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Production Technician

Swiftwater, Pennsylvania



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Position Overview: Production Technician

This is a rotating 3rd shift position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs production activities in accordance with volume fluctuation, business need, and effective procedures. 

  • Works to support production units by consistently providing required materials in a timely manner. 

  • Ensures all materials required for production are available prior to need. 

  • Identifies production issues and relays them to the leadership team. 

  • Ensures all required paperwork is complete, accurate and done in a timely manner to ensure accurate inventory. 

  • Completes tasks and corresponding documentation as required by cGMP.

  • Works to prepare assigned areas for the oncoming shifts. 

  • Completes at least one developmental class annually focused on one of the four core competencies. 

  • Works to become trained in all assigned training modules. 

  • Trains and orients new team members (at any level) as assigned. 

  • Follows all procedures put into effect to ensure your safety as well as the safety of others. 

  • Participates in monthly safety meetings. 

  • Report all safety issues, concerns, incidents and near misses to the team leadership. 

  • Participates in safety walkthroughs coordinated by the department’s safety team. 

  • Provides input for potential safety issues as well as contributing ideas for corrective and preventative actions. 

  • Follows effective procedures to ensure the production of a safe and efficacious product.  Works to understand cGMP’s. 

  • Identifies areas of deficiency to the leadership team and offers potential suggestions for improvements. 

  • Participates in both deviation investigations when appropriate and implementation plans to ensure a quality product.

  • May participate in completion of quality documentation (BPR's, logbooks, etc.).FDA audit understanding and awareness. 

  • Participates in team meetings.  Actively communicates improvement ideas, issues, concerns, etc. to team. 

  • Participates in cross functional teams where necessary to complete projects in an effective and timely manner. 

  • Lead Operator, Completes picklists and move tickets for all tasks completed on any given day. 

  • This may require inputting data into SAP, along with entering work orders and reagent orders. 

  • Ensures proper process area operation by pre and post run set up and maintenance of lab and equipment. 

  • Recommends changes to BPRs, SOPS and SWIs were warranted.  Write and edit documents under supervision. 

  • Seeks out cross training in other areas whenever possible. 

  • Responsible for assisting in writing and assisting incident investigations, CAPA's, change controls, along with assisting the higher tech levels and Principal Investigators with projects.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Basic Requirements:

  • HS equivalent and 2+ years in cGMP or Pharmaceutical experience.

  • Associates with 1 + yrs in cGMP or Pharmaceutical experience.

  • Bachelors with 0 + yrs in cGMP or Pharmaceutical experience.

  • Must successfully pass Aseptic Gown training to be considered for this position.

  • Must be able to train and work in multiple production areas in the Filling umbrella including material movement, prep, and the aseptic corridor.

  • Must ensure training and gowning status is acceptable all time to ensure agility to work in aseptic production areas.

  • Must be able to complete training in all areas as required this includes aseptic filling and machine operation.

  • Prior or related cGMP or Pharmaceutical experience recommended.

  • Must have basic mechanical aptitude, computer skills, good comprehension skills, retention skills, manual dexterity, and ability to troubleshoot.

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