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Manufacturing BioProcess Technician
Ref No.: 19-06997
Location: Oceanside, California
  • Responsible for performing duties in the materials management function (pre-weigh, shipping, receiving and delivery of non-GMP materials).
  • Loads, unloads and/or conveys materials throughout the organization, performs a combination of tasks which may include shipping and/or receiving. Materials maybe of a hazardous/ controlled nature requiring regulatory endorsements prior to handling.
  • Verifies quantity, weight, and conformance of materials; prepares records of materials shipped and boxes, and prepare parts and tooling for special shipment.
  • May develop reports or prepare metrics.
  • Candidate will be responsible for performing duties within Materials Operations. 
  • Computer system/ERP knowledge, SAP.  
  • Work Environment/Physical Demands/Safety Considerations Schedule could include a non-rotating 4-day (12 hour shift), one weekend day, evening or night hours, or off-shift hours. Work on holidays may be required. (site is open 24/7/365) Expected to be on feet for 8 to 10 hours a day. Climb upwards of 6 flights of stairs a day to maneuver within the manufacturing facility.
  • Move and storing cGMP and/ or non-cGMP materials. 
  • Monitor critical equipment information. 
  • Comply with safety requirements cGMP, SOP and manufacturing documentation. 
  • Delivering and distributing dispensed material. 
  • Receive non-GMP materials and goods. 
  • Account accurately for items in SAP. 
  • Deliver accordingly to customers. 
  • Manage GMP Inventory, control materials, issue to manufacturing. Utilize SAP per WM Material Handler Security roles. 
  • Safely Drive department MHE and perform basic preventive maintenance duties for material handling equipment (forklifts) including visual inspections and logbook documentation. 
  • Handling of disinfectants, irritants, toxicants, and hazardous materials.   For example; Vesphene, LpHse, Tetramethylammonium chloride (TMAC), Methotrexate (MTX), Sodium Phosphate Monobasic, Sodium Phosphate Dibasic, Potassium Hydroxide, Sodium Hydroxide, Phosphoric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid, Glacial Acetic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol, Ethanol, Isopropyl Alcohol A
  • bility to operate materials handling equipment; pallet jack, drum picker, fixed and mobile drum lifters, forklifts (mobile IBC lifter, "walkie-stackie”)
  • Distribution of dispensed materials (transferring IBCs, intermediate bulk containers, up to ~ 400 Kg gross weight)                       
  • Adhering to all cGMPs, Genentech policies, and SOPs. Ability to use automated and paper based documentation systems.
  • Adhering to batch instructions (if necessary) and standard operating procedures as required. 
  • Maintaining and accurately complete batch documentation. 
  • Manage inventory of equipment parts and consumable materials in support of process development, maintenance, manufacturing, quality control and other related areas utilizing industry wide standard inventory control practices.
  • Maintain Kanbans for various customers. 
  • Perform routine clerical duties including data entry, answering telephones and assisting over‐the counter customers.  
  • All employees with jobs that require access to the Warehouse must be able to pass the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Security Threat Assessment (STA).
  • Follows 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 a positive safety culture in which no one gets hurt.                        
  • Supplementary Responsibilities Receive, inspect and document non-GMP standard stock items in accordance with department and SOPs. 
  • Track post incoming general merchandise by entering information into an automated database. 
  • Deliver packages and maintain accurate and complete documentation in delivery logbooks.
  • Collect non-Gmp materials for shipping and provide assistance with packaging, labeling and shipping documentation. 
  • Perform basic preventive maintenance duties for material handling and delivery equipment and/or vehicles including visual inspections, logbook documentation and routine mechanical procedures.  
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Familiarity of computer-based systems. 
  • Prior experience in batch making or processing preferred. Prior experience in biotech, pharmaceutical, or chemical manufacturing environment. 
  • Prior training in chemicals/powder handling/ dispensing, and good laboratory methods/ practices.