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Gilead Sciences Inc.

Manufacturing Specialist- Operations Analyst

Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

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Job Description

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Role and Responsibilities:

The Manufacturing Specialist plays a key role in the continuous improvement of KPIs and compliance enhancements and will be responsible in the application of cGMP in developing, supporting and advising on critical data analysis (e.g. Oracle, SAP, KRONOS, Workday). The Manufacturing Specialist is key driving for operational excellence and project management applications that align with strategic initiatives.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Serves as team representative on cross-functional projects to support critical manufacturing initiatives

  • Plans, executes and tracks a variety of manufacturing projects both internally and in coordination with cross-functional teams (internal and external).

  • Uses more complex research techniques and methodologies like Six Sigma and Kaizen to improve process/product quality. Coordinates cross-functional efforts to resolve manufacturing issues in projects, special tasks and excursions.

  • May participate in audits to include internal, vendors, contract manufacturers, or APIs.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in regulatory affairs and applies knowledge to processes. Implements systems for tracking project progress.

  • Writes and/or implements change controls and revisions to controlled documents (e.g., SOPs, Specifications, Methods, etc.) as needed.

  • Manages, supports, integrates and coordinates implementation of established and new systems (SAP, LES, LES, WERUM)


  • 6+ years of relevant experience and a BS or BA OR 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)

  • Experience with data analytics tools

  • Prior experience in SAP, LES, WERUM, MES, Maximo, Valgenesis, Compliancewire, Trackwise and Veeva preferred. Strong verbal, technical writing and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Must possess a strong knowledge of the FDA/IMB/HPRA regulatory guidance documents.

  • Demonstrated investigation and report writing skills.

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About Gilead:

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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