Posted to MedZilla on 5/21/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-IL, Quality Technician SR0035352-MZ


The Quality Technician (QT) is responsible for performing a wide variety of assignments in the Takeda Biologics manufacturing facility in Round Lake. The primary responsibilities of this new position include ensuring compliance with procedures and regulatory requirements and providing Quality support and oversight of daily manufacturing operations. Responsibilities include: label copy control, product nonconformance resolution, sample management, documentation review and approval, and other quality department functions.

Job Functions:

  • Issue controlled label copy material to manufacturing, ensuring the correct materials are supplied. Maintain department equipment and inventory levels for controlled materials.
  • Provide Quality support and oversight of daily manufacturing operations. Respond to issues which arise on the manufacturing lines and lead corrections to address quality concerns.
  • Assist with control of in-process sampling activities and ensure timely delivery of samples to appropriate QC test laboratories. Manage finished product file/retain samples.
  • Perform material/component release and in-process work order release using JDEdwards C3ME system.
  • Perform review and approval of batch documentation and consult with manufacturing to address any required corrections.
  • Perform routine audits of the manufacturing areas to assess current safety and compliance risks.
  • Make detailed observations, analyze data, and interpret results.
  • Interact with manufacturing on a daily basis.
  • Perform troubleshooting, work independently, and make decisions based on local procedures and corporate documents.
  • The candidate must be able to work flexible hours (including regular overtime and weekends) in a dynamic environment with minimal direct supervision.

    Job Requirements:

    *** The candidate must not be allergic to cephalosporin drugs ***

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Good writing and verbal communication skills, and problem solving skills are required.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and make independent decisions based on procedural and regulatory requirements.
  • Experience with operating of a forklift; certification is a plus.
  • Experience with product functional testing is a plus.
  • Knowledge understanding of cGMPs and GDPs.
  • Sitting, standing, walking and lifting up to 35 lbs. Pushing, pulling and stretching may be required occasionally.

    The candidate must be able to work flexible hours in a dynamic environment with minimal direct supervision.

  • Takeda Round Lake is a 24/7 operation with 12 hour work shifts on a 2-2-3 configuration. This opportunity will be 12 hour night shift.

Notice to Employment / Recruitment Agents:

Employment / Recruitment agents may only submit candidates for vacancies only if they have written authorization to do so from Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda s Talent Acquisition department. Any agency candidate submission may only be submitted to positions opened to the agency through the specific Agency Portal. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a fully executed contract in place between the Employment / Recruitment agents and Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda and only if the candidate is submitted via the Agency Portal. Candidates submitted or presented by Employment / Recruitment Agents without a fully executed contract or submitted through this site shall not be deemed to form part of any Engagement for which the Agency may claim remuneration.

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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Reasonable Accommodations

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