Posted to MedZilla on 2/18/2018


Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Scientist, Analytical Development - Biologics 1800231-MZ


 
 

Are you looking for a patient-focused 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 Scientist, Analytical Development - Biologics in our Cambridge office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Scientist working on the Analytical Development - Biologics team, you will be empowered to perform assay development and characterization activities and work on cross-functional teams, and a typical day will include:

POSITION OBJECTIVES:
The Analytical Development Biologics group is looking for a motivated scientist to contribute to the biologics pipeline. Candidate will perform assay development, method validation and transfer, and characterization activities for antibodies, ADCs, and other therapeutic proteins. May lead cross-program development activities for analytical methods and/or lead project activities within AD-Bio as functional rep on project teams. Expected to conduct troubleshooting for complex technical issues and to lead characterization studies and technology evaluation. Significant experience with a broad variety of biochemical analytical techniques, including but not necessarily limited to liquid chromatography, gel or capillary electrophoresis, and/or spectroscopic-based methods is expected, along with a strong understanding of protein structure/function.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Contributes significantly and independently to multiple projects within functional area.
  • Reviews, interprets and communicates data cross-functionally within CMC and project teams.
  • Plans and implements resolutions to technical problems/issues
  • Represents functional area on project teams by communicating activities from designated functional area to project team.
  • Responsible for integrating scientific/technical efforts around cross-functional issues.
  • Serves as a technical resource for junior staff and leverages expertise in laboratory technology as a functional resource/trainer.
  • Independently designs and executes experiments, and reports results.
  • Assists with development of project strategy and communicates complex data/decisions within department and cross functionally as necessary.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelors degree in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science and 8+ years relevant industry experience
  • Masters degree in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science; 6+ years relevant industry experience
  • PhD in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science; 0+ years relevant industry experience
  • Experience in working in a multi-disciplinary team environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Use hands on a regular basis to perform experiments and handle small laboratory equipment.
  • Able to lift or move up to 40 pounds in the course of daily work.
  • Exposure to hazardous/toxic chemicals and reagents.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • May require approximately 5-10% travel.

WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:

  • 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

Learn more at takedajobs.com.

Takeda is an EEO employer of minorities, women, disabled, protected veterans, and considers qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable laws. For more information, visit http://www.takeda.us/careers/EEO_Policy_Statement.aspx

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Schedule
Full-time

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