Senior Manufacturing Technician

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Manufacturing
  3. United States
La Verne, California
Posting date: 25 Jun 2019

A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Manufacturing Technician with an internationally renowned pharmaceutical company, based in their California office. This organization is known for its solid commercial portfolio of life-saving drugs within a number of therapy areas, along with a growing pipeline of investigational drugs and an unmatched patient access program. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a leading pharmaceutical organization and support their innovative impact on the healthcare field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Works on basic to routine assignments following established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Master Batch Records and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).
  • Performs moderately complex tasks associated with aseptic processing, dispensing, compaction, granulation, milling and coating.
  • Reports to Team Lead on a regular basis on line performance and reports any issues that need to be resolved.
  • Assembles, disassembles and operates aseptic filling equipment and lyophilizer autoloading equipment in classed cleanroom environments.
  • Prepares equipment and components for sterilization. Operates processing equipment including autoclaves, ovens, vial washers, and depyrogenation tunnel.
  • Cleans (manually and clean-in-place) and assembles equipment for production.
  • Performs clean-in-place and sterilization-in-place of tanks. Performs annealing and sterile filtrations of products.
  • Operates vial capper, unloads product from lyophilizers, and packs off unloaded vials from lyophilizers and liquid fill line.
  • Performs detailed /Oracle (computerized software) and MES transactions in resolving inventory discrepancies.
  • Cleans manufacturing areas, including walls, ceilings and floors. Creates purchase orders for consumables.
  • Completes and maintains documentation related to assigned work, including logbooks, batch records, etc.
  • May act as point of contact for a compliance audit. Operates drum coater and compression equipment.
  • Dispenses ingredients for batches. Performs MBR Manufacturing batch report updates. Performs manual handling of product loads and unloads tablets.

Skills and Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • 3 + years' experience within a regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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