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Manufacturing Manager

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted April 30, 2021.

By clicking the “Apply” button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda’s Privacy Notice and Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionB5 Weekend ManagerManages multiple shift operations within manufacturing departments. Responsible for meeting budget, quality, and production goals, setting standards, and making employment and staffing decisions. Interprets and develops manufacturing policies, procedures, and programs. Drive Takeda cultural elements such as: Safety culture, Quality culture, and PTRB mentality.This position reports to the Associate Director, Fractionation with dotted line reporting to the Associate Director – Teardown. The primary responsibility is to oversee Building 5 manufacturing during weekends. The role will require an on-site work schedule from Friday to Monday, encompassing both weekend swing and weekend night (example: 4AM – 4PM Sat/Sun; 7AM-4PM Monday & Friday).* Provide manufacturing leadership to address safety, quality, and throughput issues that arise during weekends.* Collaborate with functional peers to resolve issues in a timely manner to support weekly schedule adherence as well as site goals and to minimize production delays.* Is the primary manufacturing point of contact for all weekend escalations and for urgent problem solving / DMAICs.* Provides shop floor management presence and observations for critical manufacturing steps.* Evaluate and coordinate changes to the overall production schedule to minimize impact of issues that arise during weekends.* Promotes Takeda safety culture; Is the weekend manufacturing contact for safety incidents.* Provides project support and coordination for shutdown, startup, slowdowns.* Ensure consistency of AGILE operating systems on weekends.* Facilitate Weekend Tier 2 meetings, Perform Leader Process Confirmation on Tier 1 meetings, Support 5S and Standard Work improvements.* May lead or facilitate yellow belt and other problem-solving sessions.* Leads reduction initiatives for variation in cycle times.* Receives priorities for on-going on Fridays, and provides handoffs on Mondays.* Work closely with department Associate Directors and interfaces to fill in for Associate Directors as required.* Provides dotted line supervision to weekend supervisors and weekend teams.* Supports development, coaching and mentorship of teams to demonstrate Takeda leadership behaviors.* Owns and/or supports strategic projects and related ramp up activities.* Ensures adherence to all environmental, health and safety procedures and promotes a positive safety-first culture.* Accountable for delivering quality products to customers on time in a cost-efficient manner.* Is a good manager of self as well as production staff that may include manufacturing supervisors and technicians.* Partners with support groups to continuously improve safety, quality to meet department goals* Responsible for meeting production requirements including fulfillment and yield targets.* Assist department leadership with creation and meeting the annual operating plan and budget commitments.* Oversee daily manufacturing operations across a department or multiple departments.* Ensure staff training is appropriate to perform tasks with highest level of safety, quality and compliance.* Develop staff and one self through feedback and developmental processes.* Accountable for staff performance including resolution of disciplinary issues up to and including suspensions and terminations.* Responsible for driving continuous improvement and right first time execution.* Champion continuous improvement culture and lead implementation of tools, including leading Tier visual management meetings.* Responsible for representing department and providing leadership in meetings, audits and projects as required.* Drive employee engagement, development and hiring.Qualifications and Education:* Ability to manage multiple activities through subordinates and exercise full supervision in terms of cost, methods, and employees.* Ability to interpret and analyze statistical data and information including financial reports* Ability to understand and resolve technical problems and interface with engineering/technical experts to resolve* Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing plant setting* Ability to perform investigations and communicate through well written documentation* Knowledge of world-class manufacturing methods (QLP, Lean, Six Sigma), Good Manufacturing Practices, Food Drug and Administration regulations.* Must have demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to interface well with personnel at all levels* Must be able to work and facilitate a team-oriented environment.* May be required to supervisor various groups and/or shifts.* Typically requires bachelors’ degree, preferably in science, engineering or other related technical field.* 6+ years of related experience (Teardown/Fractionation is preferred), with 1+ years in a supervisor role.Requirements:* Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 35 lbs.* In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility.* Must be able to work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body.* No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in the work environment.* Will be working in an area that requires protective equipment to be worn.* Will work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and celite that may require respiratory protection.* May be required to work or be assigned to a different shift as needed.* Inside working conditions.* Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions.* 5% travelLocation and Salary Information: This job posting excludes CO applicants.LocationsUSA – CA – Los AngelesWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time