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Operations Specialist I

Job ID R0047794 Date posted Sep. 22, 2021 Location Social Circle, Georgia

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Job Description

The Operations Specialist I will support the development of a plasma processing facility that will bring the company additional capacity for fractionation, purification, and fill and finish for its biologic medications.


  • Train staff in general manufacturing activities.

  • Collaborate in the mitigation of any environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) needs and risks.

  • Identify and implement improvement initiatives to improve yield, reliability, and/or process robustness. This may require leading and implementing change controls.

  • Demonstrate continuous improvement with respect to increasing job knowledge and proficiency related to the biopharmaceutical industry, as well as technical understanding/problem solving capability

  • Stay current with biopharmaceutical industry best practices and technologies.

  • Responsible for organizing data and preparing appropriate documentation including presentation materials for assigned projects.


Lead investigations:

  • Lead problem solving and root-cause analysis sessions

  • Interact with Quality, Engineering and Tech Service units

  • Manage complex investigations using DMAIC tools

  • Ensure effective implementation of corrective and preventive actions

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Typically requires Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Science, Engineering or other related technical field. 2+ years of related experience.

  • Minimum two years relevant professional (GMP industry) experience required.

  • Demonstrated ability to performing a high performing workforce.

Other Job Requirements

  • May occasionally work in a clean-room environment and wear special garments (requires removal of make-up and jewelry).

  • May occasionally wear personal protective equipment (e.g. hard hats, safety shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs) due to safety requirements in specific areas. Company provides PPE.

  • May be required to work weekends, evenings, off-hours, extended periods of time.

Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills are required.

  • Possess knowledge of core manufacturing principles and support systems.

  • Must have excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills; able to efficiently communicate with cross- functional teams and management on recommended course of action, with minimal assistance.

  • Self-driven individual that requires minimal supervision.

  • Must have proficient computer skills and be experienced using MSOffice software (Word,

  • Excel and PowerPoint).

  • Prefer experience with technical writing, reading comprehension, root cause analysis and implementing effective corrective actions.

  • Prefer experience in Track Wise system.

  • Prefer experience in Automation Control Systems, EBM (Electronic batch Record), and

  • PI Historian.

  • Prefer knowledge of Lean Six-Sigma methodology.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job posting excludes CO applicants


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USA - GA - Social Circle - Hwy 278

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