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At Roche, 94,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity, and diversity.  We believe every employee makes a difference. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives. We are courageous in both decision and action; we believe that good business means a better world.


The focus of Hillsboro Technical Operations (HTO) is Drug Product manufacturing (Component Prep & Compounding, Liquid/Lyophilized Filling, Automated/Manual Inspection, Packaging/Finished Products and Distribution.)


Performs functions associated with all manufacturing operations, including working with engineers in set-up and calibration tasks, as well as performing rework and quality testing related to the production of parts, components, subassemblies and final assemblies. Uses sophisticated programs to collect and evaluate operating data to conduct on-line adjustments to products, instruments or equipment. Determines and may assist in developing methods and procedures to control or modify the manufacturing process. Works with engineers in conducting experiments. This Job Profile has been specifically classified as Non-Exempt, a required classification for certain countries.



Adhere to all plant safety policies and procedures and proactively identify unsafe conditions Perform safety and housekeeping audits as required
Assist in set up, change over, and test run equipment for various-sized vials and packages as required
Supporting the Operations Specialist, Maintenance, and/or outside services in the repair, maintenance, and calibration of Genentech systems as required
Perform training of other Technicians
Assist in the development of plant SOP’s and training materials
Execute production recipes, check-in equipment, and perform material movements using automated computer software applications (SAP and MES systems)
Operate all formulation, sterile filling, inspection, and final vial packaging equipment in the plant Perform material handling in the plant as required
Perform preparation of sterile components
Assist in the cleaning, set-up, sterilization, and dis-assembly on a variety of processing equipment Perform bulk thaw, dilution, and formulation operations
Performing manual inspection of empty vials and filled product with a focus on quality and efficiency Conduct environmental monitoring activities in the manufacturing areas as required
Prior to start-up, during processing, and at the completion of the manufacturing process, perform all documentation and clerical functions to provide the proper accountability and traceability of components and finished product
At the start and finish of each shift, report and make recommendations regarding equipment, supplies, required repairs, process concerns, safety concerns, and areas for improvement in reliability, yield, and efficiency
Work effectively and efficiently in a team-oriented environment to ensure maximum and high quality output Perform cleaning and housekeeping duties as required
Qualifications / Requirements:

Proficiency in the English language – reading, writing, and communication
Must be able to work all shifts (1st, 2nd, or 3rd), required overtime as needed, able to lift 45 pounds, and stand for extended periods of time
In addition, all candidates must pass a vision acuity and color discrimination test
Must complete periodic physical examinations to identify medical conditions which pose a risk to Grade C or higher operation
Must have 1 to 2 years (within the last 7 years) experience in the operation of complex mechanical equipment used in the washing, filling, conveying, sealing, inspection and packaging of products/containers is highly desirable (target industries include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, biomedical, electronic, chemical, food, cosmetics, and/or other medical industries)
Must be computer literate, including ability to interface with computer systems and PLC-based logic.
Must be comfortable working with Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), navigating through web pages and e-mail. Must possess basic typing skills

Please note this is a fixed TERM position for a two year duration.  Fixed TERM roles are eligible for medical benefits and other total rewards programs.  This position is also eligible for two $2,500 completion bonuses (total of $5,000), paid at the end of the first and second year of successful continuous employment.

Please note there are 4 available positions.  One for each of the shifts listed below::

Front Half Day (A Shift)

6:00am to 6:30pm, Sunday through Tuesday plus every other Wednesday
Front Half Night (B Shift),

6:00pm to 6:30am, Sunday through Tuesday plus every other Saturday
Back Half Day (C Shift)

6:00am to 6:30pm, Thursday through Saturday plus every other Wednesday
Back Half Night (D Shift)

6:00pm to 6:30am, Wednesday through Friday plus every other Saturday

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