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Compression Operator
Ref No.: 18-33502
Location: Dayton, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Job Category:Manufacturing/Operations
Benefits:Medical Insurance
Hiring a Compression Operator 
DIRECT HIRE opportunity in Dayton, NJ

Pay Rate: Based on experience
Shift:  2nd


It is the operator's responsibility to ensure that the Compression Machine, De-dusting Machine, Metal Detector, Room and are is clean and set up properly. Also to ensure quality produced tablets by adhering to the Production Batch Records instructions.
Essential Functions:
  • Clean and/or disassemble Tablet Press after the completion of tablet run as per SOP.
  • Clean Manufacturing Room after the completion of product run as per SOP.
  • Set up tablet press for run, including start up of batch and obtaining all tablet specifications as per instruction in Production Batch Record.
  • Maintain Tablet Presses 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 tablet press as it is running to verify the machine is running within normal and safe operation.
  • Take in process physical measurements of tablets throughout the compression 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 tablet cores within specification.
  • Keep the Tablet press 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 and the punches and dies do not contact each other.
  • Keep all tools and equipment used to maintain and store tooling in good working order.
  • Submit requests for supplies to keep tooling room well stocked with necessary tools, polishing compounds, oils, storage containers, etc.
  • 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.
    • The noise level is usually moderate.
    • 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 Michael Estaris at and reference job #18-33502 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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