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Manufacturing Technician

Kelly Services
College Station, TX 77840
Direct Hire opportunity with Kelly Scientific! Candidates will be consider from all areas of the United States!





Please send your resume to Alicia Cali at alic019@kellyservices.com or call/text at 216.256.7768.





Candidates do not need to be local. The client is open to relocation!





Manufacturing Technician





Summary: The Manufacturing Technician IV will lead a team and work directly with a range of technologies following aseptic techniques and procedures in a cGMP environment.





Essential Functions:




+ Responsible for preparing medium, monitoring cultures, taking samples, turn-around of bioreactors and inoculations.

+ Responsible for overseeing and/or performing cell counting and microscopic examination.

+ Responsible for writing, reviewing, and/or updating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Batch Production Records (BPRs).

+ Help implement project safety and quality assurance programs in collaboration with senior staff and EH&S.

+ Maintain confidentiality of proprietary company information.

+ Document and maintain activity records according to cGMP regulations.

+ Maintain an effective working relationship with others.

+ Assist in the training and provide technical coaching to junior staff members.

+ Ensure proper documentation and execution of Batch Production Records for assigned projects.

+ Participate in incident investigations.

+ Perform all other duties as assigned.






+ Operate the following systems:

+ Single-Use Cell Culture Vessels/Bioreactors up to 1000L

+ Bacterial Fermentation Culture Vessels up to 1000L

+ Alpha Wasserman Continuous Flow Centrifuges

+ Disposable Magnetic Mixing Bags and Totes

+ Cell Expansion and Propagation

+ Banking/Cryopreservation of Cell Lines and Viruses

+ Cell-culture and viral propagation techniques; cell-culture and bioreactor operations; bacterial and fermentation operations; pDNA, protein, and yeast-related operations; and aseptic techniques.

+ Provide input and support to Process Development functions during development and scale up activities.





Operate the following systems:




+ Single-Use Cell Culture Bioreactors up to 2000L

+ Disposable Magnetic Mixing Bags and Totes

+ Cell Expansion and Propagation

+ Ability to use and provide technical coaching to junior team members on single use systems.

+ Work with mammalian cell culture processes including: shake flask inoculations, single use bioreactor operations, cell recovery, etc.

+ Produce requirements in operating and monitoring equipment through observing varying conditions, adjusting equipment controls, calculating concentrations, dilutions, and yields.

+ Ability to operate and train employees on general production equipment such as Incubators, Analytical Scales, pH/conductivity meters, etc.





Required Skills & Abilities:




+ Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

+ Demonstrated leadership skills.

+ Ability to train others to perform to cGMP standards.

+ Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

+ Experience working in cleanroom environments.

+ Self-discipline and good attention to detail.

+ Must have flexible work hours must be willing to work outside of normally-scheduled hours as necessary; including opportunities for alternative shift-hour and weekends as required.

+ Excellent math and computer skills.

+ Must have exceptional planning skills and be willing to interface with colleagues in many different roles and functions throughout the manufacturing facilities.





Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:




+ Experience prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching.

+ Use hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment.

+ Ability to lift up to 25 pounds; frequently, and up to 50 pounds; on occasion.

+ Attendance is mandatory.





Minimum Qualifications:




+ Masters Degree preferably in Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Engineering or related field with 2 years relevant experience of which 1 year must be in a GMP environment; OR

+ Bachelors Degree preferably in Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Engineering or related field with 4 years relevant experience of which 1 year must be in a GMP environment; OR

+ Associates Degree preferably in Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Engineering, or related field with 6 years relevant experience of which 1 year must be in a GMP environment.

+ High School Diploma with 8 years relevant experience of which 3 years must be in a GMP environment.

+ Experience with cultivation of cell culture vessels at the pilot scale level or greater.

+ Experience with Mammalian Cell or Insect Cell, Yeast or Bacterial Cell Lines.

+ Experience with MAb, pDNA, and/or Viral Propagation technologies.





Preferred Qualifications:




+ Six Sigma Certification

+ Cross training with downstream processes or other identified functional areas.

+ Biotechnology Certificate

+ SAP experience

+ Train the Trainer Certification




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



Kelly Science & Clinical 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/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: 2020-10-30 Expires: 2020-11-30

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