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Production Technician- Central Services

Company: Vaxxinova US
Location: Willmar
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Vaxxinova US is seeking a Production Technician to join our team in Willmar, MN. As a key member of the Central Services department the Production Technician is responsible for providing clean equipment needed to manufacture vaccines daily. This position is an evening shift position with primary hours between 4:00 PM-12 AM Monday through Friday with potential overtime depending on production schedules. There may be flexibility within these hours.Main Responsibilities:Track, test, and maintain filters used for productionDecontamination, washing and rinsing of equipment used for vaccine manufacturingDisassembly, cleaning, and reassembly of production equipmentPreparing/Wrapping equipment for sterilizationDaily communication with other departments to strategically ensure equipment is ready for usePerforming daily department cleaning and maintenance of a clean work environment to assure sterilityRecording of all necessary information immediately upon completion of a taskCompleting and documenting ongoing/reoccurring required training of standard operating procedures and safety training modulesAssisting other manufacturing departments when schedule permitsOther duties as assigned Qualifications and Capabilities:Basic math skills requiredGeneral proficiency with MS OfficeMechanical problem-solving experience or aptitude are a huge plusAbility to multitask and prioritize workSelf-starter with ability to prioritize work and passion for detailed completion of assigned dutiesStrong organization, time management, and problem-solving skillsClear, legible handwriting skills requiredAbility to make independent decisionsAbility to stand on your feet for extended periods, twisting, turning, reaching, crouching, kneeling, and stooping required; Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally One (1) to two (2) years in a manufacturing environment preferred but not requiredHigh school diploma or equivalent required; Two (2) year degree in any technical field preferred Benefits at Vaxxinova US:We are proud to offer a generous benefit package in addition to competitive compensation. Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance options, a Health Savings Account with company match, 401K plan with company match, PTO accrual, holiday pay, short- and long-term disability, and company paid life insurance.About VaxxinovaVaxxinova aims at providing a full range of both autogenous and licensed vaccines combined with high-level diagnostic services, supported by strong R&D. Our focus is on livestock including poultry, aqua, cattle, and swine. Vaxxinova US, formerly known as Epitopix, is the US operating unit of the Vaxxinova Group, headquartered in the Netherlands. In 2021 Vaxxinova US acquired Newport Laboratories, which has a strong presence making autogenous vaccines for cattle and swine, as well as a state-of-the-art diagnostic laboratory and remains operating under the Newport Laboratories name in the market. The addition of Newport Laboratories allows Vaxxinova to provide the broadest offering of autogenous vaccines and diagnostics, plus a growing line of licensed vaccines to the Cattle Industry.Vaxxinova currently has facilities in ten countries including Brazil, Chile, Germany, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Norway, the Netherlands, Thailand, and the USA. Vaxxinova is part of the family-owned EW Group, headquartered in Germany. The EW Group specializes in animal genetics, animal nutrition and animal health, operates in over 100 countries and records consistent international growth. PI215567727

Keywords: Vaxxinova US, Minneapolis , Production Technician- Central Services, Professions , Willmar, Minnesota

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