Process Technician II

Huntsville, AL, United States
Sep 29, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Position Overview

Nektar has an exciting opportunity for a Process Technician II, who will be responsible for the manufacture and assembly of clinical and commercial products.

Operates production equipment. Weighs, measures and checks raw materials to ensure batches manufactured contain proper ingredients and quantities. May help in validating processes and equipment that are directly related to filtration, cleaning and sterilization. Maintains records and clean room environment to comply with regulatory requirements, good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures. Works on projects that are moderately complex in nature. Exercises judgment in resolving problems and making some routine recommendations. Provide Lab Support for manufacturing suites. Learn how to run equipment, read and understand SOPs. Support processing by adhering to SOPs. Follow HazMat procedures, for movement of Raw Material used in chemical processes. Support investigations
Review SOPs. Troubleshoot and offer ideas on improvements. Interact with other departments to share information. Performs other duties as assigned.

BS degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other science related program, or High School diploma (or equivalent) and minimum 2 years experience in a chemical processing area. Experience with Safety procedures. Solid written and oral communication skills. Ability work independently with minimal supervision. Experience operating manufacturing or laboratory equipment is required. Strong Mechanical aptitude, attention to detail, ability to perform routine adjustments on standard manufacturing equipment is required. Computer skills in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint are required. Must be able to perform basic math skills (multiplication, division, ratios, and percentages). Must be familiar with the metric systems and conversion methods. Ability to multi-task, work in an organized manner, and possess trouble-shooting skills.

Must be able too lift 25 lbs. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be detail oriented and able to follow written procedures. Employee may be required to perform tasks essential to the job function in areas that require the use of hearing protection devices. Performance of tasks essential to the job function may require the employee to work directly with, handle, or otherwise come in to contact with chemicals or pharmaceutical agents. Employees must be able to wear a respiratory protection (filtering face piece, ╜ face, full-face, or powered air purifying respirator, supplied air, or self contained breathing apparatus) for certain tasks essential to the job function. Employees must be able to gain access to elevated work surfaces via vertical ladders or stairs to perform tasks essential to the job function. Employees must be able to accurately detect color and have 20/20 vision (with/without corrective lenses). Employees may be required to enroll in a medical surveillance program based on the potential exposure to certain health hazards encountered as a result of their job function.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Nektar Therapeutics will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner proscribed by the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.