Randstad Manufacturing Associate in Norwood, Massachusetts

Manufacturing Associate

job details:

  • location:Norwood, MA

  • salary:$28 - $31 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, March 2, 2018

  • job type:Temporary

  • reference:S_619982

  • questions:leslie.thompkins@randstadusa.com978-671-8450

job description

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.

Working hours: 1st and 2nd Shift Openings


Minimum 1 year of relevant experience (not interested in anything under 12 months)

cGMP background, following, editing, and writing SOPs

Downstream processing (specifically chromatography, purification, AKTA, UPLC, UNICORN software, Empower software, UF/TFF)

Need the experience to be in operating purification systems instead of support functions such as buffer prep and CIP/cleaning of chromatography skids

Hamilton, liquid handling, or experience with automated equipment.

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