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In only six weeks you can be trained to work in the Biotech industry as a Biomanufacturing Technician I! Our next training begins September 9 2019. See our informational flyer for information session dates.

Biomanufacturing technicians clean and sanitize equipment in biomedical, biopharmaceutical, and bioindustrial settings. For example, they manufacture life-saving pharmaceuticals for patients, or cosmetics. Biomanufacturing technicians utilize current good manufacturing practices, standard operating procedures, critical thinking, good communication, and teamwork.

Visit our information page to learn more about the program.

 

 

BIOTECH TRAINING ACADEMY INFORMATION SESSIONS

June 26; July 10, 24, & 31; August 7, 14, & 22

All orientations begin at 10:00 a.m. in the ACA Building, Room 2503

Los Angeles Valley College
5800 Fulton Avenue
Valley Glen, CA 91401

Parking:
4th floor of parking structure or 
$2 in student lots
(visit kiosk to purchase pass)

Campus map

Questions? Contact the program for more information:
Kristi: hazamakt@lavc.edu | (818) 947-2941
Karen: carmicky@lavc.edu | (818) 947-2941

Note: If you need accomodations for a disability at this event, please contact LAVC Workforce Training at 818.947.2941 or email hazamakt@lavc.edu at least ten business days in advance.

Initial Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED, AA preferred
  • Ability to pass background check and drug screen
  • Basic math skills with proficiency in the metric system
  • Accurate documentation skills is a must 
  • Ability to lift/push/pull 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in clean room (sanitized) environment and gowning up
  • Available to work any shift, including weekends
  • Must be okay with working in a COLD ENVIRONMENT with heavy lifting and lots of cleaning 
  • Experience in manufacturing, the military, or pharmaceuticals/biologics processing in a GMP environment is a plus 
  • Must read/write/speak English effectively 

The Job

  • Responsible for executing all process in production 
  • Full participation in both departmental projects and quality working teams 
  • Strong emphasis on documentation according to FDA regulations 
  • Work in clean room (sanitized) manufacturing environment 
  • Facility and equipment cleaning 
  • Adherence to cGMP, environmental health, and safety guidelines, and any other related regulations