Posted to MedZilla on 9/22/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MN, Metrology Technician I-III (2nd Shift) 1701397-MZ


Metrology Technician
Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven 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 Metrology Technician in our Brooklyn Park, Minnesota office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Metrology Technician working on the Metrology team, you will be empowered to perform calibration activities independently and as part of a group, and a typical day will include:

  • Performing calibrations and maintaining the calibration scheduling system to conform to facility requirements.
  • Coordinating 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

To further support and inspire our employees, our benefits include:
  • Company-paid volunteer days
  • Company match of charitable contributions
  • 401(k) with company match, and annual retirement contribution plan
  • Adoption assistance and tuition reimbursement program

Empowering Our People to Shine

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