Senior Manufacturing Associate

Frederick, Maryland

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At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people's exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe.

Our Frederick Manufacturing Center (FMC) is one of 30 production facilities in 18 countries that creates life-changing medicines for people around the world. This biologics manufacturing facility makes a direct contribution to treating people with cancer, respiratory and autoimmune conditions across the globe. It's challenging but highly rewarding work, involves more than 675 talented people throughout the manufacturing lifecycle and supporting office functions. We work hard to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, and we take time to have fun and celebrate our accomplishments. From catered site festivities to competitive events, community outreach activities, environmental and wellness showcases and team-building events, we take time to recognize our achievements.

The Senior Manufacturing Associate is responsible for supporting tech transfer initiatives (supporting batch production records generation or revision and related non-conformances) and implementing technical or efficiency projects within the function.

What you'll do:

  • Manufacturing Production Records (MPR) generation and revision (paper and electronic)
  • On the floor support for execution of process changes
  • Training on documents and process changes
  • Document review and coordination of changes with production area
  • Support specialists/supervisors as needed
  • Support investigations
  • Supporting projects as needed
  • Point of contact for cross department request
  • Reviewing source documents (QCTP, FFR, PD, etc) to ensure alignment with manufacturing
  • Troubleshooting process and equipment failures
  • Recipe review and testing
  • Label generation and revisions
  • Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards


  • B.S./B.A./M.S. engineering, biological sciences, physical sciences, or equivalent field of study.
  • 2-3 years experience in pilot or commercial biologics manufacturing under cGMP.
  • Experience with Cell cultures cultivation, fermentation and purification.

  • Lean/Six Sigma certification preferred.

    Why AstraZeneca?

      At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening new ways to work, groundbreaking cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.

      Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can't wait to hear from you.

      Next Steps - Apply today!

      To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience - it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

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      About Operations

      AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

      AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.

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