Posted to MedZilla on 9/19/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MN, Quality Control Analyst III - Microbiology 1701559-MZ


Quality Control Analyst III - Microbiology

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 Quality Control Analyst III in our Brooklyn Park, Minnesota office.
Takeda is a global pharmaceutical leader with more than 30,000 professionals working together across more than 70 countries. We have an unwavering dedication to put people first and we live our values of Takeda-ism Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our more than 230-year legacy of research-based pharmaceuticals and our mission to strive toward Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Quality Control Analyst III working on the Quality team, you will be empowered to make high impact decisions regarding Quality Control processes and independently use your analytical skills, and a typical day will include:
  • Conducting critical biological test methods including samples generated for in-process, drug substance and stability
  • Using a variety of laboratory instrumentation and computer systems to collect and record data (such as LIMS and Empower)
  • Performing activities for general lab readiness, laboratory equipment qualification and method transfers
  • Maintaining data integrity and ensuring compliance with company SOPs, specifications and cGMP regulations
  • Serving as point person for particular assays and/or equipment and systems
  • Performing laboratory equipment qualification
  • Initiating and owning deviations, CAPAs and change controls within the electronic Quality Management System
  • Revising and authoring new SOPs and study documentation
  • Providing mentoring, training and serving as Lab Lead to direct the work of lower level QC Analysts
  • Bachelor s or Master s degree in any Life Sciences with relevant laboratory coursework
  • 7+ years of experience
  • Basic understanding of laboratory instrumentation
  • Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures
  • Must be able to read, write and converse in English
  • Must have the following personal attributes: integrity and trust, work ethic, sound judgement, intellectual honesty, pragmatism, courage and conviction
  • Industry experience in a regulated environment highly desired
  • Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing preferred
  • Desire to put people first and demonstrate the values of Takeda-ism


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company match of charitable contributions
  • 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

Empowering Our People to Shine

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