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Gilead Sciences, Inc. Sr. Tech I, Pilot Plant - Process Development in Foster City, California

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.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

Please log onto your Internal Career Site at!CK5mGhEKBggDEMenAhIHCgUI1A0QcQ/cacheable-task/2997$2151.htmld to apply for this job.

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Safely and efficiently support operations for Gilead's small molecule API pilot plants and kilo labs.

  • Prepare and support API program needs by way of producing NCE’s (new chemical entities).

  • Operate and clean all Pilot Plant and Kilo Lab equipment in a safe and GMP compliant manner.

  • This will include heating and cooling reactors, operating pumps and vacuum pumps for chemical transfers, distillations, filtrations and drying.

  • Maintain a high level of GMP compliance through documentation of operation, and training.

  • Utilize Oracle EBS for labelling, trafficking/staging of raw materials/intermediates from warehousing and ultimate use in Pilot Plant.

  • Execute Engineering Studies and support IOQ's activities to maintain GMP compliance with new or re-qualified equipment.

  • Maintain a safe working environment by performing regular safety inspections and taking corrective actions.

  • Reports all accidents, incidents or near misses, and promote safety at all times.

  • Attend all Master Batch Records and Safety Summaries Review meetings, and ensure that each are safely executed in the Pilot Plant or Kilo Lab.

Specific Education & Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma with 1+ years industry experience.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

Please log onto your Internal Career Site at!CK5mGhEKBggDEMenAhIHCgUI1A0QcQ/cacheable-task/2997$2151.htmld to apply for this job.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises 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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