12 Hour Night Shift Senior API Production Operator

Lake County, IL, US
Oct 08, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Sets up equipment for routine processes. Operates complex equipment and monitors manufacturing process without supervision. Conversant with overall functionality of departmental processes. Capable of training new operators in equipment and manufacturing processes. Communicates all operational events/issues with appropriate individuals. Identifies opportunities for improvement throughout the operations and leads in the implementation of changes both in physical operations and written documents. Operates all jobs and maintains operating conditions within the desired range. Sets up equipment to accommodate minor processing changes. Effectively troubleshoots a wide variety of operation events. Optimizes operating practices within established parameters.

Responsibilities include:

  • Knowledgeable of jobs in assigned area of responsibility and GMP policies. Demonstrates compliance to local and industry quality and safety standards.
  • Proficient in either manual or controlled process equipment.
  • Capable of training new operators in equipment and manufacturing processes.
  • Comprehends and applies all required technical, regulatory and safety training
  • Ability to troubleshoot problem situations with no assistance. Provides input on job procedures and offers ideas for improvement. Confronts issues in a professional and constructive manner at an appropriate organizational level, and takes ownership of tasks.
  • Makes good decisions in a timely manner under conditions of uncertainty and evaluates short and long term consequences.
  • Coaches and mentors other operators. Listens actively to acquire information and understand work procedures. Participates in the sharing of information to promote overall efficiency of production. Attends and actively participates in meetings. Works to resolve conflict in professional and constructive manner with individuals inside and outside operating environment.

  • High School diploma required.
  • Must have strong technical knowledge with manufacturing experience in a chemical, biological, pharmaceutical, or similar environment.
  • Strong knowledge of department basic operating procedures and guidelines, compliance and safety rules and procedures relating to normal duties.
  • General computer knowledge (i.e. Microsoft Office, Email, etc.). Proficient use of manufacturing monitoring systems to track and trend data critical to processes (i.e. PI, SAP, etc.)