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Manufacturing Team Lead

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Provides hands-on guidance to Manufacturing Technicians.
  • Conducts Technicians’ performance evaluations and one-to one meetings
  • Assigns daily job responsibilities.
  • Expedites production scheduling through communication with QA/QC and Inventory Control personnel.
  • Participates in production processes, including cleaning and set-up.
  • Complies with all established SOPs in performance of job. Adheres consistently to GMPs.
  • Investigates and reports on variance or deviations from standard procedures.
  • Has daily contact with Compliance, Inventory Control and Maintenance to ensure equipment and materials are ready and available for use.

Physical Requirements for the role:

  • Must be able to work on a rotational shift schedule alternating between day shift and grave shift
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Must be able to work holidays
  • Must be able to operate and qualify for respirator usage
  • Must be able to see and distinguish all colors and shades
  • Must be able to stand for a continuous 4 hours
  • Must be able to change into Gilead gowns and work attire as required for the task
  • Occasionally lift 50 lbs
  • Routinely lift 25 lbs

Knowledge, Experience, and Skills:

  • 6+ years of relevant experience and a BS or BA.
  • 4+ years of relevant experience and a MS.
  • Prior experience in a cGMP related industry is required, within Biopharmaceutical or Pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • Proficient knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Audit and Investigation Skills, Report Writing Skills.
  • Strong verbal, technical writing and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must possess a strong knowledge of the FDA/IMB and cGMP standards as well as regulatory guidance documents.


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For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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