Manufacturing Operator

Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: Eugene, OR, US, 97402

Company: Actylis

Actylis is a leading manufacturer and supplier of critical raw materials and performance ingredients serving the Life Sciences, Specialty Chemicals, and Agriscience industries.


We offer standard and custom ingredients through our rapidly growing portfolio of GMP and non-GMP facilities worldwide, and further choice through our strong sourcing hub network. This unique hybrid option blending manufacturing and global sourcing, combined with more than 75 years of sourcing and distribution experience makes Actylis the Partner of Choice.

Position Summary

Operates production equipment and executes procedures for chemical manufacturing utilizing various levels of personal protective equipment, which may include full chemical protective suit with respirator, powered air purifying respirator, or supplied air.  Common unit operations include area and equipment cleaning, chemical and powder dispensing, charging, and discharging of solvents from reaction vessels, filters, dryers, or other production equipment.  Common use equipment may include 20L – 400L reactors, drying ovens, filters, pumps, glassware, balances.  Based upon experience, personnel may be utilized in GMP manufacturing space or non-GMP manufacturing space.

Responsibilities will include:

•    Follow Batch Records for manufacturing chemical compound and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API). 
•    Make detailed observations and basic data analysis. 
•    Complete all documentation using Good Documentation Practices and a high level of detail. 
•    Clean and maintain manufacturing equipment and facility. 
•    Advise supervisor of factors that may affect quality, accuracy, timeliness, and usefulness of data. 
•    Complete all tasks per GMP quality system SOPs or site procedures. 
•    Troubleshoot experiments with assistance from senior personnel. 
•    Contribute ideas and suggestions to improve standard laboratory techniques, improve protocols, processes, and equipment. 
•    Comply with all company safety regulations and procedures. 
•    Report non-compliance and may serve as team lead. 
•    With supervisors' guidance, become familiar with literature directly associated with assigned projects and transmit information gathered to other members of the scientific team. 
•    Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.  
•    Receive and carry out general instruction on routine work, detailed instruction on new assignments.  
•    Flexibility with recurring work situations with occasional variations from the norm, involving a moderate degree of complexity.  
•    Works on problems where analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors.  
•    Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position as mistakes in work could cause substantial interpretive errors.  

Required Experience & Knowledge

Education Requirements:
•    High school diploma or equivalent education.
•    1-2 years of experience in a laboratory or manufacturing experience is preferred.
•    Previous GMP manufacturing experience is highly preferred.
•    Previous experience with large scale reactors is highly preferred .


•    Demonstrated ability to carry out instructions either listed in manufacturing or procedure documentation, or verbal. 
•    General knowledge of hand tools and assembly and handling skills with glass and mechanical equipment. 
•    Troubleshooting within normal protocol parameters. 
•    Demonstrated ability to keep clear and accurate documentation.

Physical Demand

•    Required to lift up to 40 pounds with or without assistance 
•    May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties, while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment which can include chemically protective suits and powered air respirators
•    Must be able to work overtime and flexible shifts
•    Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials
•    May sit or stand for long periods of time

Supervisory Responsibilities

not applicable

Work Environment

Works in a development manufacturing or GMP clean space manufacturing environment

May work at one or both Actylis sites in  Eugene, Oregon

Actylis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Actylis US does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Nearest Major Market: Eugene