Posted to MedZilla on 10/19/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Senior Manager, Supply Chain Process & Training 1702540-MZ


Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Senior Manager of Supply Chain Process and Training in ourCambridge MAoffice.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Senior Manager of Supply Chain Process and Training working on the Global Oncology & Biologics Operations team, you will be empowered to build efficiencies for the end to end manufacturing process and provide solutions to multiple stakeholders who touch the manufacturing process, and a typical day will include:


  • Train Global Supply Chain personnel on all facets of SAP and APO functionality and work to measure training effectiveness and sustained usage.
  • Possess broad understanding of all business processes, needs and requirements of Supply Chain, Quality Assurance, and Finance groups in order to map them to SAP and APO functionality.
  • Collaborate with IT on SAP and APO requirement gatherings, business blueprinting, design, process documentation, and coordinating testing & training in a global manufacturing and supply chain environment.
  • Perform as Business Lead on multiple Global Supply Chain initiatives including 2018 harmonization of U.S. SAP instance onto one Global Takeda template.
  • Develop appropriate business solutions within SAP and APO when new requirements do not fit current supply chain model. This includes data enhancements and creation of new reports.


  • Bachelor Degree
  • Minimum of ten years of experience using SAP and APO within Business Operations or IT preferably within a GMP environment
  • Expert understanding of Supply Chain principles and with proficiency in MRP as it relates to SAP and APO.
  • Experience in designing and writing process descriptions and engaging supply managers responsible for master planning, logistics, and production management.
  • Ability to gather and document requirements and deliver complex transactional and process training including curriculum and program development.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to train supply chain professionals on the concepts and usage of SAP and APO.
  • The candidate should have demonstrated written and oral communication skills and ability to work in a cross functional team environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in executing multiple SAP implementations including deployment of APO and optimization of an ERP system.


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company match of charitable contributions
  • 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

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