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Title: Associate Mfg - CA

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA 91320

Contract - 19 months (Possible of extension)

Sep 14, 2018: Message Body: Manager would like to see additional candidates for this role. May hire 7 workers instead of 4. Additional submittal spots added.

Labor Type Industrial


  • The position is within the Cell Culture Manufacturing group and will perform operations for cell culture production.

Responsibilities include:

  • Hands-on operation, set-up, cleaning, and sanitization of bioreactors and various cell culture support vessels
  • Prepare buffers/media per defined manufacturing procedures (MPs) and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Follow GMP documents (SOPs, MPs) with strict adherence to safety and compliance
  • Perform and monitor critical processes
  • Perform in process sampling of cell culture equipment and operate analytical equipment
  • Perform washroom activities; clean equipment, small to large scale, used in production activities
  • Maintain an organized and clean workspace
  • Work in a clean room environment wearing steel toe shoes, full clean room gowning, hairnet and latex gloves when performing all work
  • Initiate quality nonconformance reports
  • Draft and revise documents (SOPs, MPs)
  • Identify, recommend, and implement improvements related to routine functions
  • Assist in the review of documentation for assigned functions (equipment logs, batch records)
  • Available to work various shifts (day, swing, graves, weekends, holidays, 5x8hrs, 4x10hrs) as dictated by the production schedule.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree OR
  • Associate's degree and 3 years of Manufacturing & Operations experience OR
  • High school diploma/GED and 6 years of Manufacturing & Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology and/or Life Sciences
  • Able to work in teams to complete operational tasks
  • Ability to take direction well, follow documents and policies at all times
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Create a positive work environment through interactions with team members
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs and work on your feet for long durations

Why is the Position Open?

Expanding and increasing production rate. Need additional headcount to meet this demand.

Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:

  • Mechanical and technical ability
  • Must be able to work all shifts
  • Must be able to understand GMP and compliance
  • Must take initiative

Day to Day Responsibilities:

Job Description: The position is within the Cell Culture Manufacturing group and will perform operations for cell culture production.

Employee Value Proposition:

This position has a high likely HOOD to convert to an FTE if there is an opening or extend past the initial contract length. This person would have high visibility into the bio-tech industry which would allow them the ability to grow their career within this sector.

Possible Extension:


Red Flags:

  • Not local in distance to Amgen
  • If they are looking for research position, this is not it.
  • They need mechanical experience or show aptitude
  • Unable to work all shifts and be flexible (evenings, weekends, etc)

Interview Process:

Phone Interview In person Interview Able to begin interviewing ASAP.

In case you feel this position is not a fit, do let me know so that I can update you with opportunities based on your preference. I would appreciate if you could help by referring any friends/colleagues who might be interested in the above opportunity.

Thousand Oaks, CA , United States of America
19 months
umer farooq 
9/14/2018 11:50:31 AM

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