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Lab Technician

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Mansfield
Posted on: November 24, 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 Privacy Notice and Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAre you looking for a patient-focused company to inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Laboratory Technician in our manufacturing facility in Social Circle, GA.Here, everyone matters and you will be an important contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Laboratory Technician working on the Technical Operations team, you will be empowered to support general lab operations and support lab organization.How you will contribute:

  • Implement processes in pilot lab while strictly following process criteria, environmental health and safety guidelines.
  • Support lab workstreams through preparation of process equipment and analytical buffers.
  • Assemble and operate filtration and centrifugation systems.
  • Operate general pilot lab equipment (such as pH and conductivity meters, turbidity meter, portable mixers, floor centrifuge, etc..)
  • Perform basic total protein measurement assays (Biurette and Solo VPE)
  • Monitor and record important process parameters.
  • Complete all relevant paperwork following GDP/GMP guidelines.
  • Revise and review important documentation.
  • Help troubleshoot process problems and process improvement opportunities.
  • Complete all corrections on run sheets, input data into excel spreadsheets, and file documents.
  • Cleaning and storing of process equipment.
  • Monitor inventory needed for fractionation process to ensure consumables levels are adequate for each planned run.
  • Help with routine sample testing.
  • Train other team members.
  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment/laboratory.
  • Revise and review documentation.
  • Participate in monthly safety inspections (GEMBA walks).
  • Maintain clean and organized workspace.
  • Help run the pilot scale and small scale fractionation process
  • Organization and cleaning of equipment
  • Consumable and process chemicals inventory update
  • Run sheet review and inputting the data into spreadsheets (can maintain complex spreadsheets)
  • Buffer preparation
  • Complete other value added tasks as directed by lab personnel.What you bring to Takeda:
    • Typically requires at least a high school diploma or GED plus 3+ years of related work experience.
    • Knowledge of laboratory and pharmaceutical production equipment including: process tanks, pH meter, pipette, peristaltic pump, balance ext.
    • Can apply quantitative analysis to analyze process performance.
    • You must be proficient in multiple mathematical disciplines and be able to work with both the metric and USA standards of measurement.
    • Can read and follow detailed written instructions.
    • Be able to work in a team environment.
    • Previous Lab or Manufacturing Experience is preferred
    • Highly motivated and strong desire to learn and contribute to the success of the lab.
    • Multitask and complete assigned responsibilities within due date.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
    • Will work in cold conditions for extended time.Complexity and Problem Solving
      • Receive routine and non-routine assignments and complete them under the direction of lab personnel
      • Use most laboratory or process equipment after training is completed.
      • Exercise judgment within defined procedures to determine appropriate action and escalationOther Job Requirements
        • Must be able to carry up to 35 lbs., and push/pull -100 lbs. (with assistance)
        • Able to work in cold environment when needed.
        • In general, the position requires pilot scale manufacturing work, which involving constant moving and standing in a fast-paced environment.
        • May require bending, twisting, reaching overhead, and squatting motions to perform certain tasks.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 development opportunities
          • Tuition reimbursementImportant ConsiderationsAt 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. 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 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.
            • Work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.More about us:At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and the best patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company to 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.#GMSGQ#ZR1#LI-MA1EEO 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.LocationsUSA - GA - Social Circle - Hwy 278Worker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

Keywords: Takeda Pharmaceutical, Mansfield , Lab Technician, Professions , Mansfield, Ohio

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