Manufacturing Technician in Burlington, MA at AMRI

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

About the Position

The Manufacturing Technician I will be responsible for manufacturing activities by following appropriate SOP(s) and supervisor direction, in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and AMRI policy and procedures. The Technician directly supports aseptic manufacturing for clinical and commercial products in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Position Responsibilities
Other duties may be assigned

  • Maintains equipment log books and performs periodic review of documents.
  • Responsible for maintaining the daily, weekly and monthly cleaning of the clean room facility. 
  • Responsible for the cleaning and preparation of glassware and items for steam (Autoclave) and dry heat sterilization (Depyrogenation Oven).
  • Operate laboratory instruments such as balances, pH meters, conductivity meters, mixers etc.
  • Execute manufacturing activities following written manufacturing directions in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and AMRI policy and procedures.
  • Operates and troubleshoots manufacturing equipment and works closely with management and Quality as necessary.
  • Will become proficient in aseptic technique/gowning to meet AMRI personnel/environmental EM acceptance criteria during the execution of aseptic processing operations.

•         Responsible for maintaining 100% trained on manufacturing curricula

  • Adheres to safety requirements at all times
  • Will raise deviations in process to the attention of the shift supervisor
  • Submits facility and equipment work orders when necessary.
  • Orders PPE and other manufacturing supplies as needed.
  • Understands and follows OSHA, HAZOP, and AMRI procedures and guidelines when handling or disposing of hazardous materials

•         Performs hazardous waste handling operations in accordance with AMRI procedures

•         Performs waste container filling operations and applying identification markers and labels

•         Movement of waste from generation point to central accumulation area

Job Requirements

Position Requirements
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: High-school education or equivalent required;
associate’s degree or biotechnology certificate strongly preferred

Relevant Work Experience: 2-4 years’ experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing;
experience in the field in lieu of certificate program may be considered

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

•         Previous cleanroom or cGMP experience is highly desirable

•         Fill/finish or aseptic technique training strongly preferred

•         Ability to pass sterile gowning qualification required

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 sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee has the potential of being exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals (wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment will be required in these situations).  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and may be expected to work with electronic equipment (always being aware of one’s environment and taking proper precautions is required).  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

Employee may be responsible for moving and/or generating hazardous waste for treatment, storage and disposal. Affected employee will need to be familiar with the applicable training requirements included in the customized Resources, Conservation and Recovery Act. Employee will understand waste labeling, secondary containment, chemical compatibility, storage time limits, container size and quantity limits, container integrity when waste is left unattended and improper disposal of hazardous materials.

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.


Shift:  First Shift

Albany Molecular Research, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address "jobs@amriglobal.com" to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above-referred email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

AMRI is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address jobs@amriglobal.com to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above referenced email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.