Asahi Kasei
  • AK Bioprocess
  • Glenview, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Highly Competitive

About Asahi Kasei Bioprocess America, Inc.

As part of the Asahi Kasei group (2015 revenue of $20 billion) in Japan, Asahi Kasei Bioprocess America has significant financial depth and benefits from a commitment by the parent company to both the US and biopharmaceutical markets. We are a small team (70+) of professionals excited about what we do and our ability to impact healthcare delivery systems world-wide. We offer a competitive compensation package, including base and bonus, a "big-company" benefits package and a "small-company" culture and work environment. Every employee at Asahi Kasei Bioprocess America can impact our future.


Asahi Kasei Bioprocess is currently looking for a Production Assistant to work with our Column Assembly and Quality Control teams to receive, commission, and assemble components for process equipment. In this role the qualified candidate will work with Order Entry and our Engineering Department to load Bills of Material, fulfill orders, package and ship parts and equipment to customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reviewing orders in ERP (NAV). Issue material from Inventory to Jobs.
  • Prepare equipment builds and parts orders for shipping (wiping, wrapping, boxing and/or crating), including packing lists and other required shipping documentation.
  • Maintaining minimum levels of Floor Stock items.
  • Perform cycle counts of Inventory items.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work space and shop area.
  • Assist with assembly and testing of process equipment for pharmaceutical and bioprocess markets.
  • Read and interpret Engineering Bills of Material and drawings.
  • Assist Documentation and Manufacturing with completion of turnover packages for new equipment.
  • Assist QC with inspection of incoming components, including hoisting, cleaning to specifications, and completing Inspection Reports.
  • Coordinate with Logistics to arrange crating/packaging of finished goods.

Education and Experience Required

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Hands-on mechanical skills
  • Familiarity with commonly-used tools
  • Computer skills, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Experienced users of ERP systems considered major plus


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