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(Archived) Production Technician- Blend & Fill

Last Updated: 7/28/23

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.

Position Description: To produce veterinary biologics according to a defined production schedule following cGMP guidelines and specific outlines of production.

Salary Range: The salary range for this position will be approximately $52,000 to $65,000 annually, which will be determined based on education and experience.

Functions, Duties, Tasks:

  • Adhere to the principles of “safety first, quality always”.
  • Support blending, concentration and filling according to standard operating procedures, approved Outline of Production/Product Dossiers and to cGMP guidelines.
  • Complete forms, and batch documentation in a concurrent, accurate and neat manner following good documentation practices (GDP).
  • Scheduled equipment/instrument maintenance and calibrations are completed on time as per issued work orders.
  • Operate blend and fill processing equipment within product specifications.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the production areas and assist in disinfection procedures.
  • Preparation and modification of standard operating procedures as required.
  • Cross train in other departments as required to ensure production continuity.
  • Cross Train in other processes (when time permits) as needed.
  • Other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications (education, experience and/or training, required certifications):

  • Grade 12 or equivalent is required. A 2-year biotechnology diploma or a Bachelor’s Degree or Post-Secondary education in a life science (e.g., Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology) is preferred.
  • 1-3 years of pharmaceutical manufacturing experience in GMP environment is preferred.
  • Experience in the preparation of standard operating procedures, preparation of batch records as per specific GMP requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both communications and written.
  • Outlines of production, cGMP guidelines, and HSE regulations.
  • Experience performing investigations and writing deviations.
  • Intermediate/Expert computer skills using MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).

Other Information:

  • Must be able to work shift work on occasion to support filling activities and overtime as required.
  • Must be able to wear clean room garments.
  • Required to handle disinfectants (may require the wearing of a respirator).
  • Must be able to lift, move and maneuver small-medium sized equipment – up to 50lbs.
  • Requires ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Requires frequent ladder or stair climbing.
  • May require confined space entries.
  • Must be able to read, write, understand, and comply with appropriate standard operating procedures.


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...