Japanese - Conversational
English - Business
 Saitama, Kumagaya

About the Company..

A leading global biopharmaceutical company, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. This company works with customers and operates in over 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions.

About your new Role…

The company currently has an exciting opportunity to work as an IT specialist to support IT systems within manufacturing operations. The person will be responsible for: Resolving IT issues, Implementation of IT changes, Troubleshooting in compliance with SDLC(software development lifecycle), GMP(good manufacturing practice), Safety, and Environmental Regulations, and Leading application and automation projects as act as a change agent to drive transformation and innovation practices.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities

-Provide and share technical knowledge/advice to Manufacturing Operations on computerized/ automation systems.
-Act as a Business Analyst to drive business values and supports a continuous improvement framework within IT and the IPT(integrated production team).
-Maximizes production capacity through timely completion of planned maintenance activities and effectively resolving unplanned downtime and events
-Coordinates IT system maintenance, including system backup, disaster recovery, and obsolescence activities, and ensures automation systems remain in a validated state
-Demonstrate abilities to apply effective root cause analysis and troubleshooting techniques to support the resolution of incidents, events, deviations, atypical investigations and fault reports related to IT and ensures all the resolution are effectively implemented within the agreed time frame to prevent recurrence.
-Ensures timely resolution of identified IT issues and unplanned events identified in the daily walk-through
-Supports annual IT System review process, including: data-gathering, analysis, preparing annual performance reports and ensures actions are completed on time and meet regulatory requirements
-Provides IT support for capital and other site projects and perform IT change controls to ensure that changes are raised and closed on time following the required quality standards.
-Manages Project Schedule to ensure that manufacturing is not impacted.
-Achieves IT cost effectiveness and product cost reduction targets set in the Profit Plan, with particular emphasis on automation and waste reduction
-Stay current with industry best practices and trends. Assist in the IT roadmaps for Japan.
-Collaborate with the capability architects to migrate Japan towards future state plans and improve Company’s enterprise architecture.
-Driving application of latest technologies such like IoT, Robotics Process Automation and Big Data for Production shop floor as for assistance of Advanced Manufacturing.

about 2 months ago