Pilot Plant Technician

Job Details
Posted Date:
May 29, 2024
Job ID:
Bridgewater ,
2 years
Job Description
  • Location: Bridgewater
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #45995

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented Pilot Plant Technician. Do you have experience in a production environment in Food or Pharma? Let us help you make your next big career move a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:

Perform Pilot Plant Trials by collaboratively working with Product Developers and a team of fellow technicians, ensuring safe operation of equipment and operating in line with Good Manufacturing Practices. All work is to be performed under the general supervision of and reporting directly to the Pilot Plant Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

Pilot Plant Operations:

  • Prepare formulations in line with Trial Requests
  • Support Project Leaders, Pilot Plant team members, and Maintenance in trial planning, preparation, execution, and review of improvements
  • Set-up, Operate, Clean, and Sanitize Aseptic-processing equipment in a sustainable and safe manner
  • Adhere to Standard Operating Procedures and support periodic review of such procedures
  • Process and Package batches in line with trial objectives
  • Perform light mechanical repairs and adjustments to equipment as required and in line with SOPs
  • Actively support and encourage knowledge sharing and cross-training

Batch Records and Trial Documentation:

  • Document and prepare summaries of trial results based on actual processing data
  • Organize and record data as outlined in Pilot Plant requests and Batch record-keeping standards
  • Update Trial Results and Recipes on the internal NesTMS system

Functional Quality:

  • Identify and record process deviations and escalate accordingly
  • Conduct Quality Control testing (pH, Viscosity, Titrations, and Total Solids)
  • Support batch sampling and process validation requirements
  • Proactively cooperate with the team towards improving Pilot Plant Processes and Procedures
  • Follow and uphold Food Safety, Quality, and SHE policies as pertains to the role
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and sanitary work area
  • Support internal and external audits (Management Systems and Food Safety Auditors)

Logistics and Warehouse:

  • Support Raw Material weigh-ups as required
  • Consume Materials and update system records to ensure accurate Stock control
  • Support finished product disposition, including labeling and transport within the site
  • Conduct regular stock checks for certain ingredients to ensure adequate stock levels are maintained

Safety, Health, and Environmental:

  • Participate in internal Behavior-Based Safety and Site environmental initiatives
  • Support internal and external audits
  • Maintain a Safe Working Environment by proactively identifying and communicating issues

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Experience working in a production environment in Food or Pharma
  • Good manufacturing practices
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Thermal Process – Aseptically Processed and Packaged Foods (optional)
  • Open Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • HS Diploma

Pay:  $17.85 – $25.50 /hr.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to provide sponsorship at this time or accept candidates who would require a corp-to-corp agreement.

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK!

We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Long and Short-Term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Direct deposit
  • Referral program

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let's go!

Keywords:  Pilot Plant, Aseptic Processing, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Food Science, Quality Control, Batch Records

Looking for more opportunities with Technology Partners? Check out technologypartners.net/jobs!

Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

All offers of employment at Technology Partners are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and drug screening that meet corresponding laws and regulations at the city, state and federal level.

Pay ranges are influenced by candidate qualifications, experience, and role specifics, with the actual rate determined considering skills, market conditions, and are subject to change by the employer; pay negotiations follow all state and federal legal guidelines.

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