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Manufacturing Associate I - Protein Purification

Manufacturing Associate I - Protein Purification

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MacroGenics is a leader in the discovery and development of innovative medicines that utilize our next generation antibody-based technologies.  Our team of 300+ dedicated individuals is advancing a pipeline of product candidates to treat patients with cancer as well as various autoimmune disorders and infectious diseases.  Our products and platforms have attracted multiple partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies around the globe.


The Company considers its employees to be its most valuable asset and we are committed to providing opportunities for individuals to learn and grow as a means to further their professional development. MacroGenics' corporate culture promotes an atmosphere of innovation, open communication and teamwork where employees can see firsthand how they contribute to the success of the organization.

Summary of Position

The Manufacturing Associate I participates in the manufacturing of biopharmaceutical drug product to support MacroGenics’ multiple clinical programs in the Protein Purification area.  This position will work in the manufacturing suite under GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) to ensure that materials manufactured meet required specifications and regulatory requirements.


Responsibilities and Job Duties

  • Participate in hands-on production in the manufacturing of material for clinical trials in a GMP environment by conducting purification operations including filtration, chromatography, titrations, column packing, and ordering and accounting for consumption of raw materials and components.
  • Contribute to the creation and revision of Batch Records, Work Instructions, Standard Operating Procedures, Material Specifications, and other GMP documents.
  • Adhere to all SOPs and execute batch records under GMP regulations documenting all manufacturing activities clearly and accurately, including preparation records, testing records, equipment use records, and laboratory notebooks.
  • Maintain adequate supplies and perform routine equipment maintenance.
  • Maintain manufacturing area in a clean, neat, and orderly condition at all times.
  • Participate in a variety of projects designed to improve the quality, and efficiency of the manufacturing team.
  • Follow all related safety rules and procedures when working with hazardous materials.


Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with exposure to science and math coursework and a minimum of three years of related experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry


  • Associate’s degree in a related discipline with no experience


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of protein purification techniques
  • Ability to write and revise technical documents
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to work occasional weekends or overtime as needed
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions and to maintain accurate records and notes
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to successfully perform multiple tasks, when required
  • Skills in problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Ability to safely operate production equipment in accordance with established practices


Supervisory Responsibilities



Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous GMP experience
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)


MacroGenics is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email or call (301) 354-3566 and/or 711 for TTD/TTY service. 

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