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Lead, Viral Vector Manufacturing Operations

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 11, 2024

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 and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAbout the role:At Takeda, we are a forward-looking, world-class R&D organization that unlocks innovation and delivers transformative therapies to patients. By focusing R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas and other targeted investments, we push the boundaries of what is possible in order to bring life-changing therapies to patients worldwide.Join Takeda as a Lead, Viral Vector Manufacturing Operations. You will be partially based in Devens, Massachusetts and transition to Cambridge, Massachusetts over a period of 2 years. You will be a part of Takeda's new viral vector processing laboratory.How you will contribute:

  • You will be an integral part of a fast-paced group responsible for the manufacture of viral vector and Allogeneic gene-corrected cell therapies.
  • You will execute protocols and manufacturing clinical material across multiple products as well as supporting process optimization work and document generation.
  • You will have experience in production of advanced therapies, in a controlled cGXP setting.
  • Strong aseptic and cell culture or downstream technique as well as collaborative work in a team is an integral part of this position.
  • Produce viral vectors and/or cell therapies in cGMP facility in conjunction with execution of manufacturing production records (MPRs), logbooks, and protocols according to governing SOPs.
  • Execute studies in support of process optimization and validation.
  • Author, review, and provide technical support for manufacturing SOPs and MPRs.
  • Identify, suggest, and manage projects in parallel with manufacturing activities to reach set goals.
  • Ability to collaborate with others while maintaining a strong capability in independent, critical thought.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team.
  • Contribute to activities that support safety and/or lab infrastructure and Inventory controlMinimum Requirements/Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in scientific discipline and minimum of 5 years related lab experience or Masters degree, or equivalent with 3 years of experience.
    • Experience working in a cGMP-controlled space with quality oversight is required
    • Experience with production processes for viral vectors, cell therapies or vaccines is highly preferred.
    • A strong background in the fundamentals of GMP manufacturing along with knowledge of aseptic technique and cell culture manipulations is required
    • Experience with as well as downstream/purification experience strongly preferred
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Detailed record keeping and data documentation.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, SOPs, and MBRsMore 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.Takeda Compensation and Benefits SummaryWe understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. -For Location:Lexington, MAU.S. Base Salary Range:$96,600.00 - $151,800.00The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.---The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location. -U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/ or long-term incentives. U.S. based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S. based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation. -EEO 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.LocationsLexington, MABoston, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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