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Operations Specialist I

Social Circle, Georgia


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Operations Specialist I

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Job ID R0033136 Date posted 04/20/2021 Location Social Circle, Georgia

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Job Description


Job Function and Description
• Author and revise GMP documents and manufacturing records (e.g. Batch records, SOPs, change controls, etc.)
• 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.

CAPA investigator
• Lead any CAPA 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. Some related experience preferred.
• Professional (GMP industry) experience ideal but not required.

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.
• Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently in a team-based environment.
• Self-driven individual that requires minimal supervision.
• Must have proficient computer skills and be experienced using MS Office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

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.

This job posting excludes CO applicants.


USA - GA - Social Circle - Hwy 278

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