Manufacturing Team Lead

Foster City
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August 31 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Manufacturing Team Lead
United States - California - La Verne

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. Gileads 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 companys five core values. Thats 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

Manufacturing Team Lead

Job Description

This is an advanced position requiring significant expertise/specialization in area of work. The ideal candidate can work on complex issues where analysis requires an in-depth assessment, considering many variables, and potential consequences. The use of advanced statistical techniques to complete projects including more complex research techniques and methodologies like Six Sigma and Kaizen to improve process/product quality as well as demonstrating proficiency in regulatory affairs and applies knowledge to processes is also recommended. The Manufacturing Team Lead has the ability to Write and/or implements changes to controlled documents (e.g., SOPs, Specifications, Methods, etc.) as needed. Exercises judgment within well-defined and established procedures and practices to determine appropriate action with minimal supervision, develops solutions to moderately complex problems. Additionally, they will Interfaces with contract manufacturers to address standard documentation and compliance issues while supervising personnel, including organizing and prioritizing daily tasks, performing training, and writing performance reviews.

Job Responsibilities
  • Provides hands-on guidance to Manufacturing Technicians.
  • Conducts Technicians' performance evaluations and one-to one meetings
  • Assigns daily job responsibilities.
  • Expedites production scheduling through communication with QA/QC and Inventory Control personnel.
  • Participates in production processes, including cleaning and set-up.
  • Complies with all established SOPs in performance of job. Adheres consistently to GMPs.
  • Investigates and reports on variance or deviations from standard procedures..
  • Has daily contact with Compliance, Inventory Control and Maintenance to ensure equipment and materials are ready and available for use.

Knowledge and Skills
  • Proficient knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Audit and Investigation Skills, Report Writing Skills.
  • Strong verbal, technical writing and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must possess a strong knowledge of the FDA/IMB and cGMP standards as well as regulatory guidance documents.

Minimum Qualifications
  • 6+ years of relevant experience and a BS or BA.
  • 4+ years of relevant experience and a MS.
  • Prior experience in a cGMP related industry is required, within Biopharmaceutical or Pharmaceutical industry preferred.

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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 for assistance.

Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications and advice from internal and external experts, Gilead has made the decision to require all U.S. employees and contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. Full vaccination is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.\u200b

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law' poster.



Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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