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Danaher Corporation GMP Downstream Biomanufacturing Operator I (2nd Shift) in Fargo, North Dakota

Aldevron is an industry pioneer with a core competency in manufacturing for gene and cell therapy. We supply high-quality plasmid DNA, mRNA and proteins to our clients, who are breaking new ground on the world’s most important and challenging solutions to benefit us all. We're looking for innovative, forward-thinking individuals who share our goals of advancing science and making an impact on the world.

Aldevron is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Job Summary:

The GMP Biomanufacturing Operator will work daily within Aldevron’s labs performing tasks associated with Aldevron’s GMP services. The Biomanufacturing Operator is expected to become familiar with all Aldevron products and to be able to perform most tasks associated with the purification of plasmid DNA, mRNA and/or Proteins.


  • Segregation, line clearance and cleaning of GMP production areas

  • Plan and submit inventory requisitions

  • Plan and preparation of production events and process plan memos

  • Coordinate production events with buffer preparation operators 

  • Execute GMP dispensing projects: filtration, formulation, environmental monitoring, manual and semi-automated dispensing, and media fill and gowning qualification events; all special considerations associated

  • May include cross training on any of the items listed below

  • Upstream tasks include transformation, subculture, cell banking, shake flask growth and harvest, wave growth and harvest, fermentation, media fill events, final formulation, filtration and dispersion

  • Downstream tasks include project set up, lysis, anion exchange chromatography, and hydrophobic interaction chromatography (void and enrichment), thiophilic absorption chromatography, defiltration, small scale processing and linearization

  • Completion of all documentation associated with GMP projects

  • Coordination and sample submission with Quality Control 


  • 1 year of experience in a lab setting (academic labs suffice)

  • Associates of Bachelor of Science degree preferred

  • Previous pipetting experience required

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

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