189872 - Biopharmaceutical Technician I
St. Louis
Up to $20.99 DOE
6 mos
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Biopharmaceutical Technician I for an opening in St. Louis, MO.

The candidate will be responsible for the performance of operations in support of the manufacture of Commercial and Clinical Biologics. He/She will be responsible for following Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and carrying out a variety of functions related to Upstream (cell culture) and Downstream (purification) biopharmaceutical manufacturing. These functions may include but are not limited to activities such as propagation of mammalian cell culture, conducting aseptic cell culture operations, execution of large scare production bioreactors (50L - 2000L), conducting large scale chromatography, viral inactivation, viral filtration, ultrafiltration and diafiltration, as well as aseptic filling of bulk drug substance.

Execution of manufacturing batch records, work instructions and/or SOPs, with focus on proactive ‘right the first time’ executions. Assist with batch record reconciliation. 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. Execute 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 executed 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).

No experience required, but 1-3 years of relevant lab experience in a related field or industry preferred. Experience in manufacturing and/or GMP environment preferred. Ideally someone with Either protein purification or GMP experience. 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.

Accredited High School Diploma/GED
Associates in a relevant scientific discipline preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry seen as a plus.

Dayshift (6am – 6:30pm) on the 2-2-3 schedule

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Tyler Harrell
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.