Technical Specialist Team Supervisor in Santa Ana, California | Careers at SantaAna, CA

Requisition ID 2021-15486
Category Supply Chain/Logistics
Company (Portal Searching) FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific

FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc., is a worldwide leader in the innovation and manufacture of cell culture media, reagents, and medical devices for researchers and clinicians. The company provides unrivaled service and quality to scientists working in biopharmaceuticals, cell therapy, and regenerative medicine, assisted reproductive technology and cytogenetics, and industrial cell culture for the large-scale production of biotherapeutics and vaccines. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific adheres to both ISO and FDA regulations and operates dual cGMP manufacturing facilities in California, USA, and Tokyo, Japan. The company's consultative philosophy combined with expertise in cell culture and compliance provides customers with unique capabilities and support. For over 50 years, FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific has remained uniquely flexible and focused on media while becoming a strategic global leader in media products and services. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc. is a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation reporting to FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation.

We are hiring a Technical Specialist Supervisor. The Technical Specialist Supervisor ensures that recipes, process, and procedures are reviewed and processed assuring quality of products and compliance in accordance with GMP and ISO13485. This person also monitors technical elements of manufacturing documents.


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  • Lead a team of Tech Specialists in completing requirements for MSS, GMP, and other Commercial requests that require data set up and assessments
  • Coordinate system inputs for processing routers and formulations; assign part numbers for raw materials and finished goods, and creates Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • Initiate, update, edit, and approve Document Change Requests
  • Create and maintain departmental KPI including data output, workload analysis, and any reportable data trend that tie to business requirements
  • Participate in management meetings and provide data driven input to process improvement ideas and work status update to relevant work or projects
  • Monitor Tech Specialists' performance in establishing, maintaining, and monitoring of master data within ERP system related to raw materials, WIP, and finished goods in the system
  • Review formulation history records and finished product specifications for trends, and initiate appropriate process modifications
  • Act as the primary contact for Sales and Marketing on new custom formulations
  • Support new product development and transfer between R&D and manufacturing
  • Maintain and revise department SOPs and DTIs where applicable
  • Participate in process improvement and system projects based on supply chain team priorities
  • Take a hands-on approach in performing all TS related work as a contributor for the work required plus to be a supporting supervisor to the other team members
  • Support and generate business data reports for planning, spend, and analytical data that are related to raw materials and finished goods
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the line manager

Experience/ Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Chemistry, Business, Engineering, or related field preferred
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of GMPs, USP, and ISO 9001/EN13485 preferred
  • Knowledge of ERP system; SAP experience preferred
  • Excellent command in use of computers and technology
  • Knowledge of liquid media formulation, aseptic dispensing, and clean room practices preferred
  • Knowledge of unit of measurement conversions
  • Excellent Excel and Power Point skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in processing email or verbal requests and carrying out necessary tasks in ERP
  • Proficient in generating data driven reports that show analytical results based on requirements

FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Salary Range
$65,000.00 - 108,000.00
per Year
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Santa Ana, CA 92701, US
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