Posted to MedZilla on 10/13/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-GA, Quality Control Lab Systems Administrator SR0039671-MZ


Maintain the network of instruments and client systems, primarily Waters Empower software, per 21 CFR requirements, including but not limited to account management, troubleshooting, training, security, group policies and instrument lifecycle.

Maintain data integrity, including but not limited to performing assessments, backup and recovery, periodic reviews and disaster recovery per FDA guidelines and company SOP's.

Write and execute IOQ's, PQ's and related documentation for new instrumentation and re-qualification as required for existing instruments according to laboratory needs.

Stay current in the field of laboratory instrumentation and data integrity to ensure compliance with company SOP's, FDA, GLP, QSR and cGxP regulations.

Assist in the maintenance of reports for departmental indicators, trending and charting.

Follow continuous improvement practices, including but not limited to QLP, 5S, LEAN, etc.

Participate in functional efforts involving teams, which impact production, increase efficiency, solve problems, generate cost savings and improve quality.

Perform laboratory instrumentation audits as required. Review and update, as required, software administration SOP's.

Assist analysts in troubleshooting issues via remote connection after business hours as needed and required.

May perform other duties as assigned.


At least 2 years experience in laboratory software administration, including but not limited to Empower Enterprise Systems.

Strong technical problem solving skills in the area of regulated 21 CFR laboratory instrumentation and data integrity.

Excellent computer skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Access.

Must be able to read and follow detailed written instructions and have good verbal/written communication skills with supervisors, peers, vendors and technical support.

Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and in a timely fashion.

Must Demonstrate effectiveness in ability to train others.

Availability to the laboratory network via remote connection after normal business hours as needed and required.


Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry/Biological Sciences or Information Technology with 2-5 years experience.

Appropriate additional certifications may be required pursuant to state or federal regulatory requirements.

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