Job Posting Title: Manufacturing Associate I, High Throughput Operations
Our client is seeking a Manufacturing Associate for a position in Technical Development High Throughput (TDHT) Production Operations, at their manufacturing site in Norwood, MA. The individual hired into this role will independently run a unit operation, using standard operating procedures. This individual, is expected to be detail oriented and practice good lab habits, with a goal of manufacturing high quality DNA/RNA/LNPs. In addition to manufacturing, the Manufacturing Associate will be responsible for communicating issues experienced while in process of manufacturing his/her product. He/she is also expected to take the initiative to learn the science behind the process that is being run, in order to fundamentally understand the process steps completed daily. Additionally, he/she will properly track raw materials being used in his/her process along with other good lab practices of accuracy and precision.
The MAI has a team mentality and respects the common work areas. He/she helps to maintain the cleanliness, and 5S initiatives put into place in the lab in common areas as well as unit assigned areas He/she values the safety of his workspace and those that work around him/her and work to maintain a safe work environment.
In addition to a focus on manufacturing and maintaining the lab, he/she will work to identify process and overall improvement projects to optimize our manufacturing process. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to quickly master new processes and the drive to be part of a dynamic, fast paced, and highly motivated team.
Here’s What You’ll Do:
Follow written procedures to manufacture of DNA/RNA/LNP.
Use prior and gain additional lab experience to build efficiencies in day-to-day processes.
Understand the science behind the manufacturing process to fundamentally understand what he/she is doing daily.
Maintain a cleanly and safe lab space; properly label buffer bottles, discard of waste in appropriate waste streams, restock workstations, cleans up after him/herself.
Communicate to a senior team member when encountering issues during manufacturing.
Utilize process knowledge to identify manufacturing issues that could be optimized and/or improved.
Adhere to laboratory gowning procedures
Adhere to documented waste handling procedures to respect environmental regulations
Practice and promote safe work habits and adheres to safety procedures and guidelines
Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table:
Requires BS in a relevant science or engineering discipline, or 5+ years’ experience in a biotechnology manufacturing/quality/development environment.
Experience operating instrumentation and integrated systems
Motivation to learn
Basic lab skills; pipetting, buffer preparation, weighing material in tared containers.
Value of scientific reasoning and respect of process; complete work thoroughly, track raw materials etc.
Team mentality; trustworthy, helpful to others, and celebrate the success of others
Responsibility to maintain a clean and safe work environment
Ability to manage day to day operations in a fast-paced environment
Ability to effectively collaborate effectively in a dynamic, cross-functional matrix environment
Job Posting Start Date: 09/11/2021
Job Posting End Date: 02/11/2022
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