Plasma Fractionation Manufacturing Technician (1348)
Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Boca Raton, FL
High school or equivalent
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation researches, develops, and manufactures bio-therapeutic products with a specialization in immunology and liver transplant therapy. Biotest Pharmaceuticals is a leader in the collection of source plasma and is currently involved in the development of plasma protein products in the field of Primary Immune Deficiency (PID) and development of therapies to prevent re-infection of transplanted livers.
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Every day, Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation employees work tirelessly to help research and manufacture bio therapeutic products related to immunology and hematology. These products have a significant positive impact on the lives of a variety of patients whose immune systems are compromised. When you join BPC, you are joining many hundreds of employees dedicated to saving lives and enhancing the quality of life.
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Performs fractionation manufacturing operations at a senior level in an FDA licensed, cGMP controlled, high volume human plasma protein manufacturing plant. Works as part of a team, operating centrifuge and filtration separation equipment, controlling and monitoring the processes through computerized automation systems. Prepares chemicals, buffers, tanks, transfer lines and other equipment used in the plasma manufacturing process. Must work well in a team environment. Cleans, sanitizes and cares for equipment before and after use. Sanitizes processing areas. Follows manufacturing SOPs and completes batch records. Performs conductivity and in-process pH measurements and adjustments. Orders, maintains, and dispenses raw material inventories and records on disbursement sheets. Must be able to work shift schedules including weekends and overtime as required. Must be able to work a flexible schedule which will include nights, holidays and weekends. Typical shifts are 12 hours in duration. Relocation Assistance provided.
Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to grasp mechanical, fluid flow and process parameter control concepts. Good math skills with knowledge of the metric system. Must be able to lift/push/pull heavy equipment. Mechanical aptitude and experience with CIP systems desired. Must be able to work in a cold (freezer) environment for part of the process. Computer skills are required. Experience with SAP or similar inventory tracking systems is a plus.
Minimum High School diploma or equivalent with some science courses. Bachelor's degree in chemistry or a life science preferred, but will consider equivalent work experience. Experience in a large scale manufacturing cGMP regulated environment working with Standard Operating Procedures and cGMP documentation practices is a plus. Preference will be given to candidates with plasma fractionation or purification experience.
Biotest Pharmaceuticals offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including medical/dental/life/AD&D/STD/LTD, matching 401(K), generous paid leave bank, holidays, tuition reimbursement and much more.
Biotest Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace. (AA/EEO/MFVD)
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