Posted to MedZilla on 10/22/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-GA, Lead Quality Control Technician (3rd Shift) SR0038149-MZ


  • Conduct critical biological, chemical and physical analyses of in-process and final products to support manufacturing facility production schedules. Perform documentation and review of test data following good documentation practices. Enter final data in LIMS and other computerized systems.
  • Perform advanced biological and chemical assays requiring precise analytical skills and understanding of biology and chemistry principles. Complete all testing, including special project / protocol testing in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with company SOPs, product specifications, FDA, GLP, QSR and cGMP regulations. Investigate deviations and write exception documents.
  • Participate in team functions to address production, increase efficiency, solve problems, generate cost savings and improve quality. Perform laboratory and manufacturing audits, as required. Audit and update processes and facility SOPs, as required.
  • Perform equipment maintenance and calibrations. Work under minimum supervision. Conduct other duties as assigned.

Bachelor s Degree in Chemistry, or Biological Sciences with Analytical Chemistry or Laboratory coursework, with 2-5 years experience, or Master s Degree in Chemistry, or Biological Sciences, with 0-3 years experience.

  • Proficiency in both manual methods and instrumentation analyses. Experience performing and analyzing serology and immunology assays.
  • Proficient in wet and instrumental methods of analyses.
  • Knowledge of most laboratory equipment including but not limited to autoclaves, incubators analytical equipment
  • Basic knowledge of statistical methods and strong technical problem solving skills.
  • Ability to conduct multiple tasks concurrently to meet critical timelines.
  • Effective communication skills, ability to train others.
  • Proficient use of TrackWise, SoftMax Pro, and MiniTab software a plus.
  • Must be able to read and follow detailed written instructions and have good verbal/written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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