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Encapsulation Operator
Ref No.: 18-02074
Location: Dayton, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 2 Years
Job Category:Manufacturing/Operations
This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity in Dayton, NJ
Pay Rate:  Based on expereince
Hours:  Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

It is the operator responsibility to ensure that the Encapsulation Machine (Bosch /Ima Encapsulation Machine, Metal Detector, Room and are is clean and set up properly. Also to ensure quality produced capsules by adhering to the Production Batch Records instructions.
Operator responsibility includes:
  • Clean and/or disassemble Encapsulation Machine after the completion of process run as per SOP.
  • Clean Manufacturing Room after the completion of product run as per SOP.
  • Set up encapsulation machine for run, including start up of batch and obtaining all capsule specifications as per instruction in Production Batch Record.
  • Maintain encapsulation machine in good working order, inspect presses for wear, and have any worn or malfunctioning parts evaluated and reported to Production Supervisor or Manager.
  • Maintain tools and supplies in proper condition.
  • Make any machine adjustments necessary during the batch run as required.
  • Document all set up and cleaning in the log book and other pertinent paperwork.
  • Visually inspect filled capsules as it is running to verify the machine is running within normal and safe operation.
  • Take in process physical measurements of capsules throughout the encapsulation run. Document these measurements in Production Batch Record and make sure they are meeting the specification of Production Batch Record.
  • Make minor adjustments as necessary to keep all physical characteristics of the capsules within specification.
  • Keep the encapsulation machine and the area clean during the production.
  • Make sure all paperwork is complete and accurate throughout and after run.
  • Inspect all shipments of new tooling.
  • Keep accurate records of tooling usage and inspections.
  • Keep accurate files of tooling purchase requests and drawings for each size/shape tooling.
  • Clean, polish, and maintain tooling in good condition.
  • Recommend destruction and replacement of worn and damaged tooling.
  • Recommend purchase of new tooling sets.
  • Maintain an organized storage system for tooling so that it is protected
  • Keep all tools and equipment used to maintain and store tooling in good working order.
  • Perform any and all additional tasks relating to the operation of the manufacturing department as requested.
  • Follow company policies, cGMP's and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Physical Work Activities and Exposure:
    • Work is regularly performed inside in a manufacturing environment.
    • Exposure to dust, odor, noise, and fumes.
    • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or
      move up to 75 pounds.
    • Frequent sitting, talking, or hearing.
    • Use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects or controls.
    • Walk short distances. Clean and/or disassemble press after the completion of tablet run.
  • High School Graduate or GED Equivalent
  • Prefer minimum one (1) year of work experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • A demonstrated ability to follow written instructions precisely and perform basic math calculations is required.
  • Should have an understanding/knowledge of cGMP, safety criteria or the ability to learn.
To Apply for immediate consideration please send resume to Louis Moliterno at and reference job # 18-02074 in the Subject Line and indicate the best times to contact you (please include nights and weekends if needed).

**Candidates must complete background and drug screenings before starting any assignment.

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