Pilot Plant Technician Resume Samples

The Pilot Plant Technician plays a key role in the manufacturing and development of new products by operating and maintaining equipment in a pilot plant setting. Duties often mentioned on the Pilot Plant Technician Resume are – assisting in the setup and execution of pilot-scale production runs, monitoring equipment performance, troubleshooting any issues that may arise during the manufacturing process, collaborating with engineers, and researchers to collect data, making adjustments to equipment settings, and ensure the successful and safe operation of the pilot plant.

Given the working conditions, possessing the following skills is crucial – strong technical skills, the ability to follow protocols; a solid understanding of manufacturing processes, the ability to operate and troubleshoot complex equipment, and the potential to work in a dynamic environment.

Education for Pilot Plant Technicians typically includes an associate degree or certificate in a relevant field such as chemical technology, process technology, or a related discipline.

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Pilot Plant Technician Resume

Summary : As a Pilot Plant Technician responsible for setting up, running, and operating oral solid dose pilot plant equipment and supporting problem-solving activities to resolve equipment/product quality issues that arise.

Skills : Technical Skills, Process Knowledge.

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Description :

  1. Executed the batch sheet instructions and recorded their completion to GMP standards.
  2. Supported the scale-up, production, and technical transfer of pharmaceutical products.
  3. Supported management of plant and process areas.
  4. Supported installation, validation, maintenance, and cleaning of equipment as required.
  5. Ensured that documentation of processes and operations is in place and completed such that a detailed understanding of the manufacturing process is recorded and enables further improvements, where required or possible.
  6. Worked closely with stakeholders (Quality, Analytical, and Facilities) and in particular colleagues in the Formulation Development department, to plan campaign tasks, edit and review supporting documentation, and ensure a seamless transition into the GMP manufacturing facility.
  7. Proposed and modified as appropriate, SOPs, risk assessments, and training curricula.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BSChE


Assistant Pilot Plant Technician Resume

Objective : As a Assistant Pilot Plant Technician performs basic to moderately complex P&PD lab, kitchen, and/or pilot plant activities and routine analyses and procedures under a supervisors direction. Assists in all activities ongoing in these areas as required by the supervisor or project leader.

Skills : Safety Awareness, Attention to Detail.

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Description :

  1. Applied GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate.
  2. Maintained a clean, sanitary, safe, and well-organized working environment in the pilot plant.
  3. Assisted in the execution of a project conducted in the pilot plant under the supervisor's direction.
  4. Assisted Process Development staff with receipt of products and ingredients, storage of samples, accurately weighing ingredients and products, and preparing products and samples for testing and evaluation in both the lab and pilot plant.
  5. Assisted with labeling, packaging, and shipping of products.
  6. Followed appropriate SOPs, SMs, and Protocols.
  7. Maintained pilot plant equipment and documentation as required by GLP and GMP programs.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BChem


Associate Pilot Plant Technician Resume

Objective : As an Associate Pilot Plant Technician responsible for equipment setup, maintenance, operation, and housekeeping duties and conducting routine preventive maintenance and emergency maintenance of Pilot Plant equipment.

Skills : Problem-Solving, Teamwork.

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Description :

  1. Conducted Pilot Plant runs which includes equipment setup, maintenance, operation, and housekeeping duties.
  2. Ran the plant using a PLC and radio communication.
  3. Maintained a high level of housekeeping in the facility.
  4. Assembled small equipment for external customers or use in the Innovation Center.
  5. Assisted with technical, field assistance, and/or training for customers in maintenance, installation, operation, and startup of all Crown Iron Works processes, and assisted with the preparation of customer reports after each run.
  6. Adhered to safety policies and procedures of the company and OSHA.
  7. Assisted in developing new processes and establishing standard operating procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Fresher
Education
Education
BS in Chemistry

Junior Pilot Plant Technician Resume

Objective : As a Junior Pilot Plant Technician works with the Process Engineering team to schedule and execute project needs. Responsible for multiple aspects of the project from start to finish including but not limited to maintaining procedures/equipment, developing reports, and proposing next steps to the engineering team.

Skills : Communication, Record-Keeping.

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Description :

  1. Operated pilot-scale equipment to develop products for Research and Development and Production needs.
  2. Worked collaboratively with other Scientists, Engineers, and fellow technicians to develop new processes and streamline current processes.
  3. Ensured proper tech transfer of processes from pilot plant to commercial scale manufacturing.
  4. Ensured accurate documentation of experiments and batch records.
  5. Maintained a clean and orderly work area.
  6. Performed routine maintenance, cleaning, and sanitizing of equipment.
  7. Followed appropriate protocols to ensure the safety and quality of both the team and the products generated.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.Chem

Pilot Plant Technician Resume

Headline : As a Pilot Plant Technician responsible for a significant amount of time spent engaging in pilot scale operation, testing, and troubleshooting. Following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and ensuring compliance with Sublimes EH&S protocols.

Skills : Quality Control, Flexibility.

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Description :

  1. Performed necessary pre-operation and end-of-shift activities to ensure proper equipment start-up and operation on multiple pieces of equipment. 
  2. Included feed preparation, equipment calibration, routine maintenance, and material processing.
  3. Processed solids like rock and powders, through drying, crushing, milling, and blending in both lab and small production scales.
  4. Assisted in the hands-on troubleshooting and repair of electromechanical systems/ components.
  5. Assisted in routine investigative tear-downs of process equipment.
  6. Maintained pilot plant conditions in a fashion that facilitates cleanliness and productivity
  7. Moved reasonably sized drums of chemicals and packages of raw materials by hand or using a hand pallet jack or hand drum truck.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BChE

Senior Pilot Plant Technician Resume

Summary : As a Senior Pilot Plant Technician responsible for using standard operating procedures and/or analytical/scientific methods to address defined and straightforward problems. Able to select solutions from established options to resolve typical administrative, data organization, and data coordination problems.

Skills : Time Management, Safety procedures.

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Description :

  1. Applied previous related experience, job-related training, or formal vocational training to ensure safe and efficient operation of assigned plant areas
  2. Managed inventory and shipment of the boxes of products, including maintaining the organization of the shipping warehouse.
  3. Responsible for warehouse cleanliness and organization to ensure alignment with company goals and commitments (Operation Clean Sweep).
  4. Managed inventory of critical materials and escalate for re-ordering (fiber drums, pallets, Gaylords, liners, plastic jars, boxes).
  5. Coordinated and prepared shipping product containers, sample containers, and waste containers on time to meet customer and regulatory requirements.
  6. Performed process equipment troubleshooting, minor repairs, improvements, and preventative maintenance.
  7. Used process knowledge and skills to make improvements in plant performance and Operating discipline, including creating and improving job procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BChE

Pilot Plant Technician Resume

Summary : As a Pilot Plant Technician responsible for ensuring proper execution of Pilot Plant trials/laboratory activities including all the preparatory and setting-up activities up, close-out activities the turn-over of product samples, and the storing of Pilot Batch records. Providing support to Project Teams when required such as the physical testing of raw materials and finished products, the receiving and sending of samples, and such other requests.

Skills : GMP, Hand tools, Plant Operations.

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Description :

  1. Executed preventive and maintenance programs (focused on electrical and electronics) as well as in the conduct line and equipment troubleshooting as provided by the immediate superior with minimal guidance.
  2. Managed thoroughly the operating supplies including laboratory consumables, chemicals, lab uniforms and PPEs, and lab wares, ensuring their availability when needed.
  3. Performed inventory management of raw and packaging materials and finished product samples in the storage and stability rooms and warehouse ensuring its accuracy, cleanliness, and orderliness.
  4. Prepared the raw and packaging materials with proper labeling needed for Lab or Pilot-scale trials according to the signed and approved Pilot Plant Batch Records. 
  5. Ensured the timely submission of test samples and collection of test results.
  6. Received delivery of raw materials and packaging materials at Reckitt R&D Warehouse and prepared raw and packaging materials, finished goods, or any item needed for shipment.
  7. Assisted R&D Managers and Scientists in the conduct of pilot-scale and Plant Trial runs in the plants including trials conducted in the third-party manufacturing facilities and any other support they may need.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BChem

Pilot Plant Technician Resume

Summary : The Pilot Plant Technician is responsible for troubleshooting and repair of Pilot Plant and laboratory equipment besides day-to-day operations, general housekeeping, and proper preventive maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of Pilot Plant equipment in the Pilot Plant facilities and the laboratory.

Skills : Plant equipment, Communication.

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Description :

  1. Conducted pilot plant operations and laboratory experiments.
  2. Assisted with the installation, design, operation, repairs, and maintenance of pilot plant and laboratory equipment to ensure compliance with specifications.
  3. Took a proactive role in the maintenance and repair of pilot plant equipment and facilities, including maintaining good housekeeping, and in the management of samples and waste.
  4. Prepared chemicals for project work and contributed to the development of pilot plant procedures.
  5. Assisted with the induction and training of new employees, contractors, and visitors in safety and pilot plant processes and procedures.
  6. Supervised contractors and internal staff working in the pilot plant to ensure compliance with both safety and operational requirements.
  7. Fulfilled OHSE responsibilities as specified in AS 2362 of the ANSTO OHSE system.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BChem

Pilot Plant Technician Resume

Objective : As a Pilot Plant Technician responsible for performing research and development activities related to the chemical, biological, and physical nature of food. Evaluating and improving the quality of existing products, and related processes and developing new products and processes following established protocols and work plans.

Skills : Control system, Preventive maintenance.

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Description :

  1. Researched as required to extend the shelf life of new or existing products or test new materials.
  2. Assisted with the development of product labeling or marketing documents and maintenance of a product specification database.
  3. Assisted with the operation, assembly, and disassembly of plant equipment.
  4. Assessed production processes and made recommendations for improvements that are looking to reduce waste or cost or increase quality or profitability.
  5. Planned and conducted research activities that evaluate new or revised products, ingredients, or formulations for taste, texture, shelf stability, or nutritional profile.
  6. Supported new products and was responsible for the development process from initial conception to commercialization.
  7. Handled basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BChem

Pilot Plant Technician Resume

Summary : As a Pilot Plant Technician working as part of a team to ensure the safe and reliable operation of the pilot plant facility through specialty maintenance and project support. Understanding how your team works with others to accomplish objectives and be able to exchange detailed, complicated information with other team members.

Skills : Data collection, Forklift experience, Operations management.

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Description :

  1. Managed and supported project work including piping and tubing system design, specification, and fabrication.
  2. Prepared isometrics of new systems to facilitate the management of material securement and fabrication.
  3. Wrote SWPs and performed lock out/tag out, mentors lower level technicians on the use of these standards.
  4. Performed tasks assigned to operations as per the Master Task List.
  5. Used troubleshooting skills to resolve process-related deviations and problems.
  6. Used mechanical knowledge and skills to make improvements in plant reliability performance by identifying plant improvement.
  7. Performed the process of equipment troubleshooting, repairs, improvements, and preventative maintenance.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BChem