Production Operator - Contractor

Discovery Solutions Published: January 25, 2018
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Production Operator - Contractor
Discovery Solutions is seeking job seekers for a contract position with one of our customers, Lilly, a leading pharmaceutical company headquartered in Indianapolis, IN.
LOCATION: Fort Dodge, IA 50501
In this position, the incumbent will be trained in the set-up, operations, and troubleshooting of the equipment in the production areas. Additional duties will include documentation of work and specific computer functions. Must integrate company initiatives such as LEAN into work practices. Responsible for safely producing vaccines which meet all product specifications in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practice standards.
Primary Responsibilities:
Perform duties associated with aseptic processes, weighing, measuring, counting, calculations, sampling, and verifications required for biological production processes in accordance with batch production records (BPR) and in compliance with current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) standards, all current safety standards and site procedures.
To oversee vaccine production processes, cleaning, environmental monitoring and personnel and perform in-process batch quality checks per the written procedures. Knows and follows safety rules, wears appropriate safety equipment and maintains proper safety practices at all times
SHIFT: 8:00pm - 6:30am Monday - Thursday 6:00am - 6:30pm Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 6:00pm - 6:30am Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Manufacturing and Production experience preferred
Basic computer skills with Word, Excel and Electronic Management Systems
Basic biological equipment knowledge and/or experience (i.e.: fermentation, centrifuge, concentration units)
Ability to read, interpret and conform to batch records
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen
Bachelor's Degree in Microbiology or other related field
and/or Associate's Degree plus 2 years' experience
and/or High School diploma plus 4 years' experience

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