Manufacturing Technician (1st Shift)

Fremont, CA 94555

Posted: 02/07/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 14941

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Manufacturing Technician (1st Shift) to be part of our client’ s team in Fremont. 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 Technician (1st Shift):

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:
  • Executes fundamental unit operations in Downstream manufacturing related to the manufacturing of bulk drug substance in a multi-product facility. 
  • Performs duties under limited supervision and according to standard operating and manufacturing procedures.
  • Executes independently with adequate training non-complex fundamental operations as parts cleaning, weigh and dispense, equipment prep, kits assembly, and staging.
  • Performs internal support duties including stocking consumables/materials, updating controlled SOP binders, appropriately discarding expired reagents, recognizing and reporting process and equipment anomalies.
  • Executes with oversight of qualified staff fundamental tasks as CIP and SIP of tanks, manufacturing equipment as well as buffer prep and transfer into tanks and bags Daily analytics and maintenance of analytical equipment.
  • Cleaning and setup of equipment.
  • Documents work according to cGMP and cGDP.
  • Adheres to established regulations and follows cGMP established by site.
  • Reports abnormalities and deviations in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Adheres to safety standards and identifies unsafe situations / habits and escalates appropriately.
  • Maintains production areas according to predefined standards (5S).
  • Keeps own training on track and trains other technicians and associates on operations.
  • Contributes to Quality activities as investigations and area walk-throughs.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • Education High school degree, entry level position.
  • Associates/Bachelors degree or biotechnology vocational training preferred.
  • Preferable 1 or more years of experience in cGMP regulated industry.
  • Ability to concentrate on detail oriented work in a complex technical setup with a Quality and Right the first time mindset.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with computer-based systems.
  • Ability to read and understand SOPs and work instructions and document work in a written format applying cGMP standards.
  • Ability to work as part of a high performing team and collaborate effectively with staff.
  • Working in a highly regulated environment following all applicable company SOPs, OCPs and BGSs for cGMP, EHS and Compliance policies.
  • Required to work according to given schedules in a 24/7 shift structure and flexibility to adapt working schedule upon prior given notice. 
  • Low to moderate - strong focus on execution of repeatable tasks with moderate technical complexity. Performing highly proceduralized tasks.
  • Basic interactions Manufacturing Cell Culture, Manufacturing Purification, Manufacturing Compliance, Engineering & Technology, Supply Chain, Quality Assurance, Quality Control.
  • Does not require extensive technical knowledge of manufacturing operations. Low impact, repeatable, highly proceduralized.

Erik Cordova

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