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Analytical Scientist

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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Job Description
About the role:
Join Takeda as a Analytical Scientist where you will will provide analytical support to manufacturing sciences. You will also work in collaboration with inter-site teams for assay transfers, troubleshooting and establishing assays. As part of the Analytical Scientist team , you will report to the Associate Director of Manufacturing Sciences (Analytical) and work with different groups and teams within the facility.

How you will contribute: Provide analytical support for upstream and downstream manufacturing sciences labs.
Design and execute routine / non-routine analytical testing supporting for in-process samples
Work with matrix teams for assay transfer and troubleshoot assays
Perform and troubleshoot enzyme activity and impurity assays such as ELISA, PCR, Potency, Titer etc.
Maintain electronic lab notebooks, report data in a timely manner
Write documents/reports, present findings in meetings

What you bring to Takeda: PhD with 0-2; MS in Biochemistry or related disciplines with 4+ years of relevant experience; A BS in Biochemistry or related disciplines with 6+ years of relevant experience.
Experience in multiple analytical techniques related to protein/mAb characterization
Experience with method transfer, qualification, and validation
Knowledge of cGMP environment as applied to analytical sample testing
Experience working with monoclonal antibody and protein therapeutics as applied to mammalian cell lines in a bioprocessing environment
Strong analytical experience with bio-process residual impurities (HCP, Protein A, DNA) using ELISA and PCR is required
Working knowledge of enzyme activity/kinetic assays is desirable
Knowledge of common mammalian cell culture and protein purification processes
Team player, participating on cross-functional teams

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
Flexible Work Paths
Tuition reimbursement

More about us:
At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will 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.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.


EEO Statement
Takeda 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.

USA - MA - Lexington - BIO OPS

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Keywords: Takeda Pharmaceutical, Boston , Analytical Scientist, Other , Lexington, Massachusetts

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