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Production Technician III - Day Shift-Operations

Location Frederick, Maryland, United States Job ID R-073653 Date posted 02/07/2020

At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people’s exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe. As aProduction Technician III - Day Shift in Frederick, MD, you'll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives. It offers one of the most exciting, fast paced, challenging and rewarding work environments in the world of operations, supply chain and manufacturing.

This is a Day Shift-12 hrs.

Main Responsibilities

Operation of upstream / downstream / central services processing equipment according to established SOPs.

Scope:

  • Qualified in Prod Tech duties
  • Demonstrated ability to perform all process steps of upstream / downstream / central services production operations
  • Primary trainer of those with less experience (and may act as interim Lead as required)
  • Ability to generate SOPs, MPRs, and SPRs for equipment and procedures used in the manufacture of biological based products
  • Execution of validation protocols as required
  • Execute projects with minimal instruction and management oversight.
  • Other duties as assigned or identified
  • Considerable knowledge of the job.
  • Complete acquaintance with and understanding of the general and detailed aspects of the job, and their practical applications to problems and situations commonly encountered
  • Advanced knowledge of cGMP standards
  • Advanced equipment knowledge to perform first line trouble shooting and root cause analysis
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Good organizational skills
  • Basic first-line management skills for daily operation
  • Situational Self Leadership
  • Conduct activities and interactions consistent with Company values and in compliance with the Code of Conduct and supporting Policies and Standards relevant to your role.  Complete all required training on the AZ Code of Conduct and supporting Policies and Standards on time.   Report potential issues of non-compliance.

Education:

  • BS/BA degree preferred Associates degree and/or High School Diploma acceptable with experience

Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience with Bachelors
  • 4-6 years of experience with Associates
  • 7-10 years with High School Diploma

This is a Day Shift-12 hrs.

Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.



AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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