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Engineer III, Process Development, Microbial Development Team

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Billerica
Posted on: May 13, 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 and . 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 an Engineer III, Process Development, Microbial Development Team where you will contribute to process development for microbial based therapeutics. Under the direction of the supervisor, responsible for technical contributions to research projects, including planning and execution of experimental strategies, as well as interpretation and communication of results. Additionally, this position may be responsible for line function oversight of outside contract organizations, including onsite support and trouble shooting. - The position will assist in preparing technology transfer documentation and will participate in technology transfer activities under the direction of the supervisor, and will contribute to compiling both internal and external contract data for presentation to the team.How you will contribute:

  • You will work with team and/or cross departmental peers to execute on assignments, under supervision.
  • Contributes to the technical support of a project.
  • Prepares experimental protocols.
  • Contributes to project work which may include multiple projects within functional area.
  • Reviews, interprets and communicates data internally (e.g., to supervisor, project teams) and contributes to preparation of technical reports.
  • Contributes to problem solving and resolutions of technical problems/issues
  • Contributes to support of Pharmaceutical Sciences project teams by being a member of a designated functional area project team.
  • Designs and proposes experiments/unit operations independently including follow up experiments as necessary.
  • Assists with the development of project strategy and communicates data/decisions within department.
  • Supports local initiatives as directed by supervisor and participates in global Pharmaceutical Sciences or functional initiatives as appropriate.
  • Serves as a technical resource and leverages expertise in laboratory technology as a functional resource/trainer.
  • Coordinates with team/departmental peers on project work.Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
    • BS degree in chemistry, biology, microbiology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science; 7+ years relevant industry experience
    • Master's degree in chemistry, biology, microbiology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science; 5-6 years relevant industry experience
    • Previous experience with microbial fermentation
    • You must have a general understanding of microbial process development and experience with fermentation including use of AMBR250 system.
    • Basic microbiological skills such as CFU enumeration analysis and gram staining are required. Experience with anaerobic or other unusual organisms is required. -
    • Experience with media development is preferred. Knowledge of tangential flow filtration is a plus. -
    • Some knowledge of cell and molecular biological, and biochemical techniques such as qPCR assays, bioanalyzer, automated bacterial counting system, etc. is considered a plus.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.Absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US field-based employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as a condition of employment.EEO 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.LocationsBoston, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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