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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Sr. Specialist, Global Clinical Supply Chain Trade Compliance in Des Moines, Iowa

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Job Description

Sr. Specialist, Global Clinical Supply Chain

As the Sr. Specialist, Global Clinical Supply Chain, you will ensure Takeda import/export activities are conducted in accordance with Customs and other applicable governmental agencies regulations. You will emphasize developing and providing oversight to import/export distribution processes in collaboration with Takeda teams and 3rd party vendors to ensure compliance with all applicable import and export laws, statutes and regulations and product quality specifications. You will be accountable for translating international import/export regulatory rules and policies into guidelines to for Takeda teams and import/export group.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Provide daily trade compliance support to import-export operational activities to ensure shipments are processed timely and properly so clinical studies and project timelines are not affected, and supply chain pipeline is kept uninterrupted.

  • Determine key trade compliance data such as Tariff Classification, Country of Origin, Export Commerce Control Number (ECCN), FDA product codes, NDAs, INDs and customs valuations for products imported/exported to support Takeda projects.

  • Work with internal stakeholders proactively to influence and ensure import/export solutions being considered adhere to international trade regulations and product quality.

  • Work closely with Global Trade Compliance team members on formal inquiries from Global Customs and/or Trade authorities to ensure proper response is provided.

  • Develop effective KPI measurable indicators for all aspects of import-export operational activities such as volume, type of entries, duties and transportation costs, and other available metrics that can be built using ACE (Automated Customs Environment) and other systems.

  • Develop, publish and implement control documents (policies, procedures, processes, and work instructions) for Import and Export Operational activities.

  • Responsible for the maintenance of key trade compliance data in a centralized, automated import/export system.

  • Assist in the review and approval billing from transportation service providers and assist with transportation budget control, including customs duties and taxes.

  • Assist in the quarterly business review and performance assessment of Transportation Service Providers.

  • Assist in the review of contracts and task orders to ensure international distribution pathways are aligned with the import/export regulations and the business needs.

  • Assist in the creation and adherence of export and import compliance policies and procedures for the organization regarding Clinical Trial Material (CTM) and raw material shipments.

  • Identify key opportunities for process improvements and implement solutions to eliminate identified compliance deficiencies.

  • Work closely with global colleagues in Clinical Supply Chain Operations and Legal to assure alignment of import and export compliance related activities within Takeda.

  • Ensure all international product data are the ones properly determined and approved established by the Trade Compliance group.

  • Assist in special logistics and global trade compliance initiatives, such as C-TPAT, ISA, and other related projects etc.

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in experience

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in material management/supplies/logistics, including 2 years’ experience in importing and exporting

  • 2 years’ experience in the Food, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Clinical Supplies Industry

  • Strong understanding and experience with international trade compliance laws and regulations including but not limited to, imports, exports, economic sanctions, Harmonization Tariff system (HTS), country of origin, boycott laws and Free Trade Agreements.

  • Working knowledge of trusted trader programs including Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and Importer Self-Assessment (ISA)

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

Effective November 1, 2021, absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. As of the same date, absent an approved religious or medical reason, US field-based employees, employees must be fully vaccinated to continue in their current roles. US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. You are encouraged to speak with their recruiter to seek further information on the applicable guidelines for the department /Function for which they have applied.

WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:

  • 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

Base Salary Range: $80-$114K, based on candidate professional experience level. Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits as well. 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.

EEO Statement

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.

Locations

Massachusetts - Virtual

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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