Senior Process Technician II
Location:
Andover, Massachusetts
Posted:
November 15, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Manufacturing
Reference:
1042363


About the company
A career at the company offers opportunity, ownership and impact.

All over the world, the company colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. the company, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

Role Description
The Process Technician will be responsible for the execution of Purification, Buffer preparation and glasswash activities in a multi-product, multi-line cGMP facility capable of manufacturing commercial, clinical and development drug substance. Successful candidates will be flexible and adaptable, willing to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Responsibilities
Set-up and execution of cGMP unit operations with a focus on Purification (Chromotography, flow through filtration, tangential flow filtration) and solution formulation. Includes cleaning and sanitization of the facility and equipment (CIP, SIP, COP, autoclaving, depyrogenation, etc).
Accurately follow oral, written and electronic instructions in the production area and document daily operations in GMP batch records and logs.

Operate manual and automated equipment. Individuals will be expected to learn and work with enterprise system such as LabWare LIMS and SAP.

Support implementation of new technology for process execution and/or analysis. May be responsible for authoring and revising cGMP documents including batch records and SOPs.

Responsible for data entry and real time process monitoring.
Assist in inventory tracking, maintenance scheduling, and troubleshooting of mechanical equipment.

Qualifications
Associates Degree with 2+ years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Experience working in a federally regulated environment is strongly preferred.

Familiarity and experience with biotech cell culture, protein purification and/or support operations (such as solution preparation and/or operation of autoclave/depyrogenation ovens) preferred.

Previous experience with manufacturing-scale purification (chromatography, UF/DF, VRF, FF) a plus

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Daily routine may require moving heavy equipment, standing for long periods of time, and/or walking throughout the suite including up and down stairs.

Must be able to lift ~50 pounds.

Other Information - Internal
Colleagues who are issued an Incident Final Warning (IFW) on or after January 1, 2016, are not eligible to post and compete for a position for a period of 12-months from the date an IFW is issued.

EEO & Employment Eligibility
the company is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. the company also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. the company is an E-Verify employer.
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