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Genentech Process Engineer/Manufacturing in South San Francisco, California,

Process Engineer/Manufacturing

South San Francisco, California

Job ID: 202011-129176

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The Position

Genentech’s South San Francisco manufacturing facility has an opportunity available in the Process Engineering group supporting cGMP manufacturing of both clinical and commercial products. The group is responsible for monitoring, troubleshooting, and improving upstream and downstream unit operations from seed train through bulk formulation, and providing scientific and technical judgment as part of a team responsible for delivering high quality biopharmaceutical products to patients. Integrity, accountability, and strong dedication to the patients we serve are critical to this role.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Adhere to all applicable compliance and safety requirements, cGMPs, SOPs, and other manufacturing documents

  • Provide manufacturing floor technical support

  • Monitor and analyze manufacturing data as necessary to provide support for process discrepancies, investigations, validation protocols, process transfers, or equipment troubleshooting

  • Analyze data and execute experiments aimed at improving process robustness/productivity or meeting the changing needs of the manufacturing environment

  • Implement engineering projects of various magnitude in order to increase levels of safety and/or compliance, improve process and equipment robustness, or increase capacity/productivity/efficiency.

  • Support product impact and root cause assessments for process discrepancies and Quality investigations

  • Support of regulatory inspections and filings

  • Create / revise standard operating procedures and manufacturing tickets

  • Provide training and technical mentorship for manufacturing operators

  • Lead cross-functional technical teams on large scale improvement and compliance related initiatives

We are seeking applicants who possess the following minimum qualifications. The position can be filled as an Engineer or Manufacturing Technical Specialist (MTS). The job family and level of the position will depend on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, or related discipline

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in industry or academia (including advanced studies); candidates with more extensive experience may be considered for a senior level.

  • Experience working in a cGMP environment

  • Experience with cell culture and/or purification process science/development strongly preferred

  • Knowledge of safety principles, quality systems, and cGMP

  • Knowledge of large scale biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes and equipment

  • Relevant work experience in a lab, pilot plant, manufacturing, or manufacturing support setting

  • Highly motivated and proactive with a track record of taking initiative to achieve business results

  • Demonstrated strong problem solving capabilities

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent organization skills

Who We Are

Genentech, a member of the Roche group and founder of the biotechnology industry, is dedicated to pursuing groundbreaking science to discover and develop medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. To solve the world's most complex health challenges, we ask bigger questions that challenge our industry and the boundaries of science to transform society. Our transformational discoveries include the first targeted antibody for cancer and the first medicine for primary progressive multiple sclerosis.

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. We believe that by championing diversity of background, thought and experience, we can foster a sense of belonging and provide an environment where every employee feels valued, included, and able to contribute their best for the patients we serve. We’re focused on attracting, retaining, developing and advancing our people to their full potential by rewarding bold ways of thinking and integrating inclusive behaviors into every aspect of our work.

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Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page.

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