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Assistant Technician, Inspection & Packaging

Location: 

Baltimore (Camden), MD, US, 21230


 

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

I. JOB SUMMARY

 

This position is responsible for the inspection and packaging of product.  Will perform all aspects of Inspection and Packaging with the ability to assist in day to day operations.

II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

General Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate competency on assigned qualification blocks:
    • Job specific Standard Operating Procedures
    • Annual Inspector Re-qualification
  • Execute and document procedural steps in compliance with cGMP standards.
  • Perform room clearances in accordance with relevant Standard Operating Procedures
  • Adhere to the procedures and safe practices for movement of product and materials and accurately complete all applicable documentation. This applies to room temperature and cold storage locations.
  • Maintain state of facility environmental control including preparation of defined concentrations of cleaning solutions, daily, monthly, quarterly and annual cleaning of manufacturing surfaces and equipment per Standard Operating Procedures 
  • Review all documentation generated as each step is completed for accuracy of calculations / data entry and completeness of process signature steps
  • Monitor chart recorders for temperature-controlled areas and participate in weekly rotation

 

Specified Skills Path 1 or 2

1) Inspection Path

  • Perform 100% visual inspection of product and classify rejected materials utilizing approved categories within required timelines (Qualification)
  • Successfully complete annual inspector re-qualification requirements and ensure their qualification does not expire.
  • Execute Sampling Inspection, Sampling Labeling and Packaging, Sampling Delivery and 100% visual inspection and complete the required documentation in the batch record and associated logbooks.
  • Operate the Tray Vision according to the standard operating procedure.
  • Be able to change, monitor and retrieved temperature data from the chart recorders.
  • Will identify and champion process improvement initiatives.
  • Basic troubleshooting of inspection issues.

                                                                               

2) Packaging Path

  • Manually package product in final packaging components while verifying that lot information, including lot number and expiration date, are accurate
  • Must be skills assessed on operation of the labeling machine. Able to operate the machine independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Must be skills assessed on operation of the cartoning machine. Able to load, unload and operate the cartoner during the cartoning process independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Must be skills assessed on operation of the serialization and aggregation machines. Able to load, unload and operate the serialization and aggregation equipment with minimal supervision.
  • Will identify and champion process improvement initiatives.
  • Basic troubleshooting of line issues.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. 

                                                                                                

III. MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS

  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
  • Able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Must be knowledgeable to make process-related decisions
  • Knowledge of cGMP and CFR requirements

 

 

 

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.
 

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
 

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy .
 

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.

ABOUT EMERGENT

Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.

WE BELIEVE IN OUR VALUES

  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore