1+ months

Manufacturing Technician, Drug Product (Contractor-Temporary Assignment)

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Please note this is a Contract position for 12 months up to 3 years, could lead to a full time Genentech opportunity.

Job Description:

All shifts available:

D1: Sun, Mon, Tue, & Alternating Wed (7am - 8pm)
D2: Thur, Fri, Sat, & Alternating Wed (7am - 8pm)
N1: Sun, Mon, Tue, & Alternating Sat (7pm - 8am)
N2: Wed, Thur, Fri, & Alternating Sat (7pm - 8am)

The Manufacturing Technician in Drug Product, Commercial Filling Operations is responsible for producing innovative bio therapeutic medicine by interfacing with highly automated production systems in a cGMP manufacturing environment. The individual will operate production equipment for our Cell Culture, Purification, Bulk Processing, and Filling, Inspection and/or Support Services groups. This may include culture growth monitoring, process monitoring, in-process sampling, harvesting operations, protein purification, bulk formulation, fill line operations, lyophilization, bulk freeze/thaw, transfer operations, inspection, and equipment set up/changeover. May also perform preparation of media, raw materials pre-weigh kits, and buffer solutions. The individual will be required to work in and maintain a clean room environment with aseptic processing in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Must maintain batch records and associated documentation to comply with regulatory requirements and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP). Area of work must remain in a high state of inspection readiness at all times.

We are seeking applicants for this position who possess the following skills and experience:

  • Ability to understand high levels of automation and technical process knowledge within area of responsibility.
  • Background in fermentation, purification, or fill/finish operation strongly preferred.
  • Background on equipment set up and change over desirable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Lean production system experience desired.
  • Capable of writing detailed reports and summaries.
  • Familiarity of computer-based systems.
  • Detail oriented documentation skills.
  • Communicate effectively and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Professional interpersonal skills.


  • Bachelor's degree preferably in Life Sciences or Engineering, or Associate's degree and 1+ year of related experience, or High School diploma and 2+ years relevant experience. Biotech certificate from approved program desirable.

Physical Demands/Work Environment/Safety Considerations

  • Schedule could include a non-rotating 3 or 4-day (12 hour shift including one weekend day), evening or night hours.
  • Expected to be on feet for 8 to 12 hours a day.
  • Climb upwards of 6 flights of stairs a day to maneuver within the manufacturing facility.
  • Able to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. Push and/or pull with force of 50lbs with full body, and Push/Pull force of 24lbs with arms only may be required.

Working within a clean room environment requires:

  • Gowning in the form of hospital scrubs, coveralls, gloves, and steel toe boots.
  • No makeup or jewelry worn when working in the cleanroom environment.
  • Comfortable working in areas with large mechanical equipment, process piping, pumps, pressurized vessels, which can occasionally create a loud working environment.
  • Must wear personal protective equipment in accordance with workplace hazards.
  • Work with hazardous materials and chemicals.

*Only considering local candidates.



Posted: 2021-02-08 Expires: 2021-05-09

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