Chemist Water Purification Job Description Sample
Lead Water Purification Plant Operator
This position requires a demonstrated ability to perform advanced functions related to the operator and maintenance of equipment at all water treatment facilities. This position functions as a Lead Operator and also as Chief Plant operator when required, performing complex analysis of the Water Treatment Plant operations and having direct charge of the operation of a water treatment facility or Water Production Facilities. Positions at this level provide instruction and assistance to lower level Water Treatment Plant Operators. This position is normally filled by advancement from the Water Treatment Operator II. Position requires three to five years of experience in a Surface Water Treatment Plant Operator and must possess a minimum of a Class 'C' Surface Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the time of accepting position.
Essential Job Duties:
Incumbents may not perform all of the list duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
Operates the water treatment plant including related subsystems and instrumentation.
Monitors the treatment process from the control board/computer screen; monitors various treatment processes including coagulant feed, rapid mix, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration and disinfection; monitors the addition of chemicals added for taste and odor control.
Monitors water quality by performing laboratory tests at various stages in the treatment process including tests for chlorine residual, ph, turbidity, hardness, alkalinity, odors and other tests as necessary to maintain water quality; calibrates laboratory equipment; maintains laboratory records.
Determines chemical dosage and makes adjustments to plant processes as necessary including for ferric Sulfate/Aluminum Sulfate, chlorine, ammonia, potassium permanganate, caustic soda, powdered activated carbon, and other chemicals.
Reads gauges and meter; interprets data to maintain the proper treatment process, proper distribution operation, security, and alarm status; make flow adjustments.
Operates pumps and valves utilizing a SCADA system; monitors systems for alarms, make adjustments, and provides appropriate response; notifies Plant Management or appropriate staff as necessary to respond to problems.
Operates mechanical equipment including pumps and motors, chemical feed pumps and systems, air compressors, and manual, electrical, and pneumatically operated valves; operates hard and power tools; operates a light truck.
Operates chlorination equipment related to the chlorine performs maintenance on chlorine system including chemical piping system; participates in calibration of chemical feed equipment.
Orders chemicals, Inventories and takes delivery of bulk chlorine.
Maintains operational logs and records.
Makes visual inspections; monitors facilities and roads to insure adequate security.
Performs preventative and predictive maintenance on treatment plant equipment; assists Maintenance personnel in making major and/or specialized repairs to equipment; coordinates work of contractors and of other departments.
Operates the City's water production system including elevated and ground storage and pump stations; ensures adequate availability and pressure to all service connections.
Provides appropriate response to emergencies and spills including those involving hazardous materials; wears respirators including self contained breathing apparatus as required.
Responds to inquiries from the vendors, suppliers, and public; answers questions from customers pertaining to water quality, low pressure, and leak reports.
Supervises and Trains operators.
Performs related duties as assigned or required
Physical and Environmental Conditions:
The conditions herein 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 job functions.
Environment: Water treatment plant. Exposure to noise of plant machinery and other equipment; mechanical and electrical hazards of operating equipment; fumes and odors of chemicals and gases; toxic substances such as chemicals, cleaners, solvents, and gases; all types of weather and temperature conditions. Work and/or walk for long periods of time on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces and rough terrain. Subject to 24-hour emergency callbacks and requires working varying hours, overtime, weekends, and holidays. Work environment is informal, team-oriented, having both routine and variable tasks with variable pace and pressure. Work is performed in both indoors and in plant area and outdoors in field and collateral facilities.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability to work in a plant and field setting and operate assigned equipment. CONTINUOUS walking, balancing, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, lifting of objects weighing up to 10lbs from below waist level to above shoulder level and transporting for distances up to 100 yards, fine finger dexterity to operate tools and controls, firm grasp to lift and carry objects; FREQUENT sitting, standing, reaching, twisting at waist, upward and downward flexion of neck, side to side turning of neck, lifting of objects weighing 11-25lbs from below waist level to above shoulder level and transporting up to 100 yards; OCCASIONAL climbing, pushing/pulling, lifting of objects weighing from 26-50lbs from below waist level to above shoulder level and transporting for distances up to 10 yards; INFREQUENT crawling, lifting objects weighting from 51-100lbs below waist level; with assistance, and transporting for distances up to 10 feet with assistance. Must be able to climb 150+ foot ladder and work effectively at the height.
Other: Safety regulations prohibit Operators from wearing contact lenses when working with certain chemicals or from wearing beards or other facial har that prevents a proper respirator fit. Must pass annual respirator physical and fit testing.
The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.
Operations, services, and activities of a water treatment system.
Principles, practices, materials, chemicals, and operating procedures related to operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant.
Operating principles of plant equipment including valves, pumps, and motors.
Methods and techniques of reading and interpreting gauges, recording devices, and related monitoring systems.
Tools and equipment used in the operation and maintenance of water treatment plant facilities.
Maintenance and repair principles and practices including preventatvie maintenance procedures.
Emergency maintenance and repair procedures related to water treatment facilities.
Methods and techniques of conducting laboratory tests and procedures related to water treatment analysis.
Mathematical calculations used in the water treatment operations.
Hydraulic and distribution principles.
Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
Operational and safety regulations pertaining to water treatment plant operations.
Occupational hazards and standard safety precautions.
Principles and procedures used in the proper handling of chemiclas.
Principles and practices of customer service.
Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications.
Principles and practices of record keeping
Principles of training.
Operate, monitor, and maintain a variety of water treatment plant equipment, facilities and systems.
Perform complex inspections and preventive maintenance of treatment plant facilities and equipment.
Read and interpret gauges, meters and other instrument readings and take effective course of action.
Diagnose complex operational problems and perform effective maintenance on equipment.
Respond to changing demands on water flow, water quality, and equipment requirements.
Monitor and adjust plant processes.
Compile and record complex data and material.
Work well with others in a team environment.
Complete work within an assigned time frame.
Perform math calculations related to water works.
Operate assigned equipment and tools in a safe and effective manner.
Operate office equipment including computers and applicable software applications.
Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the community.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education and Experience: High School Diploma or GED required supplemented by TCEQ training courses in the Surface and Ground Water related fields also management training is highly desirable.
Experience: Three to Five years of experience in a Surface Water Treatment Plant Operator.
License or Certificate: Possession of a Class 'C' Surface Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Required. Must be able to obtain and acquire a valid class 'B' Water works license issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality within (2) years of accepting position. Possession of a valid Texas Class C Texas driver's license is required.
Senior/Principal Water Chemist
TRC Companies, Inc., a pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960's, is a national engineering and environmental consulting firm that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental and infrastructure markets. TRC serves a broad range of clients in industry and government, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation.
TRC is seeking a Senior to Principal-level Water Chemist to support our diverse and challenging environmental projects on a national scale. The successful candidate will work closely with TRC's Technical Development Unit within our Engineering, Construction, and Remediation (ECR) Practice, integrating with other TRC technical experts to support and develop projects and clientele nationally.
Work as part of multidisciplinary teams of engineers, scientists, and project managers to bring superior solutions to our clients' complex water treatment and soil, groundwater, surface water, and sediment remediation challenges.
Research and provide solutions to complex water and waste treatment problems on the feasibility, bench, and full-scale.
Generate well-written, technically sound reports.
Work with clients and support strategic business growth initiatives.
At least 15 years of experience in industry or consulting, or at least 5 years of research experience.
BS and MS in engineering or chemistry disciplines.
Expertise in organic and inorganic chemistry.
Experience in design and evaluation of treatability studies.
Experience in standard and forensic analytical laboratory methods.
PhD in engineering or chemistry disciplines.
Experience with sediment investigation and remediation.
This position comprises a national role and is not location-specific; however; ideally the candidate would join one of our existing technical centers in Madison (WI), Concord/San Francisco (CA), Fort Collins (CO), New Providence (NJ), Lowell (MA), or Greenville (SC).
TRC offers advancement potential and a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401k plan with a company match. For more information please visit our website at www.trcsolutions.com.
EOE: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Scientist I - Protein Purification
PROTEIN PURIFICATION SCIENTIST NEEDED IN CARLSBAD!
Responsible for manufacturing product(s) in a lab setting following standard operating procedures. Will utilize basic laboratory techniques, calculations, materials measurement, operation of laboratory equipment and record keeping necessary to manufacture products.
Will perform column purification/ chromatography, buffer preparation, SDS-Page Analysis, Western Blotting, and other protein characterization techniques. Responsible for Batch Data Records, notebooks, customer reports and work order documents.
Utilize specialized technical knowledge and skills to make detailed observations and analyze data to ensure within operating parameters.
Advise manager of factors that may affect quality of product. Suggest options/ideas for corrective actions.
Maintain equipment, product inventories and related records as assigned. Note variances on manufacturing documents; audit and evaluate process documents and propose revisions.
Complete, distribute and file records as required in accordance with Document Control Practices. Identify potential issues in the production process; report findings to team management and members for resolution or participate in troubleshooting.
Write technical documents which may include standard operating procedures and batch records. May lead process improvement projects or product transfer projects May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned
Minimum Qualifications (must have): Must have a bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other related discipline. Master's degree is a plus.
Requires a minimum of 3 years relevant experience demonstrating laboratory techniques in a manufacturing environment or research laboratory. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of scientific laboratory techniques, equipment and materials required.
Experience in the use of basic laboratory techniques, including buffer preparation, column purification/ chromatography, SDS-Page Analysis, Western Blotting, and other protein characterization techniques are beneficial.
Familiar with GE AKTA FPLC protein chromatography equipment and Unicorn software. Experience with different modes of chromatography such as: affinity, ion-exchange, size exclusion, hydrophobic interaction.
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Performs skilled & Semi-skilled maintenance duties as they relate to equipment repair and upkeep. Perform manufactures recommended preventative maintenance to equipment at the Water Purification Plant.
Essential Job Duties:
Repairs equipment including pumps, chemical feeders, valves and specialized equipment.
Performs preventative maintenance on plant equipment according to manufacturer's recommendations.
Performs annual maintenance at plants including but not limited to cleaning and painting of water treatment basins and painting of equipment.
Performs electrical repairs including wiring of electric motors, switches, and panels.
Troubleshoots electrical problems including checking and repairing control circuits.
Serves as a shift relief as needed, assuming full authority, duties and responsibilities of position that is being filled.
Performs related duties as required.
Physical and Environmental Conditions:
Ability to sit, stand and transport self from building to building. Ability to drive a vehicle to and from various work sites.
Employee will work in a seasonal temperatures bending, kneeling, twisting and climbing. Employee can work with potential mechanical, chemical and electrical hazards. Employee may be exposed to communicable diseases while handling raw sewage.
Must be able to lift in excess of 50 lbs, climb stairs and open access hatches. Must be able to climb 50 ft ladders and work effectively at that height. Must be able to wear an SCBA.
Employee communicates with other employees and the public, as necessary.
Skill in observing, reading and interpreting written materials. Knowledge of plant operations and maintenance.
Skill in performing mathematical calculations. Ability to use testing and measuring equipment. Skill in the use of hand tools, test equipment, and welding tools. May work rotating shifts.
High school diploma or equivalent required. One to three years experience in a related field preferred.
Must receive and retain a valid 'C" Water license within 3 years of employment. Must receive Hazmat Awareness level and SCBA certifications within 1 year of employment. Must remain qualified to wear SCBA. Must posses a valid Texas Class 'B' CDL or have the ability to obtain license within a reasonable amount of time.
Marketing Manager, Purification And Disinfection (2380-110)
We are at the dawn of the resource revolution. In a world facing high demographic growth, runaway urbanization and the shortage of natural resources, securing, optimizing and renewing resources is essential to our future. SUEZ (Paris: SEV, Brussels: SEVB) supplies drinking water to 92 million people, delivers wastewater treatment services to 65 million, recovers 16 million tons of waste each year and produces 7 terawatt hours of local and renewable energy. With 82,500 employees, SUEZ, which is present on all five continents, is a key player in the sustainable management of resources. SUEZ generated total revenues of $16.5 billion in 2016.
Role Summary / Purpose
Reporting to the Global Marketing Leader, the Marketing Manager will be responsible for supporting the Purification and Disinfection (P&D) team in the development and execution of a wide variety of marketing projects designed to generate leads, nurture leads and grow product awareness. The specialist is aligned with business and revenue objectives and will measure the impact of the marketing tactics, including lead, opportunity and won revenue. The role will work closely with Communications, Commercial teams, Strategic Market Development and Product Management Teams
As the Marketing Manager, you will:
Understand, express and continue to develop the value proposition for P&D products
Assist with developing the marketing plan to meet business needs
Work closely with Product Marketing teams to release and publish content to support product marketing plan
Identify appropriate methods/channels to publish content, develop awareness and generate leads
Provide creative vision, direction, and leadership together with the marketing and UFMBR team to develop high-impact, integrated campaigns that contribute to business growth
Work closely with the communications team
Suggest, develop, manage and implement campaigns to support Industrial markets
Build your knowledge around the firm's CRM systems and leverage analytics/analysis to demonstrate ROI and suggest improvements to the CRM
Collaborate with other members of the P&D & ES teams across the world to ensure key marketing support
Qualifications / Requirements
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college
At least 4 years of professional marketing or commercial work experience, implementing marketing strategy and tactics
Experience with B2B marketing
Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Visual Communications, or other related fields
Developing engaging social media campaigns
Graphic design and editing
- Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, etc.
Experience with Web, Social Media and Google Analytics
Experience leading pay-per-click and search engine optimization efforts
Experience with software to create marketing campaigns
- Marketo, Informz, Etc
Experience with email nurture campaigns
Experience creating campaign reports from a CRM
Experience leading efforts to measure marketing effectiveness
Knowledge of print, video and web-production technologies
Ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining a high quality of work
Excellent business acumen
Process and project management skills
Ability to effectively engage at all levels of the organization, including senior executive interaction
Strong oral and written communications skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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Process Development Engineer Purification Development
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.
We are seeking a process development engineer who enjoys working on projects collaboratively and is also capable of recognizing when someone needs to take the lead, and is equally comfortable doing so. This role is a hands-on junior management position within the Purification Development group within Preclinical Manufacturing and Process Development (PMPD). This engineer will be involved in the full scope of the department's work supporting our robust pipeline from preclinical evaluation all the way through commercial licensure and life cycle management of the processes providing important medications to our patients with unmet medical needs.
This position includes leading and performing Quality by Design (QbD) driven, state of the art downstream process development, based on Regeneron's suite of proprietary technologies. This engineer will be relied upon to support technology transfer of these processes to our GMP manufacturing facilities around the world. This position will also have a highly visible role within the department while driving the group's technical development priorities forward.
This individual would be entrusted with the career development of junior engineers and would be given the resources, time and training to effectively mentor and develop them. The ideal candidate would not only be an effective leader of their own subgroup, but be willing to be a non-positional leader within their larger group.
Development of Innovative Polishing chromatography separations, within a cross functional team of other SME's to deliver a final process that has been prospectively developed using the principals of QbD to ensure robust, uninterrupted supply of safe medicines for our patients.
Utilizes subject matter expertise in field of chromatography to design, lead, and react to experiments/projects independently.
Experienced leader that knows when and how to delegates tasks, inspires individuals whether direct reports or project team members, and demonstrates strong leadership and poise in approach to their work and the management of their group.
Analyzes data and interprets experimental results within context of "project" goals and makes recommendations to management. Use of statistics, such as ANOVA, nonlinear least square regression, and well-designed DoE's, etc. to characterize design space and generate statistical models of process performance, variation and failure rate.
Communication with all levels in the organization, demonstrating meticulous organization and high attention to detail. Conduct research and development in area of subject matter expertise with minimal guidance. Makes Science-based recommendations by novel incorporation of learning from internal and external (literature) sources.
Potential additional responsibilities include participation in viral clearance studies for clinical and commercial drug candidates and process transfer to Regeneron's manufacturing facilities. The position may require travel (5-10%) and occasional work on weekends.
The ideal candidate will have a degree in Chemical Engineering or Biochemical Engineering.
PhD. 0-2 years of experience, M.S.c with 5-7 years' experience, or B.Sc. with 8-10 years of experience.
Relevant experience with:
Akta Explorer/Avant, Akta Pilot, BioProcess Skid, Depth Filtration, Tangential Flow Filters, Normal Flow Filters, Chromatographic Columns, HPLC, UPLC, Diafiltration Skid , Laminar Flow Hood, Chemical Fume Hood, Empower, Unicorn, JMP, LlMS, Tech Transfer Experience to GMP Manufacturing. Small Scale Purification Model Development.
Level will be commensurate with experience
This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.
To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening.
All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.
Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Sr. Manufacturing Associate, Downstream Purification
Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!
On-the-floor lead for all downstream purification operations. Primarily focused on chromatography activities; with a secondary focus on virus removal and UF/DF processes.
Operates and maintains production equipment as it relates to purification – including analytical instrumentation to support downstream activities and in-process testing.
Leads or performs a variety of complex tasks under general guidance and in accordance with cGMPs.
Responsible for drafting of batch records and SOPs, executing, documenting and reviewing data, and review and approval of manufacturing documents according to cGMP guidelines.
Maintain records to comply with regulatory requirements.
Initiates deviations, assesses product quality impact, and proposes, owns and executes Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA).
Change owner for implementation or revision of equipment, documentation, and material specifications.
Maintains daily work schedule and relevant resource requirements.
Takes the lead on the floor with planning of activities and provides guidance to junior staff on execution
Proposes implementation of improvements to optimize manufacturing processes. Monitor processes and results and suggest methods to ensure process success.
Develops effective working relationships with both internal and external partners.
Provides training to new personnel as needed.
Assists in audits from internal or external partners
Associates degree with a minimum of 5 years' experience in downstream purification processes for monoclonal antibodies with 2 or 3 years as team lead or supervisor experience.
Knowledge of Purification process steps including Chromatography, virus removal and UF/DF.
Experienced with manufacturing of drug substance following SOPs and batch records within a cGMP regulated environment.
Knowledge of specific product-related operations in downstream purification.
Skilled in leading dowmstream production in absence of management.
Ability to ensure that plans and resources (people, facilities, supplies etc.) are efficiently utilized to ensure uninterrupted supply of products produced.
Ability to mentor and train colleagues.
Occasional off shift work and weekend work will be required.
1st shift and/or possible swing shift, if necessary to meet manufacturing process schedule.
On-call required for acknowledging alarms from equipment during off shift hours.
Research & Development
In process of validation
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Utility Plant Operator-Water Purification Plant
Employee communicates with other employees and the public, as necessary.Skill in observing, reading and interpreting written materials. Skill in performing mathematical calculations. Ability to use testing and measuring equipment. Must work rotating shifts.High school diploma or equivalent required. Must receive and retain a valid "C" Surface Water license from the State of Texas within 3 years of employment. Must receive Hazmat Awareness level and SCBA certifications within 1 year of employment. Must remain qualified to wear SCBA. Must posses a valid class "C" Texas driver's license.
Sr. Purification Scientist
Job Description: Job ID: BIO000569
Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.
Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient's last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall's food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.
Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles.
Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall's engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.
Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.
To learn more about Pall, please visit www.pall.com/green.
The position has the responsibility for development of purification processes for virus production. The individual will be focusing on purification activities in the laboratory, developing processes from material produced in bench-top bioreactors through a rigorous scientific / engineering approach. The candidate ideally has experience in bioprocessing, and more specifically, with bioreactor viral vector production processes This individual must be competent in the analysis and interpretation of data, and will ideally have experience with plate-based, and/or qPCR assays.
Planning and execution of experiments for Pall downstream process development services including, depth filtration, chromatography, TFF testing along with some of the analytics
Prepare project summaries, by combining all data from a specific project from multiple individuals.
Help with administrative functions for this project – preparation of report drafts, budget tracking, draft proposals
Plan and execute experiments for DSP, analyze data
Do some of the required analytic assays, possibly including gels, ELISA, qPCR
Analyze project results and summarize for discussion with team. Make recommendations for further optimization
Help with administrative functions for this project – organize meets, help prepare reporting docs for MIT, etc.
Skills and Knowledge:
Experience with purification of viral particles (gene therapy and/or vaccine fields)
A good understanding of protein purification mechanisms and basic protein analysis tool (gels, ELISA)
Prior experience compiling information into technical reports
Ability to solve moderately complex issues independently
Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
Multi-tasker with good organizational skills
Ability to communicate effectively
Strong team oriented work style
Self-starter w/ ability to execute technical tasks and projects with minimal supervision
Computer literate (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Adequately record, analyze and document analytical data
Reproducibly follow established procedures and critically analyze data using statistical tools.
Work effectively with cross-functional groups.
Hands-on and productive in the laboratory.
Bachelors in biological science / chemical engineering or related discipine
6+ years of experience in protein purification or MS in biology / chem engineering & 4+ years of experience in protein purification
Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions.
Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries.
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Manufacturing Associate I/Ii - Protein Purification
MacroGenics is a leader in the discovery and development of innovative medicines that utilize our next generation antibody-based technologies. Our team of 300+ dedicated individuals is advancing a pipeline of product candidates to treat patients with cancer as well as various autoimmune disorders and infectious diseases. Our products and platforms have attracted multiple partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies around the globe.
The Company considers its employees to be its most valuable asset and we are committed to providing opportunities for individuals to learn and grow as a means to further their professional development. MacroGenics' corporate culture promotes an atmosphere of innovation, open communication and teamwork where employees can see firsthand how they contribute to the success of the organization.
Summary of Position
The Manufacturing Associate I/II participates in the manufacturing of biopharmaceutical drug product to support MacroGenics' multiple clinical programs in the Protein Purification area. This position will work in the manufacturing suite under GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) to ensure that materials manufactured meet required specifications and regulatory requirements.
Responsibilities and Job Duties
Participate in hands-on production in the manufacturing of material for clinical trials in a GMP environment by conducting purification operations including filtration, chromatography, titrations, column packing, and ordering and accounting for consumption of raw materials and components.
Contribute to the creation and revision of Batch Records, Work Instructions, Standard Operating Procedures, Material Specifications, and other GMP documents.
Adhere to all SOPs and execute batch records under GMP regulations documenting all manufacturing activities clearly and accurately, including preparation records, testing records, equipment use records, and laboratory notebooks.
Maintain adequate supplies and perform routine equipment maintenance.
Maintain manufacturing area in a clean, neat, and orderly condition at all times.
Participate in a variety of projects designed to improve the quality, and efficiency of the manufacturing team.
Follow all related safety rules and procedures when working with hazardous materials.
Education & Experience
Manufacturing Associate I
- High School Diploma or equivalent with exposure to science and math coursework and a minimum of three years of related experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry
- Associate's degree in a related discipline with no experience
Manufacturing Associate II
- High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of five years of related biopharmaceutical manufacturing experience in FDA regulated, controlled production environment
Associate's degree in a related discipline and a minimum of one year of related biopharmaceutical manufacturing experience in FDA regulated, controlled production environment
Prior experience following GMP rules and procedures
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of protein purification techniques
Ability to write and revise technical documents
Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
Ability to work occasional weekends or overtime as needed
Ability to follow detailed instructions and to maintain accurate records and notes
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Ability to successfully perform multiple tasks, when required
Skills in problem solving and troubleshooting
Ability to safely operate production equipment in accordance with established practices
MacroGenics is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (301) 354-3566 and/or 711 for TTD/TTY service. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
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