Manufacturing Technician Utica, NY

Location: Utica, New York
Date Posted: 29-11-2017
The Manufacturing Technician will contribute as necessary to the uninterrupted supply of safe, pure and of controlled potency finished medicinal products, ensuring no lapse in patient access. The Manufacturing Technician will professionally represent MedMen Manufacturing Department in all daily activities.

Essential Functions:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Perform weigh and dispense actives of finished product raw materials and recipients.
  • Operate downstream manufacturing machinery including, but not limited to, agitators, liquid filling, encapsulation, compression, packaging and labeling.
  • Document all manufacturing activities consistent with Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Participate in the commissioning of new process equipment.
  • Perform manual manufacturing activities as required.
  • Perform manual, semi-automatic and automatic equipment cleaning, including controlled drying and storage procedures.
  • Maintain manufacturing and facility spaces in a clean state.
  • Maintain room and equipment logbooks.
  • Maintain a safe work environment, actively contributing to continuous improvements. This may include inspection of fire suppression equipment, personnel emergency showers and eye wash stations as well as ensuring the local availability and use of required personal protective equipment.
  • Maintain personal training status and records consistent with company policies and procedures.
  • Train less experienced manufacturing technicians, ensuring their documentation of same.
  • Contribute to the creation of and revision to Manufacturing Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Perform minor equipment and facility maintenance activities.
  • Utilize proprietary software regarding detailed, regulated material identification labeling, location and inventory level tracking.
  • Submit consistent with identified standard lead-times regulatory agency notifications of both sample and finished product delivery movements.
  • Perform cannabis plant de-stemming procedures.
  • Support as necessary Cultivation personnel and activities.
  • Perform periodic manufacturing raw material and component inventory counts, ensuring uninterrupted material supply in advance of their scheduled use.
  • Contribute to process improvements including machine recommendation and purpose as well as work flow assessments.
  • Lead compliance activities regarding instrument calibrations and preventive maintenance.
  • Communicate daily and effectively with the Manufacturing Manager and Technician peer group.

  • The ability to perform general mathematical calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Attention to detail in all aspects of job responsibilities, including but not limited to good documentation practices, strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedure and Manufacturing Batch Record instructions, equipment and area hygiene and safety, gowning requirements adherence, the release versus quarantine status of all manufacturing materials, general labeling requirements.
  • The ability to liaise constructively and effectively with manufacturing support groups including, but not limited to, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Process Sciences, Cultivation, Facility Maintenance, Security as well as contract vendors or equipment start-up and/or maintenance representatives.
  • The ability to accurately and precisely operate laboratory scales.
  • The ability to professionally represent MedMen in all personnel interactions including those associated with regulatory agency inspection and/or audits.
  • The ability to perform all job functions in direct compliance with written instruction.
  • The ability to recognize machine normal operating conditions (e.g. sound, temperature, speed, accuracy, smell) and the initiative to take direct action in the event of any equipment anomaly including, machine shut-down, product protection and informing Manufacturing and/or Quality management.
  • The ability to quickly comprehend the set-up, operation, controls and trouble-shooting of new machine equipment.
  • The ability to interpret in-process and finished product analytical assays.
  • The ability to maintain the flexibility required to support Bloomfield through anticipated continual growth and expansion.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This position works in a manufacturing facility that contains potent chemicals and machinery. Employees are required to wear appropriate protective clothing and equipment when handling these materials.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk or sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Some overtime is required.

No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 1-2 yrs experience in audited/regulated laboratory environment.

Preferred Education and Experience
BS/BA in the Sciences (preferably Biological Science, Organic Chemistry or Pharmacology)

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
SQF, HACCP, SOP, ISO, GMP Knowledge/Certifications.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance
No Hi-B sponsorship. Completion and successful passing of Background and Drug Screen. No relocation package available.
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