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Manufacturing Bioprocess Technician - Entry-level Science (Vacaville, CA)

Kelly Services
Vacaville, CA 95687
**Manufacturing Bioprocess Technician - Entry-level Science (Vacaville, CA)**

We are proud to offer an exciting temporary opportunity to work as a Manufacturing Bioprocess Technician at a well-known, innovative, entrepreneurial pharmaceutical company located in Vacaville. Join this team of employees who are helping to improve healthcare by developing and manufacturing pharmaceutical products that positively affect the lives of patients.

Full Time, Temporary Assignment for 1+ years (this role will most likely extend up to 3 years)

Pay Rate: $18.00/hour

**Candidates must be flexible to work any shift (day or night shift), including weekends. Requires overtime as needed. Flexibility is a must!**

Shifts are 12 hour shifts, 3 days a week:

+ Sunday - Tuesday

+ Dayshift: 6:00 am - 7:00 pm or 6:30 am - 7:30 pm

+ Nightshift: 6:00 pm 7:00 am or 6:30 pm 7:30 am

+ Thursday Saturday

+ Dayshift: 6:00 am - 7:00 pm or 6:30 am - 7:30 pm

+ Nightshift: 1:30 pm 2:30 am

+ Wednesday Friday

+ Nightshift: 6:00 pm 7:00 am or 6:30 pm 7:30 am

Shifts are 10 hour shifts, 4 days a week:

+ Sunday Wednesday

+ Dayshift: 6:00 am 4:30 pm

+ Nightshift: 4:00 pm 2:30 am

Shifts are 8 hour shifts, 5 days a week:

+ Monday Friday, 6:00 am 2:30 pm

As a Manufacturing Technician, you will be responsible for producing innovative bio-therapeutic medicine by interfacing with highly automated production systems and controls in a current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) environment. You will maintain areas in a high state of inspection preparedness and will utilize business systems for inventory and process management. You will maintain records to comply with regulatory requirements utilizing cGMP and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and will participate in the routine production of mammalian cell culture products within the Vacaville Manufacturing Facility, operating in at least one of the following production areas:

+ Upstream Manufacturing (UM): Primary focus is the cleaning, sterilization and operation of fixed vessel systems for media preparation, fermentation, and harvest operations; perform seed train operations; perform dispensing of components; handle and aliquot hazardous materials.

+ Downstream Manufacturing (DM): Responsibilities include the operation and cleaning of fixed tank systems, the operation and cleaning of filtration systems, large-scale buffer preparation, and the operation of column chromatography systems; perform dispensing of components; handle and aliquot hazardous materials.

+ Production Services (PS): Provide support to Manufacturing to meet production demands. Duties include but are not limited to: CIP/SIP of portable and Freeze/Thaw tanks; clean, assemble, and autoclave 20L fermenters; prepare and autoclave manufacturing assemblies; autoclave solutions; clean and Kanban, glassware, parts and equipment; perform weighing and kitting of components; handle and aliquot hazardous materials; provide quality materials and service to our customers.

**Additionally, you will be accountable to:**

+ Follow established safety and environmental guidelines and procedures for all work performed

+ Immediately report safety and environmental incidents, including injuries, illnesses, near misses, and safety suggestions

+ Foster safe work practices

+ Operate systems that clean and sterilize tanks and filtration systems

+ Prepare materials for the production process

+ Exhibit detail oriented documentation skills to ensure Right-First-Time operations (e.g. tickets, labels, equipment reading)

+ Escalate process issues as necessary to ensure resolution of issue

+ Comply with cGMP, SOP and manufacturing documentation

+ Use automation to perform production and equipment operations

+ Provide support to Manufacturing to meet production demands

+ Assemble and prepare equipment for production

+ Communicate effectively and professionally work in a team environment

**Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:**

+ Strong oral and written communication skills

+ Familiarity of computer-based systems

+ Ability to receive, interpret and provide basic information and materials involved with the day to day activities of performing the job

+ Ability to read and understand engineering documents is desirable

+ Experience in creation and revision of SOPs and Manufacturing Formula is desirable

+ Must be able to work weekends, off-shifts, and overtime as required

+ No make-up or jewelry can be worn when working in the clean room environment

+ Work on and around pressurized tanks, housings and equipment, which are connected by piping and pumps and services by pressurized steam, water, air and cleaning/sanitizing chemicals systems

+ Don gowning in the form of hospital scrubs, coveralls and safety toe footwear with shoe covers being multiple times per shift

+ Don lab coats as well as safety glass/goggles, gloves (nitrile or latex) multiple times per shift

+ Handle and work with hazardous materials and chemicals per OSHA guidelines

+ Usage of hearing protection and dust masks may be required

+ Expected to be on feet standing or walking for up to 90% of shift

+ Travel up to 30 flights of stairs each shift to maneuver within the facility

+ Utilize keyboard and mouse to interact with process automation systems as well as email, word processing/spreadsheets and other online computer systems

+ Lift up to 40lb(18.2kg) loads multiple times per shift and carry up to 30 lbs(13.6kg). Team lifting will be used for heavier or awkward lifts/carries up to 20 times per shift.

+ Push or pull materials with up to 50lb-force with full body. Utilize mechanical means or powered industrial trucks for forces beyond the 50lb-force limit up to 10 times per shift.

+ Manipulation of process equipment, connections and raw materials may require bending and reaching as well as repetitive twisting gripping hand motions. Where mechanical stress or pressure can be transmitted to the palm and the fingers during hand tool use, especially when large forces must be exerted. Forces should not exceed 22 pounds/inch2 (10 kg/cm2).

+ In order to operate powered industrial trucks, employee must pass a DOT Physical which includes: Blood Pressure <140/90, Vision must be at least 20/40 in both eyes with or without corrective lenses, pass color vision and whisper hearing test as well as have a valid Drivers License

+ Please note: This job posting is a sourcing requisition. All applications received on this job posting will be reviewed by the onsite Talent Partner in Vacaville and candidates will be considered for both full-time regular AND contingent worker (temporary assignment) positions.

**Education and Experience:**

+ Required: High School Diploma with at least 2 years of related industry experience.

+ Highly Desired: AS/BS/BA in Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, or Engineering or combination of college coursework and related work experience or Biotech certificate from approved program.

**_Apply Now!_**

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

Kelly Science is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**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/nontraditional 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at
Posted: 2020-01-27 Expires: 2020-04-09

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Manufacturing Bioprocess Technician - Entry-level Science (Vacaville, CA)

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