Position Description

Aseptic Cleaning Technician
Location San Diego, CA
Department Cleaning - 440
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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.


Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services is currently seeking a Part Time Aseptic Cleaning Technician (3rd shift) responsible for formulating cleaning solutions and sanitizing manufacturing core, operation equipment, and monitoring production processes and operations as necessary. The Aseptic Cleaning Technician will record information in documents in accordance with good manufacturing practice (GMPs) and good documentation procedures (GDPs), and review documentation as appropriate. This role frequently works in a professional manufacturing environment with computer equipment, machinery, tools, and loud noise and activity.


  • Perform sanitization duties in the cleanroom while aseptically gowned.
  • Properly formulate sterile/non sterile disinfectant cleaning solutions in Drug Product areas.
  • Record and complete documentation as needed, including forms and logbooks in compliance with cGMP guidelines.
  • Participates in regularly scheduled group trainings and departmental meetings. Group meetings.
  • Internal investigations (Deviations, Safety Audits, Internal Audits).
  • Maintain facility and equipment through routine cleaning and sanitization in designated areas within the cleanroom as indicated in standard operating procedures.
  • Operate general production equipment such as autoclaves.
  • Formulate cleaning solutions and sanitize sterile/non sterile Drug Product areas.
  • Collect all used disinfectant solution waste and place in the appropriate disposal unit.
  • Regular and reliable attendance on a full time basis [or in accordance with posted schedule].
  • Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal and external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company policies and practices.
  • Embodies Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services cultural values and aligns daily actions with department goals and company culture.



  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Zero to two (0-2) years of aseptic gowning, cleanroom, and/or cGMP experience.
  • Ability to learn proper cleanroom behavior and aseptic technique concepts.
  • Able to learn use of equipment documentation as required, including logbooks and binders.
  • Basic understanding of solution chemistry needed to properly mix chemicals is preferred.
  • Comprehension of QAD, Master Control, LIMS, and RAM is preferred.
  • Familiarity with basic Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and Outlook is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently or as team player.
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Ability to receive Aseptic Gowning Qualification will be required.


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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