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Engineering Technician

Kelly Services
South San Francisco, CA 94080
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Engineering Technician

1 year W2 contract

Pay rate 36$/hour


A member of the Process Engineering team engaged in supporting process development and

optimization. This position will support both early stage and late stage development groups. The candidate

who fills this position will be expected to contribute to the manufacturing and development of pulmonary drug

formulations in R&D, GLP and GMP settings.


The principal objective of this position is to build, test, operate and maintain manufacturing equipment in the

R&D and clinical facility as well as support development studies in the commercial facility. Some of the

responsibilities of this position include:

Execute particle process operations in R&D and early clinical cGMP facility and support development

studies in the commercial GMP facility at AstraZeneca, including:

o Operate feedstock equipment, spray dryer, jet mills and perform collector change outs

o Dispense raw materials; sample powder for testing

o Performs routine physical characterization of products. (e.g. powder and feedstock characterization)

o Tabulates, documents, and assists in interpretation of process data

o Assists in troubleshooting of process-related issues

Process equipment related responsibilities:

o Rinse-in-Place, manual and washer based cleaning of processing equipment (including spray drying,

feedstock preparation, jet milling, MDI filling, glovebox) and processing areas

o Disassemble and Assemble R&D and GMP Clinical equipment

o Support maintenance of spare parts inventory and materials inventory

o Conduct equipment preventative maintenance activities

o Support equipment qualification activities

Additional Responsibilities:

o Effectively communicate technical issues; perform equipment troubleshooting. Transcribe process data into

spreadsheet templates

o Prepare summaries of data sets using Excel (e.g. calculate means, percentages)

o Provide feedback for areas of improvement; including process work flow

o Provide feedback on process part integrity and upkeep, and

o Document all activities per applicable protocols, SOPs and cGMPs in associated lab notebooks or Batch

Production Records

Maintain a safe working environment

o Observe and follow all safe operation practices

o Routinely inspect facility safety equipment

o Maintain a clean and clutter-free working environment


2+ years of experience working in a pharmaceutical production facility preferred

Previous experience with assembly/maintenance of electronics and/or mechanical hardware

Good oral and written communication skills with an ability to maintain documentation integrity to GMP


Ability to work comfortably with Excel spreadsheets (e.g. - understands how to create/use formulas, links,

and graphs).

Ability to conduct a wide range of manufacturing efforts in GLP, GMP and R&D contexts. Experience in

GMP is preferred.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2020-12-25 Expires: 2021-01-25

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