Work as part of a team operating Biological packaging lines. Operate packaging equipment and other related tasks. Maintain accurate and concurrent documentation of all tasks completed. Maintain a positive attitude and be able to work well with others in a team environment. Demonstrate good attendance.
Record Keeping and Documentation
• Maintain and complete accurate records (timecards, batch records, log books, etc.).
• Operate assigned equipment, i.e. PLC controlled packaging line, vision system, etc.
• Clean production equipment and facilities.
• Set-up/ disassemble packaging equipment.
• Operate specific in-process devices associated with the equipment.
• Operate material handling devices, electric pallet jack, manual pallet jacks, and hi-lifts.
• Apply the metric system to assigned process calculations.
SOPs / cGMPs
• Follow all SOPs/cGMPs applicable to the area.
• Apply proper housekeeping techniques.
• Follow proper dress and secondary gowning policy.
• Practice good safety techniques in the manufacturing area., including lock-out/Tag-out procedures.
• Read and interpret Material Safety Data Sheets(MSDSs).
• Properly use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required per SOPs, i.e. safety shoes, safety glasses, respirators, gloves, hearing protection, etc.
Decision Making -- Demonstrated ability to:
• Delegate questionable issues upward.
• Follow directions either written, or oral.
• Know when to stop the process for anomalies.
• Learn to identify "out-of-spec" material.
• Familiar with production/ process flow.
• Know proper staging and storage location for supplies and equipment.
• Learn key terminology associated with Biological Manufacturing.
• Communicate effectively with peers and supervisor.
• Apply appropriate communication techniques for teamwork.
Personal Computer Skills
• Perform PC tasks
Education and Experience
PREFERRED CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS
- H.S. Diploma or equivalent
- Language skills - able to read and interpret procedures.
- Math Skills - ability to apply general math skills.
- Has a basic understanding of mechanical skills and has used various hand tools.
- Meets the physical requirements of the job.
Technical Skills and Competencies Required
- Technical school certificate, or 1-2 yrs. college.
- Minimum of one year of experience in a manufacturing environment.
- Experience with vision systems and robotic fillers.
- Knowledge of P.C. using Windows based applications.
:*See Education and ExperiencePhysical Requirements
- Apply good lifting techniques.
- Prolonged periods of standing
- Will be exposed to routine lifting of 20-40 lbs., and occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
- Ability to work flexible hours and overtime.
- Ability to move up and down stairs/ladders.
- Exposure to cleaning chemicals.
- Exposure to product dust/particulate
- Exposure to loud noise.
- Exposure to temperature variations.
- Exposure to heights of up to 25 ft., e.g. tops of silos, and tops of blenders
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