Gene Manufacturing Associate

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for California's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Manufacturing Associate to work for a leading Bay Area biotechnology company.

Manufacturing Associate

Perform basic molecular biology workflows in a highly automated, high-throughput environment;  be responsible for the manufacture and analysis of a variety of custom gene based products and/or various intermediates according to established SOPs; and complete manufacturing batch records to contribute to the daily production schedule.  

This position is schedule for 12 hour shifts.  Alternating 3 days per week, and 4 days per week.  Schedules include 1 weekend day.
  • Manufacture of high quality custom gene products in a high throughput manufacturing lab according to established SOPs.
  • Operation of robotic laboratory equipment (Hamilton and similar systems) and traditional lab equipment (bioanalyzers, centrifuges, sealers, thermocyclers, spectrometers, HPLCs,  NGS, etc.)
  • Knowledge and use of traditional molecular biology processes and techniques
  • Preparation of reagents and sub-assemblies for manufacturing processes
  • Maintaining thorough, accurate and detailed documentation of all work produced in batch records, databases or other acceptable formats  including problems and deviations
  • Updating and writing work instructions and documentation
  • Ability to work independently and in a safe manner
  • Attention to details for process consistency
  • Documentation, troubleshooting and addressing process deviations
  • Packaging products
  • Ability to work in an ISO, GMP, lean manufacturing environment
  • BS or AS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field and min 1 year relevant laboratory experience; In lieu of degree, candidates with 4+ years of relevant laboratory experience will be considered
  • Familiarity or prior experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Good written and verbal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Quick learner
  • Good computer skills including experience with Excel and Word, Jira or similar web-based programs
  • Team based laboratory environment.
  • Working in controlled laboratory environment
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time while performing duties.
  • Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials.
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Location: San Francisco / Bay Area
  • Type: Contract to Perm
  • Job ID: TS9291751123