Dispensing Technician

United States, Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

The Dispensing Technician Level 2 is responsible for the dispensing of raw materials liquids and powders (hazardous and non-hazardous), acids/bases, under cGMP conditions to support the manufacture of therapeutic proteins (API).

Controlled Gowning required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Individual will be required to perform and monitor all dispensing processes and weighs, including liquid, powder (hazardous and non-hazardous), acids and bases. All processes will be completed per cGMP guidelines to support the manufacture of therapeutic proteins (API).
  • Required to attain a basic understanding of cGMP compliance while training under close supervision, demonstrating aseptic technique and cross contamination awareness in handling of products and materials.
  • Expected to follow and adhere to all written procedures (SOPs), monitor equipment and processes, perform basic laboratory tasks, including pH, conductivity, and sampling as required. All tasks will be completed while gowned and wearing required PPE while working in a Class C environment.
  • Expected to execute process recipes.
  • Ability to qualify for all assigned tasks and maintain individual training plan.
  • Ability to qualify and perform required functions and scheduled cleans on all Dispensing equipment through routine cleaning and sanitization.
  • Perform peer, First Level Reviews of completed eDispense orders/kits, upon completion of WBT and LQM/PM signoff by area trainer.
  • Ability to report to production via written and electronic documents in accordance with current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) and good documentation practice (GDPs). Complete documentation reviews as appropriate.
  • Prepare materials for transport and delivery to manufacturing suites. Perform material movements both physically and in software systems.
  • Participate in Safety Inspections and submit safety observations to provide safer working conditions for self and others.
  • Administrative tasks to include attendance at shift exchange and required meetings, sending/receiving of emails, and participation in assigned projects.
  • Complete the requisition of all required raw materials for scheduled work. Generate all scheduled eDispense recipes. Monitor Orchestrate for additions/changes; communicate to team members.
  • Promote open communication with Materials Management, Batch Record Issue, Raw Material Planning and Quality Teams.
  • Lead by example while driving daily workload and plan priorities with team members based on input from Supervisor.
  • Perform Safety walkthroughs as scheduled with Logistics Supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as they are assigned to support Logistics Team.

Key requirements:

  • Associates Degree and/or equivalent experience as a Dispensing Technician Level 1
  • Use of Microsoft Suites (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Use of SAP, Syncaid and Orchestrate
  • Comprehend and follow instructions
  • Works as an acitve member of team
  • Able to learn quickly
  • Able to interpret data
  • Pocesses critical thinking skills and decision making abilities
  • Expresses values of the company in a positive manner.
  • Constructive proactive communication.
  • Ability to lift an excess of 25 lbs.
  • Positive team oriented attitude.
  • Excellent work record (includes tardiness and absenteeism record).
  • Attention to detail, producing minimal error rate.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if it is not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R47732
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