Danaher Corporation Buffer Formulation Technician in Newark, California
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work safely with hazardous chemicals and follow all safety policies fostering a safe work environment.
Immediately report all safety concerns including injuries and safety suggestions.
Recognizes and solves typical problems that can occur in own work area without supervisory approval; evaluates and selects solutions from established operating procedures and/or scientific methods.
Responsible for bulk buffer formulation to support the Jidoka Production Lines.
Performs pH testing to ensure bulks meet in-process specifications.
Perform accurate real time documentation to ensure right first time (RFT) operations.
Perform verification and review of peer activities.
Train others on manufacturing processes.
Monitor equipment and inform leads or management of any issues.
Maintain laboratory housekeeping including reagent and equipment inventory levels.
Recognize issues and defects and complete necessary documentation and escalate accordingly.
Recommend and implement improvement ideas in the lab that will positively affect production efficiency, Quality and Safety.
Assist other department in qualification of new methods and instruments.
Trouble shoot equipment and assay failures.
Suggest and assist in SOP revisions.
- Complete all assigned and required training on time.
Education and Experience:
High School degree (or equivalent experience) with 2-4 years of related work experience OR
AA or Technical Trade Degree with 1-2 years of work experience
Knowledge and skills:
Must be able to follow cGMP and cGLPs, FDA and ISO standards.
Must be able to follow direction, able to understand SOPs and demonstrate understanding through speech and/or written form.
Proficiency in computer systems such as Word, Excel, SAP and e-mail.
Has good understanding of how the team integrates with other depts.
Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within area of expertise.
Must be able to lift 25 Lb. Must be able to stand for several hours. Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.
Ability to transport heavy materials up to 400lbs with the appropriate machine or equipment assist.
Ability to work in a controlled environment.
Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences
Experience working in a GMP/ISO manufacturing environment.
Experience using analytical scales, Pipettes and working with hazardous chemicals.
Flexibility with the work schedule including modified shift times, overtime and weekends.
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