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Technical Associate / Pilot Process Technician
Ref No.: 18-13562
Location: Morrisville, North Carolina
Start Date / End Date: 11/26/2018 to 11/25/2019
Job Title: Technical Associate / Pilot Process Technician
Work Location: Morrisville - NC
Duration: 12 Months
Shift: Other (08:00 AM - 05:00 PM)

Job Description: - SUMMARY:
The GTx Pilot Facility process technician will be part of a diverse team of scientists, and engineers focused on the scale up and optimization of gene therapy processes to enable the production of toxicology drug substance and process development material in support of Client's Gene Therapy portfolio.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties and responsibilities will include set up, execution, and evaluation of non-GMP unit operations such as bioreactors, centrifugation, filtration, chromatography, ultrafiltration/diafiltration and final fill.
Additional responsibilities will include executing aseptic sampling, parts washing, solution preparation, inventory management, documentation, work order generation, and data entry/evaluation.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
HS diploma, Associates Degree in Biotechnology, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry or equivalent.

Prior experience in a Bioprocess Pilot Plant or Commercial Manufacturing setting and knowledge of cell culture and or purification processing techniques is strongly desired. Ability to work under minimal supervision. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Operational knowledge of computerized systems.

Requires 0 to 2 years' experience in a laboratory or manufacturing environment (bioprocess or chemical process industry). Demonstrated capability to work as a team member in a matrix environment.
Strong mechanical aptitude and demonstrated ability to interface with automated systems

Dedication to maintaining and operating in a safe work environment

Ability to work independently and adapt to rapidly changing priorities

Must be capable of generating documents utilizing Microsoft Word and Excel

Ability to lift 50lbs, torque tri clamp connections, and stand for long periods of time

This is a Monday through Friday day shift position. Overtime will be required on a rotational basis to cover weekend Bioreactor sampling and occasional off shift operations.

What is the minimum education experience required? HS diploma, Associates Degree in Biotechnology, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry or equivalent.