Production Associate (SVLM, 1st Shift)
Posted on Jan 17, 2021 by Leica Biosystems
Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human health We are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Formerly part of GE Healthcare, we have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020. Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes. What you ll do The Production Associate has front-line responsibility in manufacturing, assembly, basic testing, packaging and shipping of products. All associates carry out the production process by closely following the standard operating procedures as they relate to materials handling, equipment operation, and finished goods packaging. * Reads and follows work procedures and schematics or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed * Performs manufacturing/assembly operations and various tasks following procedures, bills of materials, work instructions, and process aid sheets * Maintains daily production output * Inspects in-process & finished product * Follows all EHS and Quality policies and procedures * May participate in quality control inspections * Works with team lead, engineers, supervisors, and managers to improve quality and process efficiency * Other duties as assigned, and may be asked to be included in quality activities, training sessions, and employee activity teams Quality Specific Goals * Aware of and comply with the Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position * Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines * Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required * Knowledge and understanding of production process, work instructions, documentation configuration control, non-conforming and rework documentation requirements and operates within them to ensure that the product conforms to its specification * Aware of and comply with Stop Order, Concessions, ESD, Calibration, Preventative Maintenance, Material Identification & Segregation, and Good Documentation Practices, as associated with this job type/position. Who you are * High School Diploma/GED or local equivalent * Ability to communicate, receive and understand complex instructions regarding duties to be performed * Adherence to Good Manufacturing Principles * Demonstrated ability to detail and quality-minded work habits * Demonstrated ability to communicate with co-workers and leadership Physical Requirements * Frequently move, lift, carry, push or pull weights up to 50 pounds unassisted and occasionally lift/move weights greater than 50 pounds with assistance * Frequently climb stairs and ladders * Frequently squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, turn, pivot and reach * Frequently use fingers or hands to grasp, clamp, move, finger, handle and feel small objects * Ability to continuously stand or walk * Ability to wear protective equipment including clean room gowning, chemical resistant clothing, safety glasses/goggles * Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus on objects Desired Characteristics * 2 years of related manufacturing experience Who we are Whatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you ll feel right at home here. If you re flexible, curious and relentless, you ll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career. Want to know more? Experience life at Cytiva on our Careers website, Instagram channel and LinkedIn page! Cytiva is a 3.3 billion USD global life sciences leader with nearly 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to advance and accelerate therapeutics. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients. Cytiva is part of the Danaher family of companies, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world. 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