Pilot Plant Associate

South San Francisco, California

Job Title: Pilot Plant Associate
Location: San Francisco, CA
Duration: 6 Months


  • Perform all operations as directed per internal policies and procedures
  • Perform legible, clear, and concise data entry into batch records, logbooks, and all other ancillary controlled forms used in the process
  • Maintain a high level of attention to detail with regards to all aspects of manufacturing execution
  • Operate production equipment, including inspection, set up, processing, and cleaning per procedures
  • Execute corrective measures addressing any issues in a timely manner
  • Attend safety meetings and follow all safety procedures, including maintaining a safe work environment for both self and colleagues
  • Execute corrective measures addressing any issues in a timely manner
  • Ability to contribute to process improvement plans and help drive to completion
  • Conduct operations in a collaborative, team environment with a positive attitude to accomplish goals
  • Available to work outside of normal business hours and/or overtime as required
  • Assist with process development experiments following defined experimental plans for nonGMP supply
  • Assist in the evaluation and incorporation of new technologies
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Science or Engineering or equivalent experience plus 1+ years of experience working in a pharmaceutical/biologics manufacturing environment Display understanding of upstream and downstream process (Fermentation, Harvest, Tangential Flow Filtration, Column Chromatography) and equipment operation
  • Strong communicator with ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining detailed records and ability to assist in document revisions
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Effective problem-solving skills Available to work outside of normal business hours and/or overtime as required
  • Operates with transparency is trustworthy
  • Experience in cell culture and/or protein purification
  • Technical understanding of a biotech manufacturing facility
  • Experience with single use technologies
  • Working knowledge of disposable manufacturing methodology such as the use of sterile bags with tubing and tubing welders
  • Ability to multitask, be flexible and to thrive in a fast-paced environment, as well as the capacity to handle uncertainty and changing priorities

About SSi People:
With over 25 years of industry experience, SSi People has built its reputation and expertise on putting people first. Everything we do works toward delivering an exceptional experience for our consultants, our clients, and our internal team. Through a genuine commitment to people in everything we do. We have developed refined processes and a stellar internal team to deliver talent quickly. More importantly, we focus on building long-term relationships, not transactions. Putting people first is just what we do well.

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