184373 - Production Technician
St. Louis
Up to $18.00 DOE
12 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Production Technician for an opening in St. Louis, MO.

Responsible for the routine performance of operations in support of the manufacture of commercial and clinical biologics. These support activities consist of equipment cleaning operations – examples: disassembly of equipment, process secondary containers, operate Steris automated washers, perform COP operations, , manual washing of small equipment, visual inspection of clean equipment, execution of equipment cleaning validation protocols, environmental cleaning, etc. Must be a self-starter and have the ability to be able to stand on your feet for long stretches of the day. Technician typically works 10 hour shifts in a 7 day per week schedule operation. However this candidate needs to be flexible to working a 12 hour, 1st shift schedule as well. Basic computer skills preferred.
1) 75 %
Preparing for and execution of manufacturing batch records, work instructions and/or SOPs, focus on ‘right the first time’ executions.

2) 5%
Responsible for completing training tasks based upon a monitored curriculum. Complete advanced training.

3) 5%
Documentation of all activities to meet cGMP requirements. Maintain GMP compliance in assigned work.

4) 5%
Complete preventative maintenance and work notifications tasks on time. Equipment testing, routine trouble-shooting.

5) 5%
Ensure tasks are executed with a method of prioritization – interpret production schedules and complete tasks accordingly. Including shift exchanges, 1-1’s, meetings email, attend meetings as necessary to facilitate area needs based on changes, etc.

6) 5%
Participate in other required activities (perform safety inspections; participate in improvement projects, etc.) lean activities.
(No less than 5%)

Some college or combination of education and related work experience helpful
Bachelor’s degree plus
Proven attendance record
3-5 years’ experience in a related field or industry
Experience in manufacturing and/or GMP industry a plus
Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English

Knowledge –
Manufacturing experience preferred
cGMP experience
clean room experience

Skills –
Mechanical / Analytical skills
Basic PC skills preferred (Microsoft Office)
Strong written and oral communication skills
Basic Math skills

Abilities –
Able to work in a rapidly changing climate – reacts well to change
Team player
Strong Attention to detail
Ability to handle multiple tasks while remaining focused
Reliable, dependable, and organized
Able to understand written or verbal instructions (in English) and execute accurately and independently

Lifting required, pushing, pulling of 500L Media Totes
Occasional heavy lifting or moving required
Capable of specific vision (color, close and peripheral)
Good hearing
Able to work with large degree of back ground noises
Able to stand, walk, reach with hands/arms, stoop, kneel, crouch for most of the day
Able to gown, wear PPE, and work successfully in a clean room environment.
Indoor work space that leaves no visual of outside areas
Hot or wet surfaces present
Able to work in cold rooms
Flexible work hours
Able to work rotating or fixed schedule

Accredited High School Diploma/GED


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Tyler Harrell
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.