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Manufacturing Technician II - Day or Night Shift

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Newborn
Posted on: May 15, 2022

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Job Description

About the role:

As the Manufacturing Technician II, you will implement all processes in production while strictly following cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any other related regulations which could apply. You will make routine revisions to documents, rewrite complex procedures or initiate new procedures. You will apply technical knowledge to perform complex trouble shooting tasks and assist during the transfer of new technologies into manufacturing. You will have technical and administrative competence to organize and lead production activities, including demonstrating leadership in a cGMP compliance, and environmental health and safety skills. You will report to the Manager, Manufacturing.

The hours for this position can be 6:00am-6:30pm or 6:00pm-6:30am.

How you will contribute:

--- Prepare media and buffer solutions.
--- Operate Clean-in-Place (CIP) and Steam-in-Place systems.
--- Assemble and operate filtration systems.
--- Operate general production equipment (such as pH and conductivity meters, autoclave, portable mixers)
--- Monitor and record essential process parameters.
--- Complete all relevant paperwork following GDP/GMP guidelines.
--- Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of production equipment to maintain in GMP fashion.
--- Perform sampling using aseptic techniques.
--- Participate on Continuous Improvement Teams.
--- Train other team members.
--- Write and revise important documentation.
--- Troubleshoot process problems and respond to process alarms.
--- Help with process/equipment validation and data analysis.
--- Work with other groups such as maintenance/metrology to ensure preventative maintenance is done
--- Initiate or coordinate other process improvement projects.
--- Will apply quantitative analysis to analyze process performance.
--- Experience handling pallet-jacks, pallet trucks, and forklifts.

What you bring to Takeda:

--- Typically requires high school diploma or GED plus 2+ years of experience or Associates' degree or higher and 1+ years of related work experience
--- Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing.
--- Knowledge of basic laboratory and pharmaceutical production equipment including: autoclaves, process tanks, incubators, analytical equipment and CIP/SIP systems.
--- Proficient in multiple mathematical disciplines and be able to work with both the metric and USA standards of measurement.
--- Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures.
--- Have experience with inventory management.
--- Will carry up to 25 lbs., lift up to 50 lbs., and push/pull > 100 lbs. (with the assistance of material handling equipment).
--- Will stand for extended periods of time over an entire 8 or 12-hour shift.

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
--- Professional training and development opportunities
--- Tuition reimbursement

Important Considerations

At Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. In this role, you may:

--- Work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.
--- Need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and/or artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.
--- Work in a cold, wet environment.
--- Work multiple shifts, including weekends, or be asked to work supplemental hours, as necessary.
--- Work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.
--- May require immunization before performing work within the manufacturing area.
--- May be required to work in a confined area.
--- May work in a loud area that requires hearing protection and other protective equipment to be worn.
--- Will work around chemicals such as alcohol that may require respiratory protection.
--- Will handle non-hazardous, hazardous and flammable materials/chemicals.

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.

This posting excludes Colorado applicants.


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.


USA - GA - Social Circle - Hwy 278

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