Sr Mfg Technician - BioProcess

California, United States of America

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The Position

Technician/Sr Mfg Technician - BioProcess - Vacaville

 United States (Vacaville)

N2/ N3

Responsible for producing innovative bio-therapeutic medicine by interfacing with highly automated production systems and controls in cGMP manufacturing environment; maintaining areas in high state of inspection preparedness, and utilizing business systems for inventory and process management.   Maintain records to comply with regulatory requirements utilizing current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). Participate in the routine production of mammalian cell culture products within the Vacaville Manufacturing Facility, operating in at least one of the following production areas:

Downstream Manufacturing (DM):  Responsibilities include the operation and cleaning of fixed tank systems, the operation and cleaning of filtration systems, large-scale buffer preparation, and the operation of column chromatography systems; perform weighing and dispensing of components; handle and aliquot hazardous materials.

Technician (N2)

  • Follow established safety and environmental guidelines and procedures for all work performed. 
    • Immediately reports safety and environmental incidents including injuries, illnesses, near misses, and safety suggestions
    • Fosters safe work practices
  • Operate systems that clean and sterilize tanks and filtration systems. 
  • Prepare materials for the production process.
  • Exhibit detail oriented documentation skills to ensure Right-First-Time operations (e.g. tickets, labels, equipment reading)
  • Escalate process issues as necessary to ensure resolution of issue
  • Comply with cGMP, SOP and manufacturing documentation.
  • Use automation to perform production and equipment operations.
  • Provide support to Manufacturing to meet production demands.
  • Assemble and prepare equipment for production.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally work in a team environment.

  • Senior Technician (N3) – All N2 responsibilities, plus…
  • Be able to perform all routine operations
  • Train other technicians in group and individual settings
  • Troubleshoot process equipment and systems

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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