Director, Packaging Engineer-GMP-Pharmaceutical:

Cambridge Massachusetts
Job ID RDate posted 02/09/2021Location Cambridge, MassachusettsBy clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda'sPrivacy Notice and Terms of Use . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAre you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Director, Packaging Engineer in our Boston, MA location.At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.POSITION OBJECTIVES:Have leadership and oversight of product packaging related technical processes and provide end of end packaging technology leadershipFocused knowledge and expertise in primary and secondary packaging systems for solid oral dosage and parenteral drug productFunction as primary technical point of contact/SME (Subject Matter Expert) within internal and external packaging sitesPOSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:Development and provide packaging solutions for Takeda's development program in conjunction with the Pharmaceutical Sciences organization.Design innovative packaging solutions to distinguish Takeda's product and ensure the packaging is qualified and filed appropriately with respective regulatory agenciesDevelop global standards and identify opportunities to manage packaging standards and processesBuild and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders and partner organizations, including, but not limited to: component suppliers, contract packagers, quality assurance, global procurement, and research organizations.Lead cross-functional teams globally for harmonizations, trouble-shooting, and continuous improvement programsSME contributor and collaborator to drive continuous improvement and life cycle managementRemain current with innovative packaging solutions and make recommendations to enhance Takeda's packaging engineering capabilitiesRepresent Global Packaging Engineering team on development and commercialization teams as appropriateAble to independently design a packaging solution that is a fit for purpose and fit for use (form, fit, and function: end-user and patient-centric)Design, with collaboration with the head of the organization, a packaging solution for Takeda portfoliosWork in a team setting; contribute and collaborate as a team; uphold Takeda core valuesEDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES, AND SKILLS: Minimum requirement of bachelor's degree in scientific/technical discipline with preference for Packaging Engineering degree.Minimum 10 years experience in biopharmaceutical development, technical operations, and product quality, with a minimum of 5 in packaging engineering development3-5 years of management or mentoring of packaging engineering teams a plus.WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution PlanTuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributionsHealth & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screeningsGenerous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation daysCommunity Outreach ProgramsEmpowering Our People to ShineDiscover more at takedajobs.comNo Phone Calls or Recruiters Please.LocationsCambridge, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time Job ID R