Job Details

Manufacturing Technician Packaging Day Shift

Company name
Genentech, Inc.

Hillsboro, OR, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Manufacturing, Operations

Date Last Verified
Oct 06,2019

Posted on
Oct 03,2019

Valid Through
Jan 16,2020

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Main Purpose of the Position

Under the direction of Manufacturing or Packaging Supervisor or other qualified Operations Specialist, perform a wide variety of tasks and operations that are required to formulate, fill, inspect and package sterile pharmaceutical products in a state-of-the-art, automated production and packaging facility. Troubleshoot, maintain, and assemble all production equipment as required. Assist the Operations Specialist on major equipment overhauls, repairs, and installations as necessary. All operations will be carried out in compliance with cGMPs, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), product recipes, and Genentech standards.

Candidates must be available to work any shift including nights, weekends and holidays.


Passion and drive to develop and maintain a LEAN culture dedicated to providing the best results for our internal and external customers

Embraces Class A principles and behaviors

Continuously in search of ways to maintain the highest levels of productivity

Actively participates in a teamwork environment that maintains a high performance culture


Adhere to all plant safety policies and procedures and proactively identify unsafe conditions

Perform safety and housekeeping audits as required

Assist in set up, change over, and test run equipment for various-sized vials and packages as required

Supporting the Operations Specialist Maintenance, and/or outside services in the repair, maintenance, and calibration of GNE Systems as required

Perform training of other Technicians

Assist in the development of plant SOP’s and training materials

Execute production recipes, check-in equipment, and perform material movements using automated computer software applications (SAP and MES systems)

Operate all formulation, sterile filling, inspection, and final vial packaging equipment in the plant

Perform preparation of sterile components

Assist in the cleaning, set-up, sterilization, and disassembly on a variety of processing equipment

Perform bulk thaw, dilution, and formulation operations

Performing manual inspection of empty vials and filled product with a focus on quality and efficiency

Conduct environmental monitoring activities in the manufacturing areas as required

Prior to start-up, during processing, and at the completion of the manufacturing process, perform all documentation and clerical functions to provide the proper accountability and traceability of components and finished product

At the start and finish of each shift, report and make recommendations regarding equipment, supplies, required repairs, process concerns, safety concerns, and areas for improvement in reliability, yield, and efficiency

Work effectively and efficiently in a team-oriented environment to ensure maximum and high-quality output

Perform cleaning and housekeeping duties as required

Qualifications / Requirements


1 to 2 years (within the last 7 years) experience in the operation of complex mechanical equipment used in the washing, filling, conveying, sealing, inspection and packaging of products/containers is highly desirable

Target industries include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, biomedical, electronic, and chemical, food, cosmetics, and/or other medical industries

Computer Skills:

Must be computer literate, including ability to interface with computer systems and PLC-based logic

Must be comfortable working with Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), navigating through web pages and email

Must possess basic typing skills

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

The next step is yours. To apply today, click on the Apply online button.

Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page

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