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Production Technologist Reveal Lateral Flow Manufacturing
The Food Safety Division is currently seeking a candidate for a Production Technologist position. The ideal candidate should have the ability to perform basic mathematical operations, follow and document all manufacturing procedures, be capable of identifying and resolving problems in a timely manner and be able to work both independently, as well in a group setting.
The selected candidate would be responsible for the dispensing of prepared solutions onto membrane using automated and semi-automated equipment. The individual would also be involved with the assembly of lateral flow components and devices as well as assisting in the maintenance of raw material inventory.
Education and/or Experience: High school education; Completed college level science program, chemistry or biology coursework preferred; or up to six months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Assists in the formulation of reagents and preparation of some components used in the assembly of lateral flow devices according to Standard Operating Procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Dispense prepared solutions onto membrane using automated and semi-automated equipment.
Use good manufacturing processes and ISO approved procedures to manufacture products.
Document all manufacturing procedures.
Assist in the assembly of lateral flow components and devices.
Assist in maintenance of raw material inventory.
May work in different departments as production needs require.
Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Quality Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Quantity Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
Safety and Security Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Attendance/Punctuality Is consistently at work and on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
Initiative Asks for and offers help when needed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: High school education; or up to six months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers, multiply and divide with 10's and 100's and calculate percent. Ability to perform these calculations using units of American weight and measurement.
Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to read, write and speak simple sentences in English.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, odors or airborne particles and potentially hazardous chemicals, utilizing proper protective equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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