Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Associate II

Job description

Site Name: USA - Maryland - Rockville
Posted Date: Apr 12 2019

Performs all production operations in the area of assignment within the Rockville Biopharm Manufacturing facilities.  Duties include: preparation of buffers and medias and/or assemblies, following written procedures and batch records.  Operate process equipment such as tanks, CIP/SIP skids, agitators, filtration devices, autoclaves, glass washers, integrity testing and other small equipment following a high standard of GMP compliance and SOP and BRs as written. Support campaign start-up/changeovers/tech transfer activities and perform production operations in areas assigned.   

Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to perform assigned tasks and follow instructions
  • Perform process steps in coordination with other associates.  Asks for help and does not perform steps without proper training/qualification. 
  • Adheres to scheduling changes and responds appropriately.
  • Performs production operations following written SOP’s/BR’s in accordance with cGMPs, with minimal/no variance.
  • General knowledge of cleanliness and bioburden control techniques (aseptic process)
  • Frequent communication with area supervisor when work requests are needed and may initiate requests. Communicates any shifts in process parameters.
  • Gives input/makes suggestions to improve process.
  • May revise BR or SOPs/Work instructions as assigned
  • Follow all cGMP’s and EHS procedures.
  • Communicates EHS issues to team members and supervisor.
  • Attends and completes all mandatory training(s).
  • Ensure training plan is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Always ensures trainer is present as you learn new process steps/equipment.
  • Must demonstrate GSK values and behaviors at all times
  • Must be reliable and able to perform process steps in coordination with team members.
  • Prepares and participates in area readiness for internal and external audits.
  • Becoming familiar with the technical issues in the area.  May assist others in troubleshooting activities as assigned.
  • Complies with GMP and EHS procedures and policies.
  • Works well with people in other areas and with team members.
  • Works with other associates to carry out daily tasks accurately
  • Becoming familiar with technical issues in the area.  May assists in trouble shooting activities
  • Works closely with other team members under supervisor directions.
  • Provides reliable process support and works alongside others, completes performer/verifier steps under the supervision of more senior personnel or supervisor.
  • Meets industrial excellence or personal metrics as part of department goals.
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