Associate, Production

Department
Technical Operations

Location
San Diego

Summary Description
The Production Associate is responsible for commercial production of PaxVax's Vaxchora vaccine, which includes blending and filling processes at the San Diego site. This position reports directly to the Production Supervisor.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform commercial vaccine production related activities
  • Operate and maintain 50L Blender, Filler, Washer, and CIP Skid
  • Clean and maintain GMP equipment (Filler, Blender, Washer, CIP Skid, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot equipment issues in a timely manner
  • Assist other team members and management in implementing equipment upgrades and process improvements
  • Assist with drafting and revising manufacturing SOPs and batch records
  • Author investigations and deviations/incidents
  • Collaborate with Facilities department to schedule Preventive Maintenance and Calibration activities around production schedule
  • Escort vendors into GMP area to perform activities

Qualification Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant industry experience
  • Bachelors of Science/Engineering in Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related discipline is preferred
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Team player and quick learner
  • Demonstrated ability to follow SOPs and attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with other team members and departments

Technical Skills and Knowledge:

  • cGMP experience is required
  • Mechanically inclined and problem solving is required
  • Automation experience is preferred
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