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Senior Manufacturing Engineer Flexible Containers

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: South Elgin
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

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Job Description
About the role:
You will report to the Head of Manufacturing Sciences. You will provide container closure design, manufacturing, failure analysis and process development support to the manufacturing groups at the Round Lake Site. The Manufacturing Sciences team investigates events within the manufacturing facility area by assisting our quality and manufacturing partners in troubleshooting issues, supporting regulatory inspections by explaining technical decisions to regulatory agencies, and maintaining process compliance. The team develops scientific and engineering insight on the fill-finish operations resident in the site and owns the specifications for the product and intermediaries. Finally, the team owns the site yield metric, and the yield improvement projects for the site.

How you will contribute:
Manage container related specifications and risk management activities for the site.
Oversees the design and manufacturing evolution of the container closure system.
Lead and support teams to support complex technical problems that are essential to Deviations and CAPA's, associated with the container system.
Lead test method development, adoption and transfer for container closure related product defects and solution loss challenges.
Develop expertise in filling/finishing operations for flexible container filled biologics.
Communicate technical insight in fill-finish operations, through definition of technical projects and subsequent planning.
Complete Risk Management activities related to the container and process failure modes and defects
Support the site during inspections as one of the technical experts.
Work with Manufacturing to help promote important metrics.
You will be responsible of a small (three to five person) Container Closure Core Competency group within Round Lake Manufacturing Science Function after demonstrated performance.
Mentor junior team members manage interns or rotation of Operation Development Program participants.

What you bring to Takeda:
Must be proficient in written and oral English
Knowledge of engineering principals. Specifically, in Flexible container design, analysis, manufacturing (heat sealing) and troubleshooting.
Experience in container closure design, manufacturing and product support
Hands-on capability in failure and root cause analysis
Proficiency in statistical methods to analyze heterogeneous data (from batch records), develop experimental plans and characterize existing complex processes.
In general, your work will be a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions of the facility.
Must be able to carry up to 25lbs, lift up to 25lbs, push/pull up to 25lbs (with assistance of material handling equipment).
During observations and inspections: Must be able to stand and/or walk for an extended period of time over an 8-12 hour shift between rooms and across the site.
Typically Requires a Bachelor's degree in science, engineering or other related technical field. 4+ years of related experience.

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:
In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work, standing work, and walking around observing conditions or performing work in the facility.
Indoor working conditions
General office environment with air conditioning and heating
Will work around moving equipment and machinery during observations
During observations and inspections: May be asked to work in controlled environments requiring special safety gear or 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.
During observations and inspections: May be asked to work in confined spaces/areas.
Requires flexibility to complete activities during off shift hours and/or conduct activities in support of different shifts as needed.
Willing to travel. Travel required.

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.

USA - IL - Round Lake - Drug Delivery

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Keywords: Takeda Pharmaceutical, Elgin , Senior Manufacturing Engineer Flexible Containers, Engineering , South Elgin, Illinois

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