About the role:
The main purpose of this role is to drive and execute the global Supplier Quality and Material Management programs, by focussing the execution of qualification, maintenance and monitoring for the supplier base in the region, with an emphasis on continuous improvement, global alignment, risk management and supply chain reliability. Support global cross-functional stakeholders on matters pertaining to supplier controls, significant concerns related to Quality System performance, risk-based audit execution, issue escalation, procurement strategy and regulatory compliance.
This role can also be carried out remotely.
How you will contribute:
Management and execution of global supplier and material/product management and audit activities within assigned category and geographical regions
Support the design and implementation of a unified and shared audit services platform throughout Takeda to enable consistent and effective internal and external audit operations and Due Diligence audit support activities worldwide
Support the development and execution of strategic direction and oversight pertaining to external auditing and supplier quality and material management to achieve sustained success for regulatory inspections and supply chain product quality
Support the preparation and the maintainence of global audit and specification policies, guidance, standards, procedures governing Quality Auditing and Supplier Quality and ensures staff comply with the documents
Support the coordination with Site QA auditors, Supplier Quality management groups and global audit planning / scheduling group to assign lead auditors and co-auditors within region to perform audits according to annual (fiscal year) audit plan
Promptly escalate and report all critical audit findings, critical material issues and supplier performance incidents to the appropriate persons
Perform external audits as needed (approx. 50 % travel time due to audits)
Support Due Dilignece activities wordwide providing subject matter expertise to enable decision making; identifying quality related risks to projects and the provision of appropriate resolutions
Execute the Supplier Qualification and Product/Material Specification program requirements per schedule. Deliver input for provess optimization.
support KPIs activities and derive strategic decisions from the data related to the program improvement
Provide performance metrics to drive continuous improvement of the programs
What you bring to Takeda:
Scientific degree (BSc, MSc)
5+ years of increasing management responsibility combined with deep knowledge of biopharmceutical manufacturing
Experience across all of the Quality pillars (QA, QC, Systems and Compliance, Services and Improvement) including global cGMP regulations (US, EU, Japan, Canada, etc.) and working in an international environment
Experience working with regulatory agencies and/or direct interface experience with regulatory agencies during inspections highly desirable/preferred.
Demonstrates effectiveness in task completion, decision-making, empowerment of others, exception management, training and problem-solving
Excellent critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills as well as personal accountability for results and integrity
Strong communication skills engaging stakeholders: site, business, network, company, regulators.
Strong courage of conviction and conflict resolution skills as well as the ability to identify, evaluate and manage risk
Ability to present key quality/department/business concepts to senior representatives of external business partners and internal senior leadership teams.
Strong PC skills and be competent in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint
Fluent in written and spoken English
What Takeda can offer you:
A competitive remuneration package with a minimum salary of € 4.751,92 gross per month (full-time, collective wage agreement for the chemical industry) - the actual salary depends on your professional experience and qualifications.
Family-friendly company environment; Support with parental leave, dad month, Bilingual company kindergarten
Work @ home depending on the position / department
Comprehensive training programs
In-house job rotation program
In-house Canteen with discounts or meal vouchers
Works council (events, festivals, shopping vouchers, etc.)
Employee Referral Program
Employee Recognition Program
Takeda Resource Groups
Free vaccination program
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.
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