Posted to MedZilla on 3/30/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MN, Metrology Technician I-III 1700338-MZ


More than 30,000 Takeda employees working in more than 70 countries are committed to improving quality of life for patients, who remain at the center of everything we do. Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is a global, research and development-driven organization working internally and with external partners to translate science into life-changing medicines. Takeda focuses on the core therapeutic areas of oncology, gastroenterology, central nervous system and providing vaccines that address the most important infectious diseases. Novel products, especially in oncology and gastroenterology, as well as our presence in emerging markets, fuel our growth.
While Takeda is enjoying tremendous growth as an emerging global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, we remain ever mindful of our commitment to serve people worldwide by striving toward better health through leading innovation in medicine. In short, we are a passionate team doing important work that impacts patients lives. If you are driven to create better health and a brighter future, join us!


  • Performs calibrations and maintains the calibration scheduling system to conform to facility requirements.
  • Coordinates instrument re-certification with outside standards laboratories, which includes performing incoming inspections and documentation reviews on these instruments.
  • The ideal candidate must be able to function independently and as a group to ensure all Metrology related activities are completed on time and in accordance with all applicable regulations and procedures.


  • Follows sequence of testing from calibration procedures for instruments and equipment and ensures all tasks are performed in compliance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Sets up standard and special purpose laboratory equipment to test, evaluate, and calibrate other instruments and test equipment.
  • Efficiently manage scheduled calibrations in order to optimize resources and minimize impact to manufacturing.
  • Maintain calibrations scheduling in a computerized metrology management system.
  • Identify inefficiencies in the metrology program and implement solutions to drive towards cost and time effective calibrations and processes.


  • Working knowledge of cGMP guidelines, FDA 21 CFR Part 11, 210/211, ISO 14644 and 17025; and other international regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrates initiative; ability to follow SOPs and direction and respond to situations as they arise.
  • Must be able to break down complex problems and tasks into activities capable of being performed by personnel.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels in verbal and written form.
  • In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around the cGMP manufacturing facility.
  • Will work in a clean room environment and wear special garments and personal protective equipment (e.g. hard hats, safety shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs) due to safety requirements in specific areas.
  • May occasionally be required to lift weights in excess of 70 lbs.


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