Manufacturing Associate â?? Synthetic DNA

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Manufacture of high-quality custom gene products in a high throughput MFG lab according to established SOPs.

Operation of robotic laboratory equipment (Hamiltons and similar systems) and traditional lab equipment (bioanalyzers, centrifuges, sealers, thermocyclers, spectrometers, HPLCs, Next-Gen Sequencing etc.)

Knowledge and use of traditional molecular biology processes and techniques

Preparation of reagents and subassemblies for MFG processes

Maintaining thorough, accurate and detailed documentation of all work produced in batch records, databases or other acceptable formats  including problems and deviations

Updating and writing work instructions and documentation

Ability to work independently and in a safe manner

Attention to details for process consistency

Documentation, troubleshooting and addressing process deviations

Packaging products

Ability to work in an ISO, GMP, LEAN MFG environment and follow the lean manufacturing concepts

Daily completion of assigned tasks to keep MFG on track

Education and/or Experience:

High School diploma or GED required. Associate’s degree or higher preferred.

Experience working with MS Excel and Word.

Familiar with ERP software; SAP experience helpful.

Knowledge of basic manufacturing and supply chain concepts (Kanban, etc.).

Experience with ISO, GMP, and LEAN-manufacturing environments is highly desirable.

Relevant experience in a life sciences or biotechnology manufacturing environment, including an understanding of the chemicals and hazards typically found in such environments.

Ability to read and interpret Certificates of Analysis.

Ability to comprehend and convert between different physical units of measure, including metric volume and weight measures.

Possess a strong sense of customer service.

Possess strong oral and written communication skills.

Able to lift 50 pounds and operate a pallet jack.

SHIFT 2A:  Sunday-Wednesday/Sunday-Tuesday7PM-730AM 12h day/3d/4d alt work week with 1 weekend day. The incumbent will be required to work this night shift; the incumbent will start on day shift until training is complete before transitioning to the night shift. Those who prefer day shifts should not apply.


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South San Francisco , United States


United States

South San Francisco


Corporate / management