Operations Technician

Bend, Oregon
Operations – Manufacturing /
Full-time Non-exempt /
Our Operation Department seeks an Operations Technician to play an integral role in maintaining specialized equipment for the manufacturing of tablets, capsules and spray drying dispersion for the use of early phase clinical FDA trials. Adhering to strict standard operating procedures (SOP) and following good manufacturing practices (GMP) are required. Successful candidates will demonstrate strong attention to detail and focus within a fast-paced work environment with experience in teamwork, self-discipline, and proactive communication to ensure collective goals are achieved. Training available on-site. Those exhibiting successful candidate characteristics without pharmaceutical experience are encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

    • Operate specialized machinery to manufacture pharmaceutical products
    • Works closely and communicates effectively with operations team
    • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
    • Follow strict standard operating procedures (SOP)
    • Safely handle hazardous materials
    • Weighs, measures, subdivides, and disposes of components
    • Completes documentation, including logbooks and batch production and control records
    • Cleans tools and equipment after use
    • Maintains equipment
    • Ability to wear a full Tyvek suit for extended periods of time
    • Performs other related duties as assigned

Required skills and Abilities

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
    • Proficient math and problem-solving skills
    • Strong time management skills with ability to meet deadlines
    • Ability to prioritize and ask for assistance to delegate tasks when appropriate
    • Ability to focus in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

Education and Experience

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Coursework or experience in chemistry or manufacturing field preferred

Physical Requirements

    • Prolonged periods of sitting or standing while monitoring equipment
    • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds regularly, and up to 50 pounds occasionally
Benefits Summary:
Serán employees accrue over four weeks of paid time off annually. Employer contributions to a retirement account begin after 90 days and do not require an employee match or vesting period. Various health plans allow employees to find the best coverage for their individual or family needs. Serán fully funds employees and their household with dental, vision and one medical plan option. Serán covers each employee with basic life and long-term disability, giving access to increase or add coverage. An Employee Assistance Program provides support for all things related to our employees’ wellbeing.