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GMP Documentation and Training Lead, Cell Therapy

Boston, Massachusetts


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GMP Documentation and Training Lead, Cell Therapy

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Job ID R0031511 Date posted 06/02/2021 Location Boston, Massachusetts

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As a GMP Documentation and Training Lead, working on the Cell Therapy GMP Operations team, you will be empowered to support the manufacturing of Takeda’s Cell Therapy products and work with cross-functional peers to support clean room activities. The primary focus of the GMP Documentation and Training Lead role will be supporting cGMP cell therapy manufacturing at Takeda’s new cell processing facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This position will directly contribute to the successful delivery of novel cell products in support of human clinical trials.


  • Lead activities to create new or revise existing manufacturing documents such as Batch Records, SOPs, On the Job Training forms

  • Leads and/or supports continuous improvement projects for Manufacturing Batch Records, SOPs or training records

  • Supports data gathering and entry as needed to support GMP manufacturing

  • Coordinates issuance of all manufacturing batch records or associated documentation for execution

  • Maintain all manufacturing records in a secure and compliant manner. This includes executed batch records, validation records or log books.

  • Coordinate GMP training program to assure that all manufacturing employees performing GMP-related tasks receive GMP training, as is necessary to comply with cGMP written policies and procedures.

  • Ensure all training assignments are complete and up to date, to maintain necessary technical skills and knowledge

  • Support investigations in manufacturing GDP deviations

  • Actively participate in problem identification, problem solving, and change initiatives in cooperation with other teams and functions



  • Bachelors degree in biotechnology, biology, engineering or related pharmaceutical science and 5+ years relevant GMP documentation experience in Manufacturing.

  • Masters degree in chemistry, biotechnology, biology, engineering or related pharmaceutical science and 3+ years relevant GMP documentation experience in Manufacturing or Process Development.

  • Previous hands-on experience in a cGMP or clinically regulated environment is required.

  • Previous experience with electronic based Quality Management Systems is preferred

  • Manufacturing experience in biopharmaceutical operations, preferably involving Cell or Gene Therapies.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Teamwork – Ability to work well in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary environment

  • Communication - Able to express one’s self clearly and concisely within team; documents issues and/or concerns concisely with colleagues; timely and effectively communicates issues to supervisor

  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills - Able to troubleshoot critical issues or problems and determine causes and possible solutions, using appropriate information

  • Organization – Exercises good time management and prioritization skills and can successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Motivated – Self-motivated and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of initial job description


  • Requires weekend and holiday support per schedule

  • Must be able to achieve and maintain annual aseptic gowning qualifications


  • May require approximately 10% travel.


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