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Manufacturing Associate I

Location: 

CA-Emeryville, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Manufacturing
Req Id:  170647

Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.

Summary:

This manufacturing associate position is responsible for the production of recombinant antigens, peptides and or buffers.  Refer to the associated department-specific Task List for additional requirements.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provides necessary support for all production activities associated with the Antigen production work.
  • Operates complex antigen production equipment
  • Participates in equipment and process qualification and troubleshooting
  • Maintains the production areas and all equipment in clean and orderly operating condition in accordance with cGMP, ISO and Grifols quality and safety standards.
  • Responsible for 5S duties related to maintenance of the manufacturing labs.
  • Maintain safe work environment complying with biohazard and chemical safety procedures.
  • Performs all manufacturing operations under cGMP/ISO requirements.
  • Adheres to valid manufacturing procedures and documentation. 
  • Performs legible, clear and concise data entry into batch records, logbooks, and all other ancillary controlled forms used in a cGMP process.  
  • Completes all training documentation within a pre-defined timeframe. 
  • Analyzes in-process samples generated from production activities as needed.
  • Completes all required documentation for proper traceability of a production lot. 
  • Operates a variety of basic lab equipment (pH meters, balances, centrifuges, and spectrophotometers) as well as more sophisticated equipment such as multiple fermenter, centrifugation, column chromatography, and ultrafiltration operator interface controls.
  • Performs standard laboratory operations including dispensing chemicals, volumetric and gravimetric measurements, making accurate dilutions and preparing buffers and solutions.

 

Education:

  •  Associate or Bachelor’s degree in one of the biological or physical sciences.

 

Experience:

  • 1 to 3 years of experience in a GMP environment
  • Experience following SOPs
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in SAP is a plus
  • Computer knowledge required. Experience with Word and Excel
  • Strong attention to detail, able to document work accurately, excellent organizational skills
  • Experience with preparation of reagents following manufacturing instructions
  • Deliver quality products and services on time to all customers, internal and external.
  • Must be attentive to detail and effectively manages time.
  • Independent thinking and considers the overall impact of our product for internal and external customers.
  • Monitor processes and products to identify opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Able to lift and push up to 35 lbs
  • Track and order raw materials for department from the warehouse.
  • Restock lab drawers.

 

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Location: NORTH AMERICA : USA : CA-Emeryville:USEMV - Emeryville CA-Headquarters 

 

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