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Sr. Manufacturing Technician - Day or Night

Covington, Georgia
21 Sep 2022

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Job Description

About the role:

You will execute all processes in production while strictly observing cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any other related regulations which could apply. In addition to being accountable and involved in all production processes, you may provide guidance in other departments. You will act as a delegate to the supervisor and may conduct departmental activities in their absence. You understand the regulations and may make recommendations according to their interpretations. You will manages the successful transfer of new processes/methodologies into the manufacturing area. You will report to the Manufacturing Supervisor. This role could report to: Albumin, Immunoglobin (IG), or the Fractionation Department.

The hours of this position are 6PM-6:30AM on a 2-2-3 schedule or 6AM-6:30PM on a 2-2-3 schedule

How you will contribute:
  • Assist supervisor in organizing, scheduling and directing other team members. 

  • Main partner with other departments to resolve issues related to equipment, process, compliance, including maintenance, metrology, and validation. 

  • Involved in hands-on execution of manufacturing operations. 

  • Ensure accurate generation of process documentation. Review documentation. 

  • Resolve issues related to equipment, process and compliance. Main troubleshooting/response person. 

  • Investigate any process problems and provide documentation. 

  • Participate on Continuous Improvement Teams and may serve in a leadership role. 

  •   Mentor other team members and monitor training for newer team members.

  • Help with process/equipment validation and data analysis 

  • Assign other project work and involvement in teams to team members.

  • May perform other duties as assigned. 

What you bring to Takeda:
  • Typically requires a high school diploma or GED plus 4+ years of related work experience or associates' degree or higher and 2+ years related work experience. 

  • Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing and in-depth process knowledge of related manufacturing techniques/specialties. 

  • Knowledge of laboratory and pharmaceutical production equipment including: autoclaves, process tanks, incubators, analytical equipment and CIP/SIP systems. 

  • Can apply quantitative analysis to analyze process performance. 

  • You must be proficient in multiple mathematical disciplines and be able to work with both the metric and USA standards of measurement. 

  • Will read and follow detailed written instructions. 

  • Knowledge of chemical and biological safety procedures. 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. 

  • Lead a work team in a team environment. 

  • Will carry up to 25 lbs., lift up to 50 lbs., and push/pull > 100 lbs. (with the assistance of material handling equipment). 

  • Will stand for extended periods of time over an entire 8 or 12-hour shift. 

  • Can climb ladders and stairs while wearing special gowning. 

  • May require bending, twisting, reaching overhead, and squatting motions to perform certain tasks. 

  • Will work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Will follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. 

  • No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in the manufacturing environment. 

  • Will work in a cold, wet environment. 

  • Must be able to work multiple shifts, including weekends. Will work overtime. 

  • May work in a confined area. 

  • Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions. 

  • May require immunization before performing work within the manufacturing area. 

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 and development 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. In this role, 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/or 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 that will 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.

This posting excludes Colorado applicants.



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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  • Job Reference: 717314599-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Takeda Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Covington, Georgia
  • Salary: On Application