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Validation Engineer Optical Control (f/m/d)

Singen (Hohentwiel), Baden-Württemberg
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Vaccines prevent 2 to 3 million deaths each year and have transformed global public health. For the past 70 years, Takeda has supplied vaccines to protect the health of people in Japan. Today, Takeda's global vaccine business is applying innovation to tackle some of the world's most challenging infectious diseases, such as dengue, COVID-19, Zika and norovirus. Takeda’s team brings an outstanding track record and a wealth of knowledge in vaccine development, manufacturing and global access to advance a pipeline of vaccines to address some of the world's most pressing public health needs.

Job ID R0123689 Date posted 05/23/2024 Location Singen (Hohentwiel), Baden-Württemberg

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Validation Engineer Optical Control (f/m/d)

Your main responsibilities:

  • Independent, timely planning, documentation, execution, evaluation and reporting of process validations as part of the dengue vaccine filling capacity expansion

  • Creation, processing and maintenance of risk analyses

  • Subject Matter Expert for the validation of optical control processes for the entire site

  • Tracking the validation lifecycle for the area of responsibility

  • Evaluation of changes and deviations with regard to the validation impact, including definition of necessary measures

  • Support of authority, customer and self-inspections with regard to the area of responsibility

Your profile:

  • Completed studies in the natural sciences such as biology, chemistry, pharmacy or comparable fields

  • Experience in the validation of processes in an aseptic production environment

  • Experience with optical control systems and their validation

  • Initial experience in vaccine production

  • Business fluent in written and spoken German and English

In this position you will report to the Team Lead Process Validation.

Your benefits:

  • Attractive and competitive salary according to collective bargaining agreement

  • Open-minded and modern working environment

  • Hybrid working model

  • 30 vacation days

  • Company pension plan

  • Further education and training

  • Travel allowance

  • Attractive Relocation Package including brokerage fees

  • Subsidized canteen

  • Subsidized sports programs

  • Disability insurance

  • Supplementary nursing care insurance

  • Long-term account with various possible uses

  • Employee discounts

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Deferred compensation as desired

  • Future amount  

  • Global Wellbeing Program

  • Interactive online courses for employees' children

  • Employee Recognition Program

About Us:

Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people, and the planet.

In Singen, around 1,300 employees specialize in the production of liquid, semi-solid and freeze-dried medicines. Singen is the only production site in the global Takeda network for the manufacture of our new dengue fever vaccine. Takeda Singen is a regionally significant employer and has been awarded the independent Top Employer certificate several years in a row. The site is characterized by its high level of diversity (e.g., more than 55 nationalities and over 40% of leaders are women), its long company history and its excellent development opportunities. The town of Singen (Hohentwiel) is located on the beautiful Lake Constance in Baden-Württemberg with a view of the Alps and close proximity to France, Liechtenstein, Austria, and Switzerland.  

How we will support you:

Takeda is proud of its commitment to create a diverse workforce and to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to ethnicity, 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. If you are living with disabilities, chronic illness, or neurodiversity, please feel free to let us know so that we can provide you with appropriate support during the application process.


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