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MCS Manufacturing Associate - (JP9747)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:   MCS Manufacturing Associate - (JP9747)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. 91320
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Pilot Pland Downsteam
Duration: 6+ months (with likely extensions and/or conversion to permanent)
Posting Date: 1/28/2022
Notes: Onsite

3 Key Consulting is hiring a MCS Manufacturing Associate for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:
Under general supervision, supports the execution of harvest and downstream purification process studies using pilot scale equipment including chromatography skids and filtration systems. Routine tasks include equipment preparation, operating chromatography and filtration systems, compounding media and buffer solutions, and sampling. Utilizes scientific principles in execution of experiments and analysis of experimental data. Carries out laboratory tasks per plan and procedure in a team environment. Documents data and process information in accordance to good documentation practices. Performs laboratory safety evaluations. Organizes and stocks laboratory supplies. Executes process/ equipment troubleshooting. Performs in-process testing using laboratory analyzers

Why is the Position Open?
Supplement additional workload on team.

Top Must Have Skills:
1. Chromatography Experience - At least 1 year experience preferred
2. Biotech Process Development or Manufacturing experience.
3. Large Scale processing, buffer prep or media prep experience.
4. Must be able to work multiple shifts at 3-month intervals (Day and swing shift)

Day to Day Responsibilities:
Equipment set up, operating process equipment, buffer/media prep, equipment cleaning, sampling of in-process product pools and sample management in electronic sample management system.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Science or engineering degree and 0-2 years of experience
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or Science.
  • 0-2 years of experience
  • Ability to work evening/nights and occasional weekend work. (Evening/Night work is scheduled on a fixed duration rotation, subject to change).

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior hands-on experience in pilot-scale or large-scale cell culture or downstream purification process development or manufacturing operation.
  • Experience with automated and computer-controlled biopharmaceutical process equipment.
  • Knowledge of process data compilation and analysis. Demonstrated equipment troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities and attention to detail.
  • Experience of collaboration within and across functional areas and outstanding customer focus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Employee Value Proposition:
The person in this role will do hands on bio processing using large scale purification equipment and managing purification samples.

Red Flags:
A candidate with an advanced degree may not fit well in this role (Masters degree or doctorate degree)

Interview process:
Video Skype Panel Interview

We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are also welcome to share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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