Job Details

  • Title: MCS Manufacturing Associate
  • Code: RCI-9719
  • Location: Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
  • Posted Date: 02/17/2022
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

MCS Manufacturing Associate

Job Summary

  • The Associate of Manufacturing will work in a dynamic production environment at the Client Thousand Oaks Site supporting development, clinical, and launch activities.
  • Under general supervision, employee will perform operations in the Manufacturing area.
  • Operations will be performed according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Responsibilities include:

  • Hands-on operations: set-up, cleaning, and sanitization of various manufacturing equipment
  • Preparing buffers/media per defined manufacturing procedures (MPs) and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Following GMP documents (SOPs, MPs) with strict adherence to safety and compliance
  • Performing and monitoring critical processes with the ability to perform basic troubleshooting
  • Performing in-process sampling of equipment and operating analytical equipment
  • Performing washroom activities: clean small and large scale equipment used in production activities
  • Maintaining an organized and clean workspace
  • Working in a clean room environment wearing steel toe shoes, full clean room gowning, hairnet and gloves when performing all work
  • Initiating quality reports
  • Drafting and revising documents (SOPs, MPs)
  • Identifying, recommending, and implementing improvements related to routine functions
  • Assisting in the review of documentation for assigned functions (equipment logs, batch records)
  • Performing activities that include periods of rigorous, repetitive work
  • Working around high-pressure systems and occasionally work around heavy equipment
  • Available to work various shifts (day, swing, graves, weekends, holidays, 5x8hrs, 4x10hrs, 3 or 4x12hrs) as dictated by the production schedule

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree OR
  • Associate’s degree and 4 years of Manufacturing /Operations experience OR
  • High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Manufacturing /Operations experience
  • Able to work in teams to complete operational tasks
  • Able to take direction well, follow documents and policies at all times
  • Able to take initiative
  • Creates positive work environment through interactions with team members
  • Able to regularly lift up to 35lbs, push and pull objects that require up to 50lbs of force, and work on your feet for long durations
  • Able to perform the list of physical movements that may be necessary to perform daily functions on the production floor: bending, reaching above the head, climbing, kneeling, squatting, stooping, walking upstairs, and standing on portable stairs or ladders up to 6 feet off of the ground.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and/or Life Sciences
  • Mechanically inclined

Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:

  • Bachelors degree + 2 years experience
  • Diversity is a plus
  • Military professional experience is a plus
  • Candidate must be able to have physically capabilities

Day to Day Responsibilities:         

  • Working in a clean room environment wearing steel toe shoes, full clean room gowning, hairnet and gloves to support the manufacture of drug substance using SOP's.