Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Associate

Chicago, IL 60616

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Chemist/ Lab Job Number: MC5930043 Compensation: $27.00 / hour

Job Description

Title:  Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Associate
Location:  Chicago, IL
Hire Type:  Contract-to-Hire, Onsite
Shift:  Rotates every 2 weeks between first, second, and third shift
Pay Rate:  $27.00/hour (W2 with full employee benefits)

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

As a contract employee of Sterling, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Job Summary:
This long-term career opportunity is with a nation-wide pharmaceutical manufacturer located in Chicago, IL. In this role, you'll use aseptic techniques to prepare solutions and operate pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment in a cGMP environment.

Job Duties:
  • Weighing and dispensing of materials used in pharmaceutical processing and manufacturing.
  • Operating filtration systems
  • Inoculation of mammalian or cytokines cells
  • Fermentation and harvesting
  • Use of chromatography columns and tangential flow filtration (TFF) operations.
  • Responsible for in-process testing, such as: pH, Conductivity, Spectrophotometer, Osmometer, Cell count, etc.
  • Prepares media and buffer solutions.
  • Completes Batch Records and other cGMP documentation.
  • Remove and dispose of soiled materials from the manufacturing area.
  • Will assure that the manufacturing areas are maintained within the required conditions for clean room manufacturing.
  • Will report all nonconformance to the Supervisor.
  • Assists in the transfer of technology from Process Development to cGMP Manufacturing.
  • Complies with all safety, cGMP and Company policies, practices and procedures.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, or a related scientific discipline preferred
  • Or an Associate's Degree in a related field, plus 1 or more years of professional experience working in the pharmaceutical or biologics industry.
  • Must live within a commutable distance from Chicago, IL.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

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