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Pharmaceutical Packaging Technician
Ref No.: 18-02478
Location: West Point, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First, Second
Job Category:Manufacturing/Operations
Benefits:Dental Insurance, Medical Insurance
*6 month contract position, with opporutnity for extension or hire based upon performance and continued business need* 

The Company: Our client is a global healthcare company. The Company offers health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. It operates through four segments: Pharmaceutical, Animal Health, Healthcare Services and Alliances. The Company's Pharmaceutical segment includes human health pharmaceutical and vaccine products marketed either directly by the Company or through joint ventures. Human health pharmaceutical products consist of therapeutic and preventive agents, generally sold by prescription, for the treatment of human disorders. The Company sells its human health pharmaceutical products primarily to drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies and managed healthcare providers, such as health maintenance organizations, pharmacy benefit managers and other institutions. Vaccine products consist of preventive pediatric, adolescent and adult vaccines, primarily administered at physician offices.

Education:High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associates or Bachelor's degree in Science or Healthcare field preferred. Experience: 1+ years of pharmaceutical packaging experience 

Qualifications: Employees must possess good communication skills-both written and verbal, dexterity, exhibit a high level of attention to detail and be proficient with Microsoft applications. They should be self motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team. They show strong analytical and problem solving skills and are comfortable to work in a deadline driven area with changing priorities. 

Performs all tasks related to clinical packaging while following appropriate Merck health and safety guidelines (using personal protective equipment as required), respecting specialist current GMP’s for Investigational products, adhering to the work order instructions and SOPs. Insures that each component or bulk material used in the packaging of a product is properly identified, not expired, weighed (when appropriate), verified throughout processing and corresponds to the written information on the work order before proceeding to the next step. Verifies before use that equipment calibration date has not been exceeded. Signs and dates utilization charts and all critical packaging steps in the work order documentation. When necessary, countersigns as an independent observer. Performs quality verifications and equipment challenge tests. In addition carries out all the periodic quality inspections during the packaging process.

Schedule: 6:00 am to 2:30 pm, flexibility will be needed on occasion per production demands. 

Pay Rate: $19 - $21 per hour
Drug and background screenings required

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