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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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    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.

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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 Quality Control Analyst in our Brooklyn Park office. 

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.  As a Quality Control Analyst I working on the Quality team, you will be empowered to use your analytical skills to conduct critical biological test methods and work on cross-functional efforts, and a typical day will include:

POSITION OBJECTIVES:

  • Perform supportive activities for general lab readiness, laboratory equipment qualification and method transfers.
  • Conduct critical biological test methods including samples generated for in-process, drug substance and stability.
  • Use a variety of laboratory instrumentation and computer systems to collect and record data (such as LIMS).
  • Follow SOPs to perform methods requiring precise analytical skills and understanding of biology and chemistry principles. 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Demonstrate a functional understanding of a laboratory setting and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). 
  • Complete all testing, including special project / protocol testing in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with company SOPs, specifications and cGMP regulations.
  •  Exercise judgment within defined Quality Control procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. 
  • Initiate low severity level deviations, CAPAs and change controls within the electronic Quality Management System. 
  • Occasionally participate in functional efforts involving teams to solve problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors.   
  • Author minor revisions to existing SOPs.
  • Receives general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments. 
  • May be required to work overtime or be assigned to a different shift as needed.
  • May perform equipment maintenance and calibrations as required.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:  

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in any Life Sciences with relevant laboratory coursework and 0-3 years of relevant experience.

  • Previous experience in a regulated environment desirable.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently, and in a timely fashion.
  • Must have basic understanding of laboratory instrumentation.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisors and peers.
  • Must be able to read, write and converse in English.
  • Must be computer literate.  Able to navigate, conduct searches, and complete online forms on Personal Computer for the purposes of training, performance management, and self service applications.
  • Good interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures.
  • Must display eagerness to learn and continuously improve.
  • Must have the following personal attributes:  integrity and trust, work ethic, sound judgment, intellectual honesty, pragmatism, courage and conviction.

MICROBIOLOGY SKILLSET

The familiarity or experience with the following assays:

  • Aseptic Technique
  • Bioburden
  • Environmental Monitoring (including viable air monitoring, non-viable air monitoring, surface monitoring and clean compressed air)
  • Water sampling
  • Endotoxin
  • Total Organic Carbon Analysis
  • Conductivity
  • Microscopy
  • Organism Identification
  • Gram Stain
  • Biological Indicator Testing
  • Growth Promotion
  • Osmolality
  • Glucose/Glutamine

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

  • In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and standing for extended periods of time in the Quality Control labs.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Willingness to travel to various meetings or training, this could include overnight trips.
  • Requires approximately 5% travel.

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

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Locations

Brooklyn Park, MN

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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