Production Technician in Rensselaer, NY

Date Posted: 06/26/2020

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Production Technician in Rensselaer, NY
AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
The Production Technician is an integral part of the AMRI team, contributing to our success by weighing out chemicals and preparing various types of solutions for use in process.
Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.
In this role, you will:

• Complete training's; Building specific safety, Document training on SOP review, Production Technician Core Competency in the Learning Management System, Site safety and emergency notification and response procedures. 
• Learn and understand common chemical terminology; Reflux, Distillation, Azeptrope, Separations, pH, ML’s, Filtration, Melting Point, Flash point, Vapor Pressure, Density, Boiling Point, Filter Press and Filtrate.
• Read, understand and interpret Material Safety Data Sheets.
• Understand and maintain plant documentation; Batch Records, Cleaning Protocols, Equipment Use Logs, Equipment Status Tags and Labeling systems/Label generation.
• Learn how to; properly weigh and scale operations, review batch records, inspect equipment, drum and package material, understand purging, follow labeling procedures, Read and understand sampling and analytical report forms, Use, clean and reset Niagara ceramic and Furan box filters, calibrate ph meters, set up and charge reactors, understand the scrubber operation and recharging, exercise proper grounding practices, control intermediates, accept raw materials, control finished products, use HHT’s and bar code system, conduct pressure filter operation, set up rectors for reflux, distillation and azeotrope, use and understand pumps, use TCM’s, use manual jacket services for reactor heating and cooling, proficiently document
• Follow AMRI’s dress code and personal protective equipment SOP 
• Perform all duties safely in accordance with; AMRI-Rensselaer Safety Program, guidelines outlined by Good Manufacturing Practices for active pharmaceutical intermediates, AMRI-Rensselaer Environmental Program.
• Learn the buildings process and recommend and implement methods to increase the quality of products and/or service.
• Participate in self-development activities.
• Perform other related duties as may be reasonably assigned in the course of business.

Qualifications

Qualifications and background to be successful in this role:
Required

• Willingness to work a 7 PM -7 AM or 6 PM
• 6 AM shift
• High School diploma or equivalent
• Must be able to lift maximum of 50 lbs
• Advanced math skills
• Ability to follow FDA manufacturing guidelines
• Communication skills Preferred
• Knowledge and understanding of plant documentation such as batch records, cleaning protocols, equipment use logs, equipment status tags, and labeling systems/label generation
• Associates or Bachelor's degree
• Prior chemical experience Language/Communication Skills: Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Mathematical Skills: Ability tocalculate figures and amounts such rate, ratio, percentages and fractions and ability to draw or interpret graphs.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
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; to reach with hands and arms, 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: 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.  The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
All interested applicants must apply online.  AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Job: Manufacturing
Primary Location: Rensselaer, New York
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: 06/26/2020
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AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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