Contract Manufacturing Associates (Cell Culture/Purification/Support)

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POST DATE 9/6/2016
END DATE 1/21/2017

Seqirus Holly Springs, NC

Holly Springs, NC
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Manufacturing Associate (Cell Culture / Purification / Support)
Seqirus is currently looking for candidates interested in working in our flu manufacturing operation in Holly Springs, NC. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals to develop their experience working in a cell culture based cGMP bioprocessing environment.

Note: These positions will be hired as third-party employees starting on a temporary basis.

Hours: Shift flexibility for either 6:00AM-6:00PM or 6:00PM-6:00AM on a 2-2-3 schedule.

Job Purpose:
Work as a shop floor employee within the Manufacturing organization which could include small scale virus manufacturing , upstream cell culture, downstream purification, or manufacturing support areas. The incumbent will be trained to provide the technical and operating skill-sets necessary to manufacture high quality biologicals safely in a compliant, efficient, and cost effective manner.

Major Accountabilities:

* Become a processing and equipment expert and serve as a hands-on resource in Production


Conduct all assigned activities in a safe and compliant manner according to Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP s).

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:


Performing all activities in a safe manner

Cleaning, preparing, and sterilizing production equipment in a compliant manner

Cleaning and disinfecting production rooms

Assembly, set-up, and disassembly of production equipment

Implementing process steps according to defined Standard Operating Procedures (SOP s) and Batch Processing Records (BPR s)

Properly documenting activities in accordance with cGMP s

Right the first time execution of BPR s

Handling biologically and chemically hazardous goods

Interfacing with process automation systems

Authoring and/or modifying production documentation, as needed

Performing visual inspection of product


Participate and assist the team in meeting department objectives per department priorities

Support effective and timely root cause investigations and corrective action plan completion

Support a high performance teamwork environment



High school diploma/GED or Associate s degree with 1+ years transferrable skills for cGMP manufacturing; training / experience in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and/or sterile production environments preferred

Basic knowledge of cGMP requirements preferred

Experience executing SOPs and documenting work preferred

Basic mechanical aptitude or knowledge of electronic / mechanical equipment preferred

Seqirus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.