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Manufacturing Associate I - Packaging

Fremont, CA 94555

Posted: 11/27/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 592996 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target PR Range: 18-25/hr
*Depending on experience Duties:
  • Executes routine unit operations in Manufacturing Assembly and Packaging as assigned related to the manufacturing of drug product in a multi-product facility.
  • Performs duties under limited supervision and according to standard operating and manufacturing procedures.
  • This position is responsible for assisting the Sr. Associate and Master Associate in performing assembly and packaging in designated functional manufacturing area.
  • Support with troubleshooting to equipment.
  • You will actively contribute to the discovery, development, and delivery of our products to our patients and customers.
  • Our global presence provides opportunity for all workers to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success.

Assists in the setup of the automated autoinjector assembly machine, pre-filled syringe assembly machine and semi-automated tabletop machine. This assistance includes gathering tools, machine parts and documents.

Retrieves components and equipment from storage

Assists with the equipment changeover

Assists with minor equipment repairs/adjustments

Assists with real-time identification and correction of problems, e.g., mechanical issues, component issues

Performs all work in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures.

All work is documented in controlled documents (batch records, logbooks, or SOP attachments) in accordance with SOP.

All activities are to be documented in the batch record.

All events are to be recorded in the batch record and brought to the attention of the production supervisor for further action.

Assists with room cleaning in production areas.

Transfer rubbish to the transfer zones and may empty transfer zones of rubbish when required.

This includes removal of equipment, room sanitization and disposal of waste according to established safety requirements

Responsible for following controlled documents to ensure that the equipment identified for operations are used and documented.

This includes verification of equipment calibration.

Completes logbooks, as required.

Responsible for performing assembly and packaging operations and assisting in visual inspection/filling operations.

Ensures components, materials and supplies are stocked prior to the start of the assembly and packaging operations

Movement of product and components within the assembly and packaging area

Transfer product, components, and equipment within the CNC area.

Communication and hand-off to relief personnel during shift change as appropriate

Maintains production areas according to predefined standards (5s)

Adheres to safety standards, identifies unsafe situation / habit and escalates appropriately

Demonstrated ability to be organized and work well in small work groups.

Demonstrated mathematical skills, including the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and conversions.

Detail oriented.

Demonstrated ability to read, comprehend, and follow written instructions.

Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills are required.

Must be able to work in a team environment.

Experiences in related GMP environment within biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry strongly preferred

Must be able to learn and perform basic computer operations such as MS Office and Outlook and other computer-based software


Physical Demands / Surroundings –

Requires physical activity such as almost constant standing, walking.

Works regularly under desirable conditions with some moderately disagreeable conditions in the manufacturing setting


This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious accommodation. 
  • High School degree plus minimum one (1) year work experience in GMP regulated industry
  • Associate/Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or biotechnology vocational training preferred
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