Takeda Quality Control Microbiology Summer Intern 2021
Takeda Quality Control Microbiology Summer Intern 2021. Takeda Quality Control Microbiology Intern. As one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies, Takeda is committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to people worldwide. We aspire to bring our leadership in translating science into life-changing medicines to the next level, in our core focus areas; oncology, gastroenterology, neuroscience, rare diseases, plasma-derived therapies, and vaccines.
Quality Control Microbiology Summer Intern
Job ID: R0031298
Location: Thousand Oaks, California
Worker Type: Employee
Worker Sub-Type: Temporary / Limited Term
Time Type: Full time
Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Quality Control Microbiology Summer Intern for 2021 in our Thousand Oaks office.
Takeda is a patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven global biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to people worldwide. Our passion and pursuit of potentially life-changing treatments for patients are deeply rooted in over 230 years of distinguished history in Japan.
“Every vial has a name” is a core value at our Thousand Oaks CA campus, a multi-product facility with over 20 years of operational expertise.
Takeda’s summer internship program blends real world experience with an extensive overview of the pharmaceutical industry. Knowledgeable mentors will provide guidance as you gain professional hands-on experience. The summer internship program is between 10 -12 weeks in length and offers a unique perspective into a world-class pharmaceutical company. Compensation is competitive, and financed temporary housing is available to those who qualify. Our internship program also provides you the opportunity to network with people at Takeda through various planned events and activities.
The QC Microbiology intern will work closely with QC Microbiology team leadership as part of a contamination control team that will be responsible for execution of microbial risk assessments of products and processes manufactured at Takeda Thousand Oaks. You will gain experience in pharmaceutical Quality Risk Management (QRM) and microbial control strategies which are essential for aseptic pharmaceutical manufacturing processing. You will be given specific tasks to support the cross functional team with execution of the microbial risk assessments. You will learn the manufacturing processes and contamination controls currently in place and help the team assess if further controls should be implemented. You will have the opportunity to work with team members from QC Microbiology, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Engineering and Validation.
Experience in each of the following MS Office applications:
- MS Outlook – Proficient
- MS Word – Proficient
- MS Excel – Proficient
- MS PowerPoint – Proficient
- Must be deadline-driven and have a high level of organizational and planning skills
- The ideal candidate exhibits strong analytical, problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills; he or she also possesses the ability to work well in teams, effectively manage multiple projects, and present ideas clearly and concisely.
Intern Project Summary:
Assist in the facilitation and execution of product and process microbial risk assessments for Takeda Thousand Oaks drug substance and drug product manufacturing processes. The risk assessment tool, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), will be used to evaluate the contamination control risks at Takeda Thousand Oaks. Identify microbial hazards and current controls in place for each process step of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes at Takeda Thousand Oaks. Help identify contamination controls that can be implemented to reduce microbial risks in Takeda TO production processes. Work with cross-functional team members to implement contamination controls. Contribute to project plans, established timelines and deliverables and tracking and driving completion of action items.
QC Microbiology performs microbial testing of site utilities, raw materials, in-process and final product samples to ensure product quality and safety. QC Microbiology also develops the microbial control strategy for the site and leads the contamination control program for the site. Department currently consists of approximately 12 team members including 1 Department Head, 1 supervisor and 10 lab analysts.
EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
- Enrolled in a U.S. accredited university for the semester before and immediately following the internship
- Authorized to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis without sponsorship in the future
- Pursuing a bachelor’s degree and have completed at least their sophomore year or be a graduate level student pursuing either a PharmD or master’s degree; for Bachelor’s and
- Master’s degree students, a major in a healthcare, pharmacy or life science field is preferred
- Minimum GPA: 3.0/4.0
- Global mindset to thrive in a diverse work environment
- Self-motivated, ability to work independently and within a team environment, show adaptability, creativity, and good judgment
- Excellent communication and leadership skills
Location and Salary Information: This job posting excludes CO applicants.