Position Description

Drug Product Inspection Technician - 1st and 2nd Shift Opportunities!
Location San Diego, CA
Department Inspection - 430
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Together, Let’s Make A Difference.


At Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services, our mission is to help improve the health of humankind. As a leading, global contract development and manufacturing organization, with sites in the US, Belgium, Japan and India, we work together to empower our clients to bring drugs to market.


Every team member, from manufacturing and quality programs to development and facilities services are a critical component to this effort. At our US location, our focused expertise and capabilities makes us one of the industry’s top leaders for large molecule manufacturing and aseptic drug product fill in vials and syringes.


We believe our people are our greatest asset and we are committed to providing our employees with an environment that supports personal and professional growth. We take pride in knowing our efforts are helping countless patients for years to come.


Do you enjoy working in a dynamic, inspiring team with an amazing culture? If you do, then Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services is the place for you.


We are looking for multiple Drug Product Inspection Technicians for 1st and 2nd shifts. In this role you will be responsible for performing a wide variety of product inspection and packaging tasks. You will complete training and pass qualification testing for visual inspection of various product forms, perform accurate visual inspection and handling of products following SOPs while working under cGMP regulations.

Please Note: 1st shift hours are 6:30 - 3:00 pm and 2nd shift hours are 3:00 - 11:30 pm.



  • Performs various manufacturing tasks under the guidelines of established SOP and cGMP regulations.
  • Performs visual inspection.
  • Labels and boxes filled goods.
  • Prepares and stocks packaging and labeling materials or supplies as needed.
  • Keeps equipment and production areas clean to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Completes equipment documentation as required, including logbooks and binders.
  • Maintains production records as directed.
  • Collects and disposes of wastes according to established procedures.
  • Maintains cGMP environment.
  • Lives out our cultural values and aligns daily interactions with department goals and company culture.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum zero to two (0-2) years relevant experience in a laboratory or manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to pass visual acuity exam according to SOP guidelines.
  • Ability to pass visual inspection qualification exams according to SOP guidelines.
  • Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, within prescribed guidelines, or as a team member.


We provide a Total Rewards package designed to make life better – both at work and at home.

  • Annual Bonus Opportunities for All Employees
  • 15 Days Starting PTO (Annual Increase) + Sick Time Off + Volunteer Time Off
  • Annual Company Shutdown in December
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental + Vision
  • 401K Company Match + Immediate Vesting
  • Backup Daycare and Eldercare
  • Monthly Employee Appreciation Events and Food Truck Fridays
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Wellness Programs
  • Community Outreach Opportunities

If you meet the requirements above, and would like to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.ajibio-pharma.com and click on the "Careers" section. Please be sure to note where you saw our ad posting.

New hires will pass a background check and drug screen as a condition of employment.

We are an EOE dedicated to a diverse work force and Drug Free work environment.

Qualified M/F/D/V candidates are encouraged to apply.

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