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Production Technician IV

Company: Ensign-Bickford Industries
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

Location: Portland, ME Join Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc.(EBI) and you'll 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 ourEnviroLogixbusiness that develops and manufactures testing solutions for detecting GMOs, mycotoxins, plant pathogens, natural toxins and chemical contaminants in multiple agricultural matrices.Click here 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 resultsDraft and review SOPsWork closely with R&D to facilitate product transfer, including review of documentation and product scale up to production scaleAdherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs), and standard work; makes edits and recommendations for protocol changesAccurate material usage and inventory maintenancePreparation of controls and standards for in-process testingOperation and basic maintenance of automated and semi-automated production equipmentUsage of common laboratory equipment, i.e. pipettes, balances, pH metersPreparation of buffers, critical reagents, and kit componentsPerform conjugations and use instrumentation for qualification/characterizationParticipation in troubleshooting and root cause analysis for production and equipment issuesEffectively follow and execute set production schedule while escalating quality, material or equipment issues Identify, segregate, and document non-conforming productParticipation on cross-functional teamsEscalating quality, material or equipment issuesProviding support to other departments and other areas within teamIdentifying opportunities for improvement in work areasMeticulous and timely completion of quality system documentationFollows 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 standardsAbility to communicate effectively, work smoothly with a team, cooperate with and support co-workersWorking knowledge of computer-based systems including Microsoft Word, Office, and ExcelAble to work effectively as a member of a team as well as in an independent roleSelf-motivated, execution-oriented with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environmentStrong verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively present dataAbility to handle moderately complex technical issues across a variety of laboratory processes and techniquesAbility 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 productionEnjoys working in a team environment

Keywords: Ensign-Bickford Industries, Portland , Production Technician IV, Professions , Portland, Maine

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