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Pilot Production Techician I/II

MedImmune, LLC

Gaithersburg, MD
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Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Job reference: R-010821
Posted date: Jul. 14, 2017

If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to change lives and you thrive when making brave decisions – join us.

MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease.  As a Pilot Production Technician I/II in Gaithersburg, MD, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.

We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We’re pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines. And we’re industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science. We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules.

MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.

Position Summary

Regularly works, under moderate supervision, on routine manufacturing and other assignments that are moderately complex in nature, where judgment is required to make recommendations and resolve problems. Adheres to instructions as needed on routine work and more detailed instructions on new assignments.  Adheres to Good Manufacturing Practices and standard operating procedures. 

Principal Duties

Proficient in the operation of all area specific production equipment such as bioreactors, filtration devices, chromatography equipment, washers, autoclaves, etc.

Reviews and provides feedback about Master Production Records and Solution Production Records (SPRs) to authoring group, as needed, to accurately reflect process steps and capture process changes 

Authors and edits Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Assists in the planning, identification, ordering and set-up of basic equipment

Assists in the execution of validation protocols, as requested

Collects and distributes in-process cGMP samples

Performs first-line troubleshooting and root cause analysis


Education & Requirements/Qualifications

Bachelors’ Degree in the sciences and 0-4 years’ relevant experience



Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.