Senior Manufacturing Technician
This is a 12-hour, rotating position for within our Downstream Manufacturing team at our 8 NYA facility. 8 NYA is an integrated, continuous, biomanufacturing facility (ICBF). The facility is operated by Upstream, Downstream and Support Service groups which support a 24/7 large-scale therapeutic protein manufacturing facility housing multiple products.
Initial job responsibilities will include supporting a diverse range of manufacturing related activities during plant start-up from Operational Commissioning/Shakedown through process validation (PV) and commercial operations. The Senior Manufacturing Technician will be responsible for performing a variety of complex tasks under general guidance and in accordance with the manufacturing instruction set and current GMPs.
Maintains a safe working environment and reporting of incidents/accidents to Manufacturing management.
Effectively demonstrates understanding of GMPs and how they apply to specific responsibilities.
Follows verbal and written procedures in operating production and equipment and performing processing steps; accurately completes appropriate production documentation.
Maintains cleanliness and orderliness in process area.
Ensures production area is stocked with supplies.
Performs batch record review, EWI (Electronic Work Instruction) revisions, and work order generation.
Interacts with other support functions such as Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Manufacturing Engineering, MSIT, Validation, etc.
Utilizes manufacturing knowledge to improve process operations and affect positive change.
Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot basic mechanical operations.
Effectively utilizes Microsoft Office applications.
Mentors less experienced operators.
Fulfills the role of Team Lead in the absence of the Manufacturing Sr. Associate.
Escalates production floor issues related to personnel, safety, procedures, materials, process, equipment, automation, utilities, and/or information systems to Manufacturing management and/or appropriate functional area(s).
Performs in process analytical testing.
Demonstrates general knowledge of automation systems (INFOR, MES, ERP, DeltaV).
Demonstrates general knowledge and practice of aseptic techniques.
Contributes to continual improvement of all manufacturing documentation (SOP’s, EWI’s, MBR’s, OJT’s) to ensure they are current, accurate, and clear.
Supports plant floor continuous improvement initiatives.
High School diploma/GED with 1-3 years in cGxP manufacturing environment, or Bachelor’s degree with no prior experience.
Biotech Certificate or Associate’s degree with 1-3 years of experience in a cGXP environment, or Bachelor's degree with 1-2 years of experience.
Effectively uses process automation systems to operate production processes (i.e. DeltaV).
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