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Meso Scale Manufacturing Tech I in Rockville, Maryland


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Operate automated equipment used to perform and produce biological assays and/or reagents• Contribute to process improvement, assay and process development for manufacturing• Documentationo Complete appropriate documentation to support process and production procedures including data capture, forms, logbooks, and inventory batch records o Daily maintenance and documentation of all production equipment• Participation in general laboratory maintenance including maintaining laboratory cleanliness, supplies and equipment o Maintain physical inventory by processing/aliquotting/vialing/labeling materials. o Prepare, maintain and report raw material, reagent and/or coated plate inventories. • Participate in year-end physical inventory• Follow laboratory safety precautions and use of personal protective equipment• May manufacture custom and/or prototype requests for customers• May occasionally handle BSL2 reagents• Specific duties may vary depending upon departmental requirements EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:• High School diploma requiredo Associate’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Engineering or related field is preferred • Demonstrated experience in operations coordination and inventory control required.• Prior manufacturing experience a plus.• Software:o Experience with MRP or ERP systems is preferredo Experience with JDE is preferredo Ability to learn additional software applications/tools, as required• Experience with cGMP and/or ISO certification is highly preferred• A demonstrated level of consistency in performance and aptitude for managing additional responsibility and accountability are required for next level considerationKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:• Demonstrate an aptitude for learning and adhering to standard laboratory techniques and safety precautions as presented (protein determination/pipetting/balance operation)• Understand scientific fundamentals and analytical background • Understanding of automated vialing or bottling equipment function and useo Mechanical aptitude including equipment troubleshooting• Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills o Effectively communicate issues/problems and results that impact timelines, accuracy and reliability of laboratory data• Proficiency in MS Office Suite • Ability to multi-task and work productively in a demanding manufacturing environment with changing prioritiesPHYSICAL DEMANDS:• This position requires the ability to communicate and exchange information, utilize equipment necessary to perform the job, and frequent lifting up to 50 lbs.• Up to 80% of the day may be spent at a lab bench and/or in the cleanroomWORK ENVIRONMENT:Standard industrial laboratory, logistics and/or cleanroom environment




  • High School or better