Production Technician

  • Location
    Windsor, Nova Scotia
  • Job type
  • Category
    Industrial & manufacturing - Assembly / Production

Adecco is currently hiring for temporary Production Technicians to work full-time hours for our client located in Windsor NS.   In this role, will be responsible to operate, monitor, adjust and maintain pharmaceutical processing units and equipment in the manufacture of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and/or Fermentation products. This position will be responsible for executing both routine and complex production processes with the highest regard for safety, excellence, and quality. The Production Technician will be required to provide technical assistance and troubleshooting during production, as well as working with the manufacturing team to maximize production efficiency and meet departmental and company goals.

  • Pay rate: $19-$21/hour based on experience
  • Location: Windsor NS
  • Availability Required: 12 Hour Shifts 7am-7pm/7pm-7am
  • Job type: Temporary to Permanent
  • Here’s why you should apply:

  • Hires fast, pays weekly
  • 4% vacation pay paid out on each weekly pay cheque
  • Medical and dental benefits once qualified
  • Complimentary Shuttle from Middle Sackville NS & Halifax NS
  • Weekend & Night Shift Premiums
  • Responsibilities:

  • Operating manual and automated equipment to perform Microbial Fermentations, Down Stream Purifications, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) or fine chemical manufacture.
  • Controlling processes from start-up to shut down, including unit operations of microbial growth, expression, recovery, filtration, chemical synthesis, and purification.
  • Handling of hazardous materials, including acids, bases, solvents, potent compounds, and APIs safely and properly.
  • Performing process sampling and testing including pH, conductivity, spectrophotometry, osmometry, densometry, aseptic sampling and streak plating, etc.
  • Collaborating with other departments on process and equipment training for successful completion of manufacturing batches.
  • Preparing shift summaries and updating excel spreadsheets with key performance and quality indicators.
  • Providing feedback to influence continuous improvements during the review and revision of Standard Operating Procedures and other process documentation.
  • Participating in clients quality management system, focusing on the batch production records, work instructions, adherence to policies and standard operating procedures at all times.
  • Assisting with housekeeping, equipment cleaning, general warehousing, material staging, and tanker operations as required.
  • Adhering to clients Health and Safety Policy as outlined in the clients Occupational Health and Safety Policy, Statements of Principle, and Responsibilities.
  • Additional duties as assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisor’s request.
  • Requirements:

  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada
  • High school diploma.
  • Post-Secondary diploma in an applicable area of study considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Apply now to this Production Technician job for immediate employment consideration and an Adecco Recruiter will be in touch with you soon.

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    Reference number CA_EN_1_023042_1975688

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