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Vector Production Associate, Global Gene Therapy

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 11, 2022

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 and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAre you looking for a patient-focused company that enables transformative technologies to address patients' needs while inspiring you and support your career? Takeda is a world-class organization where we combine our expertise in disease biology, modality technologies and drug development experience to develop gene therpies in a holistic approach. We are seeking a highly motivated leader with substantial experience in vector production and gene therapy drug development experience to join Takeda to advance our gene therapy research effort. Be empowered and join us as a Vector Production Associate in the Global Gene Therapy Team.OBJECTIVESAs Vector Production Associate in the Global Gene Therapy (GGT) Team, the incumbent will be responsible and accountable for the production and purification of viral vectors that contributes to discovery research gene therapy (GT) projects in the research pipeline as well as to conduct research that leads to continuous improvement of production process and product quality.ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Coordinate with Head of vector production in GGT team to prioritize vector production schedule. Partner with other GGT representatives on therapeutic and/or technology development colleagues to understand best ways to prioritize production schedule and partner with analytical and bioassays lead to efficiently coordinate scheduling and workflow.
  • Partnering with project teams in decision making to agree on desired deliverables and timelines.
  • Documentation of experimental details in the form of electronic labnotebook (eLN) and study reports.
  • Present experimental designs, protocols, results and interpretations in group meetings, project team meetings and/or departmental meetings.
  • Maintaining familiarity with current scientific literature and techniques in the field of virus production.
  • Follow compliance of documentation in electronic lab notebook and author scientific reports that supports internal documentation and regulatory submissions.
  • Demonstrate good organizational and communication skills. Expected to be accountable for effectiveness and timelines of completion of project goals.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects under a demanding timeline.EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS: -
    • BS in a scientific discipline (or equivalent) with 2+ years experience, or MS with 0+ years experience in a scientific discipline preferred.
    • Experience in culturing suspension cells or purification techniquies for gene therapies or protein production.
    • Experience in process development or tech transfer for biologics preferred.
    • Ability to adapt to new and fast paced environment and navigate uncertainties.
    • Expected to work well in a team setting, - identify challenges and seek input from colleagues and supervisor for solutions to diverse problems, and demonstrate motivation in pursuing scientific answers through thorough experimental planning.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication and written skills for presentations, report writing and day-to-day project team communicationsIn accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, -Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
      • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Company match of charitable contributions
      • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
      • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation daysEEO 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 - MA - Cambridge - Binney StWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

Keywords: Takeda Pharmaceutical, Cambridge , Vector Production Associate, Global Gene Therapy, Professions , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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