Job Title : Production Technician Duration : 5 Months (Possibility of extension) Location : Carlsbad, CA
The Production Technician follows written procedures and direction from a supervisor and/or lead associate to assist in the manufacture of diagnostic reagents.
On a daily basis the incumbent will assist with line setup, kit assembly, in-process quality checks, use of manual and electric pallet jack to transport heavy loads, and housekeeping.
The incumbent must also be able to perform simple calculations, accurately complete documentation per cGMP requirements, keep up with required area training, and be able to learn setup and troubleshooting of simple to more complex labeling, filling and capping equipment.
The majority of each shift is spent assembling kits at a rapid/constant pace and transporting materials.
Success in this position requires above average hand-to-eye coordination and dexterity, ability to handle heavy items on a frequent basis, the ability to be mobile for the entire shift, the ability to progress to proficiency at the basic to more complex area tasks and require minimal direction over time, lastly, the ability to identify and communicate safety and process improvement opportunities for the area.
The incumbent will be working with and around heavy equipment, large pallets of materials and hazardous reagents.
All associates in the area are required to be able to wear proper PPE including, but not limited to, hard toe safety shoes, safety glasses, lab coat and nitrile-style gloves. All but the safety shoes are supplied by the company