Manufacturing Technician

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

The level of the position will depend on the qualifications of the selected candidate: N2 or N3

There are multiple positions across both Day and Night Shifts.


Responsible for the aseptic processing of Pharmaceutical components and products by interfacing with highly automated production systems and controls in a cGMP manufacturing environment, while maintaining areas in high state of inspection preparedness and safety compliance.  Job responsibilities include: sterile preparation of components; aseptic processing filtering and filling of pharmaceutical products; environmental monitoring of manufacturing facility; operation and basic troubleshooting of production equipment; maintain complete and accurate records of equipment logs, batch histories; work effectively and efficiently in a team-oriented environment to keep GPMF Pharmaceutical Manufacturing operations running smoothly; adhere to SOPs, GMPs and other established procedures during the manufacturing process to produce a quality product in a safe fashion.

Responsible for being proficient in one or more functional areas.  Understands and applies biological, chemical and mechanical principles and techniques.

Job Responsibilities

  • Understand controlled environment and aseptic processing principles. 
  • Adhere to manufacturing safety regulations.
  • Comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Adhere to proper documentation (manufacturing tickets and stand operating procedures)
  • Maintain clean room aseptic processing qualification.
  • Participate in on-going training programs to enhance technical proficiency.
  • Perform environment monitoring.
  • Clean prepare, perform filtration process, and operate filling equipment.
  • Participate in aseptic processing and filling of pharmaceutical products.
  • Formulate Buffer.
  • Perform dilution Calculations.
  • Perform freeze and thaw operations.
  • Perform sterilization procedures.
  • Deliver samples and media plates to the appropriate departments.
  • Complete and review production documents in real time.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year of Life Science in college or equivalent education or related work experience.

Work Environment/Physical Demands/Safety Considerations

Be able to lift 35 lbs.

Be able to work flexible hours, and occasional overtime.

Be able to work extensive hours while standing.

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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