What is a Maintenance Technician?

What is a Maintenance Technician? Maintenance Technician within a pharmaceutical or medical device company will be tasked with routine maintenance of manufacturing equipment as well as helping to troubleshoot when issues arise. Due to the regulation of the industry, they are required to keep detailed and accurate documentation of their work. According to [...]

What is a Quality Engineer?

A Quality Engineer works within the quality team to ensure the overall quality of a manufactured product and is tasked with creating documentation, devising quality tests and defining the criteria a test result should meet. They play a key role in fixing issues when they arise. Some Companies might call this role: QA Engineer [...]

What is a Laboratory Technician?

What is a Laboratory Technician? A Laboratory Technician assists industry scientists with research, testing and conducting experiments. This can involve a number of different technical tasks which can vary greatly between roles. Their work is almost always laboratory-based and while they might be working alone on a specific task, they are generally working within [...]

What is an Automation Engineer?

What is an Automation Engineer? An Automation Engineer utilizes technology to improve, streamline and automate a manufacturing process. They are responsible for planning, implementation, and monitoring of such technology. Let’s take a closer look at the details of automation and the role of an Automation Engineer. What is Industrial Automation Exactly? At [...]

No Manufacturing Experience? No Problem.

Student Profile - Aaron Bates Job Before: Health Care Professional Courses Taken: eBioPharmaChem Job Now: Manufacturing Operative (Medical Device) “I think it’s a very competitive industry – the course definitely helps” With two Bachelor’s degrees and 10 years work experience as a Health Care Professional, Aaron [...]

7 Deadly Sins of Pharmaceutical Job Applications

For the last 10 years, here at GetReskilled, we have been helping people from a wide range of backgrounds make mid-career changes into well-paid jobs and careers into the pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing industries. With a decade of experience in the industry, we’ve come to learn what works and, more importantly, the mistakes [...]