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Date: Jan 2, 2021

Location: Middletown, DE, US

Company: Datwyler

The Datwyler Healthcare Sealing Solutions Division is a leading supplier of high performance pharmaceutical elastomeric sealing solutions to the global healthcare market. Our business is built on leading material science, engineering and process expertise along with a worldwide presence and production facilities located in Europe, Asia and the Americas.  With a global manufacturing footprint, sales in over 100 countries and more than 5,000 employees, the company generates an annual revenue in excess of 390 million dollars.


We value our employees and encourage both personal and professional development.  Our advanced technology and business practices provide a challenging and satisfying work environment backed by our company values: Entrepreneurship, Respect, Excellence, and Bringing Value to our Customers.

Laboratory Technician

The Laboratory Technician is responsible for maintaining production, quality performance levels, and the efficient use of manufacturing equipment in accordance with his/her knowledge and training in conformance with established Work Instructions, Standard Operating Procedures and Good Manufacturing Practice.

The Laboratory Technician’s overall responsibility is for testing, releasing and performance of raw materials for Rubber & Aluminum.

Areas of responsibility

Water System Monitoring: will conduct appropriate testing on site’s water systems to ensure microbiological cleanliness requirements are met on a daily basis.

Cleanroom Environment Monitoring: will conduct appropriate testing to ensure that the cleanliness level of the surfaces and air within the site’s cleanrooms.

Testing: will be responsible for conducting testing on the water system to ensure cleanliness requirements are met. This position will also conduct testing to ensure surfaces and air are at correct level. This position will also be responsible for performing chemistry related testing on raw materials, sample tests and releasing batches according to SOPs.

Finished Product Evaluation: will be responsible for lab equipment purchases and validations of lab equipment. This position will also conduct special tests or experiments as needed including bioburden, endotoxin, and particulate testing, swell, coring, fragmentation, penetration force, moisture analysis, volatile sulphides, percent ash, and UV absorbance.

Reporting: will prepare technical reports and trends.

Position Requirements: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Microbiology or other related science with a minimum of 1 year experience in a laboratory environment, however 3 years minimum experience preferred. The ideal candidate will have regulatory or Pharma with clean room (ISO 7 or better) experience as well as excellent PC skills including MS Office and SAP. Knowledge of statistic and related software (e.g. Minitab) is preferred.

Datwyler Competencies
Datwyler Leadership Competencies -Ensuring Responsibility/Integrity- Calls for ownership -Level 3
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies - Team orientation- Is a team player - Level 4
Datwyler Management Competencies- Entrepreneurship- Implements strategy - Level 3
Datwyler Leadership Competencies- Adaptability- Participates in change- Level 3
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies-Dealing with socio-cultural diversity- Respects diversity-Level 4
Datwyler Management Competencies - Result Orientation and Execution - Implements objectives - Level 3
Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Business orientation - Pursues KPI's-Level 3
Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Exceed customer expectations - Understands the customer-Level 3
Datwyler Management Competencies - Creativity and Innovation - Produces a wide range of ideas -Level 3
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies- Emotional Intelligence- Is responsive to the situation of others-Level 3
Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Professional aptitude- Is able to instruct others-Level 3
Datwyler Leadership Competencies- Lead by coaching - Installs opportunities to develop- Level 3

We Offer a Diverse and Global Working Environment

As a globally operating company, Datwyler offers a broad spectrum of job profiles and career opportunities. We offer ambitious individuals who approach their task with dedication and enthusiasm the right environment to excel and grow. This gives every employee the opportunity to influence the way we work. At Datwyler, we enable our employees to bring their talent to a global context and grow it steadily over time. Our employees are therefore at the very heart of Datwyler – we interact with respect, trust and loyalty. Mutual consideration and appreciation are key.


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