Associate Technician - Manufacturing

  • Location
    Myerstown, Pennsylvania
  • Job type
  • Salary

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting  Associate Technician role in Myerstown, PA!  Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!  When prompted, please enter the Adecco office number of 020071 or just 71 to ensure it's routed to the appropriate branch handling these openings.


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POSITION: Associate Technician within a major pharmaceutical manufacturer 

LOCATION: Myerstown, PA 17067

START DATE: ASAP upon successful interview with client

DURATION: Long-Term, no definitive ending date as of now

PAY RATE: $16.00 per hour

HOURS: *MUST BE WILLING TO BE FLEXIBLE TO WORK ANY OF THE 3 SHIFTS CLIENT RUNS WHICH ARE 1st shift Monday through Friday 7:00am-3:30pm - 2nd shift Monday through Friday 3:00pm-11:30pm - 3rd Shift Sunday through Thursday 11:00pm-7:30am – YOU WILL NOT ROTATE SHIFTS but if selected to interview with the client and then offered a position, client will determine which shift you will be assigned to - with the understanding you must be able to train on 1st shift if requested AND be able to switch shifts should client’s business needs dictate the need to do so.


Position Purpose

Perform operations in a line team environment to provide high quality pharmaceutical products on time and in the right quantities to customers.

Major tasks and responsibilities of position

  • Comply with all workplace standards and safety procedures, including Lockout Tagout, Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements (OSHA), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Company Guidelines.
  • Perform equipment setup and changeover activities.  Take action to safely reduce equipment setup and changeover times.
  • Initiate and establish equipment operating parameters to maximize production, while meeting all product specifications.
  • Perform the daily setup and routine operation of the packaging line, including but not limited to:  bottle in-feed, unscrambler, filler, bottle capper, torquer, labeler, vision systems, weighing systems, bar coding systems, sealers, disassembly/assembly, cleaning, resolving equipment stoppages and jams, and all material handling as trained.
  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks as needed and trained.
  • Inspect packaging components, in-process items, and packaged drug products to assure compliance to specifications, identify any non-conforming item and initiate appropriate actions.
  • Palletize both finished and unfinished products, and operate motorized and non-motorized material handling equipment.
  • Complete, maintain, and update production documentation (both electronic and paper) to perform material movements, material take-outs and yield determinations by following SOPs and utilizing systems as required such as Systems/Applications/Products (SAP), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Electronic Batch Records (EBRs), etc.
  • Take ownership of training and learning to develop high performance competencies such as technical skills, communication skills, and skills to build a team-oriented culture (i.e. training team members, motivating and supporting team members, sharing knowledge to continuously improve the process, etc.).
  • Meet the production schedules outlined by line team and/or Supervision.  
  • Perform other duties as trained and assigned.



  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Previous experience using automated inventory system is required (i.e., SAP, MES, etc.)
  • Previous experience using motorized & non-motorized material handling equipment required.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully changeover/set up multiple pieces of packaging/manufacturing equipment and strong troubleshooting skills required.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English required.
  • Good PC Skills, including use of e-mail, attaching documents to e-mail required.  Previous experience using electronic databases and on-line tools required (i.e., but not limited to, Lotus Notes database, Employee Self-Services on-line tools, etc) 
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely in a production environment required.
  • Demonstrated ability to read/interpret/follow instructions in regard to workplace documentation, such as SOP’s, Operator Manuals, Work Instructions, etc.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a good mathematical aptitude in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, & metric system.
  • Experience in a government regulated, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) or standard operating procedures (SOP) environment required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required, based on production demands.


The Adecco Group is a global leader in HR services.  Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world.  We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career.  Adecco Group provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers to include Holiday, 401(k) and Insurance Benefit Plans.


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