Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. Value Stream Manager Lexington Downstream Ops - Buffer Prep/EM Sampling in Lexington, Massachusetts
Reporting to the Manufacturing Department Head, the value stream manager is responsible for the following:
In collaboration with department heads schedule production activities to support the MA Bio Ops manufacturing schedule
Accountable to implement Safety CAPAs and quality systems such as CAPA, Change Controls and own process improvements for the department in collaboration with area management, Engineering, Technical Services and other support functions
Represent Manufacturing in key projects (e.x. capital projects, tech transfers, kaizen events, shutdown etc.). Collaborate with support functions to deliver projects accurately and within established timelines
Collaborate with support groups and area management to ensure training program is effective and efficient
Primary representative for department during audits and inspections. Accountable for implementation of regulatory commitments
Responsible to support deviation triage, investigation root cause analysis and development of CAPA plans
Support and/or lead continuous improvement projects identified through visual management system in partnership with area management
The Value Stream Manager is a member of the Department Leadership team and is accountable to participate in and contribute to appropriate cross functional teams
40% Coordinate routine and non-routine suite activities related to manufacturing schedule. Support schedule governance meetings
40% Represent Manufacturing in key projects (e.x. capital projects, tech transfers, kaizen events, shutdown etc.). Collaborate with support functions to develop and deliver projects accurately and within established timelines utilizing project management tools and best practices
10% Collaborate with area management, Engineering, Technical Services and other support functions to improve manufacturing process, drive continuous improvement projects and training.
10% Provide support for Safety CAPAs and quality systems such as CAPA, Change Controls and own process improvements across shifts
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's of Science degree, and 6 years industry experience or an equivalent level of education and/or related experience.
Cross-functional experience with focus on project management and execution of moderate to complex tasks
Strong comprehension of value-based production improvements
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