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We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic individuals to join our Twist Bioscience Operations Team in South San Francisco. The Manufacturing Associate, NGS TE will perform basic molecular biology workflows in a highly automated, high-throughput manner and will be responsible for the manufacture of variety of custom oligonucleotide products. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently, be very neat and organized, have the ability to follow established SOPs and complete manufacturing batch records to contribute to the daily production schedule.

The ideal candidate will be driven and will do what it takes to keep manufacturing on track in a fast paced start-up environment.  The Manufacturing Associate will be responsible for the production of custom gene based products and/or various intermediates according to established SOPs and complete manufacturing batch records to contribute to the daily production schedule.  They will uphold standards as defined by the manufacturing process, work on continuous improvement and have good time management resulting in efficiency, and work in a safe manner.

Roles and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Manufacture high quality custom oligo containing products in a high throughput MFG lab according to established SOPs.
Operation of robotic laboratory equipment and traditional lab equipment (bioanalyzers, centrifuges, sealers, thermocyclers, spectrometers, HPLCs, Next Gen Sequencing etc.)
Daily use of traditional molecular biology processes and techniques especially PCR, DNA quantitation and handling, DNA purification
Maintaining thorough, accurate and detailed documentation of all work produced in batch records,  databases or other acceptable formats  including problems and deviations
Updating and writing work instructions and documentation
Ability to work independently and in a safe manner
Attention to details for process consistency
Documentation, troubleshooting and addressing process deviations
Packaging products
Ability to work in an ISO, GMP, LEAN manufacturing environment and follow the lean manufacturing concepts
Daily completion of assigned tasks to keep MFG on track

Key Skills/Qualifications

Associates degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry: degree preferred but will consider candidates with relevant experience
Familiarity or prior experience in a manufacturing environment
Good written and verbal skills
Attention to details
Good computer skills and comfort in using computers for all aspects of MFG,  experience with excel and word, Jira/Confluence, web based or similar programs

Typical Working Conditions are:

Team based laboratory environment.
Working in controlled laboratory environment
Must be able to stand for long periods of time while performing duties.
Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials.
Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.
Must be able to work outside of regular work hours/ work a flexible shift as needed
Shifts Available are multiple openings on Shift 2B:

7pm-7:30am Alternating Wed/Thurs through Saturday

The incumbent will be required to work this night shift; the incumbent will start on day shift until training is complete before transitioning to night shift. Those who prefer day shifts should not apply.

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