Posted to MedZilla on 1/18/2018


Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Cell Culture Process Development Engineer III 1702872-MZ


 
 

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 Cell Culture Process Development Engineer III in our Cambridge office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Cell Culture Process Development Engineer III working on the Upstream Development team, you will be empowered to develop robust cell culture processes and interact with a variety of teams to achieve your goals, and a typical day will include:


POSITION OBJECTIVES:

The Engineer III will work primarily with scientists/senior research associates or engineers in the Cell Culture Process Development team to design and optimize consistent cell culture processes that produce quality recombinant proteins through laboratory studies. Additionally, as a fundamental component related to cell culture process design, the cell culture group will also ensure that these processes are predicable, scalable, and controlled.


POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Works with departmental and/or cross functional peers to execute on assignments, under limited supervision.
  • Prepares experimental protocols.
  • Contributes significantly to project work which may include multiple projects within functional area.
  • Interprets data independently, and contributes to technical reports
  • Identifies complex technical issues, and implements solutions under supervision
  • Contributes to the design of new applications/experiments/unit operations in consultation with supervisor.
  • Supports technology transfer through writing and consolidating technical documents.
  • Coordinates within department as well as cross functionally with peers on projects

LINE FUNCTION SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Biologics - Cell Culture Process Development:
  • Must have experience with mammalian cell culture and aseptic techniques
  • Must have experience with laboratory scale bioreactor operation and other instrumentation that supports cell culture, such metabolite analyzers, shake flasks and cell culture plates
  • Experience with using automation preferred
  • Experience with design on experiment (DOE) preferred

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Education and Experience:
Required:
  • Associates degree in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science and 4+ years relevant industry experience
  • Bachelors degree in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science; 2+ years relevant industry experience
  • Masters degree in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science; 0+ years relevant industry experience
  • Previous experience working in lab setting or Masters degree plus appropriate laboratory training
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills -Able to troubleshoot critical issues or problems and resolve routine issues using appropriate information.
  • Teamwork -- Ability to work within department groups/team.
  • Communication Skills - Expresses one s self clearly and concisely within function; documents issues and/or concerns concisely with colleagues; timely and effectively communicates issues to supervisor
  • Organization Exercises good time management skills
  • Technical - Proficient in use of applicable lab equipment and operations

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • May require 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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Takeda is an EEO employer of minorities, women, disabled, protected veterans, and considers qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable laws. For more information, visit http://www.takeda.us/careers/EEO_Policy_Statement.aspx

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