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Gilead Sciences, Inc. Manufacturing Technician II in San Dimas, California

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Manufacturing Technician II

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Gilead Sciences is currently seeking a Manufacturing Technician II to support Production at the San Dimas and La Verne facilities in Southern California.

Responsibilities Include:

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

  • Performs routine tasks associated with aseptic processing, dispensing, compaction, granulation, milling and coating.

  • Reports to Team Lead on a regular basis on line performance and report any issues that need to be resolved.

  • Performs basic troubleshooting of issues and escalates when required.

  • Organizes routine tasks in an effective manner.

  • Prepares equipment and components for sterilization.

  • Operates processing equipment including autoclaves, ovens, vial washers, and depyrogenation tunnel.

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

  • Performs clean-in-place and sterilization-in-place of tanks.

  • Performs annealing and sterile filtrations of products.

  • Operates vial capper, unloads product from lyophilizers, and packs off unloaded vials from lyophilizers and liquid fill line.

  • Performs Basic Oracle and MES (Manufacturing Execution System) transactions.

  • Performs data calculations.

  • Cleans manufacturing areas, including walls, ceilings and floors.

  • Accurately completes required documentation of events and tasks related to assigned work, including logbooks, batch records, etc.

  • Reports variance or deviation from standard procedures to department management.

  • Prepares coating solution

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience, HS Diploma, and a Certificate to FETAC level 6 (GSL)

  • Familiarity with written Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Master Batch Records

  • Sufficient verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required, to communicate information to peers and team lead.

  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office applications and administrative policies

  • Ability to follow direction and work with only moderate supervision.

  • Prior experience in a cGMP related industry is desirable.

  • Must be able to work on a rotational shift schedule alternating between day shift and grave shift.

  • Must be able to work 12 hour shift schedules.

  • Must be able to work weekends

  • Must be able to work holidays

  • Must be able to operate and qualify for respirator usage

  • Must be able to see and distinguish all colors and shades

  • Must be able to stand for a continuous 4 hours

  • Must be able to change into Gilead gowns and work attire as required for the task.

  • Occasionally lift 50 lbs

  • Routinely lift 25 lbs

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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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Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises 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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