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Material Handler II

Job Code: #710
Job Type: Contract To Hire
Salary: $17.50 - $17.50/hour
Job Location: Round Lake, IL
Posted 3 days ago

Job Description

Job Title:  Material Handler

Pay:  $17.50/hour (5:00am - 5:30pm)

Job Overview:  Responsible for executing all processes in production at Company's manufacturing facility, while strictly adhering to cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any other related regulations which could apply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Supplies components, small parts, glassware, tubing, etc. to cell culture and purification areas
• Operates general production equipment (such as parts washers, autoclave, stir plates, etc.)
• Assures that Production Associates rotate to different stations every 30 minutes
• Coordinates break and lunch schedules for PAs in their inspection or packaging rooms
• Completes relevant paperwork following GDP/GMP guidelines
• Manually cleans all portable equipment and small parts
• Participates on Continuous Improvement Teams
• Receives and distributes supplies into the production area as necessary
• Performs daily cleaning of the production area to maintain in GMP fashion
• Prepares media and buffer solutions
• Assembles and operates filtration systems
• Reviews and revises pertinent documentation as appropriate
• Trains new and existing employees/contractors on procedures for which Supply Handler is qualified as trainer
• May perform other duties as assigned

Requires Associate's Degree with 0-2 years of production experience or High School diploma with 1-3 years of related manufacturing experience
• Strong understanding of cGMP regulations

• Must be able to speak, read, write, understand and follow detailed instructions (written and oral) in the English language
• Must have 20/20 vision or better within arm’s length
• Must NOT be colorblind
• Must be proficient in a variety of mathematical disciplines and be able to work with both the metric and USA standards of measurement
• Familiarity with pharmaceutical production equipment including but not limited to autoclave, DP oven and CIP/SIP
• Must be willing and able to work overtime; position requires shift, weekend and holiday work; mandatory overtime will be required, typically 2 Saturdays per month
• Will work in a clean room environment wearing special garments; personal protective equipment must be worn due to safety, cGMP and FDA requirements
• Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures
• May require immunization before performing work within the manufacturing area

Physical Demands
• Must be able to lift, push, pull and/or carry up to 30 lbs.
• Repetitive motions with hands, wrists, turning head, bending at knees and waist
• Walking within and between production and packaging rooms, as well as throughout the entire plant

Working Environment
• Must be able to work in controlled environments requiring special gowning; will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body
• No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in the manufacturing environment
• May work in a cold, wet environment
• Must be able to work multiple shifts, including weekends
• Must be able to work overtime as required, including Saturdays
• May be required to work in a confined area
• Will be exposed to some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions
• May require immunization before performing work within the manufacturing area