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Assistant Virus Production Supervisor

   United States |  Full time

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Posting Date :  2021-11-30

Job Identification :  10852

Department  :  Production

The purpose of a Modified Live Virus Assistant Production Supervisor is to produce USDA licensed Modified Live Viral Vaccines according to filed Outlines of Production.

Responsibilities

  • The propagation of modified live virus and virus seeds.
  • Maintain accurate virus production / vaccine production records in accordance with filed Outlines of Production (trace back to MSV)
  • Train and delegate daily responsibilities to Virus Production Scientist
  • Assist the Virus Production Supervisor in fabricating and filling serials of MLV vaccines.
  • Assist Virus Production Supervisor in packaging and labelling of serials.
  • Work directly with the Virus Production Supervisor to optimize MLV harvest yields and potency of MLV vaccines.  
  • Maintain viral harvest fluid inventory in accordance with the filed Outlines of Production.
  • Aid in the training of personnel in areas associated with Virus Production such as Media Production, Sucrose Production, HBSS production, and Blend Prep
  • Oversee the maintenance of Liquid Nitrogen inventory – Cells and Virus 
  • Interface with USDA compliance officers during facility inspections as required.
  • Maintain inventory of vaccine / consumables and place orders for supplies as needed.
  • Interface with Research and Development team as projects transition to production. 
  • Writing / updating Standard Operating Procedures as needed

Qualifications

Education

  • Minimum of a Master’s of Science in Biology, Chemistry, Animal Science, or related field required
  • Master’s of Science in related field preferred

Experience

  • 2+ years of work experience in vaccine related fields required
  • Managerial experience in vaccine production preferred

Technical

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong math and computer skills (including MS Office)
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Up-to-date knowledge of relevant USDA industry guidelines
  • Strong understanding of analytical instruments (how they work, how to maintain/repair them, how to use the software, etc.)
  • Supervisory training preferred

Behavioral

  • Highly motivated and able to work under minimal supervision
  • Detail oriented
  • Able to work effectively cross-functionally with all other departments, and builds trust through active collaborations
  • Strong leadership and mentoring abilities
  • Positive can-do attitude and willingness to be flexible when project priorities change

Language

  • Good command of the English language required
  • Bilingual in any other languages a plus

About Us

Bimeda is a leading global manufacturer,  marketer and distributor of animal health products and veterinary pharmaceuticals.  Through ongoing expansion and strategic acquisition,  Bimeda has established markets in more than seventy countries worldwide and has R&D,  manufacturing and distribution capabilities across Europe,  North America,  South America,  Africa,  Asia and Australasia.


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