Technician - APEX - Bozeman

$20.00 hourly
  • Mesa Laboratories
  • Bozeman, MT, USA
  • Jul 08, 2024
Full time Analysis Biotech Entry Level Manufacturing Technician

Job Description


Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? At Mesa Labs we’re passionate about protecting the vulnerable by enabling scientific breakthroughs, ensuring product integrity, increasing patient and worker safety, and improving quality of life around the world.

The Technician - APEX that supports our SDC business has responsibility for Apex biological indicator production.  All work must be performed accurately and timely using company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and industry standards. This position requires the ability to work as a team and effectively communicate with various positions to meet Biological Indicator production demands.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Model personal Lean Philosophy 5S behaviors in creating a continuously improving, clean, well-organized and self-maintaining work environment. Work closely with team members and others to motivate and improve 5S knowledge and implementation.
  • Follow a continuous improvement approach for team accountability for achieving high performance SQDCM (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, & Morale) targets through a visual work environment.
  • Comply with company ethics, code of conduct, policies, and best practices, with a commitment to safety in the workplace, valuing of diversity, and promotion of a
    harassment-free environment.
  • Respond to production concerns and timelines.
  • Effectively and efficiently follow Apex Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Exhibit excellent documentation practices.
  • Interact cordially and effectively with personnel within the Apex production team
  • Facilitate the assembly of Mesa’s Apex product lines which includes pouching, sealing and labeling of in-process materials.
  • Weekly cleaning of the laboratory and documenting process in the cleaning logs.
  • Operation of Apex equipment including labelers and sealers.
  • Maintain records for all equipment.
  • Assist with the resolution of Investigation Report, Corrective/Preventative Actions (CAPA) and Non-Conforming Material Reports (NMRs).
  • Application of the Mesa Labs Quality Policy and actively monitor quality of outcomes in the performance of all assigned tasks
  • Safety
  • Conduct of work activities demands constant vigilance regarding everyone’s safety. Follow all safety procedures and err on the side of caution when performing all related tasks. Safety problems, equipment failures/problems, injuries and safety suggestions should be immediately reported to your manager.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.


• High School diploma or GED required
• Two or more years’ experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
• Experience in a Federal Drug Administration (FDA) regulated industry preferred
• Strong knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) preferred
• Any equivalent combination of education and experience


The company offers a comprehensive benefits package and compensation for this position.  The package includes base salary, bonus, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401k/Match.

Salary for this position is $20/hr.

Mesa Labs is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Mesa Labs prohibits unlawful discrimination and harassment against applicants or employees based on age, race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law.