Manufacturing Bioprocess Technician in Vacaville, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Vacaville, CA
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/7/2019

Job Description

Job #:  1024512
Apex Systems is looking for a Manufacturing Bioprocess Technician in Vacaville, CA for one of our large biotech clients! If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please reach out to recruiter Ashlyn Hardman at ahardman@apexsystems.com
 
Duties:  
  • As a member of our world-class manufacturing team you'll be responsible for producing innovative biotherapeutic medicines for patients with serious or life- threatening medical conditions.
  • In addition to specific departmental responsibilities below, you will be responsible for compliance to safety requirements, current Good Manufacturing
  • Practices, Standard Operating Procedures and manufacturing documentation.
  • Your job will include interfacing with highly automated production systems and controls, and maintaining areas in a high state of inspection preparedness.
  • Within the Cell Culture Manufacturing department, you will: Take an active role in the production of mammalian cell-based products by cleaning, sterilizing and operating fixed vessel systems for media preparation, cell culture fermentation, and harvest operations.
  • In our Purification Operations Group, you will: Operate and clean fixed tank and filtration systems, and operate large scale column chromatography systems. In the Cell Culture Services department, you will: Operate the small-scale cell culture areas and systems by operating, cleaning, setting up, and maintaining 20L batch re-feed bioreactors; inoculating and maintaining spinner seed cultures using aseptic techniques, maintaining cell banks; and performing general seed lab operations.
  • In our Centralized Manufacturing Services department, you will: Provide support to Manufacturing and Quality departments to meet production demands by operating the Distributed Control System (DCS) via a Human Machine
  • Interface (HMI) for equipment operation, performing CIP and SIP for all portable tanks, assembling and preparing 20 liter bioreactors, autoclaving solutions, weighing and dispensing dry components and liquid aliquots, gathering, processing and delivering labware and glassware while providing quality service.
 
Skills: 
  • For jobs in all of the Manufacturing departments, qualifications are listed below. You must possess good interpersonal, communication and team skills, have a strong focus on quality and attention to detail.
  • Must have open schedule availability to work 10 to 12 hour shifts including one weekend day, and day, evening or night hours, on off-shifts.
  • Requires overtime as needed. Must be a motivated self-starter with a mechanical aptitude.
  • Familiarity with computer-based systems is desirable. Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and stand for extended periods of time.
 
Education: HS Diploma - Required. Nice to have, but not required: AS/BS/BA in Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering or an equivalent combination of some college education with a focus in science and related work experience  
Hours Per Day: 10.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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