Active Ingredient Technician II (Cell Lab)

  • Location: Athens, GA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #36618

We are looking for someone with previous laboratory or manufacturing experience to join our team as an Active Ingredient Technician.

In this role, you will be working hands on with live specimen components of vaccines. This is a great opportunity to work with one of the industry leaders in animal pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Pay: $19/hr 

**$250 Retention Bonus at 30 and 60 days**

Schedule: Mon-Fri 8a-5p; Overtime and weekend work as needed

Type of Job: Contract to hire

SUMMARY: Manufacture animal health vaccine active ingredients using cell culture and virus culture technologies


  • Perform all tasks associated with the manufacturing of vaccine active ingredients according to established SOP’s.
  • Work in an aseptic clean room environment
  • Assist with training and coaching of current and new employees on required skills.
  • Complete/Review in-process documentation for accuracy and compliance in a timely manner.
  • Participate in root cause analysis and implement corrective and preventative actions to address problems.
  • Demonstrate a visible and tangible commitment to EHS (Environment, Health, and Safety) programs and initiatives.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; experience in related work is preferred.
  • At least 1 year of laboratory or manufacturing experience.
  • Clean room and aseptic technique knowledge.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Equipment troubleshooting skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
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