BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Production Chemist in San Jose, California
Job Description Summary
Responsible for the manufacture of product in one or more of the following areas: Immunochemistry, Presto, Bead Team, BPE New Products or BPE Sustaining while adhering to GMP and GDP practices and BD Quality imperatives. Execute lab responsibilities within a team framework. Support BD Company and Departmental initiatives. Utilize knowledge and experience to troubleshoot, identify process improvements, and provide guidance to teammates.
Provide technical and operation leadership to manufacturing teams. Utilize knowledge of manufacturing processes to identify efficiencies and troubleshoot issues. Assist leadership in attaining Department goals and meeting production needs.
Work independently to manufacture product following GMP and GDP practices. Provide technical assistance and guidance to team members. Lead troubleshooting efforts and coordination with BPE.
Participate directly on cross-functional teams/projects: Single Cell Multiomics, New Product Teams, Continuous Improvement, Product Transfer, Product Sustaining, Product Development, CAPA activities, Validation studies, etc. Ownership of projects, including but not limited to: validations, project transfers, CAPA and Quality activities, and CI projects Execute processes of higher complexity/difficulty that require technical skill and experience, provide training to associates.
Crosstrain in other areas of Reagent Operations to provide manufacturing flexibility. Have basic understanding of manufacturing flow in other groups to coordinate direction of capacity. Leverage relevant experience to implement process improvements, ensure alignment with Quality imperatives, and support Continuous Improvement initiatives.
Support team leadership in implementation of Company initiatives. Promotes a safe work environment. Participates in Environmental Health and Safety programs. Notifies Supervisor of all observed hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices. Performs other related duties and assignments as required.
Able to assume high level of responsibility in team environment. Coordinate activities of team members
Able to integrate new processes/products into manufacturing while incorporating GMP and GDP practices
Fully trained more complex processes such as Protein G purifications, complex conjugations, Custom QC flow testing, Microsphere dyeing and conjugations etc.
Effective written and oral communication skills
Analytical, technical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
Experience in manufacturing team setting. Effective team work skills
Has some knowledge of Molecular Biology/Genomics
Able to direct team efforts in coordination with team leadership
Able to assume increased responsibility outside of regular manufacturing
Working Knowledge of Word Excel, Power point, Visio
Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a life science and 10 years related manufacturing experience
Primary Work Location
USA CA - San Jose (Reagents)
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