TDD Coating Technicians - 2nd Shift

19901 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA 91324, USA Req #612
Thursday, February 16, 2023
Kindeva Drug Delivery

Kindeva is passionate about helping you realize the full potential of your career. We have the vision to see what’s possible, the expertise to make it happen and the agility to overcome any challenge along the way.  Together, as One Team, we will manufacture many more tomorrows.


We are a hiring TDD Coating Technicians to join our team! We are hiring for the following shifts: 2nd shift - 1:00 PM-9:30 PM Monday-Friday

TDD Coating Technician roles start at $28.40/ hour with the opportunity for wage increases. Elevate your earning power through every training milestone approximately every 6 months within the first 18 months!


*Includes hourly rate plus shift differential pay.


Please apply with as much open availability as possible!  




The coating technician cleans, sets up, weighs, formulates, mixes and coats according to the requirements of Formulation, Mixing and Coating SOP, Equipment and M.O. procedures. Collects drug samples as required by TDD MO procedures. Assures that equipment is properly & correctly cleaned, the correct raw materials are used, formulations are mixed exactly per SOP and M.O. requirements, and that all formulation processes are compliant with the established methods and procedures. Ensures that all Formulation, Mixing and Coating lots are completed to meet production timelines and goals. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, as listed in the Essential Function Analysis Form, with or without a reasonable accommodation.




-Operates Mixing, Coating and Slitting equipment and assures that correct components are added into the batch in the correct sequence and in the correct amounts per M.O. requirements for all products being formulated and manufactured.

-Performs coater, slitter and mixing vessel equipment change-over and set-up operations in a timely, efficient, safe, compliant and accurate manner.

-Ensures Coater, Mixer and Slitter equipment are operating under established operating parameters. Any equipment observed as running outside of the established parameters must be reported to the supervisor and Process Engineer immediately.

-Ensures all products manufactured by the Coater, Mixer and Slitter meets GMP manufacturing specifications. Any deviations from the GMP requirement must be reported to the Supervisor and Process Engineer immediately.

-Performs thorough and accurate line clean checks to insure there is no risks of product cross contamination as required.

-Performs proper and accurate materials verification at all times as required in D365 per SOP. Ensures all raw materials used are cleared in D365 for usage at all times.

-Always follows all cleaning procedures that are outlined in department SOPs, MOs and Protocols for the Formulation Isolators, Coaters, mixing vessels and Slitting equipment used in the manufacture of batch formulations and product Rollstock. Reports all or any discrepancies to Supervisor and Process Engineer immediately when discovered.

-Follows all safety procedures outlined in the EHS SOP for proper grounding and Lock Out Tag Out requirements. Reports any safety equipment failures to supervisor or EHS Engineer immediately.

-Able to trouble-shoot routine equipment problems and recognizes when supervision and maintenance should be notified which contributes to the plant goal of minimizing equipment down time per established OEE targets.

-Keeps Coating and Mixing equipment running efficiently and per the production plan; immediately communicates with Supervisor and process Engineers any issues that prevent equipment from running as scheduled.

-Maintains and ensures Coating, Mixing, cleaning suites and Flammable storage warehouse is always clean and orderly. Reports any property damages to Supervisor immediately.

-Always knows and uses good safety work practices during the scheduled work shift. Takes ownership for ensuring the Coater and Mixers are running a safe operational state, promptly communicates all unsafe conditions in the Coating departments to Supervision and Management.

-Identifies opportunities for improving safety and actively participates in safety programs.

-Operates all material handling equipment in safe manner and follows all safety plant safety requirements for material handling equipment.

-Anticipates and plans ahead for lot kitting, staging, coating and formulation operations for the efficient transition to the next formulation lot

-Communicates current production activities, schedule changes and equipment status changes of Mixers, Coater and formulation processes with technicians on all shifts.

-Solid understanding and knowledge of in-process product quality requirements.

-Ensures all products Formulated, Mixed, Coated and slit are defect free from all contaminates. All defects found must be reported to supervisor and process engineer immediately.

-Accurately records process and lot information on Production Orders, MOs, logbooks, labels, etc., in accordance protocols with SOP, M.O. and cGMP requirements

-Sets error-free goals for him/herself as well as for the entire mixing coating team; works to the successful completion of those goals

-Always wears appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) per EHS requirements when working on Mixing or Coating processes; assures that co-workers also follow PPE requirements.

-Performs material handling operations as required

-Operates manual & powered pallet jacks, drum handlers and forklift.

-Maintains and stays current on Forklift, Power pallet jack and Respirator certifications.

-Functions as the SME technician for training of new technicians for all of the required Coating, Mixing, Slitting and Formulation equipment processes.

-Expected to participate in Factory Experiments and Designs of Experiment as required by the Supervisor or Coating Engineer. This includes any applicable documentation: written summaries, graphs, test parameters, PM`s, etc.

-May be required to temporarily change shifts, work mandatory overtime or to help out in other sections/departments in TDD and to attend overtime meetings
-Takes the initiative to help when required or needed within the total production operation

-Works in other areas of the department at the discretion of the supervisor

-Hazardous Waste Duties including handling or generating hazardous waste and preparing hazardous waste for shipment and/or loading hazardous waste onto transport units




-Excellent attention to details is essential

-Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions; able to read, write legibly, understand and communicate in English.

-Must become certified in job performance within the specified amount of time allowed, this also applies to yearly re-certification requirements.

-Uses a calculator and has good basic math skills including metric conversions and percentages to perform accurate data calculations

-Report all labor activities accurately into computerized labor reporting system.

-Excellent teamwork & interpersonal skills are required will all coworkers, Engineers and Supervisors, able to effectively communicate process and equipment information to co-workers, Supervisors and Engineers.

-Must be proficient in the operation of all weighing, mixing and coating equipment

-Physical effort involves lifting 25-65 lbs (latter on occasion); push/pull weight of approximately 310-360 lbs utilizing a dolly, when handling 55-gallon drums of for formulating, Mixing and/or Mixer cleaning

-Good mechanical skills; ensures that Coating and Mixing equipment is correctly assembled and operating per established standards and procedures

-Uses good time management while performing daily work tasks during all Coating, Mixing, Slitting, Formulating and Warehouse activities.

California residents should review our Notice for California Employees and Applicants before applying. 

Safety for our employees and our communities is a key priority for Kindeva Drug Delivery. Kindeva encourages everyone who can get vaccinated to get vaccinated.

Our Covid-19 task force monitors the external environment and will continue to evaluate our policies and procedures. 

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Kindeva Drug Delivery is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Other details

  • Job Family Production
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $28.40
  • Max Hiring Rate $35.50
  • Travel Required No
  • Travel % 0
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  • 19901 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA 91324, USA