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Production Support Technician

Madrid, Spain


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Production Support Technician

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Job ID R0007044 Date posted 02/25/2019 Location Madrid, Spain

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Job Description

Major accountabilities

  • Execute support activities in manufacturing processes in class D: in process controls, cryo freezing activities, auxiliary support acting as connector between class D and class B or class D and non-classified areas.
  • Execute manufacturing activities as secondary packaging.
  • Execute support activities in manufacturing processes in class B: support to manufacturing technician in class B.
  • Execute support activities in manufacturing processes in class A: for instace, environmental monitoring and preparation of media and reagents according to cGMP for aseptic production and biological products.
  • Support in material management activities (purchase, reception, storage, etc).
  • Complete daily manufacturing tasks following standard operating procedures and batch document instructions, completing forms, reports, logs, and records of equipment and batches as required.
  • Ensure the integrity and quality of the products produced in compliance with operating procedures to meet all cGMP, regulatory, and safety requirements.
  • Whatever other task in compliance with the CBA (art.22 & art.26).

Skills, experiences and qualifications required for the job:

  • Required laboratory technician (FPII) or graduate in health science  
  • Experience in manufacturing in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, with GMP quality systems in place.
    • Desirable:  A background in cell / tissue culture, preferably with mammalian cell lines (human or animal) and  primary cell culture
    • Desirable: Practical knowledge on GMP regulated environments for aseptic production.  At least 3 years’ experience
  • Flexiblility to support the business from Monday to Sunday and bank holidays.
  • Medium level of English, read, written and spoken
  • Basic knowledge of MS Word, MS Power Point and MS Excel
  • Detail oriented and organized.
  • Proactive, resilient, fast-learner and ability to work within a team environment. 
  • Carry out the internal control responsibilities set forth for the procedures of your job.


Madrid, Spain

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