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Cell Culture Technician


Posted Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003898257

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Berkeley, CA
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Perform operations in a line team environment to provide high quality pharmaceutical products on time and in the right quantities to customers.


• Incumbent will be expected to train and become qualified in all required and preferred skill areas within a reasonable period of time.

• Comply with all workplace standards and safety procedures, including Lockout Tagout, Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements (OSHA), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Company Guidelines.

• Perform equipment setup and changeover activities. Take action to safely reduce equipment setup and changeover times.

• Initiate and establish equipment operating parameters to maximize production, while meeting all product specifications.

• Coordinate the utilization of outside contractors and vendors as needed.

• Perform the daily setup and routine operation of the packaging line, including but not limited to: bottle in-feed, unscrambler, filler, bottle capper, torquer, labeler, vision systems, weighing systems, bar coding systems, sealers, disassembly/assembly, cleaning, resolving equipment stoppages and jams, and all material handling as trained.

• Perform preventive maintenance tasks as needed and trained.

• Troubleshoot Variable Frequency Drives and Servo Drive systems as trained.

• Inspect packaging components, in-process items, and packaged drug products to assure compliance to specifications, identify any non-conforming item and initiate appropriate actions.

• Palletize both finished and unfinished products, and operate motorized and non-motorized material handling equipment.

• Complete, maintain, and update production documentation (both electronic and paper) to perform material movements, material take-outs and yield determinations by following SOPs and utilizing systems as required such as Systems/Applications/Products (SAP), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Electronic Batch Records (EBRs), etc.

• Take ownership of training and learning to develop high performance competencies such as technical skills, communication skills, and skills to build a team-oriented culture (i.e. training team members, motivating and supporting team members, sharing knowledge to continuously improve the process, etc.).

• Meet the production schedules outlined by line team and/or Supervision. Review and approve work output for team members by using validated methods.

• Perform other duties as trained and assigned.List all Equipment/Machinery used in position:

• Forklift, walkie stacker, hand pallet jack, bottle hopper and unscrammbler, fillers, cottoners, capper hopper and capper, labelers, enercons, retorqers, cartoners, case packers, palletizers, debottler, hand tools, conveying equipment


Education Requirement(s):

• High School Diploma or GED required.

Skill & Competency Requirements:

• Good written and verbal communication skills in English required.

• Must be willing to work overtime as required, based on production demands.

• Must be willing to work different shifts to support business demands and training needs.

• Demonstrated ability to read/interpret/follow instructions in regard to workplace documentation, such as SOP’s, Operator Manuals, Work Instructions, etc.

• Must be able to demonstrate a good mathematical aptitude in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, & metric system.

• Must be cleared to perform the occupational and physical demands of the Assoc Technician job description."

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The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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