Production Technician

United States, Cohasset (Minnesota)

Production Technician

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.

We are seeking Machine Operators and Production Laborers for our production facility involved with extracting proteins from Tamarack trees and other plants for use in pharmaceutical products and other consumer goods. This is a great opportunity for anyone that is mechanically inclined and coming from backgrounds such as: manufacturing, lumber, maintenance, any vocational trades, warehouse, or general laborers.

This person is responsible for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of manufacturing equipment, product packaging and production data management, maintenance of GMP Policies for the business by complying with processes, procedures and instructions for all activities in which this role participates and is knowledgeable and complies with all pertinent safety policies, rules and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operation of wood handling and chemical process equipment.
  • Package finished goods in accordance with all customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Perform basic maintenance and lubrication of production equipment.
  • Ensure the accuracy of production data management.
  • Perform routine in process testing to ensure product quality.
  • Ensure the cleanliness of the work environment.
  • Working on a 12-hour rotating shift
  • Working indoors and outdoors

Key Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent minimum AS/BS preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Proven logic and decision-making abilities, critical thinking skills
  • The employee is living the cultural beliefs with the flexibility to adapt to changing business priorities.  Is open to and actively seeks out feedback on their performance and translates that feedback into action.
  • Boiler Operator License is preferred.

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 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: R55834