Inspection Supervisor (2nd Shift) - San Diego, CA | Biospace
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Inspection Supervisor (2nd Shift)

Ajinomoto Althea, Inc.

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Location:
San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
11/1/2016
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Biotechnology, Manager, Manufacturing, Manufacturing/Production,

Job Description

Let’s Make Things Happen!


Ajinomoto Althea, Inc. is a fully integrated contract development and manufacturing organization providing clinical drug process development and manufacturing services to global biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.
Althea is a leading expert in aseptic filling of drug product in vials and syringes, and our focused expertise and capabilities make us one of the industry’s top leaders for cGMP microbial fermentation of recombinant proteins and plasmid DNA. In conjunction with these manufacturing operations, Althea offers comprehensive development services including: upstream and downstream process development, complex formulations, lyophilization cycle, analytical development, product release and ICH-compliant stability testing.
Now is an exciting time to join Althea. We have talented people working together to help our clients advance their innovative product pipelines. We believe that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to providing our employees with an environment that fosters personal and professional growth.

Our work atmosphere is fast paced, stimulating and customer focused. Employees take pride in knowing our efforts are helping countless patients for years to come.

Ajinomoto Althea is currently seeking a 2nd Shift Supervisor, Inspection (Fill Finish Manufacturing) responsible for the implementation of all production and manufacturing procedures to optimize processes and regulatory requirements. This position coordinates with other departments to plan, schedule, and execute all aspects of production operations in a validated cGMP environment.

Althea’s  2nd Shift runs from 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm, Monday-Friday. As part of the training process, this candidate will need to have the flexibility to work 1st shift for the first 6 months.

Responsibilities:
•   Oversees and schedules production operations and personnel within cGMP guidelines.
•   Interacts and communicates with clients regarding production. Troubleshoots complex manufacturing process problems and issues.
•   Coordinates with multiple departments including sales and quality on production deliverables.
•   Trains employees in production methods, cGMP guidelines, and SOP’s.
•   Orders raw materials.
•   Writes batch records and writes/revises SOP’s pertaining to production processes.
•   Drafts, reviews, revises, and executes batch records, validation protocols, and reports.
•   Analyzes data and results and provides conclusions and proposals.
•   Researches and implements new methods and technologies to enhance operations.
•   Develops scalable processes with improved product yield and reduced costs for manufacturing systems.
•   Responsible for maintenance of production equipment.
•   Operates production equipment and may inspect, label, or package.
•   Collects and disposes of lab wastes according to established procedures.
•   Embodies Althea’s cultural values and aligns daily actions with department goals and company culture.

Requirements

Requirements:
•   Bachelor’s degree in a Life Sciences discipline or equivalent training and experience required.
•   Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in a manufacturing or laboratory environment.
•   Minimum of one to three (1-3) years of leadership/supervisory experience.
•   Experience with cGMP, manufacturing, machine operations, and data entry.
•   Detail oriented with strong verbal and written communication skills.
•   Demonstrated ability to follow detailed directions in a manufacturing GMP environment.
•   Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

If you meet the requirements above, and would like to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.altheacmo.com and click on the Careers section.  Please be sure to note where you saw our ad posting.

We are an EOE dedicated to a diverse work force and Drug Free work environment.
Qualified M/F/D/V candidates are encouraged to apply.