Manufacturing Technician I Downstream (Whiptail)

Posted 16 Nov 2021

Carlsbad, California - United States

Req Id 234027

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A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

 


Your Role:

 

The Downstream Manufacturing Technician 2 position will work in a cleanroom environment and follow cGMP batch records and SOPs to manufacture viral vector products. Employees will support projects in conjunction with other GMP Manufacturing personnel (Leads, Supervisors, Managers). Employees will prepare suites for manufacturing, document deviations, and operating in a safe and compliant manner. 

 

The primary responsibility of the Downstream Manufacturing Technician 2 will be to participate in the execution of all phases and facets of chromatography, TFF (tangential flow filtration), and sterile filtration. This will include production activities as well as preparing the cleanrooms and post-production clean-up. This role may also assist with any manufacturing role as needed including buffer/media preparation, flask expansion, bioreactor operations, and fill/finish/inspection.  

 

Who You Are:

 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Science degree
  • 2+ years of related industry experience
  • 2+ years of experience understanding of cGMP/GDP concepts 
  • 2+ years of experience with sterile cell culture and aseptic operations in a BSC/LFH (biosafety cabinet, laminar flow hood) 
  • 2+ years knowledge of biology and chemistry 
  • 2+ years of experience working knowledge of desktop computers and technical equipment (MS Office) 
  • 2+ years of experience compliance with safety guidelines 

OR

  • HS Diploma/GED
  • 4+ years related industry experience
  • 2+ years of experience understanding of cGMP/GDP concepts 
  • 2+ years of experience with sterile cell culture and aseptic operations in a BSC/LFH (bio safety cabinet, laminar flow hood) 
  • 2+ years knowledge of biology and chemistry 
  • 2+ years of experience working knowledge of desktop computers and technical equipment (MS Office) 
  • 2+ years of experience compliance with safety guidelines 

 

  

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience executing GMP processes with skid-based column packing and chromatography is highly preferred  
  • Tangential flow filtration (TFF) and Ultrafiltration/Diafiltration (UF/DF) experience with hollow fiber membranes and flat sheet cassettes is highly preferred 
  • Sterile filtration of drug substance in preparation for transfer to filling 
  • Working knowledge of flask expansion, bioreactors, media/buffer preparation, and sterile fill operations 
  • Experience drafting and revising Standard Operating Procedures  
  • Experience with basic troubleshooting of production systems 

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