Sr. Drug Product Manufacturing Assistant - San Diego, CA | Biospace
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Sr. Drug Product Manufacturing Assistant

Ajinomoto Althea, Inc.

San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
High school or equivalent
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Biotechnology, Manufacturing, Manufacturing/Production,

Job Description

Althea is currently seeking a Sr. Drug Product Manufacturing Assistant. The Sr. Drug Product Manufacturing Assistant is responsible for implementation of semi-routine production and manufacturing procedures to optimize processes and regulatory requirements.

•Performs various semi-routine manufacturing tasks under the guidelines of established SOP’s and cGMP regulations.      
•Schedules manufacturing tasks under cGMP guidelines and under close supervision from manufacturing supervisor.
•Troubleshoots manufacturing processes that are semi-complex in level under cGMP guidelines and under the supervision of management.    
•Assists in the research and implementation of new methods and technologies to enhance operations.                          
•Prepares components, media, buffers, and other solutions as needed.
•Accurately documents data and writes/reviews batch records under cGMP guidelines.
•Operates production equipment and may prepare buffers and media, inspect, label, or box.
•Prepares material components for production.
•Assists in the development of scalable processes with improved product yield and reduced costs for manufacturing systems.
•Performs visual inspection.
•Responsible for routine maintenance of production equipment.
•Initiates and writes revisions to current GMP/SOP guidelines.
•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.          
•Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal and external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company’s policies and practices.


•High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in a Life Sciences discipline or equivalent strongly preferred.
•Minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience in manufacturing, laboratory, mechanical or engineering.
•Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills.
•Ability to work independently, within prescribed guidelines, or as a team member.
•Demonstrated ability to follow detailed directions in a manufacturing GMP environment.
•Familiarity with cGMP, manufacturing, machine operations, and data entry.
•Must be familiar with Microsoft Office applications.

If you meet the requirements above, and would like to apply for this position, please visit our website at  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.