Plastikon Healthcare is looking for a BFS Technician. The position is a manufacturing employee with specific skills in Blow Fill Seal (BFS) operation and maintenance in a clean room environment. BFS Technicians are responsible for the end of shift reporting through the ERP System. As a back-up, the position provides a variety of support to Shipping, Receiving, and Facility Maintenance of non-production equipment. In addition, the BFS Technician support the manufacturing department on special projects and nonconformance investigations. This position reports directly to the Production Supervisor and/or Manager.

Job Roles required of the position:

  • Fill/Pack, BFS Technician, and Clean/Sanitization of Production: Provides oversight to production staff on the assigned line and assumes accountability for the work performed. Actively completes batch record paperwork and documents for compliance to requirements. Trained in ERP software to provide shift reporting. Operates BFS equipment to ensure efficient operations and high-quality product. Maintains the sterility and sanitization of the sterile processes through CIP, SIP, and cleaning practices.
  • Maintenance Production/Facility: Performs all maintenance on the BFS and packaging equipment. Works as a backup to Facility Maintenance for system maintenance for non-production equipment, as directed and trained.
  • Shipping/Warehouse Receiving: Trained/certified on fork truck operation to move finish goods from production to warehouse and to restock components to the production floor. Receives supplies and transfers finished goods to shipping containers/trucks as a backup for shipping/receiving.
  • CIMP System: Provides support for continuous improvement and Kaizen events and projects. Supports new process development and changes to process by assisting on validation projects.
  • NCR System: Supports the nonconformance system through reporting of Nonconformances and supporting Quality in investigation activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent, with 1+ years’ experience in manufacturing and maintenance, associate degree or Technical School training preferred. Experience with systems and equipment related to manufacturing including production systems, Quality Systems, and ERP systems.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Working knowledge of basic math to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and averaging. Ability to use measuring devices and basic tools. Knowledge of hydraulic systems, control systems, and sensors preferred. Ability to train and operate a fork truck and equipment controls. Basic Mechanic skills required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Required reading, writing and speaking fluently in English and preparing reports.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is required to sit, stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, lift objects, and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, and kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate; some activities require personal protective equipment, which is provided. Must meet gowning requirements for work in the clean room. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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