job summary: Immediate openings for 15-20+ Bioprocess / Biomanufacturing Associates with a leading, global company focused on gene therapy innovation, located in the North Bay region of the Bay area. Shifts: All shifts/days available: Manufacturing operations are 24/7 5 x 8 hour shift4 x 10 hour shift3 x 12 and 4x12 hour shifts Shift pay rates are as follows: 1st shift: 7am-3pm2nd shift: 3pm-11pm (10% shift differential added to the pay rate)3rd shift: 11pm-7am (15% shift differential added to the pay rate) Positions may be 5x8 hour shift, 4x10 hour shift, 3x12 and 4x12 hour shift. Manufacturing operations are 24/7, so this requires multiple off shift coverage. Shifts will be discussed at time of interview. Position Type: 1 year contract, long term with potential for full time hire location: Novato, California job type: Contract salary: $26 - 28 per hour work hours: 9 to 5 education: Associate responsibilities: Operate large scale bioprocess equipment for the Cell Culture and Purification operations.Prepare Buffer and Media solutions.Perform all aspects of processing: preparation of equipment, disassembling equipment, assembling process equipment, perform CIP and SIP of equipment, perform pressure tests of equipment, perform I Testing of filters, calibration and use of analytical equipment.Display competency with process equipment and automated control systemsKnowledge of biotech manufacturing process and equipment including cell culture, depth and tangential flow filtration, column chromatography, protein purification and formulation and/or buffer and media operations.Proficiency with compliance; adherence to standard operating procedures, batch record, good documentation practices and data capturing qualifications: Bachelor's degree (BS) in science related area or engineering (Biology, Biomanufacturing, Biotechnology, etc.) ORAssociate's degree (AS) in science related area, ORBiotech certificate with 2+ years of experience in a biotech manufacturing environment or other regulated industryStrong communication skills-verbal and writtenAbility to work in a team environment which includes good conflict resolution and collaborationDisplays good initiative to identify areas for improvement and implement solutions Work Environmental/Physical Demands Consists of strenuous, repetitive work. The following list of physical movements maybe used on a daily basis: bending, reaching, climbing stairs and ladders, kneeling and making numerous equipment connections using hands.Independently have the ability to regularly lift, dispense, push and/or pull items with an average weight of 25 pounds.May require work around loud equipment.The use of personal protective equipment will be required.Requires various shift based work and off hours skills: Biology, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com. Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility). Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.