Shire Tech Development Research Specialist in Social Circle, Georgia

Takeda is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmics.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.

Contribute routine scientific knowledge or expertise to manufacturing support activities for achievement of project goals and solve routine lab and manufacturing problems with some assistance. ("Routine knowledge" implies a "solid understanding of technical field or administrative functions.") Under direction, conduct routine research and/or developmental activities. Plan details of assigned tasks within specific parameters. Organize data and prepare relevant QSR documentation for assigned projects. Write and issue reports with minimal guidance. Understand and apply applicable corporate and divisional SOPs. Maintain knowledge of relevant QSR and safety requirements. Employ appropriate techniques and methods to successfully conduct specific assignments within negotiated deadlines after receiving general instruction. Demonstrate working knowledge of basic technical theories and principles within area of expertise for routine tasks. Assess feasibility of simple research and design concepts within area of expertise. Support commercial manufacturing operations to meet fulfillment targets (lot release timing). Complete CAPA tasks to ensure on time release of lots; product impact assessments, corrective and preventive actions and root cause investigations as needed.

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's degree in a scientific or engineering discipline with at least 0-3 years or MS with at least 0-2 years relevant experience, or equivalent

Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

The position requires relevant laboratory skills, writing skills, and computer skills plus teamwork/interpersonal skills Knowledge of and appropriate compliance with guidelines as well as Takeda internal requirements. Practical and working experience with Immunoasay based methods (ELISA’s, SDS-PAGE, IEF and Bioseparation techniques including HPLC/UPLC is preferable. Knowledge in the area of biochemistry, protein purification, and engineering principles

Complexity and Problem Solving

Act independently with minimal supervision to initiate and/or conduct studies and improvement projects for product quality, process robustness, product yield and cycle time based on recent technical knowledge.

Other Job Requirements

Must be able to push/pull 35 lbs. and lift/carry up to 25 lbs. Able to work in cold environment In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and laboratory work.

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Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Takeda is an industry-leading, global pharmaceutical company with an unwavering dedication to putting patients at the center of everything we do. We live our values of Takeda-ism – Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance – and are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. At Takeda, you will make an impact on people’s lives – including your own.