DCW CASING LLC Process Technician I in OELWEIN, Iowa

DCW, LLC, is a subsidiary of Danish Crown, headquartered in Mt. Vernon, NY. DCW specializes in the development and manufacturing of superior quality, injectable pharmaceuticals. We are committed to a fully-integrated platform delivering the highest-quality products that are uniquely positioned to enhance patient care.DCW, LLC currently manufactures crude heparin in a concentrated eluate form, processed from porcine intestinal mucosa collected exclusively from slaughter houses in the US and Europe. We are seeking four Process Technician I (two on 1st shift & two on 2nd shift) to work in our Oelwein, IA location.POSITION SCOPE: This position performs a variety of tasks related to the processing of ingredients and pharmaceutical materials. It is an entry level production/manufacturing position, which does not require prior experience in the pharmaceutical field. Employee will work under the direct supervision of the shift supervisor of manufacturing. Technician daily assignments will be based on demonstrated technical competence of the individual technician and the demands of the process. Priorities will be set based on the needs of the business. Both written procedures and verbal instructions by a supervisor will be executed with strict attention to safety and quality.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:- Handles raw materials and intermediate or finished crude products- Under direct supervision, operates automatic and manual manufacturing process equipment used for the elution and precipitation process in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices. May perform minor maintenance of equipment as required.- Develops an awareness of the hazards of solvents, acids and caustic materials. Learns safe handling procedures.- Develops the ability to recognize hazardous situations and how to report/handle them.- Must be proactive to ensure strong regulatory compliance.- Learns requirements for maintaining batch records, departmental logs, and other production paperwork.- Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:- High School diploma or GED required.- Experience in production/manufacturing a plus.- Certified in forklift operations a plus.REQUIRED COMPETENCIES - KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:- Able to read, write, and perform mathematical calculations.- Have the ability to operate both heavy and sensitive equipment and controls.- Collaborative work with other employees is a necessity to achieve departmental land company goals.- Duties involve use of good judgment and are carried out with a sense of immediacy.- Able to adhere to strict deadlines.SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES - WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:- Process Technicians wear protective clothing, gloves, safety goggles and safety boots.- Able to lift a minimum of 50# raw materials in repetitive motions.DCW in Oelwein, IA offers an extraordinary opportunity, a competitive salary and benefits package including Medical, Rx, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD and STD; Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) with employer match; and tuition reimbursement; and vacation, personal and sick days, and holidays.EOE M/F/D/V/SO. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks and substance abuse testing.