Production Associate I - Apligraf

150 Dan Road, Canton, Massachusetts, 02021, United States

Job Req code 394

Category: Production

About Us

We are a leading regenerative medicine company in the advanced and acute wound care space and are always looking for exceptional talent. Join a company where you will have an opportunity to grow professionally and personally and give strength to others by Empowering Healing. Our advanced wound care products are specially developed for the successful treatment of chronic and acute wounds. Our comprehensive portfolio of skin substitutes and other regenerative medicine products empower our patients with life-changing solutions.  Our strength is giving others strength.

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What You Will Achieve:

This is an entry level position.  The Associate will perform all activities involved in the aseptic processing of a living product (Apligraf), under the direct supervision of the Apligraf Team Leader/Apligraf Supervisor/Manager.  The Apligraf Associate I will support the Apligraf Manufacturing department by performing the tasks that will assure the safe and timely processing of Apligraf, working in both a Class 100 and Class 10K cleanroom.

How You Will Achieve It:

  • Responsible for manufacturing Apligraf according to established Master Batch Records and Operating Procedures.
  • Responsible for the preparation of all media and sanitizing agents used in the Production areas.
  • Responsible for adherence to all Operating Procedures, protocols, policies, regulatory requirements, GMP, and safety guidelines.
  • Responsible for assuring batch records are complete and are compliant with all protocols.
  • Responsible for proper operation of all clean room equipment.
  • Responsible for maintaining all required records and adherence to established guidelines for quality control procedures, GMP’s, and safety. 


What You Need to Achieve It:

  • Certificate in Biotechnology and/or a minimum of 1 - 2 years relevant experience
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in biology or related science and/or 0 - 2 years experience preferred
  • Quality Systems regulations (cGMP) knowledge and clean room experience preferred but not required
  • Experience in aseptic technique, GMP and clean room protocols desired.
  • Basic knowledge of lab techniques
  • Ability to work in a cleanroom environment, for extend periods of time.
  • Dexterity, coordination and some lifting required

Physical Requirements:

  • Medium work, occasionally lifting objects up to 40 lbs.
  • Standing up to 6.5 hours/day.
  • A pre-employment physical and lift test is required for this position
  • Ability to work in a cleanroom environment, for extend periods of time.
  • Dexterity, coordination and some lifting required


What can we offer you?

  • 401k -- generous employer match with immediate vesting and financial planning resources
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage options effective on day one of employment
  • Flexible Spending Account (medical expenses or dependent care expenses) or Health Savings Account
  • Company paid insurances including Short Term, Long Term and Life insurances as well as voluntary options
  • Paid maternity leave and parental leave for all new parents
  • Adoption benefits
  • Education Assistance Policy - $5,000 per year for all employees
  • Wellness Program including free trainings on mental health, mindfulness, stress reduction, on-site flu shots and more
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous paid time off including vacation, floating holidays, sick days, and company holidays
  • Free parking including an electric charging station (Canton and La Jolla)
  • Discounts at BJs Wholesale, Dell, Sullivan Tire, and Sprint


We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.