Quality OE Deployment Leader

Bio-Life Plasma, LLC

Lexington, MA

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Job Description

Job Title: Quality OE Deployment Leader


Lexington, MA

Zurich, CH

About the role:

You will be an experienced Lean and Six Sigma practitioner responsible for development of Lean and Six Sigma capabilities and deploying lean and six sigma methodologies to solve business problems and improve processes across the Global Quality Enterprise. You will support us in leading continuous improvement and transformation efforts that support the strategy.

This is a hybrid position that reports to the Head of Global Quality Business Strategy.

How you will contribute:
  • Develop guidance and provide support to labs/functional teams to coach leaders on all aspects of continuous improvement.
  • Aid labs/functions/enterprise in identification of highest impact areas for improvement and support delivery of improvement and execution of high impact Lean/Six Sigma projects.
  • Promote delivery of business strategy by leading process optimization and problem solving. Structure improvement programs in a logical set-up to maximize impact for the business
  • Train, coach, lead, and support Quality Business Excellence colleagues to build capabilities, deploy foundational systems to support performance, such as tiered accountability, 5S, capacity planning, OEE, and Gemba, among others, and to coach quality colleagues in root cause problem solving and six sigma projects.
  • Liaise and collaborate with other organizations to ensure alignment of the global program best known methods. Drive best practice sharing across GQ.
  • Support Laboratory excellence and Quality Business Process excellence by leading projects, developing business cases. Achieve project timelines with limited resources, operating in a matrix environment, ensuring all stakeholders have the required information to support the strategy
  • Operate in a multicultural environment, fostering diversity and inclusion
  • Support cross-functional teams and collaborate with key stakeholders. You may be in contact with Takeda customers, CMOs, vendors and consultants and external benchmarking bodies. External industry contacts as it relates to staying current on OE methodologies and tools.
  • Demonstrate excellent working knowledge and subject matter expertise on Lean Operating systems and their application in a GxP environment.
  • Other projects or tasks as assigned by manager.
What you bring to Takeda:
  • BS degree in a technical or business discipline.
  • Minimum 8 years' experience in a regulated manufacturing environment or quality/technical services role. Demonstrated teaching and coaching skills in a leadership role (people, projects, teams).
  • Lean Practitioner with at least 8 years' experience. Lean Master/ Six Sigma Black Belt Certification is desirable.
  • Six Sigma Black Belt training and demonstrated experience.
  • Fluent in English.
Important Considerations

At Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. In this role, you may:

  • Work multiple shifts, including weekends, or be asked to work supplemental hours, as necessary.
  • Travel nationally and internationally up to 20%.
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.

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Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

Lexington, MA

U.S. Base Salary Range:

$149,100.00 - $234,300.00

The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job. The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/ or long-term incentives. U.S. based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S. based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

EEO Statement

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