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Danaher Corporation RG Biomanufacturing Operator - Downstream 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.

The RG Biomanufacturing Operator I is a part of the Manufacturing and Operations department located in Fargo, ND will work onsite daily within Aldevron’s labs performing tasks associated with Aldevron’s Research Grade (RG) services. At Aldevron, we combine best-in-class products and service with the ideal operating environment to lay the groundwork for vital new discoveries worldwide. You will be a part of the Research Grade Biomanufacturing team and report to the Manager for Downstream Biomanufacturing. The RG Biomanufacturing Operator I is expected to become familiar with all of Aldevron’s products and to be able to perform most tasks associated with the purification of plasmid DNA.

In this role, you will have the opportunity:

  • Execute downstream manufacturing tasks including project set up, Lysis, Anion Exchange Chromatography, Hydrophobic Interaction Chromatography (void and enrichment), Thiophilic Absorption Chromatography, Defiltration, and small scale processing

  • Review daily work instructions and organize individual daily workflows

  • Document production activities in the Aldevron Internal Database

  • Coordinate production events with buffer preparation operators

  • Perform various QC assays in accordance with standard operating procedure for interim testing of manufactured product

  • Perform final adjustment and formulation, dispensing, and labelling of manufactured products

  • Communicate the status of operations, production issues, and safety and maintenance issues to appropriate area management

    The essential requirements of the job include:

  • A.S. in biology, chemistry, or molecular biology preferred

  • High School Diploma required

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, stand, sit, bend, and use hands for tasks like pipetting

Shifts and Hours available:

  • First Shift Monday-Friday, 7 am to 4 pm

  • Second Shift Monday-Friday, 2 pm to 10 pm

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.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.