Senior Manager – Process Sciences (HYBRID)

Bio-Life Plasma, LLC

Lexington, MA

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Job Description
Position: Senior Manager - Process Sciences (HYBRID)

Location: Lexington, MA (Hybrid)

Reports to:

About the role:

  • Member of the global team of process science experts responsible for the manufacturing process for Takeda's large and diverse commercial biologics portfolio

  • Be a senior subject matter expert across the biologics portfolio

  • Provide technical expertise and leadership for regulatory interactions, including authoring CMC content for multi-site products

How you will contribute:

  • Provide upstream and downstream technical expertise and leadership for multiple projects across the biologics portfolio, including lifecycle projects to ensure supply continuity, risk management, line extensions & discontinuation, process tech transfers, global expansion/contraction, regulatory activities, and capability & improvement.

  • Ensure technical continuity of manufacturing processes across sites and time

  • Provide technical expertise for projects and investigations which are complex or span multiple products

  • Lead process improvement projects that span sites or products

  • Ensure understanding of CMC content for multi-site products

  • Provide technical expertise required to maintain control strategy documents

What you bring to Takeda:

  • BS in engineering or life sciences disciplines with 12+ years experience, an MS with 10 years experience, or Ph.D .with 6 years experience in pharmaceutical development and manufacturing

  • Experience operating globally in a matrixed organization

  • Late-phase clinical, process development, or commercial manufacturing in mammalian cell culture experience is preferred.


  • Must have strong technical knowledge and experience in upstream or downstream process development

  • Interpersonal skills, and ability to analyze and solve complex problems through creative thought and experience.


  • Focus on a few priorities and provide superior results

  • Improve capabilities for now and the future

  • Provide leadership on teams

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. You may:

  • Work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wearing protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet, and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.

  • Need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish, and/or artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.

  • Work in a cold, wet environment.

  • Work multiple shifts, including weekends, or be asked to work supplemental hours, as necessary.

  • Workaround chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers, and Celite may require respiratory protection.

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 empowers 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.





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