Production Technician I

TECHNICIAN I, Production


JOB PURPOSE:
Contribute to the small-scale (Pilot Plant, Kilo Lab, Small Scale) production of active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates in a safe and efficient manner that is compliant with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), government regulations and meets customer’s expectations.

  • JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Perform batch making process under the direction of a senior level Production Technicians and according to Standard Operating procedures (SOP’s). Activities include:
  • Loading/unloading vessels
  • Transferring liquids and solids between vessels as required
  • Charging liquids and solids to a vessel
  • Monitor parameters
  • Complete production related documentation (e.g. batch sheet, log books)
  • Dismantle, clean, assemble and set-up production equipment and complete cleaning logs as instructed by a senior level Technician
  • Sample materials and products by reviewing and preparing documentation, preparing the sampling and protective equipment, obtaining the sample and submitting to Quality and Compliance function under the direction of a senior level Technicians
  • Maintain cleanliness and order of work area to ensure cGMP and safety compliance
  • Package, apply labels and lot numbers to identify batches under the guidance of a senior level Technician
  • Actively train on SOP’s, Technical Manuals and safety procedures as required
  • Participate in opportunities to develop industry relevant production knowledge
  • Practice compliance with cGMP and safe operations (e.g. wearing Personal Protective Equipment including self contained breathing apparatus and cartridge respirators




Qualifications




JOB REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL ATTAINMENT
  • Secondary school education
JOB RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Experience in production position is an asset. Preferably, experience is within the pharmaceutical or fine chemical industry

TIME REQUIRED IN JOB TO REACH EFFECTIVEPERFORMANCE
Induction period:
6 months
Time to reach performance effectiveness:
12 months

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE


CRITICAL ATTRIBUTES


  • Skills and knowledge in handling hazardous chemicals (WHMIS) is an asset
  • Understanding of cGMP is an asset
  • Knowledge of production equipment such as pumps/hoses, sparkler filters, robot filters, fork lift and heating/cooling units is an asset
  • Ability to work within a operations environment (indoor/outdoor, physical demands (see PDA) and shift work)
  • Knowledge of PPE and SCBA is an asset
  • EHS Focus
  • Passionately Reliable
  • Rapid Responsiveness
  • Innovative Efficiency
  • Teamwork
  • Detail Orientation


ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE:
  • Production Technician I, Operations reports to Production Supervisor, Operations
  • Production Technician I, Operations has no direct reports


Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Aurora
Work Locations: Torcan Piramal Healthcare (Canada) Limited , 110 Industrial Parkway North Aurora L4G 3H4
Job: Production
Organization: Pharma Solutions
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Job Posting: 27-Oct-2020, 7:46:45 AM