Manufacturing Associate I in Novato, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 7/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  985945
Apex Systems is looking for an entry-level Manufacturing Associate in the biotech industry! This position sits in Novato, CA with one of our mid-size biotech companies!
Duties:
  • Understanding of process theory and equipment operation
  • Ability to learn biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes including mammalian cell culture, depth filtration, tangential flow filtration, column chromatography, protein purification and formulation of bulk drug substance
  • Support initiatives for process optimization
  • Identify and elevate processing issues and support solutions
  • Demonstrated proficiency
  • Gain experience with automation systems (LIMS, MES, PI, etc.)
  • Provide feedback and/or suggested changes to operational procedures
  • Assist in the incorporation of new technologies, practices and standards into procedures
  • Capable of writing and reviewing process documents
  • Understanding of cGMPs as related to Commercial Operations
  • Ability to utilize Quality systems (Deviations, CAPAs, Change Requests, Action/Alert Reports, etc.)
  • Ability to participate on projects and contribute to outcomes
  • Capability to learn and support new business systems (Track wise, ERP, etc.)Support trending of defined department metrics
  • Consists of strenuous, repetitive work.
  • The following list of physical movements maybe used on a daily basis: bending, reaching, climbing stairs and ladders, kneeling and making numerous equipment connections using hands.
  • Independently have the ability to regularly lift, dispense, push and/or pull items with an average weight of 25 pounds.
  • May require work around loud equipment.
  • The use of personal protective equipment will be required.
  • Requires various shift based work and off hours

Skills:
  • Strong communication skills-verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a team environment which includes good conflict resolution and collaboration
  • Displays good initiative to identify areas for improvement and implement solutions

Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in science related area or engineering
  • Associates degree in science related area or Biotech certificate with 2+ years of experience in a biotech manufacturing environment or other regulated industry

Schedule Notes:
  • Positions may be 5 x 8 hour shift, 4 x 10 hour shift, or 3 x 12 hour shift.
  • Operations are 24/7, so position may be for any one of several shift schedules.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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