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Manufacturing Technician I

Baxalta U.S., Inc.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
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Job Description

Under the general direction of the Manufacturing Lead and overall direction of the Supervisor, the Manufacturing Technician I is responsible for executing all processes in the production area while strictly adhering to CGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any other related regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Visual inspection of lyophilized product vials, empty vials for glass defects, washout defects and rubber stoppers for defects.
  • Conduct visual inspection of needles and assemble needle packs.
  • May be responsible for operating a pallet jack and shrink wrap
  • Load/Unload materials to conveyors and packaging carousel.
  • Receive and distribute supplies into the production area as necessary.
  • Participate in quality working teams, continuous improvement, and departmental projects.
  • Conduct documentation review and update/revise SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Initiate
  • Perform safety and CGMP inspections or observations.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


  • Results oriented, self-motivated, and able to work independently
  • Able to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment.
  • Basic knowledge of CGMP and SOPs preferred
  • General understanding of manufacturing production processes related to visual product integrity processes; visual inspection of components, finished goods and imprinting; manual and semi-automated packaging and product labeling preferred.

Education and/or experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 0- 2 years of related work experience preferred.

Physical Demands

The overall physical exertion of this position requires medium to heavy work.

  • May require the use of special visual or auditory protective equipment.
  • May be required to work at heights above floor level.
  • Will not be required to operate foot controls or repetitive foot movement.
  • May be required to sit between 1-2 hours.
  • May be required to climb (use step stools and ladders) or kneel up to 1 hour.
  • Requires repetitive use of both right and left hands and arms up to 3-4 hours.
  • May be required to sit over 4 hours; walk between 1- 2 hours; stand between 3-4 hours.
  • May be required to bend at the neck between 3-4.
  • May be required to bend at the waist for under 1 hour.
  • May be required to squat between 1-2 hours.
  • May be required to reach above/below the shoulder and twist at the neck/waist up to 1 hour
  • May be required to lift up to 50 lbs, carry up to 25 lbs (carry distance up to 20 ft); carries & lifts per shift vary between 2 times, up to 100 times.
  • Requires repetitive use of both right and left hands and arms for over 4 hours.
  • May require simple grasping & fine manipulation for over 4 hours; power grasping for up to 1 hour.
  • May require pushing/pulling with hands/arms between 1-2 hours.
  • May require office work activities with hands, arms for over 4 hours.

Working Environment

  • Must be able to work in controlled or clean room environments requiring special gowning.
  • Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in these work environments.
  • May be required to manage hazardous wastes in compliance with company procedures & State/Federal/Local hazardous waste regulations. Duties may include identifying, handling, generating, accumulating, storing, labeling and on-site transporting of hazardous wastes.
  • May work and have exposure to hot, cold, wet environment/conditions
  • May be exposed to dust, gases, chemicals, liquid Nitrogen, and fumes. May require respiratory protection.
  • May be required to work in confined areas; may be required to work around moving equipment and machinery
  • May be required to drive to travel to other facilities, trainingsites, and off-site meetings.
  • Will not be required to walk on uneven ground.
  • May require office work activities between 1-2 hours.
  • May require overtime, weekend and holiday work.
  • May be required to work or be assigned to a different shift as needed.


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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USA - CA - Thousand Oaks - Manufacturing

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Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-06
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