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CareerMine Job Id:
856945 Job Summary
Employer Job Id:
November 1, 2012
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December 31, 2012
- [Company] is one of the world’s foremost, diversified chemical companies with leading positions in agricultural, industrial and consumer markets. [Company] had $3.2 Billion in sales and has approximately 5000 employees throughout the world in 2011. From our inception in 1883, [Company] has been providing solutions to the world’s best companies and their customers. Today, we use an array of advanced technologies in research and development to improve the delivery of medications; enhance foods and beverages; power batteries; protect crop yields, structures and lawns, and advance the manufacturing of glass, ceramics, plastics, pulp and paper, textiles and other products. [Company] maintains leading positions in three chemical markets: Agricultural, Specialty and Industrial. In a time when many organizations are experiencing a downturn in business, [Company] is on target to reach its planned growth goals, as part of Vision 2015.
Major Responsibility Areas (MRA)
- Provide technical support to and the operation of process equipment used in the evaluation of non-gelatin hydrocolloid based systems for the production of soft capsules, by
- Servicing of process equipment and maintaining laboratory areas at a state of operational readiness
- Monitoring and stocking of raw material inventory for experiments
- Accurately weighing of materials for experiments
- Preparation and assembly of processing equipment for safe operation
- Following of processing procedures for conducting experiments
- Documentation of experimental processing conditions and observations in a laboratory notebook
- Troubleshooting of process related problems, identifying solutions as needed
- Cleaning and sanitizing of equipment, post process
- Adherence to site safety procedures
- Assisting in the testing of experimental samples generated either as a result of running the process or as generated elsewhere, by
- Familiarizing oneself with all relevant test methods used to characterize samples
- Undertaking testing of samples in accordance to supervised instruction and as documented in relevant procedures
- Record of all results and observations written clearly and concisely in appropriate format in a laboratory notebook
- Maintain safe, productive, and environmentally acceptable working conditions and adhere to all safety rules, policies, and standard operating procedures
- Participate in safety meetings
- Work with an assigned safety coach to maintain safe working habits
- Read, understand, and sign applicable SOP’s before undertaking tasks
- The applicant will be expected to have, or to rapidly demonstrate:
- 2-4 years’ experience working in a pharmaceutical or food/nutraceutical laboratory, pilot or manufacturing environment.
- Demonstrated proficiency in the operation of laboratory or pilot/production scale processing equipment.
- Preference given to experience with soft gelatin capsule manufacture or similar equipment used in solid oral dose form manufacture (e.g. mixers, capsule machines).
- Ability to operate laboratory test equipment with a minimum of training for sample evaluation (e.g. moisture analyzer, texture analyzer, etc.)
- Possess basic computer software skills (e.g. EXCEL and WORD) for collecting and analyzing data in spreadsheets and for reporting experimental findings in a written document format
- Ability to effectively communicate experimental results both orally and in writing
- Ability to safely lift materials and equipment that weigh up to 50 lbs and assist others with lifting items in excess of 50 lbs.
- Flexibility with working hours; but preference is for the period of 7AM to 3:30PM
- High school education
- Associate or Bachelors in Bio-Engineering or Chemistry preferred
- Motivated and Resourceful
- Team Player
- Conscientious and Detail Oriented
- Personable and Enthusiastic
- Willing to be flexible in work hours
- Hard work ethic, Independent and Organized
- Able to multitask and respond efficiently to changing priorities
CareerMine Daily Salary Insight
1 - 5 years experience in Canada
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