Job title: Operational Excellence Digital Champion
Job role: Other Role
Country: United States
City: Los Angeles, CA
Company name: Takeda
Employment Type: Full Time
Seniority level: Associate 3 to 5 years
About the role:
The AGILE Digital team in the Business Excellence (BE) function drives AGILE Digital process programs at the LA site.
The AGILE Digital team:
Support digital culture change projects (organizational change management),
Manage digital projects and quick wins for the site with a focus on value capture,
Look for digital waste in our processes and find solutions,
Unlock full potential of our people and advances our capabilities through reskilling the workforce and advocating for digital innovation
Help to evolve the digital mindset and culture of the site through continuous learning.
Role of the AGILE Digital Champion:
lead and promote digital projects that are important to the LA site digital strategy usually focused on manufacturing, supply chain or engineering.
advocate a digital mindset and guide digital advancement.
aid in the development and reskilling of LA employees
AGILE Champion is a visible, developmental role where you will experience current best practices. As such, it is expected that you will be in the role for 2-3 years before taking another role in the business.
You will report to the Head of AGILE Digital.
How you will contribute:
Within the broader AGILE framework, help the advancement of AGILE Digital for the site.
Support the Head of AGILE Digital in building strong engagement of all LA site colleagues through site bootcamps/workshops/coaching initiatives.
Participate in local AGILE program.
Collaborate with LA’s AGILE OE, Training, Learning & Development and PMO teams to provide an aligned BE support to site
Develop own capabilities in Digital and Data Science to provide appropriate guidance to local employees.
Lead AGILE Digital projects through a strong in-site collaboration.
Bridge global vs local responsibilities in digital support where needed.
Contribute to the site’s strategic planning and deployment processes, promote Digital opportunities to improve desired outcomes and creative goals.
Collaboratively develop and maintain a coherent AGILE Digital strategy and initiatives covering 3-5years, including specific projects within the coming 6-12 months.
Ensure understanding of site, OpU and GMSGQ strategies.
Ensure alignment with other AGILE workstreams, identify cross-workstream synergies and encourage cross-workstream participation.
Collaboratively identify and plan the development of key Digital capabilities and skills at the site to ensure we have the right capabilities to meet likely future needs.
Coach AGILE concepts and digital mindsets and behaviors across the organization
What you bring to Takeda:
Must be proficient in written and oral English.
An understanding of some of the following systems PowerBI, PowerApps, RPA, Chatbots, JDE, SAP, AWS, LIMS, SIMCA, Electronic Batch Monitoring, Discoverant, Qlik-sense, SPOT, Trackwise
Some prior knowledge of data engineering or data science is an advantage.
Typically requires a bachelors’ degree in science, engineering, or other related technical field.
2+ years of related experience.
Experience in bio/pharmaceuticals, biotechnology or life sciences industry is desired.
Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 10 lbs.
In general, your work will be a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility.
Can work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Will 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 controlled manufacturing environment.
Will work in a cold and wet environment.
Must be able to work multiple shifts, including weekends.
Non-Exempt Roles only: Must be able to work overtime as required.
May work in a confined area.
Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions.
What Takeda can offer you:
Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
Family Planning Support
Professional training and development opportunities
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, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.
Base Salary Range: $ 64,000 to $ 92,000. Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off.
The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience.