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Production Operator
Ref No.: 17-05843
Location: Hunt Valley, Maryland
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/25/2017
Job Category:Non-IT Engineering
Qualifications:
•High School Diploma or equivalent. •Minimum of 6 months of experience in manufacturing process facility. •Must be able to read, write, and follow testing and inspection procedures. •Must be able to maintain neat, accurate and complete records and logs. •Mechanical aptitude is required for minor equipment repair. •Must be able to focus with continuous attention to detail. •Basic experience in weighing multiple components is required. •Basic proficiency with PCs (Personal Computers) and use of Windows applications such as MS Excel, MS Word and MS PPT is required.¿Statistical analysis using mathematical spreadsheets such as Excel or Minitab is highly desired. •Must be able to lift or move approximately 40lbs •Must be a great team player. 

Responsibilities: 
As a Research and Development associate in the Client Advanced Bioprocessing (BDAB) business you are at the center of innovation, enabling Client and its pursuit of the company's goals - "great contributions to society, great performance and a great place to work." At BDAB your career opportunities are unique as you will be exposed to diverse technologies and will work cross-functionally to expand your own knowledge as you meet and exceed business goals. Working on a team of production operators, the Production Operator II will manufacture dehydrated and liquid cell culture media. The Production Operator II will be able to follow batch record instructions and will be expected to weigh microgram to kilograms quantities of individual raw materials, calibrate equipment, follow safety policies and procedures, operate milling equipment, perform sterile filtration and any other tasks required to complete cell culture media manufacturing. Standard product testing, such as osmolality, pH and turbidity, will also be performed in this job. •Responsible for the staging of formulations, compounding of raw materials within +/- weight tolerances (e.g. micrograms to kilograms), milling , blending, aseptic liquid filling, process control monitoring and documentation of such procedures for manufacturing dehydrated culture media (DCM) and liquid media in accordance with production schedules following the appropriate cGMP and department procedures. •Completes all required documentation neatly, accurately, and in accordance with cGMP. •Performs cleaning, inspection, calibration and assists in the maintenance of equipment. Maintains related logs and records. Performs equipment troubleshooting. •Handles raw materials per cGMP and Safety requirements. •Uses equipment such as pipettors, balances, osmometer, turbidmeter and pH meters. •Promotes a safe work environment. •Required to follow through on assigned responsibilities and able to function under supervision. •Responsible for promoting positive team environment through good communications and team engagement. •May be required to work overtime. 

Education:
High School Diploma/GED (Required)