Shire Supply Handler - 3rd Shift in Round Lake, Illinois

Summary:

The Supply Handler (“SH”) is responsible for executing all processes in production at Takeda’s manufacturing facility in Round Lake, Illinois, while strictly adhering to cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any other related regulations which could apply; fully participates in both departmental projects and any quality working teams which may be applicable; under the general direction of the lead technician and the overall direction of the supervisor, responsible for the hands-on execution of all activities in the production area; initiates minor revisions to existing documents; troubleshoots simple existing procedures

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Supports all local manufacturing operations Supplies components, small parts, glassware, tubing, etc. to cell culture and purification areas Operates general production equipment (such as parts washers, autoclave, stir plates, etc.) Assures that Production Associates rotate to different stations every 30 minutes Coordinates break and lunch schedules for PAs in their inspection or packaging rooms Completes relevant paperwork following GDP/GMP guidelines Manually cleans all portable equipment and small parts Participates on Continuous Improvement Teams Receives and distributes supplies into the production area as necessary Performs daily cleaning of the production area to maintain in GMP fashion Prepares media and buffer solutions Assembles and operates filtration systems Reviews and revises pertinent documentation as appropriate Trains new and existing employees/contractors on procedures for which Supply Handler is qualified as a trainer Embodies the Takeda Leadership Behaviors: Be Positive. Be Accountable. Be Results-Driven. Be an Excellent Manager of Self and Others. May perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications: Must be willing and able to work 3rd shift: 11:00pm-7:30am, Sunday night through Friday morning Must have good written and oral communication skills in the English language Strong understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) regulations Must be able to speak, read, write, understand and follow detailed instructions (written and oral) in the English language Must be proficient in a variety of mathematical disciplines and be able to work with both the metric and USA standards of measurement Must have 20/25 vision or better within arm’s length Must NOT be colorblind Familiarity with pharmaceutical production equipment, including autoclave, DP oven and CIP/SIP Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment Must be willing and able to work overtime; position requires shift, weekend and holiday work; mandatory overtime will be required, typically 2 Saturdays per month Will work in a clean room environment, wearing special garments; personal protective equipment must be worn to comply with safety, cGMP and FDA requirements Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures May require immunizations before performing work within the manufacturing area

Education and/or Experience: Requires AS/AA degree with 0-2 years of related manufacturing experience or High School diploma with 1-3 years of related manufacturing experience

Physical Demands: Must be able to lift, push, pull and/or carry up to 30 lbs. Repetitive motions with hands, wrists, turning head, bending at knees and waist Walking within and between production and packaging rooms, as well as throughout the entire plant

Working Environment: 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 manufacturing environment May work in a cold, wet environment Must be able to work multiple shifts, including weekends Must be able to work overtime as required, including Saturdays May be required to work in a confined area Will be exposed to some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions May require immunization before performing work within the manufacturing area

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Takeda is an industry-leading, global pharmaceutical company with an unwavering dedication to putting patients at the center of everything we do. We live our values of Takeda-ism – Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance – and are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. At Takeda, you will make an impact on people’s lives – including your own.