BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Bulking/Formulation, Operator 3 in Sparks, Maryland
Job Description SummaryResponsible for preparation of materials to support downstream manufacturing operations. May operate specialty preparation equipment. Weighs, measures and checks raw materials to ensure batches manufactured contain proper ingredients and accurate proportions following approved procedure. Assists with in process testing to ensure batches meet specifications. Responsible for validating processes and equipment directly related to filtration, cleaning and sterilization. Responsible for the removal and disposal of waste chemicals, solvents and acids. Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves complex issues associated with bulking/formulation operations.
Weighs, measures and checks raw materials to ensure batches manufactured contain proper ingredients
Performs simple analytical tests (pH, conductivity, and absorbance)
Performs routine cleaning of processing equipment
Handles hazardous waste as appropriate
Assists with inventory counting activities as required
Inspects in-process parts to ensure consistent quality and remove defective product, packaging, and component material
Responsible for ensuring timely and accurate documentation of all manufacturing activities performed
Monitors meters, gauges, temperatures, pressures, and related controls
Plans and controls timing of operations
Generates reports, graphs, and other data
Ensures accurate proportions of batches following approved procedure
Interprets complex drawings, diagrams, charts and specifications
Performs complex work to close tolerances, high quality and accuracy
Makes effective decisions relative to position requirements
Evaluates operating process equipment and implantation to ensure constant compliance with standard manufacturing practices (SMP)
Uses independent judgment in troubleshooting and problem solving under little/no supervision
May develop weekly production plans coordinating resources (raw materials) and communicating relative priority to downstream parties
Provides support to lead and/or supervisor when necessary
May provide training support for on-boarding and/or new procedures
May provide support on special projects
Demonstrates the ability to follow established procedures according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Must follow all BD housekeeping policies and procedures
Must follow all BD safety policies and procedures
Must be able to work overtime as required to meet BD business requirements
Perform other duties as required.
High School degree with 4 years’ manufacturing experience or AA science degree with 2 years’ experience
Minimum 2 years’ experience in an FDA/Regulated environment.
Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.