West-Ward Pharmaceuticals

  • Packaging Technician 1, Flow 3 & 4, 3rd Shift

    Job Location US-OH-Columbus
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/5/2018 9:02 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-4564
    Job Function
    Manufacturing
    Shift
    3rd
  • Overview

    Sets up, cleans and changes over basic equipment in Packaging following appropriate procedures in a clean and safe work environment meeting all cGMP, FDA, DEA, OSHA and other applicable regulations. Able to efficiently operate one area of the Packaging line (i.e., Manual / Automated Packout) in Flows 1-6 or able to efficiently run some equipment in Tertiary Packaging in Flow 7 (see appendix for specific details).

    Responsibilities

    • Performs Packaging line / equipment Setup, Clean and Changeover activities that require the use of hand tools, removal and replacement of machine parts, adjustment and instrumental devices and cleaning of parts ensuring compliance with and following all appropriate policies, procedures, formula cards, batch records, etc., cGMP, FDA, DEA, OSHA and other applicable regulations.
    • Actively participates in Performance Center (PC) meetings.
    • Performs packaging line / equipment operational tasks that including monitoring and documenting production and equipment performance, trouble-shooting operational problems, staging correct supplies at the packaging line, inspection of packaging, hand packing, etc.
    • Maintains and ensures documentation, both written and electronic, is accurate, complete and factual as required by policies, procedures and regulatory guidelines.
    • Holds quality and reliability as high standards of production service and clearly communicates these standards to others.
    • Provides input and suggestions for process improvements as well as for procedure writing and revision.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • High School Diploma (or equivalent). 

    Required:

    • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work and participate effectively in a team environment.
    • Ability and willingness to maintain accurate and factual hard-copy and electronic records.
    • Ability to use computers to perform a variety of data-entry transactions and to retrieve information (procedures; safety, employment, and other information). Must be able to use MS Office products (specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel), and
    • perform data entry/maintenance in SAP or equivalent systems.
    • Attention to detail, safety, quality and customer requirements.
    • Must possess basic Math skills which include the ability to set up and solve problems involving more than one math operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) on whole numbers, fractions, decimals, or percentages. Must also be
    • able to calculate conversions using a calculator or other device as well as working knowledge of the Metric System.
    • Demonstrated ability to use measuring devices such as scales, balances, calipers, etc.
    • Requires a demonstrated mechanical and technical aptitude in order to problem-solve effectively.
    • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to peers and management.
    • Ability to read information and apply what was described in the reading material to situations which may contain several details or describe processes involving several steps.
    • Demonstrated high level of personal motivation and initiative.
    • Ability to learn and apply all relevant Department Procedures (DPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and other regulatory requirements.
    • Ability and willingness to follow directions, as assigned by management, coaches, peers, or in written instructions.
    • Ability to adapt and be flexible with daily work assignment changes as well as a continuously-improving work environment

    Preferred:

    • Experience in a manufacturing environment including set-up, operation, cleaning and basic maintenance of manufacturing equipment.
    • Familiarity with MS Office products (specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel), and SAP or equivalent systems.
    • Pharmaceutical or other regulatory (cGMP) experience.
    • May be required to travel.

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