Lead Manufacturing Associate
Novavax - Rockville, MD

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Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company creating novel vaccines to address a broad range of infectious diseases worldwide. Using innovative virus-like particle (VLP) and recombinant nanoparticle technology, as well as new and efficient manufacturing approaches, the company produces potent vaccine candidates to combat diseases, with the goal of allowing countries to better prepare for and more effectively respond to rapidly spreading infections. Novavax is committed to using its technology platforms to create geographic-specific vaccine solutions and is therefore involved in several international partnerships, including collaborations with Cadila Pharmaceuticals of India and LG Life Sciences of Korea. Together, these companies have worldwide commercialization capacity and the global reach to create real and lasting change in the biopharmaceutical field.

We are looking for a qualified Lead Manufacturing Technician with experience in Upstream and/or Downstream Cell Culture.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Oversight of Upstream and/or Downstream Manufacturing process operations.
Cell splitting and amplification within shake flasks, and bioreactors.
Implement and initiate, CA/PA to satisfy GMP process deviations.
Identification of CFR compliance gaps and recommend executable remediation plan.
To ensure all activities meet the requirements of FDA, DEA, OSHA and EPA.
Writing revising, and editing SOP's for the manufacturing process and facility
Maintenance and organization of supply inventory.
Interfacing, scheduling and on-site monitoring of any outside services of all manufacturing equipment
Accurately document all manufacturing and/or service activities.
Maintaining the cleanliness and organization of all manufacturing facilities.

Minimum requirements:
BS in chemistry, biology, microbiology, or chemical engineering
3-5 years of experience
Experience with shake flask amplification, Wave disposable bioreactors, stir tank bioreactors and initiation of deviations, investigations
Implementation of CA/PAs is expected of qualified candidate.
GMP experience is mandatory
Must be detail oriented, have strong written and oral communication skills.

Novavax, Inc. offers a base salary, annual bonus, stock options, professional career development/growth opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Rx, STD, LTD, Life, Optional Life, 401(k) plan.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

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