Intern - Co-op

Posted Jun 30, 2022
Project ID: SHPGJP00006104
Lexington , MA
6 months
(Jul 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2022 12:00 AM
The Organization: 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. Takeda?s Medical Device Center of Excellence in Lexington, MA is a state-of-the-art facility comprised of a dynamic group of engineers who focus on developing delivery devices for the administration of drugs and biologics. The Medical Device team works closely with cross-functional colleagues to develop combination products (delivery device and drug/biologic) to treat conditions in the areas of Oncology, Rare Diseases, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology.
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. The environment allows colleagues to create an extensive network within the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. 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; asking questions and seeking out guidance is always encouraged.
The Co-op Student: The co-op student will contribute technical efforts on projects, supporting the packaging development portion of a medical device and/or combination product. As a hands-on technical engineering co-op, this student will provide project support from early phase development through clinical trials to commercial product launch.
The student will contribute to packaging development and design control activities, including:
?   Supporting Design Verification and Validation through test method development and lab testing
?   Developing test protocols and reports for packaging testing
?   Operating in a highly-regulated industry and adhering to standards, guidance documents and regulations
?   Working with cross-functional partners in Quality, Regulatory, Human Factors, etc. to progress projects through various lifecycle phases
The student will also have the opportunity to gain additional engineering skills in the laboratory, including (but not limited to):
?   Design and Prototyping (SolidWorks, ArtiosCAD)
?   Prototyping (Esko cutting table)
The student will have the following required minimum skills:
?   GPA of 3.3 or greater preferred
?   Eager to contribute and participate in a fast-moving, team-oriented atmosphere
?   Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation)
?   Ability to self-organize and prioritize multiple responsibilities
?   Ability to develop and execute lab tests independently
?   Working knowledge of SolidWorks and ArtiosCAD is preferred
?   Prior co-op experience is preferred
?   Knowledge about packaging design and development is a plus
?   Past experience in the medical device industry is a plus

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