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Engineering Technician

Published on:  Feb 3, 2024
Country:  United States
Location:  Stillwater
Company:  DiaSorin Inc
Job Category:  Operations
Employment type:  Regular Full Time
Req ID:  5932

Diasorin is a global leader in diagnostic solutions, pushing the boundaries of science and technology to create cutting-edge tools that improve healthcare worldwide. With a legacy spanning over 50 years, we've earned our reputation for excellence by developing innovative diagnostic assays and instruments that are trusted by healthcare providers around the world.

Our broad offering of diagnostic tests and Licensed Technology solutions, made available thanks to ongoing investments in research, positions us as the player with the widest range of specialty solutions in the sector and identifies us as the "Diagnostics Specialist."

 

Why Join Diasorin?

 

  • Impactful Work: When you join Diasorin, you become part of a team that's dedicated to improving lives. Your contributions will directly impact patient care, making a meaningful difference in the world.

 

  • Global Reach & Innovation: Our work transcends borders. Joining Diasorin means collaborating with colleagues from all over the world, expanding your horizons, and contributing to global healthcare solutions at the forefront of the diagnostic industry.

 

Diverse and Inclusive Culture: We believe in the strength of diversity, and our inclusive culture reflects this commitment. We value your unique perspective and offer a supportive, collaborative environment where everyone can thrive.

 

Join Our Team: If you're passionate about innovation, diversity, and making a positive impact on healthcare, Diasorin is the place for you. We're looking for passionate and talented individuals who are ready to embrace new challenges and drive healthcare solutions forward.

 

Are you ready to be part of a dynamic team that's shaping the future of diagnostics? Join Diasorin and become a catalyst for change in the world of healthcare. Apply today and be a part of our exciting journey toward a healthier, more connected world. Together, we can make an impact!

 

Job Scope
 

As an Equipment Technician, you will be an administrator and expert of the equipment used in the manufacture of in vitro diagnostic products. In addition, you will drive operational improvement activities that involve equipment procurement, validation, or the transfer of information from equipment.  This is a fast-paced, deadline-driven department that provides centralized support to the organization.

Be a Subject Matter Experts (SME) for equipment and equipment validations to implement changes to business systems and processes, interacting and working collaboratively with teams across Diasorin.

  • Generates equipment specifications, identifies suppliers, and participates in procurement activities including supplier approval, expense planning, facility planning, equipment validation, and user training.
  • Optimize equipment strategies for production yield and cost effectiveness. Assist in project planning and budgeting for implementation.
  • Report progress on tasks and initiatives to management on a regular basis.
  • Share knowledge and train co-workers and new employees.
  • Coordinate process and manual instruction updates.

 

  • This individual will perform complex testing activities to support the use of equipment in the manufacturing laboratories.
    • Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, validates, adjusts, tests, diagnoses, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems in the manufacturing laboratories. To execute these duties, this position will at times be required to prepare compounds and solutions.
    • Perform job functions under minimum supervision in laboratory, production area, and test environments according to scheduled due dates.
    • Create and modify maintenance procedures by determining preventive maintenance, safety, and lockout/tagout requirements from manufacturer’s manuals, laboratory methods, or process requirements.  
    • Document maintenance actions in an equipment tracking database in compliance with regulatory requirements.
    • Adhere to safety, disposal, and gowning requirements (gowning as required by area).

 

Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile
  • Position requires knowledge of IVD technology and judgment in determining work methods, performing tasks / tests and recording data
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience and may require vocational or technical education or advanced certification in addition to prior work experience
  • Must have a high school diploma and associate degree with 6 years of experience in a regulated manufacturing or development laboratory, or a BS in Engineering with 1-2 years of experience
  • Understanding and experience with compliance to ISO, FDA, and other regulatory agencies as well as quality process management and implementation, preferred.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products
  • Solid technical ability, equipment set up, and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent writing and documentation skills for maintenance and validation activities
  • Understanding of process improvement and instruction document routing development, standard manufacturing practices, and workmanship/quality standards and practices
  • Good organizational and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, and/or electromechanical functions of equipment
  • Experience working from schematics, engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions
  • People skills to understand cultural differences, adapts quickly, and collaborates effectively

 

What we offer

Receive a competitive salary and benefits package as you grow your career at Diasorin. Join our team and discover how your work can impact the lives of people all over the world.

 

Diasorin is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and Canada and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Diasorin is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are a US or Canada candidate and require assistance or accommodation during the application process, please contact the North America Talent Acquisition Team at hrtalent@diasorin.com or 1-800-328-1482 to request an accommodation.

The above job description is intended to describe the general content, identify the essential functions, and set forth the requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Diasorin reserves the right to modify or amend this job posting as needed to comply with local laws and regulations.

Please note that offers of employment at Diasorin may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

This position is not eligible for partnership with a third-party search firm vendor without expressed, written consent from the Diasorin Human Resources Department.

 

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