This position is located in Alachua, Florida (not on UF campus in Gainesville) at the Center of Excellence for Regenerative Health Biotechnology (Florida Biologix).
This is an OPS position. The incumbent performs cGMP compliant biopharmaceutical process development and manufacturing duties including cell culture, chromatography, controlled rate freezing and preparation of buffers and often performs sterile filtration of the same buffers. The incumbent will run simple and more complex equipment including balance, incubator, microscope, pipettors, autoclave and other equipment specific to manufacturing processes. The incumbent must perform mathematical calculations accurately. The candidate must be able to follow oral and written procedures and record work as performed including equipment and material used. This incumbent performs aseptic filling operations in a cleanroom facility. In addition, the incumbent prepares and sterilizes components, tubing, supplies, etc. by autoclaving and performs cleaning of equipment and rooms for GMP operations. In addition, assist department staff with other operational assignments. Incumbent must change clothing and shoes and aseptically gown (hood, facemask, jump suit, booties, gloves and safety glasses) for entry to cleanroom. May handle blood products and other potentially infectious materials ( OPIM ) and Human Pathogen Research (BSL2+/BSL3).
A high school diploma and a minimum of two years of work experience. Appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for required experience.
Health Assessment Required
One year work experience in a cGMP compliant production facility including aseptic processing experience.
Ability to gown aseptically and stand for long periods of time. Ability to read, write legibly and follow written and verbal instructions in English
Work with personnel computer and Outlook, Word and Access databases
Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
Special instructions to applicants:
Post offer health assessment is required for heavy lifting, contact with blood products and other potentially infectious materials ( OPIM ) and Human Pathogen Research (BSL2+/BSL3).
University of Florida - 13 months ago