Pharmaceutical Packaging Operator in Ridgefield, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Overview

This position is responsible for performing routine tasks, operating equipment, and troubleshooting in the areas of Vial Inspection, Vial Packaging, and Syringe Packaging.  Will also support execution of the production plan.

Responsibilities

  • Operate and troubleshoot high-speed automated Inspection and Packaging equipment. Typical tasks include loading vials/syringes onto automated inspection equipment, changing label reels, replenishing packaging items (e.g. inserts, labels, cartons, trays, shippers), operating serialization equipment, and wrapping pallets.
  • Participate in line changeovers and continuously strive to minimize line downtime and maximize OEE%.
  • Ensure compliance with cGMPs and SOPs at all times.
  • Perform routine Quality and Safety inspection walk-throughs of the production areas.
  • Perform scheduled cleanings of equipment and packaging rooms.
  • Will serve as witness of routine unit operation tasks for batch record signing. Maintains all associated documentation for operations being performed. 
  • May assist with formal FMEAs, RAs, CAPAs, CCRs and NCRs as needed.
  • Adheres to the production schedule and provides overtime and weekend support when needed.
  • Receives instruction on all assignments with supervision. Takes initiative to identify issues, troubleshoot, propose solutions, and keep management informed. 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED and 3-5 years experience required or
  • AA degree and 2-4 years in a related discipline or
  • BS degree and 0-2 years in a related discipline.
  • Prior mechanical experience and/or experience working as a Packaging Operator in Pharmaceutical or Medical device industries.
  • Engineering background a plus
  • Experience working with Serialization equipment desired
  • Lean and/or Six Sigma certification a plus

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.




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