The Tissue Processing Tech 1 position at RTI represents an entry level function. Employees will develop technical skills in their assigned areas, an understanding of the rules and regulations that RTI administers, and the basic operating approach at RTI including: reading, understanding, and following work instructions; working in a team environment; and learning to work with minimal supervision.
Performs tissue processing activities that produce the highest level of quality and yield outcomes in accordance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Work Instructions (WIs).
Responsible for accurately processing tissue products and meeting production schedules.
Works safely, dons appropriate PPE, and applies excellent aseptic techniques in a clean room / controlled environment performing individual tasks or contributing to a team effort.
Understands requirements to properly dispose hazardous and non-hazardous waste.
Accurately completes paperwork and performs data entry in accordance with Good Documentation Practices.
Stores and moves tissue in appropriate locations to ensure accurate inventories of tissue in-process
Performs cycle count activities in accordance with SOP’s.
Assists in the review and update of SOP’s, work instructions and procedures
Technical expert of tissue processing in learned competencies and advisor for colleagues and engineers in areas of tissue processing techniques and improvement opportunities
Performs duties to support key annual performance metrics for operations
Participate in continuous improvement activities in team meetings and other formal and informal settings.
RECOMMENDED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
HS diploma or equivalent required
Controlled biomedical manufacturing environment. This position requires the use of personal protective equipment during various tasks/activities including but not limited to scrubs, gloves, masks and safety glasses. May require lifting up to 40 pounds.