Manufacturing Scientist

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Every day, employees working in Takeda’s Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain, and Global Quality business unit are shaping the future of healthcare. They are breaking down barriers and ensuring our life-changing medicines are available, accessible, and affordable to patients. Life-changing for you. Life-changing for patients.

Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain, and Global Quality is the backbone of Takeda, and our employees are the guardians for our patients, our products, and our reputation. As a member of our team, we can offer you the opportunity to grow in a meaningful career, develop your skills, and come to work every day knowing that what you do makes a genuine difference.


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Job Description

This position reports to the Head of Manufacturing Sciences Cinryze.This position is responsible for providing process support to the Cinryze manufacturing groups at the Los Angeles Facility.The Cinryze purification MS team is responsible for investigating and troubleshooting adverse events within the B8 Pilot Plant manufacturing facility area by assisting our quality and manufacturing partners in troubleshooting issues, supporting regulatory inspections by defending technical decisions to regulatory agencies, and maintaining process compliance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The individual in this position should expect significant day-to-day variability in tasks and challenges.

Lead and drive yield and cycle time improvement projects

Work independently and in small teams to execute experiments in the Manufacturing Sciences lab

Investigate and assist in evaluating product impact for process exceptions

Interface with Manufacturing to help drive key metrics such as yields and capacity

Conduct regular meetings with the manufacturing group to communicate awareness of key metrics.

Lead teams to solve complex problems

Track and trend yields in B8 and report on the key metrics

Drive the use of DMAIC tools in problem solving and projects

Act as liaison with Regulatory on projects requiring regulatory submissions


Both practical and theoretical knowledge of the purification of plasma proteins and biochemistry

Ability to solve problems of a technical and scientific nature

Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently while paying attention to details

Self-motivated and takes personal responsibility for getting the job done. 

Ability to analyze and interpret scientific, and statistical data and draw appropriate conclusions

Good laboratory skills

Strong interpersonal communication. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong presentation skills. 

Understanding of GxP and related regulations

Education and/or experience

Typically requires bachelors’ degree in science, engineering or other related technical field. 3+ years of related experience.

Physical Demands

Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs. and lift/carry up to 25 lbs.

In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility.

Must be able to work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body.

No make-up, jewelry, 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.

May be required to work in a confined area.

Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions.

This job posting excludes CO applicants.

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