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Pharma Manufacturing Technician 1-3rd Shift

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Job description

Additional Cities

Arlington Heights
Career Level

Relocation Assistance


GE Healthcare
Business Segment

Healthcare Integrated Supply Chain


United States
Additional States/Provinces

Postal Code

Role Summary/Purpose

The Pharma Manufacturing Technician performs operations related to the manufacturing of radioactive products and the manufacture of final product radio chemicals and radiopharmaceuticals from raw materials. The Pharma Manufacturing Technician performs manufacturing operations in accordance with federal regulations, current Good Manufacturing Procedures (cGMPs) and GEHC Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This is a 3rd shift role with hours usually falling 10 PM-8:30 AM (Sun-Wed).
Essential Responsibilities

1. Inter-departmental communication, teamwork and strict compliance to all state/federal/local procedures and regulations are critical due to the time-sensitive nature of the radioactive products manufactured within this highly compliant, just-in-time manufacturing environment
2. Process, assemble, dispense, assay and package radio chemicals, radiopharmaceuticals or radioactive devices in accordance with established procedures
3. Accurately review and complete all batch records and related documentation
4. Prepare and set-up of associated equipment and materials, i.e. ion chambers, autoclaves, etc.
5. Comply with all applicable Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Health Physics, Quality System Requirements (QSRs) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements
6. Strict adherence to cGMP, always
7. Perform housekeeping in accordance with 5S policy
8. Perform Preventative Maintenance (PMs) as required/assigned
9. Troubleshoot basic equipment problems by communicating with the subject matter expert
10. Assist in writing Investigation Reports (IRs) and Unscheduled Work Orders
11. Utilize Trackwise program and internal document control program
12. Ability to pass all gown qualifications is required for employees who need to perform work in the dilution and filling suite

Quality Specific Goals:
1. Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this jobtype/position
2. Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines
3. Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as

Required Qualifications:
1. Associate’s degree (or local equivalent) plus a minimum of 3 months of experience working in a healthcare or related manufacturing environment; or High School diploma/equivalent plus a minimum of 1 year working in a healthcare or related manufacturing environment
2. Demonstrated Basic computer/data entry skills
3. Demonstrated Mathematical aptitude
4. Must understand oral/written technical English
5. Able to perform shift/weekend work as required and allowed
6. Must be able to lift 35 lbs. or more
Desired Characteristics

1. Associate's degree plus 2 years of experience working in a cGMP manufacturing environment
2. Experience working with radioactive materials and/or radioactive isotopes
3. Experience working with Access database programs and manufacturing equipment such as ion chambers, autoclaves, pyrogen ovens, counters, micro-welders and semi-automated equipment
5. Ability to multi-task
6. Background in chemistry
About Us

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual Opportunity Employer . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
Primary Country

United States
Primary State/Province

Primary City

Arlington Heights