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Manufacturing Tech II - 3rd shift

Category Manufacturing City Plymouth State Minnesota

Join the Upsher-Smith team and contribute to the manufacture and packaging of pharmaceutical products that help to improve people's lives!

Part-Time opportunities are available! Part-time employees (20+ hours/week) are eligible for enrollment in benefits (medical, dental, vision, tuition assistance and more) as well as paid time off!

  • 5 days/week - partial shift

  • 2-3 days/week - full shift

  • Overtime, weekend work available (on an as needed basis)

The Manufacturing Tech II - 3rd Shift (11:00 PM - 7:30 AM) is responsible for following manufacturing processes and procedures on the designated shift to ensure safe, quality pharmaceutical product manufacturing. This position sets up, adjusts and troubleshoots pharmaceutical manufacturing machinery and ensures manufacturing operations are completed per standard operating procedure.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Executes manufacturing operations, processes and procedures.

  • Coordinates the manufacturing efforts for designated manufacturing processes.

  • Completes machine set up, operation, tooling changes, adjustments and troubleshooting related to the operation of manufacturing equipment.  

  • Maintains manufacturing equipment efficiencies and standards to meet quality manufacturing requirements and established routing times.

  • Cleans equipment per standard operating procedures.

  • May train new team members or retraining for current team members to ensure all standard operating procedures are followed, as written.

  • Maintains appropriate quality and production documentation. Responsible for the review of all assigned batch record documentation to ensure error free work.

  • Performs general, light maintenance and troubleshooting of machines and related equipment.

  • Reviews daily production compared to defined routings and identifies ideas for continuous improvement.

  • Assists Technical Services, Maintenance and Engineering departments with new equipment, exception investigations and equipment qualifications.

  • Ensures a safe work environment and that team members are performing job duties in accordance with all safety requirements and guidelines.

  • Demonstrates and works in accordance with Corporate Values. Demonstrates the ability to promote these values to manufacturing team members.

High school diploma or equivalent required. Experience working in a manufacturing, packaging or maintenance/mechanical environment preferred. Experience operating automated machinery/and or manufacturing equipment preferred.

Physical Requirements: Bending at the waist: 34 - 66% (Frequent). Firm Grasping: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Lift / Carry - Waist or Lower (25 lbs. or less): 34 - 66% (Frequent). Lift / Carry - Waist or Lower (25 to 50 lbs.): 34 - 66% (Frequent). Lift / Carry - Waist or Lower (50 to 75 lbs.): 1 - 33% (Occasional). Listening: 67 - 100% (Constant). Near acuity (vision): 67 - 100% (Constant). Push / Pull (25 lbs. or less): 67 - 100% (Constant). Push / Pull (25 to 50 lbs.): 67 - 100% (Constant). Push / Pull (50 to 75 lbs.): 34 - 66% (Frequent). Push / Pull (75 to 100 lbs.): 34 - 66% (Frequent). Push / Pull (over 100 lbs.): 1 - 33% (Occasional). Reaching above the shoulders: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Reaching straight out or below shoulders: 67 - 100% (Constant). Repetitive Hand / Wrist Work: 67 - 100% (Constant). Speaking: 34 - 66% (Frequent). Standing (Moving About): 67 - 100% (Constant). Standing (Stationary): 67 - 100% (Constant). Twisting / Turning at the waist: 34 - 66% (Frequent). Use of computer keyboard / mouse: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Use of computer keyboard / mouse: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Work in excess of 40 hours per week: 1 - 33% (Occasional).

Mental and Motor Requirement: Ability to prioritize tasks: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Ability to manage changing priorities: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Attention to detail: 67 - 100% (Constant). Attentiveness: 67 - 100% (Constant). Basic math calculations: 34 - 66% (Frequent). Computer Skills: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Demonstrated ability to follow written procedures: 67 - 100% (Constant). Interaction with others using professionalism and tact: 67 - 100% (Constant). Problem Solving: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Reading / Comprehension: 34 - 66% (Frequent). Verbal communication: 67 - 100% (Constant).

Environmental Requirements: Exposure to Electrical Hazards: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Exposure to Loud Noises: 67 - 100% (Constant). Exposure to active pharmaceutical ingredient: 34 - 66% (Frequent). Exposure to automated machinery: 67 - 100% (Constant). Exposure to chemicals: 34 - 66% (Frequent). Exposure to dust: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Exposure to fumes / odors: 1 - 33% (Occasional). Exposure to pressurized equipment: 67 - 100% (Constant). Required to wear safety glasses and other PPE: 67 - 100% (Constant). Team work: 67 - 100% (Constant). Works in Manufacturing Environment: 67 - 100% (Constant).

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees according to all applicable equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, directives and regulations of federal, state and local governing bodies and agencies. In keeping with this commitment, Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC. will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including factors related to pregnancy or child birth), national origin, age, marital status, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity status with regard to public assistance, employment status, local human rights commission activity, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, or any other protected category.
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