Manufacturing Associate (GMP Manufacturing, 1st shift)

Employer
Moderna
Location
Norwood, MA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 24 2019
Ref
R1597
Discipline
Life Sciences, Biology
Organization Type
Biotech
Manufacturing Associate (GMP Manufacturing, 1st shift)

The Role:

Moderna is seeking a cGMP Manufacturing Associate II for first shift. This position is based out of our new GMP Manufacturing facility in Norwood, MA. First shift hours are from 7:00am - 3:00pm Monday through Friday.

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.

Here's What You'll Do:
  • 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 chromatography and tangential flow filtration 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.


Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:
  • BS/BA and 1-2 years' industry experience in a GMP manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with chromatography, TFF and single-use equipment platforms.
  • Proven track record of success in a fast-paced production environment at a biotech/pharmaceutical company preferably in GMP or GLP
  • Drive for continuous improvement both individually and as part of a team
  • Exceptional written, oral communication, and organizational skills required


Here's What We'll Bring to the Table:
  • Daily on-site catered lunches
  • Company-provided iPhone
  • Free parking, monthly subway pass or a subsidized commuter rail pass
  • Highly competitive healthcare coverage including: medical offered through BCBS (HMO/PPO), dental, and vision offered through VSP
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • 16 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 16 weeks 100% paid family caregiver leave
  • 20 weeks 100% paid medical leave
  • Adoption assistance and discounts to local childcare centers, as well as access to care.com
  • 401k (traditional and Roth offered) with 50% match on first 6% deferred. Match is vested immediately
  • A suite of Moderna paid insurance coverage, including: life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
  • Voluntary legal assistance plan
  • 15 days' vacation and 7 sick days per year, in addition to a discretionary winter shut down and 11 company paid holidays with 2 personal days.


Why join Moderna Therapeutics

At Moderna, we believe messenger RNA, or mRNA, is the "software of life." Every cell in the body uses mRNA to provide real-time instructions to make the proteins necessary to drive all aspects of biology, including in human health and disease. Given its essential role, we believe mRNA could be used to create a new category of medicines with significant potential to improve the lives of patients.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Moderna currently has strategic alliances for development programs with AstraZeneca, Plc. and Merck, Inc., as well as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense; and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), a division of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Moderna has been ranked in the top ten of Science's list of top biopharma industry employers for the past four years. To learn more, visit www.modernatx.com .

Our Mission:
Deliver on the promise of mRNA science to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients.

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Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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