"That's what wins
The network launched, according to
Deacle said that in addition to job applicants, the center recruited company human resource representatives.
"The space you're going to hear about today is growing," Bullock told the group on Monday. He works in economic development, and said there are 15 possible company expansions or companies looking to start new operations in
Monday's panel included manufacturing representatives from two companies with
He said the company uses a temp agency to hire entry-level manufacturing employees. Otherwise, he said the company looks for candidates with two to four years of experience.
The company ramps up hiring alongside growth in the number of clinical products the facility is helping to make or when it gets a new product.
The company develops, manufactures and markets therapies for treating multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune disorders, neurodegenerative diseases and hemophilia.
"(We're) looking for some good growth (at)
Another speaker was
Last year, the company announced that the Japanese pharmaceutical company
The company's RTP manufacturing facility employs as many as 70 people, Pancorbo said. The facility makes materials for the development of a seasonal influenza vaccine candidate.
He said he expects the company will need more process development employees in the park.
"When looking for a job, make sure it's something you like to do," he said, adding that roles in manufacturing can involve more repetitive work, while work such as research can involve more diversity day-to-day.
Brake said that while she's seen job openings, companies are looking for workers with previous experience and there are many applicants.
Also at the meeting was
"It seems that there are jobs available," he said. "This building wouldn't exist if there weren't quite a few opportunities," he added.
"The job market's OK, but it's not great," he said.
Uronis came to the meeting to see if there are positions in bio-manufacturing, but said he found that companies in the area are looking more for bachelor's degree-level candidates.
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