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Production Technician - Commercial Manufacturing

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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, US, 18017

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


Particle Sciences, A Lubrizol Company is the leading CDMO for complex formulation development for the pharmaceutical industry, with over 20 years of successful experience and a solid base of clients ranging from the world’s largest pharmaceutical and biotech companies to small VC backed start-ups. As a member of the Particle Sciences, Inc. team, you will be working for a company that is engaged in important, exciting, and socially relevant projects. Particle Sciences is a fast-paced environment that features a variety of projects, technical challenges, and opportunities for growth. To learn more about Particle Sciences, A Lubrizol Company, visit and


Particle Sciences, Inc. in Bethlehem, PA has an immediate opening for a Production Technician for Commercial Manufacturing.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute production batch records during manufacture of commercial drug products.
  • Clean and assemble production equipment before and after manufacturing activities.
  • Clean, sanitize and maintain manufacturing areas, including classified aseptic manufacturing facility and warehouse areas.
  • Maintain awareness of inventory for consumable and packaging goods used in manufacturing, including ordering, organization and stocking in manufacturing areas, as appropriate.
  • Write and revise Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Assist with performance of qualification and validation studies.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot equipment as an equipment owner, where appropriate.
  • Develop and provide training to Production team, as assigned.
  • Other duties, as assigned by area management.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Practical knowledge of cGMPs and working in a regulated environment following QbD, cGMP and SOPs is required.
  • Experience with Good Documentation Practices in a regulated field.
  • Experience with sterile dosage forms and aseptic processing is preferred.  Experience with multiple delivery forms is desired (semisolids, solids, liquids, suspensions, including sterile and non-sterile).
  • High school diploma with a  minimum of 5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical or related industry, with at least 2 years of experience in drug product manufacture, is required.
  • Mechanical aptitude is preferred.
  • Proficiency with common PC based applications and specifically in the use of MS Office is required.
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety precautions and protocols for safe handling and the disposal of hazardous agents/reagents, chemicals and materials is required.
  • Good organization, communication and analytical skills are required.
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate technical and business information, both oral and written to others, including co-workers, supervisors, subordinates, clients, and vendors.
  • Ability to work varied and extended hours/days, as business dictates, is required.




Particle Sciences’ headquarters is located in Bethlehem, PA, part of the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. Lehigh Valley includes the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton. The region is slightly over an hour to both Philadelphia and New York City, which places you right in the action. Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, the Lehigh Valley is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play.  This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, ski resorts, museums, casinos, shopping, restaurants, sports and nightlife. From the yearly Musikfest festival, to skiing in the Poconos, to hiking or biking through the many state parks, you can make it happen right here in the Lehigh Valley.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Allentown

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