Spherion Staffing has partnered with a growing dietary supplements manufacturing facility in College Station, TX to recruit for this role. The primary purpose of this role is to provide hands-on support in the cGMP fermentation facility and work on the manufacture of proprietary microorganisms.Responsibilities:Responsibilities: Prepare production media and buffers, sterilize equipment, operate bioreactors, and perform seed scale-up from lab pilot to production scale.Assist with production equipment maintenance, including cleaning, preventative maintenance, and optimizationEnsure work is completed in compliance with all SOP???s, batch records, controlled documentation, and all applicable regulations, guidelines, safety policies and proceduresParticipate in cleaning and equipment validation efforts as well as validation documents within a cGMP facility.Author, review, and revise deviations/CAPA???s, manufacturing and process equipment documentation, and other technical documentation, as necessary.Operate and use all equipment and chemicals in a safe manner.Participate in cross-training initiatives and assist with training manufacturing associates when needed.Maintain accurate and timely record of equipment service records, and work collaboratively with various departments to compile, analyze, and interpret data.Manage the cycle count process, and ensure cycle counting of the warehouse inventory are accurate and on time.Ensure that the shipping schedule is correctly implemented and report any deviations to Customer Service.Operate in a sterile environment and ensure there is no cross contamination.Develop and maintain proper bacterial management practices to ensure consistent microbial cell culture that meet quality standards and keep pace with desired production goals.Working hours: Various Shifts AvailableSkills:Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and organizational skills. Good self-discipline and attention to detail.Must possess strong work ethic and prioritization skills. Must be able to work 12-hour shift and be willing to work outside of normal, scheduled hours; as necessary. Experience working in a cleanroom environment in full sterile room gowning and good aseptic technique. Possess effective time management and organizational skills Must possess excellent math and computer skills Safety and following safety procedures must be a priority.Education:High SchoolExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences or other related field AND 0-1 years of relevant experience; OR High School Diploma or equivalency with 1-2 years of previous mechanical experience (vehicle shop, machine shop, fabrication shop)**Must possess a valid US Driver???s license Preferred:Previous fermentation experience (including centrifugation) strongly preferred.Previous experience maintaining large pieces of machinery Previous experience with liquid processing equipment (pumps, valves, mixers, heating, cooling, etc.)The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:?? Experience prolonged standing, bending, stooping, twisting, and stretching.?? Possess hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate in a laboratory, manufacturing, and/or office environment is required.?? Ability to wear personal protective equipment including safety glasses, lab coat, safety shoes and gloves?? Lift 60 lbs. Must be able to tolerate the noise and odor that results from microbial cell culture.?? Additional working conditions & physical requirements for some positions:?? No make-up or jewelry can be worn when working in the clean room environment.?? Handle and work with potentially hazardous materials and chemicals per OSHA guidelines. Work Hours:Must be able to work 12 hour shifts, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift Please apply online today! Once you have applied, you will receive a pre screen to complete, and then a recruiter will review your information and contact you to schedule an interview.Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.