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Manufacturing Associate I
Ref No.: 18-05856
Location: Emeryville, California
This manufacturing associate position is responsible for the production of recombinant antigens, peptides and/or buffers.
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.
Performs standard laboratory operations including dispensing chemicals, volumetric and gravimetric measurements, making accurate dilutions and preparing buffers and solutions.

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.
Track and order raw materials for department from the warehouse.
Restock lab drawers

Occupational Demands:
Able to lift and push up to 35 lbs.