Medical Devices & Diagnostics Global Services, LLC., is recruiting for a Technician II to support the Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (OCD) franchise. This position is part of Quality Control in Diagnostic Film Manufacturing and is located in our Reagents Manufacturing plant in Rochester, NY.
Medical Devices & Diagnostics Global Services, LLC., represents more than 60 manufacturing sites and 26,000 employees who plan, source, manufacture and deliver high-quality and cost-effective medical products to our customers around the globe each day. Work of the MD&D SC supports a multitude of product platforms, new products and delivery systems that are used in a wide range of procedures throughout the healthcare industry, including interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, minimally invasive surgery, hospital sterilization, clinical laboratory testing, diabetes management, joint replacement surgery and vision care.
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics serves the transfusion medicine community and laboratories around the world. We're a leading provider of total solutions for screening, diagnosing, monitoring and confirming diseases early, before they put lives at risk. Our single focus is to help hospitals, laboratories and blood centers worldwide deliver results that help patients experience a better quality of life. For additional information please refer to
The Technician II performs a wide variety of quality control functions that directly or indirectly leads to the verification of the quality for formulated solutions that will be coated to clinical chemistry webs. Involvement includes specific component analytical testing, use of computer software packages and troubleshooting formulation process related problems through the use of test data. Responsible for conducting testing to include proficient use and understanding of all analytical equipment. Demonstrate good lab technique, adhere to established written procedures, generate reliable test data with correct significant figures and demonstrate ability to compute units found within the lab: ratios, dilutions, percentages, molarities and normality. The work atmosphere is typical of a laboratory environment. Work is performed walking, sitting and standing.
Reporting and record keeping responsibilities to include familiarity with the Lab Management Data Collection system, maintaining properly labeled raw data, insuring all reporting forms are complete and accurate, insuring all paperwork is complete and on time. Demonstrate understanding and effective use of statistical quality control, including use of control charts: plotting data and reacting to out-of-control situations. Maintain equipment and perform weekly maintenance and calibration of instruments. Communicate effectively with the customer in response to production samples, re-samples and adjustments. Communicate effectively with other lab personnel to keep the operation running smoothly and to avoid and personal conflicts. Report technical difficulties to Supervisor. Provide lab prep for the next shift: reagents, enzyme analysis, instrument controls, making schedules.
Adhere to proper safety procedures. Demonstrate good safety habits and a concern for the safety of others. Maintain a work area that is clean and free from clutter. Bring possible solutions as well as problems to the attention of supervision. Demonstrate basic troubleshooting skills and analytical thinking to be able to recognize problems and recommend possible solutions. Demonstrate ability to run tests on nonstandard samples with detailed verbal instructions. Take initiative to do non-production testing: raw materials, process samples, enzyme crossovers, etc. Return projects within specified timeline. Demonstrate an understanding of general principles, capabilities, and limitations of the technical aspects of the lab operation. Actively take part in, and respond to assigned action items. Submit ideas and suggestions. Contribute to the effectiveness, quality and productivity of the group. Meet time lines that have been agreed upon. Avoid entering or creating divisive conflicts. Follow lab practices regarding call-ins, vacation requests, illness and personal business. Comply with J&J standard procedures and OCD policies.
Minimum 2 year scientific degree is required, or a high school diploma plus a minimum of 2 years relevant experience is required. Experience in GMP, GLP, and FDA OSHA environment preferred. Release testing experience preferred. Experience in a self-motivated, small team environment preferred. Careful attention to detail and accuracy of work is essential. Strong data analysis skills are required. This position requires an individual who can multi-task, adapt to changes in daily workload and priorities, and function in a cross-functional team setting. The ability to use a systematic approach to solving problems is required. Technical proficiency, including Microsoft Office tools is required. This position requires working in a lab setting which includes handling raw materials, samples, reagents, instruments, standing for long periods of time and wearing personal protective equipment (PPE). Some lifting, not to exceed 50 pounds is required. Manual dexterity for handling instruments and repetitive motions is required. This position requires periodic overtime and the ability to work rotating shifts: two C shifts, then B, then two A' shifts. This position is located in Rochester, NY.
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OCD Inc. (6118)
Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies - 19 months ago