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Global Supplier Management Professional, Direct Materials

Baxalta U.S., Inc.
Lexington, MA 02421
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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Global Supplier Management, Professional, Direct Materials in our Lexington, MA office.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven 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.


Primary Duties:

Execution of global supplier and material/product management and supplier management activities for suppliers of GMP materials, including the following:

  • Building relationships with global / critical / key suppliers
  • Completion of Supplier Audits (up to 50% travel)
  • Creation and maintenance of global product / material specifications
  • Solving of material related issues in cooperation with impacted facilities and suppliers resp. manufacturers around the globe (Material Deviations, CAPAs)
  • Initiation and oversight Quality Agreements
  • Evaluation and oversight of Supplier Notification of Changes and Change Control activities

Education, Competencies, and Skills:

  • Scientific degree (BSc, MSc)
  • 1-2+ years of increasing management responsibility combined with deep knowledge of biopharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Experience about Quality pillars (QA, QC, Systems and Compliance, Services and Improvement) including global cGMP regulations (US, EU, Japan, Canada, etc.)
  • Experience working with regulatory agencies and/or direct interface experience with regulatory agencies during inspections highly desirable/preferred.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills engaging internal and external stakeholders
  • Courage of conviction and conflict resolution skills.
  • Risk identification, evaluation and management
  • Personal accountability for results and integrity
  • Strong PC skills and competency with Microsoft /word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Teams, Trackwsie, Sharepoint Quality Auditing and Supplier Quality organization

  • This job excludes Colorado applicants


Lexington, MA

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Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-06
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