Kelly Services Production Technologist - Pharmaceutical in Mississauga, Canada

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PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIST - Pharmaceutical

The Production Technologist is responsible for operating equipment for the production of pharmaceuticals and preparing materials for distribution. This position may require rotational shift and weekend work.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare materials for pharmaceutical production

  • Perform aseptic packaging of bulk products

  • Prepare packages for distribution as per the regulations for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG), Packaging and Transport of Nuclear Substances (PTNS), and International Air Transport Association (IATA)

  • Follow experimental plans to support the development of pharma related products

  • Perform decontamination of production equipment

  • Perform routine calibration of equipment and ensure cleanliness of aseptic areas

  • Follow all facility, Provincial, Federal and applicable International regulatory requirements relating to nuclear safety and GMP manufacturing.

  • Conduct investigations for batch failures and non-conformances

Requirements:

  • Post-Secondary Education in Engineering, Chemistry, Microbiology or a related field

  • 2-5 years of relevant experience as a production technician

  • Experience working in a GMP is considered an asset

  • Ability to lift 23 kilograms required

  • A willingness to work evening, night or day shifts on a rotational or fixed basis

  • A willingness to work weekends