Avid Bioservices
  • 20-Aug-2019 to 01-Nov-2019 (PST)
  • Manufacturing
  • CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Life, LTD, Vision Insurance and 15 days PTO per year, Plus 8 Designated Holidays, 4 Floating Holidays and 401k, ESPP and Pet Savings Program


Avid Bioservices, Inc. of Tustin, CA is looking to hire a full-time Biotech Purification Manufacturing Associate / Senior Associate. Are you ready to use your life sciences degree to help people with cancer and other diseases? Do you want to work for a biopharmaceutical company that puts a top value on its workforce? If so, please read on!

We offer both competitive base pay and annual merit reviews as well as an employee stock purchase program (ESPP) at the time of hire for each regular employee. This allows you to see your compensation increase as you and the company perform well. We also offer numerous exceptional benefits and perks, including medical, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, 15 days of paid time off (PTO) per year, 8 designated holiday, 4 floating holidays, a 401(k) plan, an employee assistance program (EAP), a pet savings program, appreciation breakfasts, quarterly company socials, free annual flu shots, an LA Fitness discount, an entertainment discount program, a vanpool, and more! If this sounds like the right opportunity to put your life sciences degree to work for you and your family, apply today!

ABOUT AVID BIOSERVICES, INC.

We are a dedicated contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) focused on the development and cGMP manufacturing of biopharmaceutical products derived from mammalian cell cultures. With 25 years of experience producing monoclonal antibodies and recombinant proteins in batch, fed-batch, and perfusion modes, our services include cGMP clinical and commercial product manufacturing, purification, bulk packaging, stability testing, and regulatory strategy, submission, and support. We also provide a variety of process development activities including cell line development and optimization, cell culture and feed optimization, analytical methods development, and product characterization.

We are committed to improving the quality of life for people suffering from life-threatening diseases through the development of targeted therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and viral diseases. We want to attract and retain employees who can help us achieve this mission and also share our values of integrity, teamwork, innovation, adaptability, integrity, and passion. That's why we offer a positive and exciting working environment along with competitive salaries and benefits.

A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A BIOTECH MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATE / SENIOR ASSOCIATE

As a Biotech Manufacturing Associate / Senior Associate, you play an integral role in ensuring the on-time delivery of quality biopharmaceutical products. You get to participate in a variety of tasks including purification of biologics, keeping up-to-date GMP documentation, writing reports, ordering materials, and scheduling equipment services. You are conscientious about maintaining strict compliance with GMP manufacturing practices as you adhere to our standard operating procedures.

With great vigilance, you maintain a cleanroom facility at all times. Before each production run, you ensure that all equipment and materials are in place and ready to go. You operate and maintain equipment such as a bioprocess chromatography skids. You pack, unpack, clean, and operate production scale chromatography columns. Your excellent organizational skills come in handy as you ensure correct consumables are staged and used.

You filter biopharmaceutical products using sterile, ultrafiltration, and viral filtration techniques. Using affinity chromatography, size exclusion chromatography, ion-exchange chromatography, hydrophobic interaction, and tangential flow filtration (TFF), you purify antibodies and enzymes. You also do pH and conductivity meter calibration and testing. Finally, using slow, deliberate movement and aseptic techniques, you fill drug substances. Whether preparing media and buffer solutions, or manually cleaning small parts and equipment, you take great care in every step.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR A BIOTECH MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATE / SENIOR ASSOCIATE

  • Bachelor's degree in a life science field such as biology, biotechnology, or chemical engineering
  • At least one year of relevant life sciences industry experience (a minimum of 3 years for the senior level)
  • At least two years of experience working with large scale liquid chromatography columns or similar equipment
  • Experience working in a GMP production environment with aseptic techniques
  • Must wear a gown for a class 10,000 cleanroom environment
  • Must be able to work under aseptic conditions in a class 100 environment

Do you love the life sciences and the thought of using it to help people? Are you attentive to detail and accuracy? Do you take pride in your work? If so, you might just be perfect for this Biotech Manufacturing Associate / Senior Associate position!

WORK SCHEDULE

This role at our biopharmaceutical company is a full-time, non-exempt position. Shifts are typically 10 hours on Sunday - Wednesday or Wednesday - Saturday. Overtime is sometimes necessary.

READY TO JOIN OUR BIOPHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING TEAM?


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Avid Bioservices does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

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