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Quality Control Technician

Company: Takeda
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

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 Swing (D) shift. This shift schedule isSaturday and Sunday10:00 AM to 10:00 PM, plus two days 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:Responsible for coordination (pick-up, receipt, aliquot, distribution and shipping) of in-coming bulk, intermediate, final containers, final package, stability and validation samples. Perform data entry and data collection. Perform daily lab support operation activities (e.g. material, supply and chemical inventory and replenishment, kitting, glassware washing, autoclaving, depyrogenation of labware, biohazardous waste removal and QC Documentation Control) to ensure availability of samples, materials and documentation for QC Labs to meet operational testing turnaround times using Lean Principles. Review and revise documents. Emphasis on continuous improvement and cost effectiveness in daily activities. Participate and guide completion of responsible tasks and improvement projects.How you will contribute:

  • Pick up, receive, aliquot, and distribute samples to the appropriate laboratories for testing by following SOP and using GMP/ GDP/ LIMS.
  • Support in troubleshooting of issues as they arise from daily tasks, such as sample management, documentation management, inventory management and other lab support activities.
  • Perform lab support activities such as supplies inventory management, supplies ordering and replenishing, managing services requests for Lab equipment, kitting, glassware washing, depyrogenation of labware, autoclaving, and lab wastes removal.
  • Ship samples to external laboratories for testing.
  • Use Global LIMS or other computerized systems for sample receipt, data entry and data approval.
  • Manage laboratory documentation including the creation, issuance, and archiving of test data packets, test requests, and other QC related documentation.
  • Contribute to a team setting within the laboratory and potentially work with other work teams to guide improvements such as, increasing process efficiency, generating cost savings, improving quality compliance, and providing support to new product or process.
  • Follow basic lab procedures to assist with general laboratory procedures including preparation of solvents, buffers, reagent solutions, measuring and dispensing of solid and liquid chemicals and raw materials.
  • Perform pipette verification for important assays and document results in the corresponding form.
  • Revise and review SOPs and Forms.
  • Ensure laboratory area is maintained in a GMP and GLP state while following all EHS,lean and regulatory guidelines.
  • Operate laboratory equipment. Ensure that equipment maintenance and operation history is documented promptly.
  • Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with company SOPs and specifications, FDA, GLP, QSR, and cGMP regulations.
  • Follow Lean principles such as Just in Time Supply replenishment and 5S throughout daily work activities.
  • Ensure personal training requirements are met and that training records are current.
  • Familiarity with cGMP/GDP and general FDA regulations.What you bring to Takeda:
    • High school diploma or equivalent. Some related work experience
    • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 40 lbs.
    • 20/20 near vision required (corrected is acceptable).
    • In general, we ask that you have a combination of walking to pick up samples from multiple sample collection locations in manufacturing throughout the day and performing inventory, stocking, dishwashing, autoclaving of laboratory materials. There may be some sedentary work as assigned.
    • Will work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Will follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.
    • No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in the manufacturing environment.
    • Required to work with biohazardous or hazardous waste removal/transferring.
    • May work in a cold, wet environment.
    • Must be able to work multiple shifts, including weekends.
    • Must be able to work overtime as required.
    • May be required to work in a confined areaWhat 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 reimbursementMore 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.Empowering our people to shine: 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. Location and Salary Information: This post excludes CO applicants Base Salary Range: $30,800.00 to $44,000.00. Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off.The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience.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. LocationsUSA - CA - Los AngelesWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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