Shire SR Project Manager - Construction Engineering in Social Circle, Georgia

Takeda is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmics.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Review and approve the automation of process and support equipment and systems Design Drawings and Documents and Equipment Procurement Packages. Provide or lead efforts to ensure Process submittals are reviewed and approved for technical content In accordance with project schedule requirements. Provide leadership to assess and provide guidance and risk assessments regarding requirements for redundancies to equipment, controls and systems. Assist and guide the design and requirements with engineering firms. Applies state of the art techniques in the area of expertise to develop new or improved products and processes. May lead a large scale program or several small projects with complex features. Performs financial planning and assists in the analysts to justify project approval. Independently plans, schedules and leads cross-functional team. May supervise one or more engineers or technicians.


Experience pharmaceutical or food processing facilities, specifically Plasma fractionation and purification, design, installation and commissioning for projects. Experience implementing Lean Manufacturing concepts. Experience and Understanding of the Design, Build and Validation process for large renovations or new facilities. Must have experience or advanced training and demonstrate proficiency (e.g. computer-aided design, total quality. Demonstrates leadership skills. Extensive cross-functional team experience, including technical and non-technical work. Ability to organize and present technical and project mgt. overviews without assistance. Must be proficient in reading/review of process P&IDs especially with regard to instrumentation and automation. Knowledge of how to interface/integrate PLCs and other controller to s central process control and/or date acquisition system.

College degree in chemical/mechanical and/or 10 -15 years of relevant work experience. Will occasionally work in a cleanroom environment and wear special garments (requires removal of make-up and jewelry. Must occasionally wear personal protective equipment (e.g. hard hats, safety shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs) due to safety requirements In specific areas. Will occasionally be exposed to dust, gases, moving equipment and machinery. Will occasionally work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, caustics. bleach that may require respiratory protection. May occasionally climb ladders and stairs to higher elevations. May be required to work weekends, evenings, and off-hours, extended periods of time.

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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.