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Manufacturing Associate I, RNA Operations
Ref No.: 18-08206
Location: Norwood, Massachusetts
Start Date: 07/06/2018
Client is seeking a contract Manufacturing Associate for RNA Operations.
The position will initially be based in Cambridge, MA and will eventually transition to our new GMP Manufacturing facility in Norwood, Ma.
The individual in this role will be responsible for production of mRNA for all constructs using custom automation, Hamilton liquid Handlers, HighRes systems, and chromatography solutions.
The successful candidate ? must demonstrate the ability to quickly master new processes and the drive to be part of a dynamic, fast paced, and highly motivated team. They must have training in chromatography (UPLC/HPLC), liquid handlers, basic molecular biology techniques, and ability to work with custom automation

Here's What You'll Do
Produce mRNA for preclinical targets
Conduct mRNA purification using HPLC-based chromatography solutions
Conduct in-process quality control assays to ensure mRNA are within specifications
Utilize automated equipment to enable capacity and short turnaround time
Promote inter- and intra-departmental communication to facilitate and maximize performance
Strict adherence to current good manufacturing practices, standard operating procedures and manufacturing documentation
Establish and follow written procedures for the clear and accurate documentation of equipment operations and process instructions, and of process data.
Practice safe work habits and adhere to safety procedures and guidelines
Utilize knowledge to improve operational efficiency
Adhere to Pilot Plant gowning procedures and maintain a clean general operating area
Adhere to documented waste handling procedures to respect environmental regulations.

Here's What You'll Bring to the Table
Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Chemical engineering, Biomechanical engineering, Bioengineering, Biomedical engineering, Biochemistry or related field, Associates with 2+ years related experience or 4+ years of related GMP experience
Proven track record of success in a fast-paced production environment at a biotech/pharmaceutical company preferably in GMP or GLP preferred
Ability to collaborate fluidly with peers, supervisors and cross functional support groups required
Exceptional written, oral communication, and organizational skills required?