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Micro Technician I

  • Location: Beech Island, SC, 29842
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Job Title: Micro Technician

Term: 6 months 

Location: Beech Island, SC

We are looking for a Micro Technician to join our team for a 6 month contract. 

  • Maintains housekeeping according to standards and completes housekeeping checklists 
  • Support all safety initiatives
  • Demonstrates the 3 Safety obligations and follows all safety rules and guidelines (i.e. Critical 10)
  • Support facility waste disposal processes (i.e. separate waste into the correct container)
  • Follows specified standards and plans/instructions for completing tasks through to completion (test methods, spec changes, waivers, raw material/finished product releases)
  • Effectively communicates status of in progress activities and priorities to oncoming shift
  • Accepts alternate schedules/assignments to support business needs
  • Adjusts break schedule as needed to support business needs
  • Be positive during work interactions
  • Supports group objectives
  • Effectively works on both independent and team assignments
  • Adjusts priority of work based on customer and department communications or requests
  • Be familiar with GMP requirements and use the information to verify compliance and act on any non-compliance.
  • Work with all teams to complete quality tasks and assignments to achieve department and facility quality objectives and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to maintain a work schedule of 12-hour fixed shifts (day or night), including overtime, weekends and holidays
  • Role model all Safety Requirements including Electrical Safe Working Practices, Hazard Recognition, and PPE.
  • Adhere to all Quality Requirements including strict Gowning and Hygiene requirements.
  • Must be able to wear the required PPE while performing tasks
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds twice each hour.
  • Ascend and descend stairs, ladders and ramps.
  • Perform bending, twisting, stooping and crouching movements.
  • Capable of prioritizing tasks to meet goals and ensure product quality
  • Ensure supply stock levels are monitored and proactively communicates and potential for shortages
  • Demonstrates aseptic technique – follows hygiene procedures when testing/collecting finished product samples to minimize contamination
  • Accurately entering data in systems and releasing finished product
  • Documenting results on log sheets, demonstrating good documentation practices. 
  • Collecting and testing raw materials, environmental samples, and finished products aseptically
  • Maintaining lab equipment verifications and calibrations.
  • Performing preventive maintenance procedures on equipment and instruments; troubleshooting equipment and instrument problems.
  • In-process and finished product quality audits
  • Supporting special projects and trials
  • Maintaining lab supplies
  • Testing samples and completing weekly standard by UVvis
  • Preparing media and pH buffer
  • Managing time and tasks efficiently while maintaining excellent quality of work
  • Demonstrate Good Manufacturing Practices and exhibit exceptional aseptic techniques 
  • Maintaining Good Laboratory Practices by swabbing and disinfecting lab areas
  • Biowaste disposal
  • Working rotating weekends for testing and product release
  • Following all department safe practices and guidelines.
  • Collection and testing of finished product samples
  • Operating lab equipment following lab procedures
  • General lab equipment maintenance
  • Communicate results that do not meet specification
  • Support testing during trials
  • Enter all data into plant applications
  • Maintain data files
  • Monitoring and maintaining supplies
  • Lead IPA and GMP Quality Audits
  • Lead IPA Quality training
  • Review red events daily
  • Confirm IPA links and FPS specs in Plant Apps
  • Assist with Quality Training
  • Ensure accuracy of micro data reports
  • Ensure all incoming tests are performed and documented correctly


  • 1-2 years of quality experience preferably in quality manufacturing
  • High school diploma or GED equivalency
  • 2+ years previous laboratory experience at an FDA regulated facility and/or degree in applicable science field
  • Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office, with emphasis in Word and Excel, as well as other web-based and software-based programs.
  • Ability to effectively influence others, possess strong interpersonal skills, able to adjust communication style to different audiences.
  • Ability to utilize problem solving skills to determine root cause
  • Demonstrate initiative and self-motivation.
  • Demonstrated performance in safety, quality, and attendance with previous employments.
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