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Calibration Manager, Hikari Plant

応募後で応募 求人ID R0017738 掲載日 05/18/2020 Location:Hikari, Japan

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Job Description

Takeda is unwavering in our commitment to patients. With the patient at the center of everything we do, we continue to innovate and drive changes that will better their lives - we’re looking for like-minded professionals to join us.

Takeda is the number one pharmaceutical company in Japan and a global industry leader –we are united by our four priorities (Patients, Trust, Reputation, and Business) and our shared values of Takeda-ism: Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. Takeda-ism is more than just a word. It’s a belief and a mindset which guides our decisions, behaviors, and interactions. It’s how we strive to work and live, every day.


  • Determine the policy for maintenance of the site (balances corrective/preventive/improvement work, subcontracting of maintenance work, training & skills, etc.) with the objective of improving efficiency and optimizing costs.
  • Adapt the organization to the maintenance policy and develop the skills of the staff as a consequence.
  • Consult, negotiate and choose the suppliers of maintenance services in collaboration with Purchasing.
  • Construct the scheme for renewal of the equipment, and draw up the investment dossiers jointly with CAPEX Engineering.
  • Contribute to the preparation of the scheme for long-term development of the production site.
  • Determine the functional needs of the maintenance information systems.


  • Oversee the management of maintenance for all production and process equipment, shutdowns, slowdowns, and turnarounds at the Hikari Plant.
  • This includes day-to-day maintenance and operational support, shutdown scheduling and vendor management through strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and cGMP's in a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing facility.
  • Developing/managing Shutdown scope, schedules, and budgets using established Project Management Methodologies (PMM).
  • Ensure completion of daily Work Orders (WO) and Preventative Maintenance (PM) work.
  • Ensure a safe work environment is maintained through adherence to safety guidelines and policies and follow safety rules ensuring compliance with local regulation and laws.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with 5+ years of applicable experience is required.
  • Technical troubleshooting/problem solving skills.
  • Be self-motivated and possess strong interpersonal skills.
  • Have a thorough mechanical knowledge, using blue prints, equipment manuals, specifications, standard operating procedures, and be able to use proper judgment when taking corrective actions during equipment malfunction.
  • Display a positive, professional and customer oriented attitude.
  • Must have the ability to navigate electronic mail systems and intranet for communication purposes.
  • Must have passion to innovate and drive for solutions.
  • Must display personal accountability for results and integrity.
  • Must display eagerness to learn and continuously improve.
  • Must have people and organization management experience.


  • Business level of English verbal communication ability and reading/ writing skills.
  • Experience of working in other department such as production, technology operation, quality assurance and so on.


  • This position offers an experienced individual a significant opportunity to establish best practices for Engineering of GMP manufacturing operations and packaging.
  • Some travels will be required
  • This job description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Allowances: Commutation, Housing, Overtime Work etc.

Salary Increase: Annually

Bonus Payment: Twice a year
Working Hours: Headquarters (Osaka/ Tokyo) 9:00-17:30, Production Sites (Osaka/ Yamaguchi) 8:00-16:45, Research Site (Kanagawa) 9:00-17:45
Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays, May Day, Year-End Holidays etc. (approx. 123 days in a year)
Paid Leaves: Annual Paid Leave, Special Paid Leave, Refresh Leave, Maternity Leave, Childcare Leave, Family Nursing Leave, Philanthropy Leave.

Flexible Work Styles: Flextime, Telework

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