Tissue Processing Technician.US-COL.004

Integra LifeSciences
Columbia, MD
Sep 20, 2022
Oct 05, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Overview: Integra LifeSciences is a global leader in regenerative technologies and neurosurgical solutions dedicated to limiting uncertainty for clinicians, so they can focus on providing the best patient care. Founded in 1989, Integra develops, manufactures, sells and supplies best-in-class products to regenerate tissue, remove brain tumors, prevent infection and much more. And over the last three decades, we've evolved into one of the world's leading global medical technology companies with more than 4,000 dedicated employees who deliver innovative medical technology solutions.But that's just the beginning. Integra is growing at an unprecedented rate. We're at a moment in time where the experience you'll gain is more robust than the experience you bring. And we're out to invest in your future because it's the best way to maximize ours. At Integra, we firmly believe our people are our greatest asset and the foundation of our success. Our comprehensive Global Total Rewards program provides competitive compensation and benefits designed to keep our people healthy, motivated and engaged. Investing in our people through these programs is possible because of Integra's ongoing commitment to our values and our shared success. Integra's health as a company begins with the well-being of our people. Benefit programs vary by country, whether provided through company-sponsored insurance and programs, through statutory government programs, or a combination of both. Regardless of geographic location, our commitment is to offer the following, whenever possible:Benefit plans that meet all local statutory requirementsA range of programs that reflect typical local market practicesAn opportunity for employees to tailor benefits to their specific needsBenefits that balance employee's short-term and long-term needsClick HERE for more information regarding our benefits and total rewards program Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESCollection of raw materialsRinse and initial cleaning of raw materials upon receiptSeparation and removal of unwanted tissuesDisinfectionPreparation of storage and cleaning solutionsDocument and track materials and solutionsProcess raw materials for final product including, but not limited to cutting/trimming to size, lyophilizing, and packagingPerform inspections during processing as called for in SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures).Build, cut, package and label devicesCross-train and perform duties as needed in different process areas (clean rooms, raw materials etc.)Make suggestions that would improve the work environment or material processingKeep track of when supplies become low or need to be purchasedPerform other tasks as needed Qualifications: DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position. Education & Experience:High school diploma or equivalentSimilar experience preferredRequired Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesGood work ethic, dependable and punctualAble to work well in both group setting and independentlyFlexible and adaptable to changing assignmentsWorking knowledge of GMP and ISO standards preferred TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USEDOperation of specialty equipment (ex: lyophilizer, condenser, die press, etc.) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSUse of wrists, arms, and hands to process medical devicesLifting of up to 40 lbs.Standing for two hours or more; sitting for two hours or moreAbility to properly apply and remove sterile gowningAbility to work with raw materials (porcine bladders) ADVERSE WORKING CONDITIONSThe adverse working conditions listed in this section include, but are not limited to, those environmental conditions to which the employee may be exposed while undertaking the essential duties and responsibilities of this position, which is that of a general plant environment. Clean room environment; must be able to properly gown and de-gownHandling of raw materials (porcine bladder) requiredMay encounter strong odor of strong cleaning material SELECTION GUIDELINES Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required. DISCLAIMER The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus and to protect our employees, all new hires in the US and Puerto Rico will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to be considered for employment with Integra LifeSciences, unless eligible for an accommodation as provided by law.