Manufacturing Technician 3

Posted 10 Jan 2023

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 259373

Work Your Magic with us!

Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

Your Role:

As a Manufacturing Technician 3 you will be involved in the manufacturing of Life Science products according to established protocols. This opportunity is located at our Dekalb/St. Louis location.

  • Operate processing equipment.
  • Set-up equipment ensuring operations are consistent with current operating procedures.
  • Identify malfunctions in equipment operation and with appropriate approval take corrective actions, such as reconfiguring equipment, adjustment of set points or adjusting operating parameters.
  • Report equipment failures and work with repair personnel to correct problems.
  • Perform production operations
  • Set-up and prepare products according to current manufacturing procedures
  • Perform routine analytical tests to ensure processes are in control.
  • Transport chemicals and equipment to and from processes including use of pumps/piping, fork trucks, pallet jacks or dollies.
  • Ensure quality and quantity of product throughout production process.
  • Clean-up equipment and working areas after production operations
  • Coordinate appropriate disposal of waste and complete compliance documentation.
  • Communicate and document status of processes, products, and equipment.
  • Communicate the status of production operations/equipment and bring deviations to the attention of supervisor.
  • Provide a complete and accurate batch record at the conclusion of production operations consistent with quality guidelines including Non-Conformance Reports (NCR) if applicable
  • Enter hours worked and raw materials used into SAP
  • Ensure all applicable logbooks have been filled out completely as required by current procedures
  • Perform operations in compliance with rules and in a safe, orderly manner.
  • Follow production procedures and safety policies at all times.
  • Use, clean, and store all personal protective gear appropriately
  • Label all in-process equipment and containers properly.
  • Take the necessary action to resolve any unsafe conditions.
  • Participate in required safety and quality training and other related activities.
  • Maintain good housekeeping in laboratory and working areas.
  • Improve manufacturing processes through application of experience and scientific principles
  • Participate in process improvements under the guidance of a supervisor, or senior chemist.

Physical Attributes:   

  • Wear PPE such as hard hats, safety shoes, respirators, safety glasses, gloves, hair nets, beard covers (if applicable), and shoe covers
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED with 1+ year of industrial or manufacturing experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in any discipline
  • 1+ year manufacturing experience
  • Knowledge of ISO quality standards 
  • Basic Knowledge of Chemistry/laboratory skills and math 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic PC operations 
  • Mechanical and troubleshooting skills Interpersonal skills
  • Time Management and Organization skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong practical knowledge of the relevant production equipment, analytical equipment, and techniques
  • Knowledge of safe chemical handling methods 

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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