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Manufacturing Scientist with a passion for Biotechnology, Innovation and Data Analysis (f/m/x)

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Job Description

About the role:

This Manufacturing Scientist is essential to ensure continuous patient supply for the products supported by the Manufacturing Science team in Vienna. The role supports stable manufacturing processes, increase of process robustness as well as business critical programs to enable increase of  yield and manufacturing capacity. We are looking for an excellent communicator with a passion for Biotechnology, optimization and competence in statistics or in other forms of data analysis.

How you will contribute:

  • Monitoring, controlling, and improvement of the manufacturing processes of assigned products

  • Identification of process monitoring and yield trends and development of consequent measures to ensure stable manufacturing processes and yield improvement

  • Lead or assist in deviation, complaint and failure investigations, product impact investigation, and root-cause analysis

  • Evaluation of changes (manufacturing processes, analytical testing, and materials)

  • Product related review and approval of manufacturing and validation documents

  • Support of authority submission teams and responses to authority requests with process expertise and data analyses

  • Quality by Design for legacy products, development of control strategy, PFMEA updates (after sufficient on-the-job training)

  • Representation at internal and external authority audits

  • Best-practice sharing with local and global teams

  • Lab work is not expected

What you bring to Takeda:

  • University degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biostatistics, Biology, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Technology, or similar qualification

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in German and English, including experience in presenting complex topics in front of multidisciplinary audiences

  • Experience in technical problem solving, data analysis and statistics

  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills and capability to influence and drive change agendas without formal authority

  • Ability to take the initiative and work independently while developing and maintaining strong communication with the stakeholders

  • Innovative and creative thinking are a must

  • A sense of humor and an ability to handle stressful situations will bring you a long way

  • Solid working knowledge of current GMP and ICH guidelines would be an advantage

  • Green Belt certification would also be ideal

  • Experience in manufacturing of biotechnological products/plasma products or design of biotechnological processes appreciated

  • We are open to applications from candidates with no industry experience or limited work experience (Berufseinsteiger)

What Takeda can offer you:

A competitive remuneration package with a minimum salary of 3.557,47 gross per month (full-time, collective wage agreement for the chemical industry) - the actual salary depends on your professional experience and qualifications. Up to 60% work@home possible.

  • Certified family-friendly company (parental leave, dad month, bilingual kindergarten)

  • Hybrid working & flexible time management where possible

  • In-house job rotations in Austria and abroad

  • Training and development opportunities (mentoring, lectures & impulse workshops)

  • Comprehensive training and education programs

  • Employee Referral and Recognition Programs

  • Active participation in network groups on various topics (e.g. diversity, equity & inclusion, sustainability and innovation)

  • Corporate Events & Celebrations

  • Fitness & Wellness Center, other health offers

  • Free preventive examinations & vaccinations, psychological counselling

  • Accident insurance also in leisure time

  • Company restaurant at supported prices or food bonus

  • Works council, discounted shopping facilities

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.

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, or any other characteristic protected by law.


AUT - Wien - Industriestrasse 72

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Manufacturing Scientist with a passion for Biotechnology, Innovation and Data Analysis (f/m/x)


Veröffentlicht am 03.08.2022

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