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Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018 8:33 AM


Ethicon Inc., a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Laboratory Tech I- Lab- 1st shift (1 of 3) to be located in San Angelo, Texas.
The Ethicon business offers a broad range of products, platforms and technologies-including sutures, hemostasis products, surgical staplers, trocars, energy devices and synthetic mesh devices-that are used in a wide variety of open and minimally invasive surgical procedures. Specialties include support for treatment of colorectal and thoracic conditions, women's health conditions, hernias, cancer and obesity. The Ethicon business combines products and services of two market leading legacy companies, both with long histories of medical innovation. Ethicon, Inc. based in Somerville, New Jersey, was founded more than 80 years ago as a pioneer in suture development and manufacturing, helping to transform the safety and effectiveness of surgery.

The Laboratory Tech I is responsible for:
• Assures optimum control of quality so that raw material and/or finished products conform to existing requirements, standard operation procedures, and governmental regulations and adheres to all Quality Systems Requirements (QSR) and ISO standards.
• Performs raw material, in-process and/or finished goods tests and reviews.
• Able to work in an environment with chemicals safely.
• Inspects, tests and/or evaluates the precision and accuracy of products, and/or testing equipment.
• Monitors and reviews environmental charts and/or numeric data.
• Performs chemical and sterility release of product.
• Performs sterility, environmental, moisture, residual ethylene oxide, and triclosan testing.
• Prepares media and performs quality assurance control checks per USP.
• Investigate and write out of specification reports.
• Read and interpret results, performs trend analysis as required.
• Recommends, amends and analyzes sampling procedures, test methods, standard operating procedures, and/or inspection measures in order to lean processes or simplify current practices.
• Meets functional area goals and yearly strategic imperative project timelines.
• Cross-trains to support other functional areas.
• Utilizes Standards of Leadership and the Credo.
• Performs other work-related duties assigned by Team Coordinator and/or Facilitator.
• Follows current compliance regulations and standards and all federal regulated programs.
• Ensures safe working conditions and practices in the department.
• Conducts training for operators and technicians

• High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required.
• Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or other advanced degree preferred.
• Experience in a highly regulated, GMP manufacturing environment required.
• Exposure to FDA and ISO requirements highly preferred.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of programs and computer systems required.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.
• Good organizational and self-motivation skills required.
• Strong adherence to quality, attendance and performance standards required.
• Statistical and analytical problem solving required.
• Must be able to work as a team player with Operations Associates/Facilitators, Engineers, and Quality Assurance/Control Associates across multiple business partners and provide a high degree of customer service.
• Must be detailed oriented and be able to calculate time increments.
• Must be able to speak, comprehend, and write English.
• Must be flexible with a variety of working situations.
• May require up to 10% travel.
• Associate must maintain an acceptable level of attendance and be able to support a continuous run manufacturing operation (24/7). Standard schedule is rotating 4 days on and 4 days off, 600am-430pm, but may require some flexibility as needed by the business.

Primary Location
United States-Texas-San Angelo
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
Job Function
Quality Control
Requisition ID

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