Operations Technician

Bend, Oregon /
Operations – Manufacturing /
Full-time Non-exempt
/ On-site
Our Operations Department seeks Operations Technicians 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 and collaborative work environment. Strong candidates will exhibit experience in teamwork, self-discipline, and proactive communication to ensure collective goals are achieved. Training available on-site. Those without industry experience, but showcase successful candidate characteristics 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
    • Those with food manufacturing highly encouraged to apply
    • All manufacturing industries applicable

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
    • This position has a variety of shift options