Manufacturing/Greenhouse Technicians (3p – 11p/Will Train) - Emerging Biotech ($19/hr)

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Our client, an exciting and rapidly growing Biotech firm in RTP, is seeking entry level and experienced technicians to join its production team at its state of the art greenhouse. If you or someone you know would be interested in this opportunity, we would be eager to connect with you. There are multiple needs.

Some Things to Note:

  • This company is a world-leader in plant-based vaccines.  It is developing highly anticipated products to treat COVID as well as other diseases.
  • This role will involve numerous tasks related to seeding, harvesting and processing plants as well as sanitization of its clean room environment.  We seek candidates with some understanding of lab and/or protocol-driven jobs.  Excellent documentation is a must.
  • The work will require a lot of standing.  Physical stamina will be important.
  • This is an immediate need and client is targeting an hourly pay of $19/hour.
  • These positions will be on-site and strict COVID precautions are in place.  Must be fully vaccinated.

Specific tasks to include:

  • Seeding, thinning, transplanting, transfecting and harvesting of plants
  • Completing various levels of cleaning/sanitation of rooms and equipment (greenhouse and clean rooms)
  • Recording data in batch records to support production of vaccines

This is a long-term temp position with 2nd shift/evening hours (typically 3p – 11p / Monday-Friday).  There are long-term/”perm” opportunities for growth for top performers.

Ideal candidates will offer a degree or certification and some experience in a horticulture, GMP manufacturing environment or other regulated setting.  Veterans are encouraged to apply. Bioworks certificates are a plus. 

Other priorities include:

  • Good observation skills and manual dexterity
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills
  • Knowledge of cGMP or GLP or experience working in a gowned/clean room setting a plus
  • Reliability
  • Ability to pass drug screen and criminal bkgd check

Interviews will begin immediately.  Local candidates only. Please forward Word resume for prompt consideration.