Manufacturing Associate, 2nd Shift

Employer
Moderna
Location
Massachusetts
Salary
Competitive
Posted
July 17 2017
Organization Type
Biotech
Manufacturing Associate, 2nd Shift

Position Summary

Moderna is seeking a cGMP Pilot Plant Manufacturing Associate for second-shift.  This position will initially be based in Cambridge, MA and will eventually transition to our new GMP Manufacturing facility in Norwood, MA.

The individual in this role will be part of a cohesive team responsible for producing high quality mRNA-based medicines for evaluation in human clinical trials.  He/she will apply existing and new knowledge of bioprocess unit operations and cGMPs to enable technical success with stringent adherence to a Quality System that respects global regulatory expectations. The successful candidate will be able to document and communicate their technical and operational observations clearly and efficiently.  They will be able to operate pilot-scale bioprocessing equipment and interact fluidly with peers and supervisors in the Pilot Plant, and cross-functionally with Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Logistical and Process Development Technology Transfer counterparts.  Second shift hours are 3:00 - 11:30 pm Monday through Friday.

Responsibilities

  • Be a consistent contributor on an evening shift, under the guidance of a shift leader.
  • Demonstrate general knowledge of standard laboratory practices and equipment.
  • Strict adherence to current good manufacturing practices, standard operating procedures, and manufacturing documentation
  • Establish and follow written procedures for the clear and accurate documentation of equipment operation and process instructions, and of process data.
  • Monitor process operations to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Complete tasks in support of large scale manufacturing, including in the care of high-value capital equipment, such as pilot-scale chromatography systems.
  • Assist in the investigation of procedural deviations.
  • Practice safe work habits and adhere to Moderna's safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Utilize knowledge to improve operational efficiency.
  • Adhere to Pilot Plant gowning procedures and maintain a clean general operating area.
  • Adhere to documented waste handling procedures to respect environmental regulations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 0-2 years of experience in a GMP manufacturing environment.  

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