Manufacturing Technician II

Posted 28 Dec 2021

Carlsbad, California - United States

Req Id 237531


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.



US employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date unless an accommodation is granted by The Company. The Company uses the definition of fully vaccinated assigned by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for purposes of considering satisfaction of this requirement which is a condition of employment.


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.


Your Role


The Fill/Finish Manufacturing Technician 2 works in a cleanroom environment and adheres to cGMP batch records and SOPs to manufacture viral vector products (may include cell culture, buffer and medium preparation, membrane clarification, membrane concentration and buffer exchange, column purification, terminal filtration, Fill and Finish, stocking supplies and raw materials, and cleaning process equipment).

The primary responsibility of the Fill/Finish Manufacturing Technician 2 will be to participate in the execution of all phases and facets of drug product formulation, fill, visual inspection, and labeling. Including: requesting materials, setup, preparation, final filtration and formulation, filling vials inside a Biological Safety Cabinet and/or inside a Grade A isolator with an automated filling machine, labeling, visual inspection, document review, and documentation of any events. This role may also assist with any manufacturing role as needed including buffer/media prep, cell culture, downstream operations. 


  • Support projects in conjunction with other GMP Manufacturing personnel (Leads, Supervisors, Managers). 
  • Prepare suites for manufacturing, document deviations, and operate in a safe and compliant manner in accordance with SOPs and cGMP principles.

Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications: 


  • 1+ years of experience operating in a cGMP/GDP environment.
  • 1+ years of experience with aseptic operations in a BSC/LFH (biological safety cabinet, laminar flow hood).




  • Bachelor of Science degree.
  • 1+ years' of experience in a cGMP clean room environment performing aseptic manufacturing operations. 




  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5+ years’ work experience in a cGMP clean room environment performing aseptic manufacturing operations. 


Preferred Qualifications: 


  • Experience with automated fill in an isolator.
  • Experience with sterile filtration and fill of media, buffers, and drug products.
  • Experience with filtration, TFF (UF/DF), column chromatography, sterile final filtration, media, and buffer preparation operations.
  • Self-motivated, work well in a group, and communicate well with all levels of the operations team. 


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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