Manufacturing Technician

Our client, a leader in pharmaceutical manufacturing, is seeking to add a Manufacturing Technician to their team in Gaithersburg, MD. You will be responsible for supporting manufacturing activities, including operating biopharmaceutical equipment, preparation of buffers/media, and assist in process improvements.

Shift: 1st shift/2nd shift rotation Monday-Friday
Pay: $22-$24/hr
Type: 6-month contract-to-hire


  • Learn how to operate the bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment such as: cleaning/sanitization of equipment, washers, autoclaves, environmental monitoring cleaning verification sampling, tanks and in-process testing instruments.
  • Monitors critical process parameters, troubleshoots during processing and recommends potential solutions to management.
  • Learn in unit operations to improve quality, ensure safety and process efficiency/accuracy
  • Learn how to develop new concepts, techniques, and work with standard operation procedures.
  • Reviews executed Production Records for accuracy and completion of process steps within a good manufacturing practice/ good documentation practices (GMP/GDP)
  • Ability to utilize MS Office tools
  • Preparation and filtration of production scale buffer and media solutions.
  • Operate area specific production equipment such as glass washers, autoclaves, fixed and portable stainless steel tanks, etc.
  • Weighs and checks raw materials, assembles and cleans process equipment, monitors processes

Preferred Skills

  • Dynamic individual with the ability to communicate and engage others.
  • Independent and self-starting with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate a high level of drive and initiative.
  • Logic and decision-making abilities, ability for critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrate leadership, organization and time management skills.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change ways of working/identify opportunities to improve processes within cGMP clinical manufacturing environment.
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