Intern - Pharma Technical Operations - Drug Substance Process Engineering

South San Francisco, California
United States

Job ID: 00454857

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The Position

This internship position is in the Manufacturing Sciences and Technology (MSAT), Drug Substance Process Engineering (DSPE) group, which supports cGMP manufacturing of both Clinical and Commercial products at Genentech’s South San Francisco (SSF) Manufacturing facility. The DSPE group works in collaboration with Manufacturing Operations, Process Technical Development, Scheduling & Maintenance, and Quality in order to ensure continuous, efficient, and safe production of multiple biologics. We are responsible for process monitoring, receiving new processes from Process Technical Development or other manufacturing sites, continuous process improvement and troubleshooting upstream and downstream unit operations from seed train through bulk formulation. DSPE relentlessly pursues scientific excellence, customer satisfaction and employee development in achieving its goals.

You will need to provide scientific and technical judgment as part of a team responsible for delivering high quality biopharmaceutical products to patients. Integrity, accountability, and strong dedication to the patients we serve are critical to this role. Specific responsibilities for this position will include:

Adherence to all applicable compliance and safety requirements, cGMPs, SOPs, and other manufacturing documents.

Implementation of projects with a focus on safety and/or compliance risk reduction, process and equipment robustness improvement, and capacity/productivity/efficiency enhancement.

Interpretation of process data with a focus on in-depth understanding of process at manufacturing scale for identification of continuous improvements.

Creation/revision of standard operating procedures and manufacturing tickets in collaboration with operations and technical writing staff.

Summarization of projects highlighting the accomplishments and poster/oral presentation at staff/department meetings.

Who You Are

To be eligible for this position, the candidate must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university.  Candidate must possess good problem solving, interpersonal, communication, and team skills.  Candidate must be a self-starter with a strong focus on quality, details, and results.  Seeking candidates currently studying in life sciences and/or engineering with an emphasis in the following majors: 


Applicable Majors:

Seeking life science and engineering majors. Preferred majors are: Biological Systems Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Computer Science/Engineering and Chemical Engineering

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page.

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