Manufacturing Technician II

By clicking the “Apply” button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda’s Privacy Notice and Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionThis position reports to Weekend Night (E) shift. This shift schedule is -Saturday and Sunday -10:00 PM to 10:30 AM, plus a third day during the week. This shift requires working on all company designated holidays. -Due to business need, on select occasion employees may be required to work overtime and/or support operations on an alternate shift.About the role:You will execute all processes in production while strictly following cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any other related regulations which could apply. They are expected to participate in both departmental projects and any quality working teams which may be applicable. Under the general direction of the manufacturing lead operator and the direction of the supervisor, this position shall manage the hands-on execution of all activities in the production area. Activities include manual tasks and operation of automated equipment. They have technical and administrative competence to initiate minor revisions to existing documents, to troubleshoot simple existing procedures, and to contribute to continuous improvement programs. You will always promote Takeda’s focus on Patient, Trust, Reputation, and Business.How you will contribute:

  • Follow all safety rules, SOPs, cGMP, work rules and other company policies and initiatives.
  • Support all local manufacturing operations.
  • Complete relevant paperwork following GDP/GMP guidelines.
  • Work in a team environment, perform hands-on execution of manual and automated manufacturing operations. Equipment includes: Centrifuges, Filter Presses, Ultrafiltration systems, CIP/COP, Nanofiltration Skids, Chromatography Columns and material handling devices. Manual activities include weighing and addition of chemicals, paste suspension, equipment cleaning, room cleaning, equipment assembly/disassembly, transfer panel connections, titrations and other activities.
  • Perform removal of hazardous waste per safety guidelines.
  • Troubleshoot minor process problems and respond to process alarms.What you bring to Takeda:
    • High school diploma or GED plus 1+ years of related experience or AA or higher with no prior experience required.
    • General working knowledge of related manufacturing techniques and specialties.
    • Basic Automation experience using DeltaV, Electronic Batch Management, PLC.
    • Familiarity with pharmaceutical production equipment including centrifuges, filtration systems and CIP/SIP (Clean in Place/Steam in Place).
    • Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures.Important ConsiderationsAt 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:
      • May wear personal protective equipment (PPE) and other clean room garments daily. This may include safety shoes, safety glasses, aprons, face shields, lab coats, full body gowns, hair nets and gloves and hearing protection.
      • 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,.
      • Work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.
      • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 lbs. with a work partner.
      • Will stand for extended periods of time throughout the duration of an 8 or 12 hour shift.
      • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs while wearing special gowning.
      • May require bending, twisting, reaching, and squatting motions to perform certain tasks.
      • In general, your work will be a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility.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.#GMSGQ #ZR1 #LI-MA1Takeda Compensation and Benefits SummaryWe understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. -For Location:USA – CA – Los AngelesU.S. Hourly Wage Range:$16.15 – $25.38The estimated hourly wage range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual hourly wage offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.—The actual hourly wage offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location. – -U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term incentives. U.S. based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S. based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation. -EEO StatementTakeda 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.LocationsUSA – CA – Los AngelesWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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