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Engineer III

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's Privacy Notice and Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAbout the role:At Takeda, we are a forward-looking, world-class R&D organization that unlocks innovation and delivers transformative therapies to patients. By focusing R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas and other targeted investments, we push the boundaries of what is possible in order to bring life-changing therapies to patients worldwide.Join Takeda as a Engineer III where you will work with scientists or engineers in the process development team, under supervision or independently, to design, optimize and scale up processes with a focus on cell culture and/or purification process development. Additionally, the position will support tech transfer of developed/locked downstream processes to pilot team and CMOs, and technology innovation programs. Independently plan and coordinate work with departmental and cross functional peers with an understanding of project timelines and deliverables. You will also identify complex technical issues and implement solutions. As part of the process development team, you will report to Associate Director, Process Development Downstream.How you will contribute:

  • Works with departmental and/or cross functional peers to execute on assignments, under limited supervision.
  • Makes study plan and prepares experimental protocols in consultation with supervisor.
  • Contributes significantly to project work which may include multiple projects within functional area.
  • Interprets data independently, and contributes to technical reports.
  • Identifies complex technical issues, and implements solutions under supervision.
  • Contributes to the design of new applications/experiments/unit operations in consultation with supervisor.
  • Supports technology transfer through writing and consolidating technical documents.
  • Coordinates within department as well as cross functionally with peers on projects.
  • Compliant to lab safety and company policies, participates in lab management duties.Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
    • Associates degree in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science and 4+ years relevant industry experience
    • Bachelors degree in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science; 2+ years relevant industry experience
    • Masters degree in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science; 0+ years relevant industry experience
    • Previous experience working in lab setting - or Masters degree plus appropriate laboratory training
    • Experience with purification technologies (e.g. Chromatography, filtration, UFDF etc).
    • Experience with cell culture process development at different lab scales with appropriate aseptic technique.
    • Experience with design on experiment (DOE) is plus.
    • Occasionally work on weekends/holidays for lab support.What Takeda can offer you:
      • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
      • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
      • 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 and company match of charitable contributions
      • Family Planning Support
      • Flexible Work Paths
      • Tuition reimbursementMore 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.In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.#LI-SB1EEO StatementTakeda 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.LocationsLexington, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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