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PDS Tech Inc Manufacturing Technician in Miami, Florida

PDS is seeking candidates for a Manufacturing Tech to fill a position in Miami, FL



Commitment to Safety, by following site safety procedures and utilizing safety equipment as required for daily tasks. Ability to document Near Miss reports, safety opportunities, accident reports, etc.

Uses batch record instructions, job aids, standard operating procedures, and product specifications to execute production activities.

Maintains accurate documentation, records and logs in accordance with FDA (Food and Drug Administration), GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices) and ISO9000 (International Organization for Standardization).

Ability to perform minor troubleshooting and problem solving in areas of set-up of equipment and processes.

Ability to follow testing and inspection procedures (i.e. visual inspections, in-process, final product attribute).

Maintains a focus on continuous improvement – helping improve equipment maintenance, safety, efficiency and throughput.

Ability to report damage to production areas and equipment, through work orders as needed.

Ability to perform rework and re-packaging of materials as needed.

Ability to perform specialized cleaning of manufacturing equipment in liquid and/or powder.

Ability to perform specialized cleaning of manufacturing areas in liquid and/or powder areas.

As needed, maintain the stocking levels for gowning, consumables, cleaning products, and other manufacturing supplies.

Ability to work in teams to achieve operational goals while being engaged in the process.

Makes effective decisions relative to position requirements and include Quality in those decisions.

Communicating issues and concerns to supervisor or designee.

Some overtime will be required with prior notice to support business needs. Emergency overtime may be required with little notice to ensure operational objectives.

POWDER MANUFACTURING [Dependent on skill specialization]

Ability to set-up and operate semi-manual and manual powder processing and packaging equipment.

Ability to load IBCs (Bins) with raw materials (ROHs) and gross weighings for IBCs (Bins).

Ability to perform weighing processes in manual and automated powder packaging processes

Ability to perform all aspects of powder packaging; including material handling, weighing the materials, setting-up of equipment, and operating the equipment (both manual and semi-automated processes).

LIQUID MANUFACTURING [Dependent on skill specialization]

Ability to set-up and operate liquid compounding tanks, and perform liquid compounding processes.

Ability to set-up, operate and perform the liquid manual and automated bottle filling and packaging equipment and processes.

Ability to set-up and perform the liquid bag filling and packaging process.

Ability to set-up and operate sterilization processes, including autoclave sterilization, filter sterilization and Steam-In-Place (SIP) processes.

Ability to qualify in aseptic gowning techniques.

Note: Job Description does not include all the tasks assigned to the employee. This is a representation of the area of responsibility. Duties can be added, by Managers/Supervisors, based on operational needs.



Must be able to read proficiently, write legibly, analyze/evaluate charts/graphs, follow simple diagrams, and follow manufacturing and inspection procedures.

Must be able to maintain neat, legible, accurate, and complete documentation, records, and logs.

Mechanical aptitude is required and to safely operate equipment including minor equipment repair, identification of problems, and correcting minor problems.

Must be able to focus continuous attention to detailed processes and fairly routine processes.

Basic proficiency with PCs (Personal Computers) and basic use of a Windows environment is required. Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel).

Education: High School Diploma


0 - 1 years of manufacturing experience


Exposure to industrial machinery, sharp and moving parts, electrical and other energy sources.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required including but not limited to lab coats, hair / beard covers, shoe covers, gloves, ear protection, eye protection and specialized cleanroom suits and head coverings as required.

Exposure to fumes and chemicals such as raw materials, cleaners, etc.

Infrequent exposure to high frequency noise

Ability to lift up to 25 pounds repetitively, and up to 65 pounds non-repetitively

Must be able to lift/move 1-5 lbs over 60% of the time, and lift/move 5-25 lbs 40% of the time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.