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Technician - Bio Production, 2nd shift: Mon. - Thurs. 2PM-12:30AM


Last Updated: 2/22/23

Job Description

As a leading global animal health company, Elanco delivers innovative products and services to improve the health of pets and farm animals around the world because we believe making animals' lives better, makes life better. Since 1954, we have provided solutions that support veterinarians, farmers and pet owners to advance our vision of Food and Companionship Enriching Life. Elanco's promise to employees: Together, we foster an inclusive culture where everyone can make a difference, encouraging ownership, growth and well-being.

Incumbent will be trained in the set-up, operations, and troubleshooting of the equipment in the production areas. Additional duties will include documentation of work and specific computer functions. Must integrate company initiatives such as LEAN into work practices. Responsible for safely producing vaccines which meet all product specifications in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practice standards.

NOTE: This position is offering a $2,500 Sign-On Bonus!

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED + 4 years’ experience or Associate’s Degree + 2 years’ experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology or other related field.

  • Basic computer skills with Word, Excel and Electronic Management Systems,

  • Basic biological equipment knowledge and/or experience (i.e.: fermentation, centrifuge, concentration units)

  • Basic understanding of biological organisms.

  • Ability to read, interpret and conform to batch records.

  • Meet Quality and Safety requirements.

  • Ability to operate applicable ERP (Enterprise Resource Program) system.

  • Basic knowledge of manufacturing functions, understanding aspects of product processes and ability to apply knowledge.

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform duties associated with aseptic processes, weighing, measuring, counting, calculations, sampling, and verifications required for biological production processes in accordance with batch production records (BPR) and in compliance with current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) standards, all current safety standards and site procedures.

  • Understands, performs and teaches basic operation of production equipment and ensures all equipment, instruments and production materials are released and available for use. Ability to look up and perform transactions within the electronic inventory management system.

  • To oversee production processes, cleaning, environmental monitoring and personnel and perform in-process batch quality checks per the written procedures. Knows and follows safety rules, wears appropriate safety equipment and maintains proper safety practices at all times.

  • Basic computer skills to create and update standard operating procedures and write deviation reports, and to complete all training as assigned to include general company procedures, area procedures, equipment operation, computer operation, safety, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and other as needed.

  • To generate or/and collect new ideas about workplace and processes.

Additional Information:

  • This position oversees the production floor processes and personnel, however, is not responsible for management of personnel, discipline or performance management.

  • This position is 2nd shift: Mon. - Thurs. 2PM-12:30AM


Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status

Company Details

Greenfield, Indiana, United States
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) is a global leader in animal health dedicated to innovating and delivering products and services to prevent and treat disease in farm animals and pets, creating value for farmers, pet owners, veterinarians, stakeholders, and society as a whole. With nearly 70 years of animal health heritage, we are committed to helping our customers improve the health...