Career Number: BHMMA_220DH1

Career Title: Manufacturing Associate I / II

Location: Birmingham, AL

MAIN PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To conduct manufacturing and polymer development tasks.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform manufacturing/synthesis under GMP.
  • Clean GMP equipment.
  • Assist in polymer manufacturing equipment calibration and maintenance.
  • Assist in equipment qualification studies, including documentation of studies.
  • Assist in performance of R&D development programs.
  • Create, review, and revise SOP’s, Test Methods, Batch Records, Protocols, Reports, and other documents as needed.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

Knowledge/Education

  • High School diploma required. Some college/college degree in science or engineering preferred.

Job Experience

  • Level 1: 0 – 2 years of directly related experience
  •  Level II:  2+ years of directly related experience

Skills/Competencies

  • Must be computer literate to include basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must have an understanding of chemicals and chemical hazards and the proper handling of materials.
  • Must be able to use various types of equipment and procedures including: vacuum pumps, vacuum ovens, gas lines and bubblers, automatic overhead stirrers, ovens, stir plates, vacuum distillations, simple distillations, balances, pH meters, and glassware maintenance.
  • Must have good documenting skills for R&D and custom projects
  • Ability to readily follow all documentation requirements and be flexible towards supporting multiple projects.
  • Understanding of GMP regulations and experience in clean room work environment is required
  • Good attention to detail

Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to use both hands for extended periods of time while performing tasks
  • Moderate physical activity.  Requires handling of average weighted objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than 4 hours per day.
  • Ability to use all required PPE
  • Ability to walk, climb, stand, bend (neck and/or waist), kneel, reach, stoop, squat, twist (neck and/or waist), push, pull, and use of both hands for extended periods of time while performing tasks
  • Ability to see, read and hear

Working Conditions

  • Some exposure to chemical hazards

Send qualified resumes to jobs@durect.com