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Head Process Engineering (f/m/d)

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Job Description

About the role:

As Head of the Process Engineering Department, you will provide leadership to the local organization, their leads and experts.

As member of the global OpU Process Engineering Leadership Team and the local Site Engineering Leadership Team you will drive engineering solutions supporting the local strategy in alignment with the global network

How you will contribute:

  • Manage the Lifecycle Ownership / System Ownership of all process equipment assets at the site Vienna that covers fractionation, purification, formulation & aseptic filling, visual inspection and packaging

  • Building and developing strong and highly skilled teams by supporting a continuous learning & improvement approach to intensify in-house Front-End Design of process equipment platforms

  • Fostering a fact-based and data-driven culture to help focusing on the few priorities and delivering superior results

  • Strengthening cross-functional collaboration locally and globally with the aim to introduce new technology

  • Selecting, developing and implementing state-of-the-art and purpose-fit upcoming technology standards based on asset conditions, capacity modeling, process efficiency and volume growth scenarios

  • Support daily operations according to escalation matrix (major issue resolution)

  • Delivering lifecycle implementation projects and continuous improvement initiatives by allocating internal and external resources effectively and efficiently

What you bring to Takeda:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in an equivalent role

  • Broad knowledge of process equipment solutions and best practices in the field

  • Strong professional experience in an advanced technological industry

  • Solid experience in dealing with OPEX and CAPEX budget responsibility

  • Experience with lifecycle management and project execution

  • GMP experiences are mendatory

  • Excellent communication skills to align cross-functional teams on priorities

  • Robust negotiation skills in German and English

What Takeda can offer you:

A competitive remuneration package with a minimum salary of € 5.222,35 gross per month (full-time, collective wage agreement for the chemical industry) - the actual salary depends on your professional experience and qualifications.

  • Family-friendly company environment; Support with parental leave, dad month, Bilingual company kindergarten

  • Work @ home depending on the position / department

  • Comprehensive training programs

  • In-house job rotation program

  • In-house Canteen with discounts or meal vouchers

  • Works council (events, festivals, shopping vouchers, etc.)

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Employee Recognition Program

  • Takeda Resource Groups

  • Medical checkups

  • Free vaccination program

  • Fitness Center

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, or any other characteristic protected by law.


AUT - Wien - Benatzkygasse 2-6

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Head Process Engineering (f/m/d)


Veröffentlicht am 31.01.2024

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