Manufacturing Associate I

Catalent Pharma Solutions

Rockville, MD 20851

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

**Manufacturing Associate I**

**Catalent Cell & Gene Therapy** is looking to recruit a **Manufacturing Associate I** to join our growing team in Gaithersburg, MD.

The **Manufacturing Associate I** performs and documents cGMP activities to support upstream or downstream production areas and operations. This involves the operation of process equipment, execution of validation protocols, completion of cGMP documents, creating/ revising cGMP documents, and other assignments as directed.

_Catalent is committed to a Patient First culture through excellence in quality and compliance and to the safety of every patient._

**The Role**

+ Performs Processing Steps and/or Manufacturing Support activities, monitoring process against the batch record.

+ Documents/Records cGMP data and information for processing steps and/or equipment activities, following standard operating procedures. Key documentation includes batch records and equipment logbooks.

+ Performs the preparation of small and large volume media and buffer solutions, filtration and transfer of product.

+ Operates bench top equipment including pH, conductivity, osmo meters, pumps, tubing welders, filter integrity testers etc.

+ Dispensing, labeling, transfer/staging of raw materials and parts

+ Assembly/disassembly, cleaning and sterilization of components, parts and equipment

+ Basic knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s). Working knowledge of all relevant safety procedures within the company. General understanding of most areas in Manufacturing and supporting functional groups.

+ cGMP: Understands basic cGMP requirements and follows those requirements, including requirements for good documentation practices.

+ Must be team-oriented (proactively builds healthy working relationships between peers, their department and other groups).

+ Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

**The Candidate**

+ HS or GED with 2 plus years’ experience with upstream (fermentation/bioreactor) or downstream (column chromatography, buffer/media skid) biologic production processes under GMP compliance OR Associate degree in a Scientific, Engineering or Biotech field with 1 plus years’ experience with upstream (fermentation/bioreactor) or downstream (column chromatography, buffer/media skid) biologic production processes under GMP compliance OR Bachelor’s degree in a Scientific, Engineering or Biotech field with 0 – 1 years’ experience with upstream (fermentation/bioreactor) or downstream (column chromatography, buffer/media skid) biologic production processes under GMP compliance

+ Outstanding knowledge, and ability to apply scientific principles utilized to solve operational, as well as routine production tasks

+ Excellent documentation skills including comprehension, review & establishing Batch Production Records, SOP’s, deviation & summary reports

+ Shift work and/or weekend work is required at times.

**Position Benefits**

+ Potential for career growth within an expanding team

+ Defined career path and annual performance review & feedback process

+ Cross-functional exposure to other areas within the organization

+ Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401K are all offered from day one of employment

+ Employee Stock Purchase Plan

+ 19 days PTO and 8 paid holidays

**Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career!** Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone’s safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.

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Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to . This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

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