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Technician Production Operations (O2)

  • Job reference: 932118
  • Location: Chaska, Minnesota
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 25/09/2020

We at Orion Group are currently recruiting for multiple Technicians Production Operations (O2) on behalf of one of our Multinational Medical Device Clients based in Chaska, MN on an initial 3 month contract.

Our manufacturing client is seeking a team member to join our Reagent Pack Value Stream team. In this role you will formulate, fill, test, and package chemical and biological reagent products of varied complexity according to operational plans and customer demand.

You'll be responsible for following established operation procedures, maintaining appropriate training records for your role, sustaining a smooth flow of material and the execution of work orders to on-time completion.


  • Read and follow established work instructions and procedures with emphasis on quality.
  • Execute the daily production plan to due date conformance and quality standards.
  • Train to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Follow engineering drawings, work order information, SOPs, and other written and verbal specifications in the manufacturing process while maintaining FDA requirements.
  • Independently execute work regarding formulating, filling, testing and packaging.
  • Apply basic analytical skills or scientific methods to perform daily tasks.
  • Perform the set-up, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of reagent components and instruments.
  • Conduct testing on solutions which include pH, conductivity, and density, to ensure adherence to production/process specifications.
  • Assure compliance with FDA Quality System Regulations (QSR), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and ISO regulatory requirements.
  • Work directly and cooperatively with cross-functional team members to troubleshoot issues and ensure emphasis on quality.
  • Identify, recommend and implement quality improvements including but not limited to production methods, equipment performance, product quality and efficiencies.
  • Learn and participate in the company's lean manufacturing principles.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Perform other duties and cross training as assigned.
  • Train new team members on equipment operations and work procedures as needed.
  • Ability to complete appropriate paperwork, maintain accurate records of production and report status of work.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and the basic Windows operating system.


  • Must have 2+ years relevant experience.
  • High School Degree or Equivalent.
  • Experience in a regulated industry preferred (e.g. FDA, ISO).

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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