Manufacturing Bioprocess Technician

Vacaville, CA 95688

Posted: 06/28/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 15993

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Manufacturing Bioprocess Technician to be part of our client’ s team in Vacaville. 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 www.baysidesolutions.com.

Manufacturing Bioprocess Technician

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:
  • Manufacturing Bioprocess Technician (QC Analyst Interim) is responsible for sampling, testing and release of Utilities Systems and process spaces in Vacaville operations.  This position may include interfacing with highly automated production systems and controls, and maintaining areas in a high state of inspection preparedness.
  • Participate in sample collection
  • Perform assays/laboratory maintenance functions
  • Order and maintain lab supply inventory
  • Perform data verification
  • Identify assay anomalies
  • Initiate discrepancies
  • Understand theory of assays; use SOPs, validation protocols, specifications, trends, expertise to propose solutions to assay issues, and understanding of manufacturing documentation.
  • Identify problems and propose solutions to systems, procedures and training materials
  • Understand/knowledge of QCM systems
  • Good understanding of global systems and GMP Compliance and safety requirements and regulations.
  • Within the Cell Culture Manufacturing department, take an active role in the production of mammalian cell-based products by cleaning, sterilizing and operating fixed vessel systems for media preparation and cell culture fermentation operations.
  • Interfacing with highly automated production systems and controls.
  • Assist in preparing for internal and external inspections by ensuring Laboratory is inspection ready at all times.
  • Any other duties as assigned by management.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • B.S./B.A. degree (preferably in relevant scientific discipline) or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 0-3 years’ experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of scientific theories, principles, and techniques used in analytical or biological test procedures.
  • Capable of completing assigned responsibilities and keeping manager informed of status.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, reasoning and problem solving with general guidance
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to organize and present information both formally and informally.  Good interpersonal and team skills
  • Strong focus on quality and attention to detail.
  • Position may involve use of reagents and other chemical compounds, including but not limited to acetonitrile, chlorine, acids and bases, biologic toxins, microorganisms and potent compound.
  • Familiarity with computer-based systems is desirable.
  • Position may involve use of reagents and other chemical compounds, including but not limited to acetonitrile, chlorine, acids and bases, biologic toxins, microorganisms and potent compounds.
  • Must be able to pass visual acuity and color discrimination test.
  • Able to lift 40 lbs
  • Ability to work 8, 10, or 12 hour shifts which may include off-shift, weekends and holidays, and overtime as needed.
  • Pre-employment medical physical is required if selected.
  • Must be able to pass Visual acuity and color discrimination test.

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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