Director of Manufacturing Automation

North America
Salary commensurate with experience.
January 22 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Takeda seeks a Director of Manufacturing Automation to lead our Cell Therapy program, including both research and development efforts as well as cell manufacturing. The successful candidate would continue to build and expand upon our research program, developing automated manufacturing processes to produce cell therapy product for both liquid and solid tumors.

Experience in engineering immunological cell therapies such as CAR-Ts is required, as is familiarity with cutting-edge new technologies, such machine learning-based processing technologies and closed-loop adaptive manufacturing. The ideal candidate would have experience in leading and managing research, development, and manufacturing of anti-cancer cell therapies, as well as experience with developing and testing cell therapy agents in in vivo and in vitro studies, and collaborating with research partners in both academic and clinical settings.

Competitive salary of $225,000-$273,000 and benefits. Takeda is a company devoted to developing a new class of cell therapy product to dramatically expand cell therapy cures for cancer. Our pipeline includes both autologous and allogeneic therapies, spanning the fields for CAR-T, CAR-NK, stem cells and iPSC. At Takeda, we believe that working in multidisciplinary teams is essential to innovation. We have diverse backgrounds in cell therapy, immunology, protein engineering, nanoparticle engineering, computational biology, drug development, and medicine. We are always looking for talented individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Takeda is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants of all backgrounds to apply. Interested applicants should apply online by sending a letter of interest, CV, and three letters of reference to and search for Job ID #R0027222

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