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Production Technician I - (Frederick, MD)

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Location:
Frederick, MD
Posted Date:
8/23/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
R-010666
Salary:
Required Education:
Associates Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Location:
Frederick, Maryland, United States
Job reference: R-010666
Posted date: Jul. 19, 2017

At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. As a Production Technician I in Frederick, MD, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.

Operations at AstraZeneca is a truly world-class business unit. It offers one of the most exciting, fast paced, challenging and rewarding work environments in the world of operations, supply chain and manufacturing.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Scope

  • Qualified in Production Technician duties
  • Operation of upstream / downstream / central services processing equipment according to established SOPs. This equipment includes but is not limited to bioreactors, TFF skids, biological safety cabinets, incubators, chromatography skids, UFDF skids, autoclaves, washers, and product hold tanks.
  • Upstream / downstream / central services processing according to established manufacturing production records (MPRs & SPRs) in accordance with cGMPs
  • Provide training on these activities and able to operate process equipment with intent to be qualified
  • Revise cGMP documentation

    Other duties as assigned or identified

Requirements

Essential Requirements

Education and Experience

  • BS/BA degree preferred Associates degree and High School Diploma acceptable with experience.
  • 0-1 yrs experience with Bachelors, 1-2 years of experience with Associates, 3-5 years with High School Diploma

Desirable Requirements

Knowledge

  • Considerable knowledge of the job.
  • Complete acquaintance with and understanding of the general and detailed aspects of the job, and their practical applications to problems and situations ordinarily encountered
  • Advanced knowledge of cGMP standards
  • Basic equipment knowledge to perform first line trouble shooting and root cause analysis

Problem Solving

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations

Interpersonal Communication

  • Occasional contacts with individuals representing other departments
  • Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation

Freedom to Act

  • Limited supervision and minimal instructions needed on routine work
  • Detailed instructions given on new lines of work or special assignments

Impact

  • Errors may be difficult to detect and would normally result in loss of material or equipment down-time.

Supervisory/Management Skills

  • Good organizational skills
  • Situational Self Leadership

Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.