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Gilead Sciences, Inc. Manufacturing Technician III in Morris Plains, New Jersey

Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

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Job Description

Manufacturing Tech III

Job Responsibilities

  • Key participant in the day-to-day manufacturing operations including clinical and commercial manufacturing.

  • Works on basic to routine assignments following established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Master Batch Records and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).

  • Performs moderately complex tasks associated with aseptic processing, dispensing, chromatography and ultrafiltration/diafiltration.

  • Prepares manufacturing equipment such as packing of chromatography columns.

  • Proactively reports any issues that need to be resolved.

  • Performs troubleshooting as required.

  • Organize workplace to maximize the throughput and minimize risks of errors.

  • Cleans (manually and clean-in-place) and assembles equipment for production.

  • Performs annealing and sterile filtrations of products.

  • Preparation of media, supplements, and/or buffers, where applicable.

  • Creates purchase orders for consumables.

  • Completes and maintains documentation related to assigned work, including logbooks, batch records, etc.

  • Participates in investigations of process deviations by conducting data gathering, trending and data presentation as required.

  • Draft deviations, CAPAs, and/or change controls, where requested.

  • Review completed manufacturing records for accuracy.

  • Participate in process optimizations and scale up, as needed.

  • Writes and revies manufacturing documents and procedures such as MBRs and SOPS.

  • Performs MBR Manufacturing batch report updates.

  • SHIFT: Monday - Friday (7AM-3PM)

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of written Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Master Batch Record

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office applications and administrative policies.

  • Ability to follow direction and work under minimal supervision

  • Demonstrates capability in training others on a manufacturing process (e.g. pH/Conductivity, Scales, Spectrophotometers, Biosafety cabinets, XDUO Mixers, AKTA Process)

  • Demonstrates capability in organizing more complex activities in a manufacturing process.

Education & Experience

  • Associates/Bachelor’s degree in the sciences or engineering discipline with 2 – 3 years of experience or High School Diploma with three - five (5) years of relevant experience.

  • Prior experience in a cGMP related industry.

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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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Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis and cancer. Gilead operates in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.