Under the direction of Manufacturing or Packaging Supervisor or other qualified Operations Specialist, perform a wide variety of tasks and operations that are required to formulate, fill, inspect and package sterile pharmaceutical products in a state-of-the-art, automated production and packaging facility. Troubleshoot, maintain, and assemble all production equipment as required. Assist the Operations Specialist on major equipment overhauls, repairs, and installations as necessary. All operations will be carried out in compliance with cGMPs, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), product recipes, and Genentech standards.
Candidates must be available to work any shift including nights, weekends and holidays.
Passion and drive to develop and maintain a LEAN culture dedicated to providing the best results for our internal and external customers
Embraces Class A principles and behaviors
Continuously in search of ways to maintain the highest levels of productivity
Actively participates in a teamwork environment that maintains a high performance culture
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 GNE 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 preparation of sterile components
Assist in the cleaning, set-up, sterilization, and disassembly 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:
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, and 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 email
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.
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