Posted to MedZilla on 5/20/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-GA, Quality Associate II- IG Filling- Second Shift SR0032039-MZ


The position will support the development of a new, state-of-the-art plasma fractionation facility that will bring Taekda additional capacity for testing, purification and fill finish for its biologic medications.

Responsible for providing Quality Operations support for the Isolator Filling activities. Identify and assess regulatory and quality risks in activities and processes according to regulatory agency rules and guidelines and Takeda quality practices.

  • The incumbent will be responsible for handling multiple projects, demonstrating effectiveness in task completion, decision-making, empowerment of others, exception management, training, problem solving and team leadership.
  • Leads ongoing, daily departmental operations.
  • May include the supervision of assigned personnel in achieving defined quality goals in an efficient, accurate and timely manner.
  • Perform in-depth internal assessments and evaluations by collecting and analyzing accurate, objective evidence regarding risks and their magnitude. Assessments and information gathering may be through in-depth employee interviews, flow charting and other informational gathering techniques.
  • Determine the logic, adequacy and effectiveness of processes, systems and related requirements.
  • Develop plans to correct identified risks including areas of non-conformance, inform management and implement approved corrective action plans.
  • Write, review, analyze and revise written Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and submit procedural changes as needed to meet Corporate, Divisional, Plant, Regulatory Requirements, etc.
  • Support external assessments or audits.
  • Assist with audits of various reports (Protocols, Qualifications, Regulatory Submissions, etc.)
  • Serve as Subject matter Expert (SME) and provide training to local employees as needed on relevant area(s)


  • Must be able to handle multiple projects concurrently
  • Have computer experience
  • Knowledge of FDA Regulations, Application of Good Laboratory Practices, and Application of Good Manufacturing Practices as appropriate.
  • Must be a strong team player
  • Good problem solving
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to manage people, encourage teamwork and drive decisions.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. List knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and great attention to detail are necessary.

Associate degree in business/scientific discipline and one to three years of relevant experience. Bachelor s degree in the life sciences and experience with a medical device/pharma or other similarly regulated industry preferred.

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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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