Manufacturing Technician, Component Prep and Compounding (HTO)

Hillsboro
Oregon, United States of America


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The Position

Please note this posting is being reposted to reflect that there are two open positions in Component Prep and Compounding:

  • Day Shift, Thursday through Saturday (every other Wed) from 6:00am to 6:30pm
  • Night Shift, Sunday through Thursday (every other Saturday) from 6:00pm to 6:30am

Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to all plant safety policies and procedures and proactively identify unsafe conditions Perform safety and housekeeping audits as required
  • Assist in set up, change over, and test run equipment for various-sized vials and packages as required
  • Supporting the Operations Specialist, Maintenance, and/or outside services in the repair, maintenance, and calibration of Genentech systems as required
  • Perform training of other Technicians
  • Assist in the development of plant SOP's and training materials
  • Execute production recipes, check-in equipment, and perform material movements using automated computer software applications (SAP and MES systems)
  • Operate all formulation, sterile filling, inspection, and final vial packaging equipment in the plant Perform material handling in the plant as required
  • Perform preparation of sterile components
  • Assist in the cleaning, set-up, sterilization, and dis-assembly on a variety of processing equipment Perform bulk thaw, dilution, and formulation operations
  • Performing manual inspection of empty vials and filled product with a focus on quality and efficiency Conduct environmental monitoring activities in the manufacturing areas as required
  • Prior to start-up, during processing, and at the completion of the manufacturing process, perform all documentation and clerical functions to provide the proper accountability and traceability of components and finished product
  • At the start and finish of each shift, report and make recommendations regarding equipment, supplies, required repairs, process concerns, safety concerns, and areas for improvement in reliability, yield, and efficiency
  • Work effectively and efficiently in a team-oriented environment to ensure maximum and high quality output Perform cleaning and housekeeping duties as required

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Proficiency in the English language - reading, writing, and communication
  • Must be able to work all shifts (1st, 2nd, or 3rd), required overtime as needed, able to lift 45 pounds, and stand for extended periods of time
  • In addition, all candidates must pass a vision acuity and color discrimination test
  • Must complete periodic physical examinations to identify medical conditions which pose a risk to Grade C or higher operation
  • Must have 1 to 2 years (within the last 7 years) experience in the operation of complex mechanical equipment used in the washing, filling, conveying, sealing, inspection and packaging of products/containers is highly desirable (target industries include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, biomedical, electronic, chemical, food, cosmetics, and/or other medical industries)
  • Must be computer literate, including ability to interface with computer systems and PLC-based logic.
  • Must be comfortable working with Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), navigating through web pages and e-mail. Must possess basic typing skills

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.

The next step is yours. To apply today, click on the "Apply online" button.

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.

At Genentech, we share salary ranges with applicants during the recruiting process, if requested. Third party salary estimates may not be accurate or up-to-date.


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