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Manufacturing Associate

Employer
Takeda
Location
Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Feb 22, 2024

Job Details

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Job Description

Job Title: Manufacturing Associate

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA

About the role:

Under the general direction of the Manufacturing Lead and overall direction of the Supervisor, the Manufacturing Associate executes all processes in the production area while strictly adhering to CGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any other related regulations.

How you will contribute:
  • Participate in bulk formulation, aseptic filling, Lyophilization, and capping operations.
  • Implement processes in production while strictly adhering to cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any other related regulations which could apply.
  • Clean, set up, operate, and teardown of equipment such as tanks, filtration systems, filling lines, lyophilizers, etc.
  • Operate general production equipment such as an autoclave, filter integrity testers, temperature probes, pH and conductivity meters, CIP skids.
  • Receive and distribute supplies into the manufacturing areas.
  • Set up operations, daily maintenance, and breakdown of simple/routine equipment.
  • Gain qualification to perform CIP, SIP autoclave, small parts preparation.
  • Identify processing gaps and help implement new technologies.
  • Perform minor to moderate troubleshooting.
  • Draft simple to moderate DCRs and complete minor NCR investigations.
  • Proactively assist others in accomplishing work.

What you bring to Takeda:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 0-2 years of related work experience
  • General knowledge with cGMP manufacturing, regulatory regulations and requirements is a plus.

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 training and development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement

Important Considerations

At 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. In this role, you may:

  • The overall physical exertion of this position requires medium to heavy work.
  • May be required to work in confined areas; may be required to work around moving equipment and machinery.
  • May be required to work at heights above floor level.
  • May be required to sit between 1-2 hours.
  • May be required to climb (use step stools and ladders) or kneel up to 1 hour.
  • Requires repetitive use of both right and left hands and arms up to 3-4 hours.
  • May be required to walk, stand, or bend at the neck/waist for over 4 hours.
  • May be required to squat between 1-2 hours.
  • May be required to reach above/below the shoulder between 3-4 hours.
  • May be required to twist at the waist up/twist at the neck up to 1 hour.
  • May be required to lift up to 50lbs; Lifts per shift are up to 100 times.
  • May be required to carry up to 50lbs; Carry distance of up to 6 feet; Carries per shift are up to 100 times.
  • May require simple grasping & pushing/pulling with hands/arms between 3-4 hours; power grasping for over 4 hours; fine manipulation between 1-2 hours.
  • 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 special visual and hearing protection for loud areas.
  • Will need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and/or artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.
  • May work in a cold, hot or wet environment.
  • May be required to work with biohazards such as: bloodborne pathogens or medical waste.
  • Will require entering a 2-8 degree Celsius & -60-degree Celsius freezer to store and retrieve materials and various chemicals in support of mfg such as IPA, 500ppm sodium hypochlorite.
  • May be required to manage hazardous waste in compliance with company procedures & State/Federal/Local hazardous waste regulations. Duties may include identifying, handling, generating, accumulating, storing, labeling, and on-site transporting of hazardous wastes.
  • May work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.
  • Required to work an alternate work schedule (10-hour shift / 4 days a week) including a weekend day and possibly holidays.
  • May require overtime and/or assignment to a different shift as needed.

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.

Base Salary Range: $ 32,200 to $ 46,000. Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program, and Paid Volunteer Time Off.

The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors, including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience.

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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.

Locations

USA - CA - Thousand Oaks - Rancho Conejo

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

Company

Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.

For more information, visit https://www.takeda.com.

Stock Symbol: TAK

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Location
650 East Kendall Street
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02421
United States

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