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Engage Others Motivates and influences others to gain support for ideas, strategies and actions in service to providing superior pharmaceutical products to patients; provides appropriate background so that messages are meaningful with audiences.

Collaboration Establishes productive relationships and partners with others across the organization to ensure common understanding of objectives and achieve shared goals.

Drive for Results Holds self and others accountable for delivering on commitments that align with our short- and long-term goals, never forgetting the end result is to help patients through innovation in medicine.

Strategic Approach Makes sound decisions that are consistent with our mission, values and organizational objectives.

Lead Change Proactively evaluates, promotes, and initiates change that creates value for patients, the organization, and our shareholders.

Self Awareness Seeks feedback from others, modifies self-perceptions and actions based on this feedback, and actively develops skills and behaviors to enhance contribution.

Develop Capabilities Seeks opportunities to develop oneself and others so that we can continue to achieve sustained growth.

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  • Teamwork

    Takeda builds strong, borderless and empowered teams through fairness and promoting shared goals. By working together, we optimize energy and can lead the change for a better world.

  • Innovation

    Takeda implements bold initiatives on a daily basis by striving for continuous improvement and encouraging enthusiasm and creativity. This value speaks to attracting the best minds in the industry that are committed to delivering novel therapies to patients worldwide.

  • Diversity

    Takeda respects and includes a broad range of people and ideas in its daily operations. Our organization encourages each individual to act with empathy and to apply their unique skills to realize the company’s true potential.

  • Passion

    Takeda's drive comes from perseverance, urgency and a strong desire to contribute to patients. We put this passion to work in everything we do and demonstrate courage to fight for ideas and objectives to raise the quality of our solutions, create stronger ties with our stakeholders, and deliver results.

  • Commitment

    Takeda works to meet its responsibilities to stakeholders on a daily basis. We provide adequate support and challenge to ensure we deliver high-quality solutions that help more people around the world.

  • Transparency

    Takeda appropriately shares information and promotes honest, sincere dialogue with stakeholders to build trust. This trust enables us to strengthen our relationships with employees and external communities.

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  • Moving Mountains

    Takeda Pharmaceuticals was one of 266 employers recognized for excellence in workplace safety at the Governor's Safety Awards luncheon on May 18 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. This award from the Minnesota Safety Council joins a long list of workplace awards Takeda has earned based on its employee policies and programs.


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  • One Vision: We aspire to cure cancer.

    Takeda Pharmaceuticals is continuously empowering our people to shine, creating better health and brighter futures for people worldwide. Working with us, you will make a positive impact on people’s lives every day—including your own.

    Our inclusive, focused and diverse Takeda community works together and is inspired and supported to perform to the very best of their ability.


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    Takeda Pharmaceuticals is on the cutting edge of innovation, for more information on our latest breakthroughs and discoveries visit our newsroom today!


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Overview

Takeda is a global, innovation-driven pharmaceutical leader with 30,000 professionals working together across more than 70 countries. We have maintained an unwavering dedication to put patients first for more than 235 years while we live our values of Takeda-ism—Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.

We focus our research and development on the core therapeutic areas of oncology, gastroenterology, neuroscience, and on providing vaccines that address the most important infectious diseases. Novel products, especially in oncology and gastroenterology, as well as our presence in emerging markets, fuel our growth.

Takeda’s Brooklyn Park manufacturing facility provides long-term strategic benefits by enhancing Takeda’s capacity to manufacture additional commercial products and investigational drugs under clinical development. This plant allows Takeda to establish and develop direct commercial bio-manufacturing expertise, and is poised to be a world-class biologics drug substance production facility. When fully constructed, it will be a 215,000 square-foot facility manufacturing multiple antibody products, including Entyvio.

Responsibilities

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Manufacturing Associate I in our Brooklyn Park, Minnesota office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Manufacturing Associate working on the Manufacturing team, you will be empowered to use your knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices and develop expertise with biologics manufacturing processes, and a typical day will include:

OBJECTIVES: 

  • The Manufacturing Associate performs and documents daily manufacturing operations in a cGMP environment that involves operation of process equipment, execution of validation protocols, creating/ revising cGMP documents and other assignments as directed.

ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  • Performs/ assists with Processing Steps and/or Manufacturing Support activities, monitoring process against the batch record, SLR and control system.
  • Documents/Records cGMP data and information for processing steps and/or equipment activities, following standard operating procedures. Key documentation includes batch records, SLRs, and equipment logbooks.
  • Actively participates in training activities, managing their individual training plan.
  • Executes validation protocols under supervision/direction of others

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:  

Knowledge, competencies and skills:

  • Basic knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s). Working knowledge of all relevant safety procedures  within the company. General understanding of most areas in Manufacturing and supporting functional groups.
  • Familiar with or experience with cGMP Biotech or Pharmaceutical operations:
  • cGMP: Understands basic cGMP requirements and follows those requirements, including requirements for good documentation practices.
  • Must be team-oriented (proactively builds healthy working relationships between peers, their department and other groups).
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Possesses a basic knowledge of non-manufacturing functions such as QC, Regulatory, QA, and/or Materials Management.
  • Possesses a basic understanding of the scientific theory of biologics manufacturing: understands basic biotechnology processing - purpose of major unit operations and microbial control concepts
  • Actively pursues learning of required skills, new skills, and new equipment
  • Understand routine procedures upon which they have been trained.
  • Possesses basic equipment understanding, including understanding equipment function and application.
  • Proficient in MS Office and related PC skills
  • Must have the ability to work either Day or Night shift.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BS/BA) from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in a scientific or engineering discipline and a minimum of 0-1 years relevant experience, or Associate’s Degree in a scientific or engineering discipline with a minimum of 0-2 years related experience, or High School Diploma with a minimum of 1-2 years relevant experience. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

  • Is required to stand, operate manufacturing equipment, computer equipment; and is required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety shoes, safety glasses and/or hearing protection.
  • May be required occasionally to lift, push, or pull up to 50 pounds during handling of production equipment and/or materials.
  • May be required to climb occasionally (use of stepladders/stairs in production areas, or stairwells in work campus).
  • May be required to bend, kneel, or crawl rarely when troubleshooting production equipment.
  • May be required to stand and walk frequently and/or for extended periods while overseeing production activities.
  • May be required to drive rarely to attend offsite meetings and/or training.
  • May be required to use hearing occasionally when listening for production and equipment alarms.
  • Occasional movement of head/neck while using computer applications and handling of production equipment and materials.
  • May be required to perform visual inspection of production equipment, materials, and activities.
  • May be required to perform occasional overhead reaching during handling of production materials/files/supplies.

WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:

  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company match of charitable contributions
  • 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

Empowering Our People to Shine

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Locations

Brooklyn Park, MN

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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