Manufacturing Technician

Date Posted
December 21, 2022
Job Category
Chemistry Manufacturing

About Adesis

Adesis Inc. – a subsidiary of Universal Display Corporation (Nasdaq: OLED), a global leader in organic light emitting diodes – is a premier contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) accelerating our clients’ success in the biotech, pharmaceutical and specialty chemistry industries through our innovative chemistry and solutions.

Adesis Inc. encompasses almost 100,000 square feet of state-of-the-art laboratory and manufacturing space in two U.S. locations – New Castle and Wilmington, DE, centrally located in the Mid-Atlantic biotech/pharmaceutical hub.

Our business model provides clients with organic chemistry services in three areas: early-stage research, scale-up and development, and specialty manufacturing. We specialize in organic and organometallic synthesis, from milligrams to multi-kilogram quantities, and our exceptional technical team prides ourselves in our ability to solve challenging chemistry problems for our growing client base.

Adesis is an extraordinary company looking for extraordinary talent! Our mission is to accelerate our clients’ success through innovative chemistry and solutions, and we offer promising careers in an inclusive work environment aligned with our values of innovation, ownership and integrity.

Position Summary:

Our manufacturing technicians work both independently and as part of a team to assist in the preparation and purification of kilo scale commercial compounds for the electronic, pharmaceutical and specialty chemical industries. The position involves set-up, use and cleaning of various laboratory equipment as well as running established protocols with the guidance of chemists and senior technical staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Purify and isolate synthesized molecules under the direction of a Chemist, Team Lead, or Program Manager up to 100 L scale
  • Packages, weighs, samples, and labels finished and intermediate products following applicable procedures
  • Assemble and Clean reaction glassware as needed
  • Assist in the maintenance of equipment, such as reactors and large rotary evaporators.
  • Maintain a clean and safe laboratory work area
  • Maintains a chemistry synthesis notebook(s), batch record(s), and/or raw material list(s).
  • Provide oral updates as requested
  • Maintains current on all training curricula (Safety, Quality, Chemistry, and Administrative).
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Management


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Previous process manufacturing experience, especially in an ISO/GMP environment, preferred
  • Must be able to read and follow detailed instructions and procedures, and effectively communicate in both verbal and written formats to managers and co-workers
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Material handling devices (e.g., hand truck, for truck, and conveyors) are used when possible but use of proper lifting and movement techniques is necessary to prevent injury


Core Competencies:

  • Delivers Results: Takes initiatives and delivers results; Challenges self and others to create value; Takes courageous decisions and balanced risks to create value for our clients and Adesis.
  • Insightful: Seeks deep understanding of stakeholders’/clients’ needs, motivations and behaviors, and translates them into insights to create value for our clients and Adesis.
  • Thinks Holistically: Understands the overarching impact of one’s own actions on other areas of the business; Looks for synergies inside and outside the organization to create value for our clients and Adesis.
  • Learns: Demonstrates curiosity and learns from the experience of success and failure; Proactively shares knowledge with others in order to affect continuous improvement.
  • Collaborates: Develops trustful relationships with internal and external stakeholders to achieve the corporate goals and accelerate the strategy; Encourages and leverages diversity to improve outcomes.
  • Champions Change: Seeks new opportunities to create value for our clients and Adesis; Supports the implementation and acceptance of change across the organization.
  • Leads Others: Inspires, motivates, influences and coaches others to create value for our clients and Adesis; Creates a culture of accountability that provides space for colleagues to contribute to their fullest potential.

Benefits Package:

  •  Our highly competitive employee package offers medical, dental and vision benefits, which include:
  • 401K Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Life, Disability and AD&D Insurance
  • A generous time-off policy that includes up to twelve weeks of maternity/parental leave

We want you to start with us and retire with us