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Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC Manufacturing Tech II - Pilot Plant (2nd shift shift) in Plymouth, Minnesota

M820 - 2 The Manufacturing Tech II - Pilot Plant (1st shift) is responsible for following manufacturing processes and procedures on the designated shift to ensure safe, quality pharmaceutical product manufacturing. This position sets up, adjusts and troubleshoots pharmaceutical manufacturing machinery and ensures manufacturing operations are completed per standard operating procedure. Employee will train and qualify to operate manufacturing equipment, including press operation and encapsulation, in the commercial manufacturing environment. Job Responsibilities: Executes manufacturing operations, processes and procedures. Coordinates the manufacturing efforts for designated manufacturing processes. Completes machine set up, operation, tooling changes, adjustments and troubleshooting related to the operation of manufacturing equipment. Maintains manufacturing equipment efficiencies and standards to meet quality manufacturing requirements and established routing times. May train new team members or retraining for current team members to ensure all standard operating procedures are followed, as written. Maintains appropriate quality and production documentation. Responsible for the review of all assigned batch record documentation to ensure error free work. Performs general, light maintenance and troubleshooting of machines and related equipment. Collaborates with Pharmaceutical Development team on development projects, as required. Trains and qualifies to operate other pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment as needed for development or commercial product manufacturing. Reviews daily production compared to defined routings and identifies ideas for continuous improvement. Assists Technical Services, Maintenance and Engineering departments with new equipment, exception investigations and equipment qualifications. Ensures a safe work environment and that team members are performing job duties in accordance with all safety requirements and guidelines. Demonstrates and works in accordance with Corporate Values. Demonstrates the ability to promote these values to manufacturing team members. This position requires flexibility and the willingness to work through many changing priorities. Must be willing to flex hours (work first and/or second shift hours) when required to meet business needs. Education and Experience Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years' experience working in a manufacturing, packaging or maintenance/mechanical environment. Experience operating automated machinery/and or manufacturing equipment (e.g. blenders, coating pans) strongly preferred. Ability to demonstrate mechanical and technical knowledge of cGMP and pharmaceutical packaging standard operating procedures. Physical Requirements: Bending at the waist: 34 - 66% (Frequent). Firm Grasping: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Lift / Carry - Waist or Lower (25 lbs. or less): 34 - 66% (Frequent). Lift / Carry - Waist or Lower (25 to 50 lbs.): 34 - 66% (Frequent). Lift / Carry - Waist or Lower (50 to 75 lbs.): 1 - 33% (Occasional). Listening: 67 - 100% (Constant). Near acuity (vision): 67 - 100% (Constant). Push / Pull (25 lbs. or less): 67 - 100% (Constant). Push / Pull (25 to 50 lbs.): 67 - 100% (Constant). Push / Pull (50 to 75 lbs.): 34 - 66% (Frequent). Push / Pull (75 to 100 lbs.): 34 - 66% (Frequent). Push / Pull (over 100 lbs.): 1 - 33% (Occasional). Reaching above the shoulders: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Reaching straight out or below shoulders: 67 - 100% (Constant). Repetitive Hand / Wrist Work: 67 - 100% (Constant). Speaking: 34 - 66% (Frequent). Standing (Moving About): 67 - 100% (Constant). Standing (Stationary): 67 - 100% (Constant). Twisting / Turning at the waist: 34 - 66% (Frequent). Use of computer keyboard / mouse: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Use of computer keyboard / mouse: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Work in excess of 40 hours per week: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Mental and Motor Requirement: Ability to prioritize tasks: 1 - 33