Co-op, Manufacturing (1st Shift)

Employer
Moderna
Location
Cambridge, MA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
October 04 2019
Ref
R1842
Discipline
Life Sciences, Biology
Organization Type
Biotech
The Role:
Moderna is seeking a cGMP Manufacturing Associate I Co-Op for first shift. This position is based out of our new GMP Manufacturing facility in Norwood, MA. First shift hours are from 7:00pm - 3:00pm Monday through Friday.

The individual in this role will be part of a cohesive team responsible for assisting in the production of 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 responsible for driving projects through to completion.

Here's What You'll Do:
  • Practice safe work habits and adhere to Moderna's safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Adhere to gowning procedures and maintain a clean general operating area.
  • Be a consistent contributor under the guidance of a shift leader.
  • Demonstrate general knowledge of standard GMP 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 clinical large scale manufacturing, drug product, and buffer preparation including in the care of high-value capital equipment, such as chromatography and tangential flow filtration systems.
  • Assist in the investigation of procedural deviations.


Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:
  • Minimum GPA of 3.4
  • Currently Enrolled Junior or Senior
  • Previous co-op or intern experience in GMP, Quality Control or Process Development preferred.
  • Must be curious, eager, open to learning, and independent.


Here's What We'll Bring to the Table:
  • Daily catered lunches on-site.
  • 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.


Why join Moderna?

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.

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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