Manufacturing Associate

Science – San Jose, CA

At Miltenyi Biotec, 3,000 employees worldwide develop pioneering solutions for biomedical science and the clinical application of cell therapies. Our multidisciplinary team combines excellence in research with the development of innovative products for the treatment of serious diseases.

Manufacturing Associate
Sunnyvale, CA

Your Tasks
As a member of the Miltenyi Biotec Manufacturing team, you will have the exciting opportunity to participate in both the manufacture and process development of T-cells and multiple other cell therapy products within a GMP environment. The unique duties of this position will primarily consist of manufacturing primary human cells including activities that involve graft engineering for cellular therapies as well as supporting the development of scalable cell culture processes. Furthermore, you will be responsible for completing successful qualifications and ongoing support procedures for clean room operations and assisting in the development, writing, and review of SOPs, material specifications, standard manufacturing procedures, batch records and other GMP documentation. Overall, your keen ability to carry out key cell processing and manufacturing procedures will champion the continued development of Miltenyi Biotec products and growing success.

Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in biological science or related discipline and a minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in clinical processing  and/or cell culture operations preferably in a GMP environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Experience with cell culture and aseptic/closed system processing
• Must possess a strong working knowledge of GMP and GTP regulations
• Ability to work evening shift (Monday through Friday from 12:30 pm to 9:00 pm) with the flexibility to work weekends as needed.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee is required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Must have ability to handle more than one task at a time and must work at a rapid pace while maintaining attention to detail. Must be able to gown-in and –out for clean room activities and perform cell manipulations in BSC. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. This job is performed in a temperature controlled facility without exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures. Generally, this job is performed in a clean laboratory setting and routinely uses standard medical and research equipment such as centrifuges, biosafety cabinets, microscopes, incubators, chromatography devices and columns, tangential-flow filtration devices and filters, peristaltic pumps and metering fill pumps, pipettes and computers. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to blood, viruses, bacteria, body fluids and other tissues. Employees entering and leaving the laboratory must wear appropriate clothing and protective equipment such as lab coats, glasses and gloves. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Miltenyi Biotec is expanding and evolving. Our culture is one that empowers you to embrace new challenges and influence change. Join a fresh and collaborative working environment that encourages contribution, innovation, and growth.

We empower great science. For over 30 years, Miltenyi Biotec has provided innovative tools, instruments, and solutions that advance biomedical research and cellular therapy. We are 3,000 scientists, engineers, physicians, support specialists, marketers and more – all dedicated to improving scientific understanding and impacting human lives. At our headquarters campus and offices worldwide, fresh ideas become unique products.

Miltenyi Biotec, Inc. is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity