Technical Associate - Automated Assembly Operations (3054)

Organization: 
QIAGEN
Job Location: 
Germantown, MD
Job Description: 

The Technical Associate in Production and Assembly comprehends and performs assigned automated and manual production tasks according to established standard operating procedures.
• Responsible for Automated and/or Manual production and assembly procedures in compliance with relevant regulations and Standard Operation Procedures.
• Adhere to and accurately complete all production-related documentation
• Responsible for set up, trouble shooting and operation of automated assembly equipment, as well as other production related equipment within the assembly area.
• Assist in the setup and preparation of required production related materials.
• Contribute to cross-functional process improvement initiatives.
• Contribute to and support department/corporate goals.
• Responsible for ensuring on-going compliance to applicable quality and EHS regulations and standards (e.g., ISO, US FDA, MDD, IVDD, EU-PSHA, OSHA, etc.).

Requirements: 

• High School diploma or equivalent with 1-3 years of related work experience, or an AA degree with related work experience.
• Understanding of FDA and cGMP regulated production practices is preferred.
• In-depth knowledge of job tasks; general to minimal supervision required.
• Able to use general/automated laboratory/production equipment. Strong technical background required.
• Familiarity with computers and automated manufacturing equipment helpful.
• Able to plan use of equipment, materials, production documents and their own personal time efficiently.
• Able to complete/review production-related documentation accurately.
• Basic mathematical skills are required; understanding of metric volumes and measures is required.
• Work safely and effectively in a team environment.
• Strong organization and attention to detail skills.
• Able to communicate issues and problems to supervisors.
• The work environment is fast-paced and involves the ability to quickly change priorities and multi-task while maintaining a professional demeanor.
• Able to read, write and understand the English language.
• No travel required.
- Dependable
- Detail oriented
- Strong motivation

Contact Information: 

If interested, please apply online:
http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_qiagen/external/gateway....
or forward your resume to sheila.smaw@qiagen.com

About Our Organization: 

As the innovative market and technology leader, QIAGEN creates sample and assay technologies that enable access to content from any biological sample.
Our mission is to enable our customers to achieve outstanding success and breakthroughs in life sciences, applied testing, pharma, and molecular diagnostics. We thereby make improvements in life possible.

Our commitment to the markets, customers, and patients we serve drives our innovation and leadership in all areas where our sample and assay technologies are required.

The exceptional talent, skill, and passion of our employees are key to QIAGEN’s excellence, success and value.