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US_Technician II, Production

Boehringer Ingelheim

Last Updated: 6/12/24

Job Description


The main purpose of this role is to assist in all tasks associated with the production of Non-Marek’s bulk vaccines and master these tasks as outlined in the departmental procedures.As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development, and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in several ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking, and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists in the following areas of Non-Marek's vaccine production: TS-11, Cocci and Autogenous.
  • Performs all processes in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Communicates any occurrences/deviations to SR Ops Process Leader / Team Leader / Group Leader immediately.
  • Always utilizes sterile technique and gowning technique.
  • Active knowledge of working under laminar flow hoods and HEPA filtered environment.
  • Responsible for keeping the lab area and all other working areas clean, sterile, and in compliance always.
  • Works well independently and within a team environment.
  • Works cooperatively with SR Ops Process Leader / Team Leader / Group Leader to train others.
  • Must be able to accurately measure liquid volume, convert units of measure, and perform moderately complex calculations.
  • Communicates well with fellow team members regarding daily tasks. Always is prepared for the day ahead.
  • Maintains accurate and timely manufacturing records, this includes all paperwork and files.
  • Actively promotes safety awareness in the lab, always acting in accordance with safety practices.
  • May assist in the candling of eggs at the incubation department.
  • Assists with washing, wrapping, and sterilizing glassware.
  • Assists with transporting raw materials and finished product in and out of the lab areas.
  • Completes daily/weekly job duties assigned monthly by SR Ops Process Leader.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • B.S. in biology or science related field or 5 plus years of Marek's or Non-Marek's lab experience.
  • Required knowledge of non-Marek’s technical processes.
  • Is fully trained and can work independently in the following areas of Non-Marek's vaccine production; Commercial Ovo culture ' Tissue Culture bulk production.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and carry 10 feet.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and carry it 10 ft.
  • Must be able to squat, bend, and stoop, as well as twisting and turning.
  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity are important.
  • Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE.)
  • Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time and work in a sterile production environment.
  • Must be flexible with availability (able to work overtime as needed on short notice). This position requires weekend work. Regular attendance is a must.
  • Must possess the ability to work unsupervised, work well under time constraints, can think ahead to the next task, and be self-motivated.
  • Ability to think ahead to next task.
  • Ability to work well under time constraints.
* Avian Biosecurity Policy:It is the responsibility of all Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Inc. employees to take necessary steps to avoid contact with the avian species in general. This includes, but is not limited to, commercial poultry, yard chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, wild birds, and pet birds.Should contact occur, precautions must be taken prior to entering a critical building or location: Anyone encountering the avian species should not enter a critical building or location for 24 hours unless they have showered, changed clothes and shoes.

Desired Skills, Experience and Abilities

Company Details

Binger Strasse, Germany