Intern - Co-op

Posted Apr 12, 2021
Project ID: SHPGJP00005473
Lexington , MA
6 months
(Jul 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range

Commercial Device Engineering Co-op

The Organization: At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven

market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their

potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers,

encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive,

collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver

Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

At Medical Devices Center of Excellence, our job is turning concepts into reality. We begin with a

concept and then we build a framework to realize it. The goal is to find creative ways to improve our

products and processes and turn possibilities into real benefits for our patients. We are responsible for

medical devices & combination products that covers advanced drug delivery (including device-drug

product qualification testing), diagnostics and eHealth (software and connected devices).

The Culture: The culture of the Medical Device group is social, fast-paced, collaborative, and engaging.

Colleagues are encouraged to socialize and connect on a personal level, creating relationships that allow

for an effective team atmosphere in the workplace. Takeda?s Medical Device group embodies the four

core ?Takeda-isms?: Integrity, Fairness, Honesty and Perseverance. Takeda?s culture supports growth

and development through strong mentorship and manager support.

The Co-op Student: The co-op student will join a dynamic team in Commercial Device Engineering to

support the development and commercialization of medical devices and combination products that

impact patients? lives. A robust portfolio of products will hit late stage development this year and in the

next couple of years. We also drive continuous improvements to sustain commercial devices and

combination products that support more than 7 billion dollars? worth of business.

As an engineering co-op, this student will provide support for late stage development projects and on-

market commercial devices and combination products. If you are driven to create better health and a

brighter future, join us! As a student, you will be working on :

? Collaborating with cross-functional team members from development, quality, and regulatory to

progress projects from development to commercial manufacturing

? Supporting design transfer of medical devices and combination products

? Supporting technical activities for validations and risk management (FMEA)

? Organizing documentations to support project progression

The student will gain additional skills, including (but not limited to):

? Knowledge of device design, testing and functions

? Data analytics and statistics

? Knowledge of device and combination product regulations

? Analytical skills and critical thinking

The student will have the following required minimum skills:

? GPA of 3.0 required (GPA 3.3 or greater preferred)

? Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation)

? Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting

? Past experience in the medical device industry is a plus but not required

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