Operations Technician

Bend, Oregon /
Operations – Manufacturing /
Full-time Non-exempt
Our Operation Department seeks an Operations Technician I 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  
Swing shift and weekend schedule with the possibility of 12-hour shifts