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Manufacturing Associate II Purification 2nd shift

Repligen Corporation

Location:
Waltham, MA
Posted Date:
6/26/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Manufacturing, Purification,

Job Description


Repligen is a bioprocessing-focused life sciences company bringing over 30 years of expertise and innovation to our customers. We are inspiring advances in bioprocessing through the development and commercialization of high-value products and flexible solutions that address critical steps in the production of biologic drugs, principally monoclonal antibodies.

Our core Protein A affinity ligands business is complemented by an expanding suite of technology-leading bioprocessing products that we sell direct to biopharmaceutical companies and contract manufacturers worldwide. All of our bioprocessing products are meaningfully differentiated from alternatives to the benefit of our customers. Our Protein A ligands are used to purify over 50 monoclonal antibody-based drugs on the market and more than 300 in clinical development.  


Job Description:  

This position is for the 2nd shift in the Protein Purification group, however; cross training into other departments may be required.

The successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring that the department’s production and quality goals are met. Applicants must have strong technical knowledge and problem solving skills. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions accurately, learn complex tasks quickly, and complete tasks in a timely manner. Experience working in a GMP/document controlled environment would be beneficial. Attention to detail, and the ability to work in a team environment are essential.

Candidates must be willing and able to learn new manufacturing processes as the company grows and also to work overtime.

Hours are 4pm – midnight.

Responsibilities:  

•   Large scale column chromatography
•   Product recovery using tangential flow filtration
•   Large scale buffer/media preparation
•   pH precipitation
•   Sterile filtration
•   Aseptic liquid fill/finish
•   Equipment cleaning (CIP/SIP)
•   Chromatography column packing
•   Timely and accurate completion/review of production documentation
•   Entry of in-process data into trending databases
•   May be required to cross train into fermentation and/or chromatography column packing departments.

Requirements


•    BS degree in biological sciences, or a related field preferred, or a minimum of two years experience in biotech manufacturing.
•   Experience in protein purification is preferred.
•   Excellent organizational and communications skills                                
•   Must be resourceful and self-motivated
•   Must be willing to work overtime (including evenings and weekends) as required.
•   Must be able to lift 50 lbs unassisted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. There is no relocation assistance so local candidates are preferred.