Manufacturing Associate I

Emeryville, CA 94608

Posted: 07/11/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16046

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Manufacturing Associate I to be part of our client’ s team in Emeryville. This is an opportunity to work with the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world' s 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations.

Our Client’ s culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients’ lives. This could explain why their company has been recognized as one of the “ Top Twenty Employers” in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals by Science Careers.

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.

You can find additional information on our company website at

Manufacturing Associate I:

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat life threatening conditions.
  • 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:
  • Provides Technical Manufacturing Services in a regulated FDA licensed & ISO certified facility, including cross-functional activities associated with production runs in collaboration w/all manufacturing groups, role may include special projects (process development & validation activities where scientific research principles are applied).
  • Works as part of a team to provide technical services & support to manufacturing areas according to standard operating procedures.
  • Performs SAP duties including cycle counting, reservations, issuing to process orders, & charging of expiring materials. Participates in equipment & process qualification & troubleshooting
  • Performs specific glassware & reagent preparations per local procedures.
  • Proficient at multi-tasking & making multiple preparations, able to switch between glassware & reagent prep functions
  • Orders materials & components in preparation for assigned production runs
  • Assembles, completes & reviews lot-specific batch record packets.
  • Responsible for 5S duties related to maintenance of manufacturing labs.
  • Maintain safe work environment complying with biohazard & chemical safety procedures.
  • Performs all manufacturing operations under cGMP/ISO requirements.
  • Adheres to valid manufacturing procedures & documentation.
  • Performs legible, clear & concise data entry into batch records, logbooks, & all other ancillary controlled forms used in a cGMP process.  
  • Completes all training documentation w/in pre-defined timeframe. 
  • Analyzes in-process samples generated from production activities
  • Completes all required documentation for proper traceability of production lots. 
  • Operates a variety of basic lab equipment (pH meters, conductivity meters, balances, centrifuges, spectrophotometers, autoclaves, & glassware washers)
  • Performs standard laboratory operations: dispensing chemicals, volumetric & gravimetric measurements, preparing buffers & solutions.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • Associate or Bachelor’ s degree in one of the biological or physical sciences
  • Works well in team environment, utilizes project management skills to oversee completion of production lots.
  • Complies with cGMP & ISO requirements.
  • Maintains accurate documentation related to manufacturing process.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills to train & guide fellow associates.
  • Computer knowledge required (MS Word & Excel)
  • Maintain accurate documentation related to manufacturing process
  • Good documentation skills
  • Good attendance record
  • 1-3 yrs experience in GMP environment
  • Experience following SOPs
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in SAP a plus
  • Computer knowledge required (Word & Excel)
  • Detail-oriented, accurate documentation skills, excellent organizational skills
  • Experience w/preparation of reagents following manufacturing instructions
  • Deliver quality products & services on time to all customers.
  • Effective time management
  • Independent thinking & considers overall impact of our product for internal & external customers.
  • Monitor processes & products for continuous process improvement.
  • Able to lift & push up to 35 lbs
  • Track & order raw materials from the warehouse. Restock lab drawers

Ethan Christenson
Scientific Recruiter

If you are looking for career growth or new opportunities you have come to the right place! Here at Bayside solutions we specialize in relationship based recruiting, we are focused and determined to take your career in the direction you want it to go. I would love to talk to you about your career objectives, sports, traveling, or anything else that interests you. I look forward to getting to know you and where you want to go!
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