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Pilot Plant Technician

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Role Summary                                                          

Assists Engineer(s) in various Pilot Plant and Production activities.  Performs pilot plant assignments in order to meet pilot plant development requirements.

Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities    

  • Maintain chemical and raw material inventory.  Receives and logs in incoming raw materials, tests and documents for conformance to specification, manages inventory.
  • Maintain laboratory facilities and warehouse as assigned, including instruments, equipment, and supplies.  Executes preventative maintenance protocols as detailed in departmental SOPs.  Ordering necessary routine supplies through PNET.
  • Ensures Pilot Plan stays compliant with all safety protocols, including but not limited to Lock-out Tag-out, equipment operations, eyewash maintenance, micro testing, and Pilot Plant Class 8 certification.  Support development and maintenance of SOPs related to these roles.
  • Support pilot plant VMS trials, including batch pre-weighs, equipment preparation, batch processing, in-process measurement, inspection, and cleaning.  Assist with troubleshooting as needed during the trials. 
  • Keep permanent, complete records of all laboratory work done.
  • Perform any other related duties requested by supervisor(s) with a minimum of instruction.

Education and Experience                                                          

High School or Technical School Diploma with at least 3 years of relevant Pilot Plant, Compounding, or Controls Experience

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to use mathematics and technical skills on assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to develop, organize and prioritize tasks within assigned projects and work
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Good Mechanical Aptitude
  • Displays Leadership Skills
  • Trained in Laboratory and / or Chemical GMPs, cGMPS.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs


Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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United States

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