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Aerotek Associate Manufacturing in Woburn, Massachusetts


The Associate of Manufacturing will work in a dynamic production environment at the Amgen Drug Substance plant 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 deviation 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


Chromatography, Harvest, GMP, Buffer preparation, Media preparation, Filtration

Top Skills Details:

Team player

Education (associates and experience or bachelors)

GMP experience in the drug substance and drug product areas of AWM. Including Thaw, Harvest, chromatography, UF/DF and product fills

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Bachelors degree OR

Associates 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

Ability to take direction well, follow documents and policies at all times

Ability to take initiative

Create a 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:

Bachelors Degree in Biology and/or Life Sciences

Mechanically inclined

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

If interested, please reach out to Lindsee Allienello at or (617)535-3216.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.