Kelly Services Manufacturing Bioprocess Technician - Dept: 670: DS Downstream Ops (S. San Franc in South San Francisco, California

Manufacturing Bioprocess Technician (S. San Francisco, CA)

We are proud to offer an exciting temp. opportunity to work as a Manufacturing Bioprocess Technician at an innovative, entrepreneurial and well-known Pharmaceutical company located in the South San Francisco. Join this team of employees who are helping to improve healthcare by developing and manufacturing pharmaceutical products that positively affect the lives of patients.

Temporary Assignment for 1+ years (this role will most likely extend up to 3 years)

Pay Rate: $22.00/hour

Full-Time Role

Candidates must be flexible to work any shifts (day or night shifts), including weekends! Requires overtime as needed.

  • Shifts are 13 hour shifts, alternating 3 days and 4 days a week and can be either be day (7 am to 8 pm) or night shift (7 pm to 8 am). Flexibility is a must!



Responsible for producing innovative biotherapeutic medicine by interfacing with highly automated production systems and controls in cGMP manufacturing environment, and maintain areas in high state of inspection preparedness. Operates production equipment for cell culture or purification that may include culture growth, process monitoring, sampling, harvesting, purification, formulation, freeze thaw and transfer. Performs media/buffer solution preparation operations. Maintains records and clean room environment to comply with regulatory requirements utilizing current Good Manufacturing Practices cGMP and Standard Operating Procedures SOP .

Responsible for being proficient in one functional area. Understands and applies biological, chemical and mechanical principles and techniques.

  • Operate systems that clean and sterilize tanks and filtration systems.

  • Prepare solutions for the production process.

  • Review documentation and check all calculations (e.g. tickets, labels, equipment reading).

  • Trouble shoot equipment and process problems.

  • Comply with safety requirements, cGMP, SOP and manufacturing documentation.

  • Use of automation to perform production operations.

  • Provide support to Manufacturing to meet production demands.

  • Operate automated systems for equipment operation.

  • Assemble and prepare equipment for production.

  • Exhibit detail oriented documentation skills

  • Communicate effectively and ability to work in a team environment.

  • Exhibit professional interpersonal skills.

  • Work with coworkers and supervisor to effectively troubleshoot minor equipment and process issues.

  • Follows established safety and environmental guidelines and procedures for all work performed. Immediately reports safety and environmental incidents including injuries, illnesses, near misses, and safety suggestions. Fosters a positive safety culture in which no one gets hurt.


  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Familiarity of computer-based systems

  • Background in fermentation

  • Ability to receive, interpret and provide basic information and materials involved with the day to day activities of performing the job.


  • Degree in Life Sciences or engineering and 1 year related experience

  • Or Associate Degree and 3 year experience

  • Or High school and 5 years experience

  • Biotech certificate from approved program

Why Kelly?

As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

  • Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

  • Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

  • Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

  • Weekly pay and service bonus plans

  • Group- rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

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