Manufacturing Technician– J.POD  | Redmond, WA

Just-Evotec Biologics is seeking a highly motivated Manufacturing Technician that desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. This team member will be responsible for the commercial manufacturing of mammalian cell-based biotherapeutics under cGMP conditions. Manufacturing Technicians are initially expected to assist in commissioning, validation, and other start-up activities. Post start-up activities, the technicians are expected to work in the solution and equipment prep area of the facility.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of media and buffers in an ISO Class 8 Cleanroom
  • Perform operations according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Execution of Electronic Batch Records (EBR) using Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
  • Recognize and report deviations from procedures
  • Ensure compliance with company quality systems, safety procedures, and other company policies
  • Supplies and gowning stocking
  • Support operations such as filter integrity testing and flushing of perfusion filters
  • Support operations of glasswasher and autoclave
  • Assembling Manufacturing equipments / assemblies for autoclaving
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with others
  • Available to work various shifts (day, swing, graves, weekends, holidays, as dictated by the production schedule).
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate degree and 1 year of Manufacturing or Operations experience; or
  • 2 years in a technical school setting with hands-on experience; or
  • High school diploma / GED and 3 years of Manufacturing or Operations experience

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in Equipment Prep (e.g. washers, autoclave)
  • Experience and Knowledge of Weigh Dispense Operations
  • Experience in Solution Prep
  • Prior experience with process equipment
  • Mechanical ability/expertise
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Understanding of basic Chemistry, Biology, and physical principles
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
  • Troubleshooting skills on Washers and Autoclaves

About Just – Evotec Biologics

Just – Evotec Biologics, wholly-owned by Evotec SE, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Just’s focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation. Our state-of-the-art labs and cGMP clinical manufacturing plant are co-located in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood – the center of Seattle’s medical, global health, and technology industries and a noted top emerging life science hub in the U.S. Our fast-growing team of 200 employees is expanding Just’s innovative platform and footprint – building our first North American J.POD® commercial manufacturing facility in the Seattle area. For job opportunities, learn more at www.just.bio/careers

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