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Production Associate

Round Lake, Illinois

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Production Associate

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Job ID SR0040413 Date posted 08/13/2019 Location Round Lake, Illinois

Summary:

The Production Associate (“PA”) is responsible for executing all processes in production while strictly adhering to cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any other related regulations which could apply.  The PA is expected to fully participate in both departmental projects and any quality working teams which may be applicable.  Under the general direction of the lead technician and the overall direction of the supervisor, this position is responsible for the hands-on execution of all activities in the production area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports all local manufacturing operations
  • Supplies components, small parts, glassware, tubing, etc. to cell culture and purification areas
  • Operates general production equipment (such as parts washers, autoclave, stir plates, etc.)
  • Completes relevant paperwork following GDP/GMP guidelines
  • Manually cleans all portable equipment and small parts
  • Participates on Continuous Improvement Teams
  • Receives and distributes supplies into the production area as necessary
  • Performs daily cleaning of the production area to maintain in GMP fashion
  • May perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills and understanding of cGMP regulations
  • Familiarity with pharmaceutical production equipment including but not limited to autoclave, DP oven and CIP/SIP
  • Must be able to read, write and follow detailed written instructions in English
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment
  • This position requires shift, weekend and holiday work; overtime may be required at times
  • The incumbent must work in a clean room environment wearing special garments
  • Personal protective equipment must be worn due to safety requirements
  • Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures
  • May require immunizations before performing work within the manufacturing area

Education and/or Experience:

Requires AS/AA degree or high school diploma with 0-2 years related manufacturing experience

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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