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Manufacturing Technician

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Philadelphia, PA

Employer:  AstraZeneca
Job Type:  Full Time


The Philadelphia, PA site manufactures a life-saving influenza vaccine. Our product is aseptically filled into sprayers for nasal administration. The site consists of two geographic locations - a production facility at Red Lion Road in NE Philadelphia and a storage and distribution facility in Bensalem. The two facilities employ approximately 140 employees. The facilities are about 8 miles apart and both are situated close to I-95, the city of Philadelphia, and Philadelphia International Airport. Our product is sold in the US, UK, and other countries. Operations continue year-round, with the production season being in the summer (typically May-August). Our site is highly collaborative where we show our Philly pride in all we do. We work closely together, always striving to be better every day. We have a network of employee teams who deliver many kinds of employee engagement activities, from our famous Wingbowl , to inclusion events, site celebrations , community outreach, health and wellness activities

As a Manufacturing Technician, you'll be responsible for all aspects of aseptic manufacturing to ensure product quality and patient safety. You'll prepare and operate basic equipment, handle critical utilities, and work in various environmental conditions. You'll also be responsible for cleaning and environmental monitoring of the aseptic manufacturing area and accurate documentation to comply with regulations. You'll need to be able to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a team, communicate effectively, and have proficiency in using computers and Microsoft programs.

This is a Day shift working M-F 6am - 2:30pm.

Essential Skills/Experience:
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or Biologic Technician Certification or Associate Science Degree.
- Minimum 1 year of bio-pharmaceutical/pharmaceutical experience.

Desirable Skills/Experience:
- Bachelor's degree.
- Minimum 1 year of aseptic processing experience in the bio/pharmaceutical industry.
- Minimum 1 year of cleanroom work experience in the bio/pharmaceutical manufacturing industries.

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That's why we work, our entire shift onsite, but that doesn't mean we're not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

Why AstraZeneca?
At AstraZeneca, we are driven by the challenge to stay ahead in rapidly changing markets. We continuously seek new and better ways to deliver medicines all the way to our patients. Our resilience helps us thrive as we innovate and evolve. We foster a safe and positive space where ideas are welcomed and rewarded. If you are self-driven, thrive at pace, continuously learning, and proactively taking on more, then this is the place for you. We are active players in growth and evolution with a clear long-term strategy. As a global business in stable growth, there are long-term opportunities and multiple pathways to take.

Ready to make a big impact?

Apply now and join us in our contribution to life-changing medicines!

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.
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