Date:  Sep 14, 2023

Raleigh, US

Job Type:  Long-term/regular

Autoclave Operator - 28554

At Guerbet, we build lasting relationships so that we enable people to live better.  

We are a global leader in medical imaging, offering an extensive portfolio of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, as well as digital and AI solutions for diagnostic and interventional imaging. As a pioneer in the field of contrast products for the last 95 years, we continuously innovate.   

Achieve, Cooperate, Care, and Innovate are the values ​​that we share and practice.  


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The Autoclave Setup Operator will prepare the equipment prior to the start of each batch operation in accordance with all SOP’s and quality controls applicable to that operation, making adjustments for size and/or product as necessary. He/she will monitor the equipment during each batch operation to insure that quality and safety are maintained throughout the operation. The Setup Operator will also be responsible for completing all documentation relative to the status of the equipment associated with each batch on which the equipment is used and maintain compliance for all cleaning requirements. This position is 3rd shift, located in Raleigh, NC Monday-Friday, 10pm-6:30am.



  • Assemble, disassemble, maintain, and sanitize the production operating equipment as necessary.
  • Monitor production equipment while in operation to ensure quality of product.
  • Ensure that production equipment is safe and that while in operation it is run safely by all personnel.
  • Complete all necessary documentation regarding the equipment and its operational performance to meet regulatory and cGMP requirements.
  • Run Autoclave to sterilize product prior to packaging
  • Work safely in accordance with regulations, standards, and procedures and in a manner that eliminates unreasonable risk to health and the environment. Notify management of unsafe conditions or practices, unlawful activities and activities which present unreasonable health and/or environmental risk. Report all safety and/or environmental incidents to management immediately.

  • Assist Team Leader in coordinating maintenance activities.

  • Prevent excess waste of product and/or components by operating the equipment in an efficient manner.

  • Maintain production schedules.

  • Work with groups in initiating and implementation of programs such as continuous improvement (Lean) and autonomous maintenance (TPM).

  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation



  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required
  • 2 year Technical degree preferred
  • 2-5 years experience as a Production Set-up Operator or mechanic in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment (preferred)
  • Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Basic knowledge and use of hand tools
  • Sound decision making skills
  • Good math, reading, writing skills
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Mental and visual acuity for production of quality product
  • Strong trouble shooting skills
  • Basic computer skills – Microsoft Office package
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work well in a team environment



Guerbet is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identify, and maintain employment statistics on applicants. 


Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Guerbet. Please inform the company’s personnel representative if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process. 


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  • 4 weeks of PTO  

  • Exempt-employee benefits start on start date, non-exempt benefits start a month after hire  

  • Competitive 4% 401K match + 2% profit sharing contribution  

  • Tuition reimbursement program for ongoing education