Associate Instrument Technician

Corporate Functions Bothell, United States


Position at Seagen

Seagen is a global, multi-product biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing transformative cancer medicines. As the industry leader in antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology, we pioneered a new generation in the science of harnessing antibodies to deliver cell-killing agents directly to cancer cells. Seagen’s dedication to improving the lives of cancer patients goes beyond science, and we believe that every employee has a role in contributing to this mission. By working together with a shared dedication and diverse perspectives, we are able to reach our full potential and make a real difference in the world. Seagen is a fast-growing company and has an abundance of opportunities available for you to grow your career. Put your passion to work at Seagen and join us! 


Seagen is seeking an Associate Instrument Technician to support the Scientific Services Department within the Facilities Management group of the Real Estate & Facilities (REF) organization. This role is considered entry level and is responsible for performing calibrations, maintenance, repairs, installations, troubleshooting and documentation of instruments used on process control systems, analytical labs and utility building systems for manufacturing and testing. The Associate Instrument Technician will support the instrument technicians and could work within other disciplines in the REF organization. This role reports to the GMP Equipment Supervisor, Scientific Services Management.  


Principal Responsibilities: 

  • Timely completion of tasks and work orders with appropriate documentation according to standard operating procedures, applicable standards, guidelines, practices, and policies 
  • Perform hands on calibrations, diagnostics, repairs and maintenance of industrial process control instruments or systems, laboratory instruments and analyzers, and utilities in a cGMP/cGXP environment, while minimizing instrumentation and equipment downtime, ensuring that manufacturing operations and functional support departments are enabled to successfully make, assess and release Seagen drug products 24/7 
  • Complete various quality system and CMMS documentation 
  • Maintain Remote Monitoring equipment 
  • Work to be completed in a safe manner according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while complying with GMP, SOP, CFR and Seagen regulations 
  • Interact with peers and clients in manufacturing, maintenance, analytical labs and contracted services 
  • Perform general labor duties and may work in a variety of locations and jobs. 
  • Participate in On-Call rotations for after-hours facility and manufacturing support and work outside of established shift hours upon short notice, such as evenings and weekends 


  • High School Diploma or GED and one of the following  
  • Associate degree or completion of an Instrumentation or Industrial Electronics (2-year) curriculum at a technical school 
  • 2+ years of instrumentation/calibration experience in manufacturing or biopharmaceutical in a GxP environment 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. 
  • Organized and mechanically inclined 
  • Effective team player and strong communicator 
  • Must be able to follow detailed instructions and procedures 
  • Must have a strong knowledge of MS office applications  
  • Ability to read and interpret P&IDs, engineering documents and schematics 

As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seagen is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seagen, please visit  

Seagen is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.  

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, Seagen requires that all newly-hired employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before commencing employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and other requirements of applicable federal, state, and local law.