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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Senior Technician in Lexington, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Job Title: Manufacturing Senior Technician

Location: Lexington, MA

About the role:

You will perform manufacturing operations, including work functions in Cell Culture, Purification, Solution & Equipment Prep areas. Operate production equipment according to SOPs for the production of clinical and commercial products. You will work on a 2-2-3 schedule 6:00pm-6:30am, and will report to the manufacturing operations manager.

How you will contribute:

  • Troubleshoot and escalate process related issues

  • Will work holidays and overtime as required

  • Provide technical training for area personnel

  • Create work orders as needed

  • Initiate and document minor deviations

  • Execute critical, routine, and non-routine production operations

  • Manage events impacting schedule

  • Request and execution of GMP documentation

  • Enter data in the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), MODA and other business systems

  • Review manufacturing documentation real-time to ensure compliance

  • Coordinate sample preparation and testing

  • Propose and review document revisions

  • Carry out work in a safe manner, notifying management of safety issues and risks

  • Participate in tiered visual management system and support continuous improvement initiatives

What You Bring to Takeda:


  • 3+ years of GMP Manufacturing experience

  • High School Diploma or GED

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • 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 and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Professional training opportunities

  • Tuition reimbursement

Important Considerations:

At Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. You may:

  • Work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.

  • Need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.

  • Work in a cold, wet environment.

  • Work multiple shifts, including weekends, or be asked to work supplemental hours, as necessary.

  • Work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company to inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.




EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


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