Manufacturing Technician
Job Details
Devens - Devens, MA
Full Time
High School

By joining the Bio-Techne team you will have an impact on future cutting-edge research. Bio-Techne, and all of its brands, provides tools for researchers in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics.

Position Summary:

The Manufacturing Technician is responsible to operate manufacturing equipment and complete all documentation according to cGMP/ISO standards.  Provide written documentation of required data throughout the manufacturing operations in accordance to established SOPs, Work Instructions and cGMPs/ISO standards.  Provide hands on assistance as needed on equipment lines and manual pack lines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand and follow appropriate standard operating procedures and work instructions
    • Regulatory awareness of chemical handling and hazards
    • Labeling
    • Safety procedures
    • Department specific SOP’s
    • Proper use and basic equipment maintenance
  • Follow priorities from supervision
  • Document results. Process and refer to past batch records
  • Complete all compliance trainings as assigned
  • Participate in continuous process improvement efforts
  • Works independently with minimal supervision on routine tasks
  • Ability to support and help others in the team
  • Knowledge of work performed by the department and learning how to perform multiple functions within the department
  • Flexibility to work on multiple tasks with increased effectiveness
  • Primary operator of manufacturing equipment, including equipment changeovers.
  • Understand and repair minor mechanical issues with manufacturing equipment.
  • Assist in training of new and temporary hires in the Manufacturing Department.
  • Assist with equipment pack line or manual pack line operations.
  • Identify process improvements and flag areas for improvement
  • Meet quality and productivity expectations
  • Manages time well and will put in extended time as needed
  • Willingness to accept changes in work from day-to-day within reasonable and expected boundaries
  • Perform other duties as assigned within and outside the department.

Education and Experience:

  • High School or Associates degree with 0+ years of relevant experience
  • Bachelors degree with 0+ years of experience
  • Ability to work as part of a team, have positive communication.
  • Must have strong oral and written English language skills and the ability to read and comprehend the English language.
  • Experience working in a cGMP/ISO facility a plus

Minimum Physical Requirements:

  • Remain seated in a normal position for extended periods of time up to 8 hours
  • Walk, stand, and move for prolonged periods in a workday
  • Reach up and out with hands and arms
  • Talk and hear, verbally express information
  • Keyboard, 10 keys,
  • Repetitive motion; hands, arms
  • Lift up to 25 pounds and carry a distance of 10 feet
  • Use hands to grasp, hold, move and pickup objects continuously
  • Ability to stoop or kneel for limited amounts of time
  • Ability to climb ladders < 5’ high
  • Occasionally push/ pull up to 200 lbs a distance of up to 100 feet
  • Able to spend time in cleanroom, freezer, and areas of increased noise level.