GMP Cleaning Technician (Day Shift)

Location
Libertyville, IL, US
Posted
May 26, 2021
Ref
6065
Hotbed
BioMidwest
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Overview

Imagine\u2026 2 weeks after the birth of your child you realize they aren't meeting critical developmental milestones and after months of doctor's appointments you are told your baby has a rare neurological disease that would impact how they would live their lives. This is the reality of parents whose children have Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and it's the reason why we at Novartis Gene Therapies are laser focused on bringing hope and possibility to those devastated by rare genetic diseases.

Novartis Gene Therapies is seeking a GMP Cleaning Technician that will be responsible for executing cleaning activities for the GMP facility. This position will work in the cleanrooms as needed to complete daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly cleanings. The individual will also be responsible for waste removal, as well as restocking.

Responsibilities
  • Prepare cleaning solutions and execute facility and equipment cleaning activities in the production areas.
  • Ensure accurate documentation of cleaning activities by filling out cleaning logbooks and forms using good documentation practices (GDP).
  • Support production areas by replenishing kanban inventory, cleaning supplies and gowning supplies as needed.
  • Remove daily waste accumulation from the production areas.
  • Ensure the overall cleanliness of the GMP production areas.
  • Escalate any unsafe conditions, as applicable.
  • Perform additional support tasks as needed.

Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Industry experience preferred but not required.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Ability to work weekends and swing shift as needed.
  • Must be able to work 10-hour shifts (e.g. Sunday - Wednesday or Wednesday - Saturday).
  • Must be able to gown and enter the cleanroom.
  • Must be able to routinely lift 35 lbs.


The level of this position will be based on the final candidate's qualifications.

Why Novartis?

769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we're proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people's lives. We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world's toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying! Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Novartis Gene Therapies Benefit Summary:

Annual bonus, long term incentive, health insurance, paid vacation/holidays, potential flexible working arrangements (based on role) and an employee recognition program are available for this position, among many other benefits provided to employees of Novartis Gene Therapies.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Novartis Gene Therapies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.