Manufacturing Tech IV

Morris Plains, NJ, United States
Mar 24, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Manufacturing Tech IV
United States - New Jersey - Morris Plains

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company's five core values. That's because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

This is a 2nd SHIFT Role - 1PM-11:30PM Tuesday-Friday


Responsible for pharmaceutical manufacturing in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP)


Ensures consistent completion of all the planned manufacturing activities assigned to him/herself.
Minimize waste of the resources (worktime, materials, and components).
Organize workplace to maximize the throughput and minimize risks of errors.
Follow well defined procedures closely, with attention to detail.
Practice strong aseptic technique.
Document activities accurately and clearly as per GDP.
Operate manufacturing equipment according to well defined procedures.
Daily monitoring of the process.
Minor maintenance of manufacturing equipment.
Preparation of media, supplements, and/or buffers, where applicable.
Revise/draft standard operating procedures (SOPs) as necessary.
Report and document deviations, when encountered.
Train new employees, where qualified.
Organize/trend data, where applicable.
Troubleshoot and recommend corrective/preventive actions (CAPAs), where applicable.
Draft deviations, CAPAs, and/or change controls, where requested.
Review completed manufacturing batch records for accuracy.
Revise manufacturing batch records, where applicable.
Motivate, mentor and coach the team.
Ensure shift activities are performed in accordance with the schedule in order to support organizational Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
Ensure compliance in operations.
Proactively communicate and escalate to management any outstanding issues, or concerns of a compliance, quality, safety, or any other critical matter. Qualifiacations:High School Diploma required. Associates/Bachelor's degree in the sciences or engineering discipline with 4+ years' experience in a cGMP manufacturing industry setting or equivalent work experience.
Must possess strong communication (oral and written), organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work well within a team environment.
Ability to document clearly and accurately as per GDP.
Ability to follow SOPs as written.
Possess strong aseptic technique.
Be proficient with MS Office.
Train new manufacturing specialists as per established SOPs.
Mentor and lead by example.
Have an aptitude for troubleshooting.
Be proactive in identifying, communicating and escalating issues.
Ability to closely review documentation as per GDP.
Ability to forecast and plan for daily manufacturing activities.
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