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Sr. Pharmaceutical Engineer I

Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
Foster City, CA
Start date
Nov 11, 2022
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Sr. Pharmaceutical Engineer I
United States - California - Foster City

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

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Job Description


Sr. Pharmaceutical Engineer I

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Qualified candidates will deliver broad scientific input to the parenteral product space with a focus on container closure systems, their interaction with formulations, and their integration with manufacturing operations. We are seeking a motivated, detail-oriented individual able to serve as a leader in a cross-functional team setting.

Specific Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for technology transfer and validation of sterile/aseptic manufacturing processes of existing and new products to contract manufacturing sites.
  • Work closely with the formulation and process development group to understand new processes, technologies and develop scale-up strategies for newly developed products.
  • Lead validation activities to ensure timely launch of new commercial products.
  • Ensure manufacturing processes comply with current US, EU, and ROW regulatory expectations.
  • Support technical investigations in a timely manner and ensure uninterrupted supply of commercial products.
  • Should be aware of contract commercial manufacturing sites in good cGMP standing.
  • Proactively work with the supply chain group and recommend new sites and new equipment as necessary to meet commercial forecast and mitigate sourcing risk.
  • Support senior management in developing validation strategies for new products and new site introductions.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationship(s) with contract manufacturing sites and provide on-site support as required during regulatory inspections, process validation and technical investigations as required.
  • Develop and manage budgets. Identify process improvements and optimization strategies to reduce cost and efficiency.
  • Thorough knowledge of cGMP practices and worldwide regulatory guidances.
  • Comply with corporate policies, training and guidelines.
  • Have good oral and written communication and organizational skills.
  • May require direct supervision and mentoring of junior staff members.


Knowledge & Skills:
  • Must be adept at working on complex concepts, techniques, and standards.
  • Must be able to assist in developing new applications based on scientific principles and theories.
  • Ability to identify possible solutions to complex problems is required. Creativity and ingenuity required.
  • Must be able to follow established organizational policies while solving diversified challenges.
  • Must be able to execute decisions and recommend modifications to senior management and effectively communicate.

Required Education & Experience
  • Requires a graduate degree in Chemical Engineering or Pharmaceutical Technology with a minimum of 7-10 years manufacturing experience of late stage (Phase 3) clinical materials and/or commercial products.
  • Experience in manufacturing sterile aseptic products is a must.
  • Experience in managing and/or interacting with contract manufacturing sites.
  • A post graduate degree can be substituted for 2 years of related experience.


If this is not the right move for you now but remain interested in a career at Gilead Sciences please connect with us via our talent community: https://gilead.yello.co/external/form/24a8oU4jF5UL3CKq7lO_Cg

About Gilead
Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical 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.


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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

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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. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.
 

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