Reference : 585769

Manufacturing Tech

  • Technical Production
  • United States Gaithersburg
  • Fixed-term Contract
  • Posting date : 04/13/2021

Position description

Position: Manufacturing Tech Temp (this is a temporary assignment with a temp to hire opportunity)

Department: Production

Location: Gaithersburg, MD 

Work Schedule: 4/10 shift: Monday - Thursday, 6:30 AM - 5:00 PM

The Manufacturing Technician will execute entry level production duties with supervision in the manufacturing of custom products used in cell and gene therapy clinical trials, critical applications in final fill assemblies, and molded components in ISO 7 and ISO 8 cleanrooms. 

  • Ability to perform entry level work station activities. Technicians will assemble components through use of hand tools or manual hand assembly.
  • Follow SOPS/Work Instructions/drawings with guidance.
  • Demonstrate basic problem identification and able to escalate accordingly
  • Basic understanding and ability to document production activities in the Manufacturing Execution System (MES)/Factivity
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of safety, follow site safety protocols and activities, and conduct safety observations.
  • Comply to cGMP and QMS requirements, demonstrating basic understanding
  • Minimal participation in quality events.
  • Meet production output expectations.
  • Follow 5s principles and operational excellence.
  • Demonstrate good time management and comply with the site's attendance policies.


  • High school (or equivalent) diploma is required.
  • At least 1 year of work experience working in a team-based organization.
  • Good communications skills. Ability to read, write and interpret written and/or verbal instructions (English)
  • Basic computer skills (ability to use basic keyboard and mouse functions and navigate internet and applications)
  • Must have sufficient hand and eye coordination, manual dexterity, and near and farsighted vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Basic math skills required (arithmetic and measurements)
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and work independently with supervision.
  • Adopt Saint-Gobain 5 Attitudes
  • Basic logical reasoning skills.

Saint-Gobain Life Sciences in Gaithersburg, Maryland is a state-of-the-art Life Science manufacturing facility.  We produce cell culture bags, fluid transfer assemblies, single use assemblies and injection molded products in our ISO 7 and ISO 8 cleanrooms.  We make a difference in the world by changing how we treat diseases through the manufacture of custom products used in cell and gene therapy clinical trials and manufacturing.  We also support biopharmaceutical applications through the production of critical application final fill assemblies, molded components and other pharmaceutical applications.  

We are actively on our journey to become a Saint-Gobain's Life Science Center of Excellence and business leader for bag manufacturing and critical application single use assemblies. Future plans and projects include: 

  • Implementation of automation for bag fabrication, molding and assembly 
  • Advancing sterilization programs and environmental controls  
  • Implementation of integrity testing for critical application assemblies 
  • Significant building modifications and addition of new injection molding equipment 
  • Expansion of cell therapy bag product lines 
  • Continued focus on employee growth, and the employee experience  
  • Prioritizing work/life balance with flexible work schedules

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world’s leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments.


Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.


With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.


Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.


Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences; and together, we’ll create a better life.

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