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Packaging Operator
Ref No.: 18-00691
Location: Newark, Delaware
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 05/01/2018 to 04/30/2019
PACKAGING OPERATOR
NEWARK, DE

4 10 hr. days - 1st shift hours: 5:40 am to 4:14 pm or 2nd shift hours 4 pm to 2:30 am

Project Description:
This position is responsible for producing packaged pharmaceutical products in a safe and efficient manner, complying with cGMP's, SOPs, and site safety procedures. Follow established procedures and guidelines to form a variety of simple, manual tasks that form part of a production process. Load materials into production machines. Remove, pack, and sort raw materials or finished products. Collect, and dispose of garbage and production waste according to the organization's waste removal and recycling policies. Clean production equipment and work areas.
  • Operate packaging equipment (tablet fillers, thermoformers, labelers, case packers, etc.) in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Must understand and comply with cGMP's, SOPs and site safety procedures.
  • Verify correctness of product and components for the NDC packaged.
  • Supply equipment with components and product. Lifting requirements may be up to 30 lbs.
  • Perform detection system challenges on applicable equipment.
  • Perform basic maintenance, changeover, set up, and troubleshooting of packaging equipment.
  • Clean and purge packaging equipment.
  • Accountable for accurately documenting, packaging and cleaning activities in Packaging worksheets, Equipment Cleaning Logbooks, and within performance tracking systems (Traksys).
  • Perform quality attribute inspections and in-process testing (torques, induction seal integrity, leak tests, appearance, etc.).
  • Rework packages according to SOPs or Rework Packaging Order to correct deviations.
  • Attend regular SHE and GMP meetings.
  • Share knowledge with co-workers for training purposes.
  • Work effectively in teams to meet monthly demand requirements.
  • Identify areas for continuous improvement and efficiency improvements.
  • Participate in deviation investigations and help drive to root cause using tools such as 5- Why.
  • Accountable for Line performance (OEE) and able to report hourly status of line to affected personnel to ensure timely resolution to issues. (i.e. Facilitators, Engineers).
  • Must be able to work other shifts, weekends, alternative schedules when production demands require.
  • Must be flexible to change.
  • Ability to perform duties with minimum supervision.

Required Skills:
  • High School Diploma.
  • One year experience in a production environment.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Intermediate mechanical aptitude.
  • Intermediate Computer skills.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and writing skills.

Desirable Skills:
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical production environment.
  • Knowledge of cGMPs.
  • Associates Degree or higher.

Physical Requirements:
  • Lifting/Carrying __30__ lbs.
  • Lifting up 100 + Records Retention boxes at approximately 10 to 40 pounds each.
  • Working at Heights.
  • Sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, twisting, reaching repetitive motion, noise exposure, operating vehicles, operating moving machinery, chemical usage, traveling, speaking publicly, monitoring other people's work, wear personal protective equipment.

This 11+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Ashley: ashley@alphaconsulting.com

ALPHA'S REQUIREMENT #18-00691
MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE