Perform small and large-scale bulk processing, manufacturing and filtration for experimental and commercial diagnostic products. Operate laboratory instrumentation. Calculate, weigh, measure and check raw materials to assure batches manufactured contain proper ingredients and are prepared within established tolerances. Maintain hand-written and electronic records in compliance with Quality System and Regulatory requirements, Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures. Assist with in-process testing to assure batches meet specifications. May assist supervisor and team members in determining appropriate scheduling of tasks and optimal inventory levels of raw and work-in-process materials.
What you can expect in this role:
Work on assignments that are routine in nature in which ability to recognize deviation and nonconformance to established practice is required. Determine appropriate action using established work instructions and guidelines.
Prepare routine small and large scale bulk reagent and buffer formulations according to established recipes as defined in Quality System documentation.
Perform routine filtration of manufactured formulations.
Use and maintain production and laboratory equipment including, but not limited to; scales, pH meters, centrifuges, mixing/blending equipment, volumetric devices, spectrophotometers and pipets.
Identify and communicate deviations and nonconformances to immediate supervisor.
Maintain detailed production records in strict adherence to Quality System requirements.
Perform planned and unplanned duties as assigned according to scheduled deadlines.
What you will need to succeed:
High School degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Ability to take direction and perform duties receiving general instructions for routine work and detailed instructions for new assignments
Ability to follow detailed instructions under direct supervision.
Basic to moderate understanding and fluency in the use of computers and software.
Ability to read and interpret Quality System documentation, standard operating procedures, work instructions, material safety data sheets, technical procedures and maintenance instructions.
Ability to multiply, divide, add and subtract in all units of measure using whole numbers and decimals following basic algebraic rules.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, proportions and conversions using the metric system.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written form before groups of peers and managers.
Ability to work effectively in a large team environment
We’re proud of the work we do, because our work matters. An innovation leader in every industry we serve, we follow our Purpose and Guiding Principles to help pet owners worldwide keep their companion animals healthy and happy, to ensure safe drinking water for billions, and to help farmers protect livestock and poultry from diseases. We have customers in over 175 countries and a global workforce of over 10,000 talented people.
So, what does that mean for you? We enrich the livelihoods of our employees with a positive and respectful work culture that embraces challenges and encourages learning and discovery. At IDEXX, you will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement. Let’s pursue what matters together.
IDEXX values a diverse workforce and workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.
IDEXX is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.