Senior Biopharmaceutical Associate
Posting ID: JP-002151975
As a Senior Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Associate you will be under the direction of senior personnel and perform production operations including purification or downstream operations. As a Senior Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Associate you will be under the direction of senior personnel and perform production operations including fermentation or cell culture operations, prepare media and buffer solutions, chromatographic separation, filtration and concentration operation, as well as being involved in both start-up and product changeover activities. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: • Possesses expertise and functional knowledge of the following areas and ability to perform the activity with minimal guidance and producing quality results: o Set-up of fixed and mobile process equipment and parts with CIP skids to carry out validated cleaning and sterilization processes o Transfers information to audiences of varying levels of technical knowledge, so that each member of the audience clearly understands the message. o Perform the set-up, operation, cleaning and break-down of process equipment. o Perform sampling procedures on various analytical instruments to analyze cell culture, solution and/or product concentration characteristics. Operate Filter integrity devices to confirm the integrity of filters pre and post use. o Knowledge and experience with process operations, equipment and instrument monitoring and trending to enable proactive identification of issues to escalate and correct with applicable departments. o Follow appropriate standard operating procedures (SOPs), protocols and batch records to safely perform process operations and document compliantly with good documentation and data integrity practices. o Knowledge and application of standard ERP processes in M-ERP following global and local procedures. o Knowledge and skill required to manage and use automation and emerging digital platforms. o Preparation, cleaning, sterilization, batching, pasteurization or filtration and delivery of media and solutions for cell culture and purification operations. o Knowledge and experience with process operations, equipment and instrument monitoring and trending to enable proactive identification of issues to escalate and correct with applicable departments. o Ability to choose a type of communication that is most effective in a given situation. • The ability to provide strong teaching and facilitation skills in training delivery. • Assist resolution of technical and process problems; Identify, develop and implement process. o Follow all related safety policies and procedures. • Basic understanding and knowledge of the following areas and ability to perform the activity with some supervisory guidance: o Ability to articulate production equipment and / or manufacturing process problems to ensure accurate and detailed communication. o Actively participating in the application of the GSK Production System (GPS) continuous improvement system and apply the GPS mindsets and behaviors. o Working with others to gain a win win situation, using persuasive communication, understanding influencing models, negotiation, overcoming resistance. • General familiarity with the following areas: o Knowledge of biopharm processes and equipment to facilitate transfer of processes into Manufacturing, data analysis and identification and escalation of problems to the appropriate support group. o A key management capability that encompasses the ability to collaborate and build relationships to define the organizational and business big picture (mission, vision, strategic plan, etc.), • General knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
Upstream, cell culture, GMP, Buffer, Manufacturing, Media, chromatography, start-up, Product Changeover, ERP, M-ERP, Sterilization, Batching, Pasteurization, Downstream, Purification
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Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: • High School Diploma or equivalency • 3+ years of directly related experience manufacturing experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, with the demonstration of a high level of performance • Understanding the of the basic Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) regulations; Must exhibit GSK Values and Expectations • Must be able to follow detailed processing instructions as well as accurately documenting all necessary documentation. • Ability to work shift that covers a 24/7 operation • Ability to lift and carry materials weighing as much as 50lbs. Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Art / Associates Degree in biological sciences, chemical sciences, engineering or equivalent technical discipline. • Strong verbal and written skills. • Demonstration of a high level of performance
We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
Recruiter: Jean Chambers
Phone: (410) 579-3072