CSL Plasma
Manufacturing Associate Graduate Development Program (MGrad)
At a glance
Location: US-NC-Holly Springs Map
Posted: 04/09/2021
Closing: 05/08/2021
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
CSL Plasma
Job description
About CSL

With operations in 35+ nations and ~27,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.

CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma, one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL’s therapies. Seqirus is one of the largest influenza vaccine companies in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.

We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!

Job Description

Job Purpose:

The Manufacturing Associate Graduate Development Program is a unique opportunity for recent college graduates who have earned their bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or Science discipline. Participants will learn the Manufacturing Associate role and experience two 3-month rotations outside of the role.  This 27- month program will have a strong focus on personal growth through technical skill development, process knowledge, mentorships, development courses and networking.  The program aims to build a foundation for a successful career within Seqirus.

The incumbent will be a shop floor employee in manufacturing and will experience rotations in areas such as Manufacturing Sciences & Technology, Engineering, Productions Systems and Operational Excellence.  As a Manufacturing Associate, they will be responsible for the manufacture of high-quality biologicals in a compliant, cost effective manner. Rotations will be project-based with specific deliverables and timelines.  Rotations are assigned based on business needs and the participants development goals. 


  • Day or Night Shift
  • Schedule – 6am-6pm or 6pm-6am
  • Shift: 2,2,3 – every other weekend off

Major Accountabilities:

Manufacturing Associate Role Responsibilities

  • Becomes trained on processes and equipment and serves as a hands-on resource in Production.

  • Conducts all assigned activities in a safe and cGMP compliant manner. 

  • Cleaning, preparing, and sterilizing production equipment.

  • Cleaning and disinfecting production rooms.

  • Assembly, set-up, and disassembly of production equipment.

  • Executing process steps according to defined SOPs and BPRs.

  • Documenting activities in accordance with cGMPs.

  • Handling biologically and chemically hazardous good.

  • Interfacing with process automation systems and electronic business systems (e.g, PAS, BAS, PLCs, LIMS, SAP, LiveLink.)

  • Involved in Qualification and Validation activities.

  • Identifying and communicating process issues.

  • Involved in effective and timely completion of root cause investigations and CAPA.

  • Works within a high-performance teamwork environment and demonstrate Seqirus Values and Behaviors.

Program Specific Responsibilities

  • Complete project-based assignments that support manufacturing operations

  • Effectively deliver on project deliverables and due dates

  • Support the onboarding of new program participants

  • Actively participate in development activities such as courses, mentorships and networking events

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Sciences, Engineering preferred.

  • External Candidates: Degree must be earned within 6 months of job posting date

  • Internal Candidates: In current role one year or less. Degree must be earned within 18 months of job posting date.

  • Biotechnology coursework preferred

  • Previous work experience required, pharmaceutical internship preferred

  • Basic knowledge of cGMP requirements

  • Experience executing SOPs and documenting work preferred.

  • A self-starter with demonstrated leadership and troubleshooting experience

Manufacturing Associate Graduate Development Program (MGrad)