Non-exempt, onsite at Manassas Responsible for the formulation and selected in-process testing associated with manufacturing.
Chemistry Formulation Technician
Mon - Fri 12am - 9am (3rd shift)
Candidates need minimum of one year relevant experience, performing lab and analytical testing. The position supports and works with the manufacturing group in a manufacturing environment. The individual will not be working in a lab setting.
The formulation process is completed in our tank rooms where there is exposure to wet and/or humid conditions and at times can be very loud. A tour during the interview will be provided.
Perform techniques and procedures to formulate liquid chemical and biological solutions for use as reagents and controls in analytical instruments
Prepare and inspect equipment for use in chemical and bio-formulations. Set up pumps, filters, tubing connections and mixers.
Follow prescribed directions to calculate the amount of chemical needed to formulate the volume of the product specified in the production schedule. Weigh and mix chemicals with diluents under controlled conditions.
Responsible for the cleaning and routine maintenance of all equipment.
Maintain complete and accurate production records in conformance with GMP and FDA requirements.
Perform basic laboratory analytical testing.
Ability to successfully perform a line opening and line closing.
Input data into a computerized material control system.
Continuously monitors work area for unsafe conditions and take immediate action to correct unsafe condition(s).
Responsible for quality of product produced.
Ability to operate lifting equipment if required.
Continuously follows all safety requirements including PPE.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Works in manufacturing environment.
Position may require frequent communication and walking to other areas in which designated PPE will be required.
Must be able to successfully complete a Respirator Fit Test within in 6 months of hire.
Position will require sitting and standing.
Ability to lift materials weighing up to 50 lbs.
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
Must have excellent math and communication skills and working knowledge of the metric system (weights & volumes).
Proven problem solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work.
Familiarity with various internal production processes.
Working knowledge of computer applications (including word processing & spreadsheets).
Knowledge of GMP and ISO requirements.
Ability to work effectively with team members at all levels.
Familiarity with SAP transactions is a plus.
Flexible around work hours, available for overtime, as necessary (may include extended shifts & weekends).
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Must meet required Work Keys assessment levels.
Demonstrated good safety and quality practices.
Good attendance history is required.
Education: AAS in chemistry related field or Experience: 1-3 Years experience
Nesco Resource and affiliates (Lehigh G.I.T Inc, and Callos Resource, LLC) is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.