General Electric Filtration & Clean Room Processing Technician in Tauranga, New Zealand

About Us:

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Role Summary:

The Tauranga Filtration Clean Room and Processing Technician is responsible for all functions and associated tasks that Filtration Technicians perform at GE Healthcare Manufacturing Operations, Tauranga. To consistently produce high quality, cost effective serum products in accordance with SOPs/WIDs and CGMP requirements, whilst maintaining traceability for all products.

Essential Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities/essential functions include:

  • To consistently produce high quality, cost effective serum in accordance with SOPs/WIDs, andcGMP requirements whilst maintaining traceability for all products

  • Comply with EHS (Health & Safety) regulations and policies

  • Participate in weekly communication meetings, annual site action workouts in terms of lean &EHS

  • Maintaining hygiene and dress standards as per SOPs/WIDs

  • Must maintain the facility at a defined cleanliness

  • Ensuring full traceability for all products is maintained at all times

  • Ability to travel to Australia if required to assist with production

  • Other duties as assigned, and may be asked to be included in quality activities, training sessions,and employee activity teams, general grounds work, cleaning of buildings etc

  • Working to tight timeframes with data entry and reporting

Filtration

  • Perform serum thaw, CIP, SIP and filtrations

  • Conduct heat and chemical sanitising (CIP, SIP)

  • Supply and pressure control of filtered serum to clean room filling station

  • Assisting during filtration system validations

  • Prepare filter selection schedule for filtration and installation of filters

  • Operation of Parker Boiler and Clean Steam Generator

  • Operation of Nitrogen supply and purge system

  • Operation of Pall Integrity Tester

  • Operation of Serum Thawing/Cooling system

  • Operation of CIP and SIP process

  • Monitoring of various temperatures and pressuresRestraint role No Lawyers Obligations NoHigh Income Guarantee No Seven Day Shift Worker No

  • Operation of serum filtration through filter housings to storage tank; tipping serum containers andremoval of empty containers

  • Assisting in labelling and shrink banding during a filtration including label accounting and controlforms

Clean Room

  • Clean room preparation and participation in clean room fills, including media fills and loadingbottles

  • Cleaning Clean Room and Laminar Flow Cabinets

  • Aseptic bottle filling duties

Processing

  • Processing of blood products

  • Collecting samples

  • Testing

  • Receipt of Blood

  • Weigh and load centrifuges

  • Serum separation

  • Labelling

  • Cleaning all areas as required in WID’s

  • Accurately completing and maintaining documentation and Log Books neatly in accordance withGMPData Entry

  • Planning and batching in Oracle

  • Producing Oracle reports

Data Entry

  • Planning and batching in Oracle

  • Producing Oracle reports

Qualifications/Requirements:

Required Qualifications

1.High School Diploma or local equivalent

2.Excellent communications skills in English, both written and verbal.

3.Must have a good grasp of aseptic techniques e.g. nursing, food handling, filtration, laboratory

4.Food industry experience an advantage i.e. a good approach to hygienic practices

5.Experience in a regulated cGMP manufacturing environment preferred

6.Advanced computer skills

7.Be flexible with working hours

8.Current OSH Certificate for the operation of a forklift an advantage

9.Experience in a regulated warehouse / shipping / production role would be beneficial

10.Mechanical aptitude an advantage

Quality Specific Goals:

1.Aware of and comply with the HyClone Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality

Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job

type/position

2.Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines

3.Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as

required

4.Training: Aware of and comply with GEHC training requirements

5.Knowledge and understanding of production process, work instructions, documentation

configuration control, non-conforming & rework documentation requirements and operates within

them to ensure that a device conforms to pre-defined specification.

6.Aware of and comply with Calibration, Preventative Maintenance, Material Identification &

Segregation, and Good Documentation Practices, as associated with this job type/position

Desired Characteristics:

Preferred Qualifications:

1.2 + years of related manufacturing experience

2.Prior experience working in a similar manufacturing environment

3.Previous experience in GMP work environment

4.Experience in Investigative Process

Locations: New Zealand; Tauranga

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.