13 days old

Biological Researcher

West Chester, PA 19380
Company Info
Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!
Job Description

 

The Manufacturing Associate, Biologics will contribute to the Manufacturing Services group within the brand new state-of-the art Biologics Manufacturing Facility (BMF) located in West Chester, PA. We are seeking a highly self-motivated person willing to contribute to the qualification and operation and overall success of the manufacturing operations.  This includes, but is not limited to material weigh/dispense, medium preparation, buffer preparation, and autoclave/washer processes.  May also include cell culture activities including seed expansion, along with production bioreactors (up to 2000 L) and cell culture harvest and/or purification activities including column packing, column chromatography, virus removal steps, tangential flow filtration (TFF) and aseptic filling operations for Tevas proprietary and biosimilar biologics pipeline.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in developing procedures (SOPs & Master Batch Records) for the Manufacturing group.
  • Complete assigned tasks associated with clinical manufacturing and assist in execution of operations.
  • Ability to work independently to develop and write documentation associated with clinical manufacturing.
  • Assist in troubleshooting equipment or process issues.
  • Initiate and complete deviations, change controls, investigations, as assigned using TrackWise or any similar software system.
  • Compliance to safety guidelines and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
  • Ability to train other associates and willing to be involved in cross-training in other groups, as required.
  • Follow standard operating procedures and assist in validation needs such as IOQ and PQ.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well with the team and complete all training documentation within a defined time-frame.
  • Analyze in process samples generated from cell culture or purification activities by using osmometer, pH/conductivity meters, scales, spectrophotometers, Vi-cell, Nova, BGA, etc.
  • Performs review of the manufacturing documentation of the associated area.
  • Practice a continuous improvement mindset by making suggestions on process improvements.
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of experience working in a cGMP manufacturing environment

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree or higher in Chemistry or Biology
  • 1+ years of hands on experience within large molecule and/or clinical manufacturing
  • Experience with medium and buffer solution preparations within a cGMP environment.
  • Strong background in aseptic technique and microbial controls.
  • Strong understanding of cGMPs as applicable to biologic operations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend and reach for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work flexible working hours.
  • Ability to lift and push up to 30 pounds or more.
  • Must be able to read, interpret, and follow SOPs, batch documents and other procedures.
  • Ability to work off-shifts and weekends, as required.
Function
Research & Development
Sub Function
Biological Research
Reports To

Senior Manager, Manufacturing Services

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Posted: 2020-06-26 Expires: 2020-08-06

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