed to produce both active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates, and is compliant with both national and international GMP standards.

The facility is well equipped with utilities, a Quality Control Laboratory, and an Effluent Treatment Plant to deliver best-in-class products. The Company uses advanced global systems like the learning platform – Bloom and SAP Success Factors for GxP & Non-GxP. With time we have adopted various progressive approaches like quality conversations, Quality Culture Laboratory Excellence, safety campaigns, and various other skill enhancement programs to drive performance and ensure high-level engagement. These interventions have been well received by the employees and have eventually become the core strength of the organization.

Our Achievements

Over the years, the company has consistently been felicitated with several awards by Government and Non-Government organizations for outstanding achievements in the areas of Energy Saving, Safety, and Environment. We believe that the spirit of CSR lies in creating a meaningful impact on our community in the areas of health, education, and environment.

We have also been recognized with various prominent awards in environment, health, and safety at State Level such as a 5 star Rating for Air Pollution, a card issued on 21 August 2019 by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board. The site is certified by ‘Intertek’ to maintain management systems as per ISO 14001:2015; ISO 45001:2018.

Our site was awarded 16th & 17th National Award for ‘Excellence in Cost Management’ in the years 2018 & 2019 by “The Institute of Cost Accountants of India”.

Employee Experience

We believe in ‘creating exceptional people experience’ by providing a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment at work. Our value-based approach to the workplace, enabled by DE&I, employee engagement, and health & wellbeing programs strengthens our ‘People’ pillar to achieve our business goals.

Speak Up Culture

We are committed to creating an environment that nurtures open and transparent communication. Our people are spirited to voice out their thoughts and opinions in good faith of the organization. We encourage and empower our people to report any identified or suspected violations in the larger interest of the community.

Quality Conversations

We are a performance-based organization and believe in engaging our employees in meaningful discussions, two-way dialogues, and sharing real-time feedback to build trust and drive impact.

Growth Mindset

We are committed to the growth and development of our employees by providing them with available development and advancement opportunities consistent with their potential and aspirations.

Building Talent and Teams

Our talent management focus is on enhancing lifelong learning and capability building and providing career development opportunities to our people. We believe in investing in the training and development of our people to create a strong talent pipeline and high-performing teams that will positively contribute towards the long-term growth of the organization.

Inclusion and Diversity

Diversity at Zydus Takeda is all about embracing differences and respecting the unique standpoint of each individual. We understand that everybody views the world from a distinctive perspective; a perspective that gives them potential ideas, solutions & strategies which when mobilized, can add value to the organization. Inclusion for us is about creating a culture where employees feel valued, their ideas are heard and advanced.

Rewards and Recognition

We are building a culture of appreciation, in which every employee is encouraged to grow and perform to their full potential. We have a performance-based reward structure that recognizes people who have delivered results and have the right values for our business.

Highlights of our Benefits Program

At Zydus Takeda, we ensure we provide our people with benefits that make them feel valued at work, and motivates them to deliver the best of services.

  • Social Security Benefits
  • Employee Insurances
  • Dedicated Occupational Health Centre
  • Cafeteria
  • Staff Transportation facility
  • Employee Engagement – Events / Activities / Festival celebrations / Annual Day/ Rewards & Recognition Programs / Competitions
  • Wellbeing Sessions/Workshops

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Our Location

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  • C-4, MIDC, Thane Belapur Road, Pawne, TTC Industrial Area, Vashi, Navi Mumbai – 400703, Maharashtra, India

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