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Upstream Manufacturing Technician



Upstream Manufacturing Technician
Alachua, Florida
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Kelly Services® has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a 6 month temporary opportunity to work as a Manufacturing Technician (upstream) in Alachua, FL.

Shift: Sun – Wed or Wed – Sun 11:30pm – 9:30am

Pay: $19/hr-$22/hr

Position Summary & Role
This position will assist in production related activities in the cGMP Manufacturing Core according to established procedures at the Medical Counter Measures (MCMs) Advanced Development and Manufacturing Facility in Alachua (Florida).

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with upstream related activities including cell culture at small and large scale, cell transfection, media and buffer preparation, and bioreactor and fermenter-based production.
  • Assist with downstream related activities including chromatography purification, centrifugation, and ultracentrifugation, ultrafiltration/ diafiltration, and viral clearance.
  • Assist in drafting Standard Operation Procedures, Change Controls, and Deviations.
  • Properly disinfect and stage materials into production rooms before the production campaigns.
  • Assist with equipment ordering, installation, qualification, and routine maintenance.
  • Assist with drafting and reviewing Production batch records and review executed records.
  • Assist in writing raw material specifications.  research, source, and order material and lab wares.
  • Assist with change-over cleaning in the manufacturing core and other production areas.
  • Assist activities to support production campaign such as preparation of tubing assemblies, autoclaving, material request, and material transfer into production rooms.
  • Adhere to safe working practices.
  • Provide other assistance as needed to the Biomanufacturing Associates, Biomanufacturing Supervisors, and Managers

Preferred Experience, Education & Qualifications 

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Ability to document work clearly and accurately and be detail oriented.
  • Possess basic computer skills and familiar with Word and Excel.
  • English reading comprehension and legible writing skills.
  • Communication and organization skills in a teamwork environment.
  • Experience working as a team member with shared responsibilities
  • Self-motivated and hard working




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