Manufacturing Technical Specialist II

South San Francisco, CA | Contract

Post Date: 06/28/2017 Job ID: 11469 Industry: Clinical & Scientific

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Manufacturing Technical Specialist II  to be part of our Client’ s team in South San Francisco. This is an opportunity to work with a local Biotechnical company focusing on the discovery, development, manufacturing and commercialization of medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

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Manufacturing Technical Specialist II

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop and commercialize novel drugs for treating rare diseases.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.  
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Develop/maintain schedule for site-dependent studies across launch products at the site; support PV lead in working with relevant groups to identify resources, track progress, escalate and address delays, as well as follow up with study authors and approvers as needed.
  • Provide coordination support for PV study execution including raw material planning/forecasting, scheduling (i.e. non-product process orders), sampling documentation etc.
  • With guidance from PV lead author protocol and report templates to drive consistency in PV study approach.

Required Qualifications:
  • B.S./M.S. in Engineering or Life/Physical Sciences.
  • Prior demonstrated project management experience required; prior biotech industry experience (1-2 years) with fermentation/cell culture (e.g. CHO, E. coli) and/or purification preferred; prior experience with process characterization and validation a plus.
  • Solid technical background (engineering, biological or physical sciences) and analytical mindset required.
  • Basic understanding of cell culture and/or purification processes as it applies to production of therapeutic proteins; prior experience with and understanding of large-scale manufacturing, as well as process characterization and validation is preferred.
  • Proficient with using computers, MS software (word, excel, ppt. etc.) and web applications (e.g. Google Docs, Google Sites).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (i.e. email, phone, and in-person, etc.); comfortable serving as single point of contact and ability to interact with multiple groups on-site (e.g. quality engineering and validation, process validation support and documentation.
  • Experience working in a cGMP environment and understanding of relevant quality/compliance requirements preferred.


Amanda Kiefer

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