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Pharmaceutical Machine Operator
Ref No.: 18-33508
Location: Dayton, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First, Second
Job Category:Manufacturing/Operations
Benefits:Medical Insurance
Hiring a Pharmaceutical Machine Operator
Duration: Temp to Perm
Client Location: Fortune 500 Pharma Company in Dayton, NJ
Shifts: First and Second shifts available
Pay: 18-20$ hourly based on experience


It is the operator's responsibility to ensure that the equipments used for e.g. Mechanical Sifter, Granulator, Fluid Bed Dryer, Fitz Mill, and blenders are clean and set up properly. It is operator's responsibility to perform visual and physical checks of in-process and finished materials as per procedure of Production Batch Record.

Essential Functions
  • Clean and/or disassemble the equipment e.g. Mechanical Sifter, Granulator, Fluid Bed Dryer, Fitz Mill, Blender after the completion of product run as per SOP.
  • Clean manufacturing room after the completion of product run as per SOP.
  • Set up the equipments as per Sop's, and as per specifications in Production Batch Record.
  • Maintain the equipments in good working order, inspect equipments for wear and tear, and have any worn or evaluate malfunctioning parts and report to Production Supervisor or Manager.
  • Maintain equipment parts 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 equipments as it is running to verify the machine is running within normal and safe operation.
  • Take in process measurements of during the product run, and document these measurements in Production Batch Record.
  • Keep the equipments and room clean during the production.
  • Make sure all paperwork is complete and accurate throughout and after production.
  • Keep accurate records of equipment usage and inspections.
  • 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 the equipments after the completion of sifting, granulation, drying and milling, blending activities.
Qualifications
  • High School Graduate or GED Equivalent (we have to list both, since they are 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.


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