Manufacturing Technician 4 (Bioprocess)

Posted 19 Dec 2022

Carlsbad, California - United States

Req Id 259603


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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.  


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. 


We are offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for those that qualify!


Your Role:

The Manufacturing Technician 4 position in Carlsbad, CA will be the primary coordination point for GMP Manufacturing of biologics at the Carlsbad site. These positions may have supervisory responsibilities. Employees will support projects in conjunction with other GMP Manufacturing personnel (Supervisors, Managers). Tech 4 roles will assume decision-making authority as delegated by management and can include interaction with clients. MFG Techs will prepare suites for manufacturing, prepare and autoclave tubing assemblies, and operate in a safe manner for the employee, and others in the GMP Manufacturing suites, and for the inspection and labeling of Final Product being manufactured. The employee will perform very complex tasks with attention to detail.


Physical Attributes:


Ability to perform moderate physical activity.



Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or other life science field
  • 4+ years of experience working in a cGMP environment with understanding of cGMP/GDP concepts
  • 4+ years of experience with sterile cell culture and aseptic operations in a BSC/LFH (biosafety cabinet, laminar flow hood)
  • 3+ years of experience drafting and revising Standard Operating Procedures or Batch Records
  • 4+ years of experience understanding basic troubleshooting of cell culture systems


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with vial thaw and flask expansion operations
  • Experience with disposable bioreactors (25 to 100L, Wave, SUB, iCELLis), viral vector manufacturing
  • Experience growing adherent cultures in a T-Flasks, CellSTACKs and/or HYPERstacks
  • Experience with tangential flow filtration (UF/DF) with hollow fiber membranes
  • Experience with Sterile filtration of media, buffers, and drug product
  • Experience with GE AKTA Purification Skid operation/column chromatography/column packing
  • Experience with media and buffer preparation


Pay Range for this Position- $42,300- $98,700

Our ranges incorporate all levels and career types available within this specific role, and are derived from relevant industry market data.  Should we decide to make an offer, we will consider several factors, including but not limited to your location, skills, experience, career level, and other job-related factors.  This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; paid time off; and paid holidays; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses.


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


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