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Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Job reference: R-021150
Posted date: Jan. 19, 2018

Regularly works, under moderate supervision, on routine manufacturing and other assignments that are moderately complex in nature, where judgment is required to make recommendations and resolve problems. Adheres to instructions as needed on routine work and more detailed instructions on new assignments. Adheres to Good Manufacturing Practices and standard operating procedures. 

Education Requirements:

Pilot Production Technician I:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry or other related life sciences and 0-2 years’ experience.

Pilot Production Technician II:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry or other related life sciences and 2+ years’ experience.

Principal Duties

  • Proficient in the operation of all area specific production equipment such as bioreactors, filtration devices, chromatography equipment, washers, autoclaves, etc.
  • Reviews and provides feedback about Master Production Records and Solution Production Records (SPRs) to authoring group, as needed, to accurately reflect process steps and capture process changes 
  • Authors and edits Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Assists in the planning, identification, ordering and set-up of basic equipment
  • Assists in the execution of validation protocols, as requested
  • Collects and distributes in-process cGMP samples
  • Performs first-line troubleshooting and root cause analysis

Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by lawAstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.

Pilot Production Technician I / II

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