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MCS Manufacturing Associate - (JP9719)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:   MCS Manufacturing Associate - (JP9719)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. 91320
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: 
Duration: 12 months with likely extensions and/or conversion to permanent
Posting Date: 2/8/2022
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:

The Associate of Manufacturing will work in a dynamic production environment at the client’s Thousand Oaks Site supporting development, clinical, and launch activities. Under general supervision, employee will perform operations in the Manufacturing area. Operations will be performed according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Responsibilities include:
• Hands-on operations: set-up, cleaning, and sanitization of various manufacturing equipment
• Preparing buffers/media per defined manufacturing procedures (MPs) and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
• Following GMP documents (SOPs, MPs) with strict adherence to safety and compliance
• Performing and monitoring critical processes with the ability to perform basic troubleshooting
• Performing in-process sampling of equipment and operating analytical equipment
• Performing washroom activities: clean small and large scale equipment used in production activities
• Maintaining an organized and clean workspace
• Working in a clean room environment wearing steel toe shoes, full clean room gowning, hairnet and gloves when performing all work
• Initiating quality reports
• Drafting and revising documents (SOPs, MPs)
• Identifying, recommending, and implementing improvements related to routine functions
• Assisting in the review of documentation for assigned functions (equipment logs, batch records)
• Performing activities that include periods of rigorous, repetitive work
• Working around high-pressure systems and occasionally work around heavy equipment
• Available to work various shifts (day, swing, graves, weekends, holidays, 5x8hrs, 4x10hrs, 3 or 4x12hrs) as dictated by the production schedule

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree OR

Associate’s degree and 4 years of Manufacturing /Operations experience OR
High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Manufacturing /Operations experience
Able to work in teams to complete operational tasks
Able to take direction well, follow documents and policies at all times
Able to take initiative
Creates positive work environment through interactions with team members
Able to regularly lift up to 35lbs, push and pull objects that require up to 50lbs of force, and work on your feet for long durations
Able to perform the list of physical movements that may be necessary to perform daily functions on the production floor: bending, reaching above the head, climbing, kneeling, squatting, stooping, walking upstairs, and standing on portable stairs or ladders up to 6 feet off of the ground.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and/or Life Sciences
Mechanically inclined

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

Top Must Have Skills:

Bachelors degree + 2 years experience
Diversity is a plus
Military professional experience is a plus
Candidate must be able to have physically capabilities

Day to Day Responsibilities:
Working in a clean room environment wearing steel toe shoes, full clean room gowning, hairnet and gloves to support the manufacture of drug substance using SOP's.

Employee Value Proposition:
Extension is highly likely - unique knowledge and experience

Red Flags:
Unmotivated or unwilling to work
Uncapable of physical work

Interview process:
1 phone and 1 webex call.

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

3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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