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Cell Culture Technician

Work Schedule: This position will be a 12-hour shift 2/2/3 rotating schedule (2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on, etc. you will work every other weekend) - from 6:00 pm to 6:30 am.
Discover Impactful Work:
The candidate will be responsible for the execution of manufacturing batch records, work instructions and/or SOPs, with focus on proactive ‘right the first time’ executions and assist with batch record reconciliation.

A day in the Life:
  • Assist in all Department functions, such as maintaining suite, supplies, equipment, logbooks and data in accordance with site SOPs and policies.
  • Documentation of all activities to meet cGMP requirements. Complete document reviews and revisions. Daily record review, tasks, and databases. Actively provide feedback.
  • Critical evaluation of processes, including foresight and thinking ahead.
  • Complete preventative maintenance and work notifications tasks on time. Perform equipment testing and routine trouble-shooting.
  • Ensure tasks are driven with a method of prioritization - interpret production schedules and complete tasks accordingly.
  • Participate in shift exchanges, 1-1’s, meetings, attend meetings as necessary to facilitate area needs based on changes, etc. (lean activities).
Keys to Success:
Associates in a relevant scientific field required. Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry seen as a plus.
  • 1 + years of relevant lab experience in a related field or industry preferred.
  • Experience in manufacturing and/or GMP environment preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Understanding ‘why’ and not just the ‘how’ of processes and practices.
  • Knowledge of cGMP practices, aseptic techniques, or chemical concepts seen as a plus.
  • Mechanical Skills/ Analytical Skills/Method Automation
  • MS Office
  • Strong math skills
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Results driven.
  • Able to read, write, and communicate in English.
  • Able to understand and carry out instructions.
  • Reliable
  • Strong communication (written and verbal)
  • Effectively multi-task
  • Able to work in an environment of change.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to recognize problems developing, not just occurring.
Physical Requirements / Work Environment
  • Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
  • Adhere to OHS policies and procedures and ensure a safe and balanced workplace environment.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be aware of bending and standing for intermittent periods of time.
  • Must be willing to wear a full gowning suit which includes: bodysuit, gloves, hair & beard nets, face covers, and safety glasses. These items are prohibited: makeup, jewelry, nail polish, cologne / perfume, scented lotions or hair care products.

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