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Production Technician IV

Company: Ensign-Bickford Aerospace and Defense
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Join Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. (EBI) and youll be part of a team that leads science, innovation, and technology on different industry fronts. Working here will provide you with an exciting and motivating career full of development and growth opportunities throughout our businesses. We are a global company that prides itself on having passionate, diverse and dedicated employees who work together to achieve uncommon results. This opportunity is located within our EnviroLogix business that develops and manufactures testing solutions for detecting GMOs, mycotoxins, plant pathogens, natural toxins and chemical contaminants in multiple agricultural matrices. Click here (/about/) to learn more. Job Description The principal responsibility of this position is to manufacture EnviroLogix diagnostic products, ensuring consistent quality through standardized work and proficiency across multiple production processes.Responsibilities Include: + Perform testing of both ELISA and LFD assays, analyze data and report results + Draft and review SOPs + Work closely with R&D to facilitate product transfer, including review of documentation and product scale up to production scale + Adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs), and standard work; makes edits and recommendations for protocol changes + Accurate material usage and inventory maintenance + Preparation of controls and standards for in-process testing + Operation and basic maintenance of automated and semi-automated production equipment + Usage of common laboratory equipment, i.e. pipettes, balances, pH meters + Preparation of buffers, critical reagents, and kit components + Perform conjugations and use instrumentation for qualification/characterization + Participation in troubleshooting and root cause analysis for production and equipment issues + Effectively follow and execute set production schedule while escalating quality, material or equipment issues Identify, segregate, and document non-conforming product + Participation on cross-functional teams + Escalating quality, material or equipment issues + Providing support to other departments and other areas within team + Identifying opportunities for improvement in work areas + Meticulous and timely completion of quality system documentation + Follows established safe work practices and working in a safe manner, following EnviroLogix safety policies and procedures, and for reporting any unsafe or hazardous condition to their supervisor or the Environmental, Health, and Safety department for corrective action. Skills Required: + Excellent attention to detail and ability to set and meet high-quality standards + Ability to communicate effectively, work smoothly with a team, cooperate with and support co-workers + Working knowledge of computer-based systems including Microsoft Word, Office, and Excel + Able to work effectively as a member of a team as well as in an independent role + Self-motivated, execution-oriented with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment + Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively present data + Ability to handle moderately complex technical issues across a variety of laboratory processes and techniques + Ability to train others on lab techniques and coach other technicians in areas of subject expertise Requirements: + 1-2 years of experience in manufacturing and college degree preferred, but not required The ideal candidate: + Has an interest in science and working in production + Enjoys working in a team environment Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. is a diversified company with businesses in a myriad of industries including Aerospace & Defense, Space Robotics, Life Sciences, and Pet Food Flavorings, with our headquarters located in Denver, CO. We have been called "The industry leader"?, "The people to follow"?, "The safety, quality and reliability experts"?. Our technologies allow us to be first to market with next-generation products for all of our focus markets. Our businesses include: AFB International (/subsidiaries/afb-international/) Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company EnviroLogix Inc. (/subsidiaries/envirologix-inc/) Honeybee Robotics, Ltd. Each of our companies, as varied as they are, have a great deal in common. Each is a leader in its field. Each ? shares a dedication to innovation, continuous improvement, a commitment to research and technological expertise and an unmatched level of services and support. The simple truth is: When you are a part of our team, you stand head and shoulders above the rest. Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.

Keywords: Ensign-Bickford Aerospace and Defense, Portland , Production Technician IV, Other , Portland, Maine

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