Biotechnician

Columbia, MD

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Job Description

Job Summary Employee will carry out manufacturing practices in a cGMP biotechnical facility. The job involves the manual processing of porcine urinary bladders, which includes all aspects from collection of raw materials to packaging of the final product. Following training, work will be expected to be performed independently to a high degree of standard in biomaterial handling.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Collection of raw materials
  • Rinsing and initial cleaning of raw materials upon receipt
  • Separation and removal of unwanted tissues
  • Disinfection
  • Preparation of storage and cleaning solutions
  • Documenting and tracking materials and solutions
  • Keeping track of when supplies become low or need to be purchased
  • Making suggestions that would improve the work environment or material processing
  • Processing raw materials for final product including, but not limited to cutting/trimming to size, lyophilizing, and packaging
  • Performing other tasks as needed

* Work is performed in a clean-room environment; full gowning is required.

Required Education and Experience

  • A minimum of a high school degree or GED; prior experience or related education is a plus
  • Prior clean-room experience preferred

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Must be hardworking, dependable, punctual, flexible, and capable of working well in both group settings and independently

Lifting and Other Physical Requirements Job may require:

  • Repetitive motion of wrists, arms, and hands
  • Lifting of up to 40 lbs
  • Standing for two hours or more

ACell is committed to equal employment opportunity and diversity in the workplace. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other protected class under Federal, state, or local law.v