Mfg Process Technician
at Ronin Staffing

Date Posted: 10/16/2019

Job Description

HERE’S THE JOB DESCRIPTION:
Title
: Mfg Process Technician 
Pay: DOE
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Duration: 6 month contract + possible extension

Job Details:

  • Supports Amgen Thousand Oaks B31 Dispensing Team by performing tasks associated with picking, dispensing, issuing, and transporting materials required for the production of a biopharmaceutical product.
  • The position requires strict adherence to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP's), operating Powered Industrial Vehicles (PIV’s), safe weighing of chemicals, use of validated computer systems, ability to accurately complete documentation, make calculations and perform physical tasks associated with large scale pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • The successful applicant may be cross trained to support other areas including Inventory Management and/or Distribution.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reconciliation, receipt and labeling GMP materials
  • Picking materials from SAP inventory as demanded by Planning
  • Material issuance and take-outs utilizing MES PAS-X system
  • Working in a gowned Class 100,000, Grade 8/9 environment
  • Material handling/dispensing and associated cleaning
  • Staging materials for transport and delivery
  • Conducting inventory counts and completing inventory discrepancy forms
  • Completing all transactions in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Consistently follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and departmental policies.
  • Daily workload is accomplished through group effort, so the successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively.
  • Identifying and reporting operational issues and process improvement opportunities.
  • Operating Powered Industrial Vehicles (Reach Truck, Order Picker)
  • Adherence to safe working practices
  • Support other Warehouse functions with receipt, storage, dispensing, transfer, reconciliation, or shipment of materials per procedures and regulations

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience working in Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical or Chemical Industries
  • Must be able to lift up to 35lbs and push/pull heavy loads using material handling equipment
  • Must be willing to operate Powered Industrial Vehicles (PIV)
  • Understanding of GMP’s and SOP’s
  • MS Office familiarity

Preferred qualifications

  • Polished GMP professional with Warehousing, Dispensing, Manufacturing or Quality experience
  • Experience operating Powered Industrial Vehicles
  • SAP/MES experience and knowledge
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in a matrixed environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
  • Strong communication skills
  • Solid math skills
  • Physically capable, comfortable working in cold environments, and comfortable working at heights up to 25 feet
  • Familiar with scales & weighing
  • Familiarity with chemical handling & PPE

Top Must Have Skill Set:

  • Understanding of GMPs, SOP adherence
  • Biotech/Pharma experience
  • Material handling experience in a GMP environment

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • The applicant will be one of 12 Dispensing Team members.
  • The working shift is 7am to 4pm, possible overtime and weekend work.
  • The team meets each morning at a team huddle and reviews the daily workload.
  • Division of labor is primarily between a picking team which gathers material from the warehouse and a dispensing team which performs material take-outs (including weighed operations).
  • The first two weeks involve a large amount of SOP reading, warehouse familiarization and training.
  • A new hire is typically trained to full competency in 6 to 9 months.

Job Snapshot

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