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Environmental Monitoring Technician

  Irwindale, CA,  United States |  Full time

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Posting Date :  2022-06-17

Job Identification :  11029

Department  :  Quality Assurance

EM Technician will support production by performing room releases prior to batching and filling and environmental monitoring.

SPECIFIC SKILL REQUIREMENTS

 

Essential

Desirable

Experience

  • Minimum of 2-3 year experience in Manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with cGMPs
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing experience

Education

  • AS degree in science (Biology, Microbiology or related science)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sciences

Technical

  • Good aseptic techniques
  • Good documentation skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Technical writing skills
  • Aseptic gowning qualification

Behavioural

  • Self-initiating/Self-directed
  • Strong collaboration skills with other departments (i.e. production, quality control, validations)
  • Must be able to manage competing priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively defending quality initiatives and compliance

Language

  • English
  • Spanish

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

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Samples clean steam samples, RO water samples, pretreatment water samples, water for injection.

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The position requires the individual to gown appropriately to the respective production rooms including aseptic gowning.

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Perform environmental monitoring of the controlled production rooms, i.e., air sample monitoring, surface monitoring, non-viable particle counts.

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Perform personnel monitoring of production operators using contact plates; this requires coordination with production personnel.

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Reading plates if needed.

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Perform environmental monitoring of aseptic filling operations (class 100).

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Train personnel on aseptic gowning and aseptic behaviour.

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Document work in master production records, logbooks, data sheets, as applicable.

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Participate and write environmental notifications and deviation investigations, as applicable.

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Prepare and revise standard operating procedures.

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Ensure all work is carried out in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and company Safety policies.

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Perform Line clearance and Line release for compounding and filling.

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Train personnel for tasks mentioned above.

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