GMP Manufacturing Technician 4 - Night Shift

Posted 12 Dec 2023

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 270382


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The GMP Manufacturing Technician 4 -Night Shift at the Cherokee site performs manufacturing and cleaning operations in a facility which produces Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in a cGMP regulated environment. Job duties include:

  • This is a rotating 12 – hour night shift with hours of 6:00pm – 6:00am, and includes holidays and every other weekend
  • Responsible for safely executing and developing manufacturing processes
  • Ensure the accuracy of documentation within the local quality system
  • Work closely with department supervisor to ensure daily department operating goals are developed and achieved
  • Perform production and sampling operations per approved GMP manufacturing procedures         
  • Equipment setup for manufacturing processes per approved procedures and best practices
  • Thoroughly document all production activities and adhere to GMP guidelines and policies
  • Perform necessary analytical tests and notify technical lead or supervisor of results during a manufacturing operation
  • Notify supervisor of critical in-process decisions based on analytical data
  • Properly dispose of waste using department protocols
  • Maintain and troubleshoot department equipment and instrumentation according to protocols written with departmental procedures & best practices
  • Assist in preparation of Procedures to ensure compliance with applicable Safety and Quality guidelines
  • Develop and assist in the implementation of process improvement, safety, quality, and 5S ideas


Physical Attributes:

  • Lift and carry up to 80 pounds while wearing personal protective equipment, including respirators, for an extended time


Who you are:  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Biology, Chemistry, or other life science discipline


  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3 + years of work experience in a pharmaceutical or chemical manufacturing environment


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Biology, Chemistry, or other life science discipline
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Proficient in safe processing techniques and pertinent OSHA, EPA, FDA regulations
  • Working knowledge of general chemistry, mathematics, and standard computer applications
  • Knowledge of Process Improvement methodology (i.e.., PDSA, Lean Manufacturing, and/or Six Sigma)

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