Pharmaceutical Packaging Technician in Malvern, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences has Immediate Needs for hard-working individuals who want to work in a GMP setting for a global leader in diagnostics.  Ideal candidates will have previous GMP experience, but recent graduates are encouraged to apply!  The client is highly motivated to fill 2 openings and plan to start people immediately.

Packaging/Labeling Technican

Position Summary

Responsible for labeling, packaging and inspecting all products in compliance with GMP’s and company's policies and practices.

Essential Functions

  • Verifies that all batch records, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and specifications are up-to-date and reflect current procedures.
  • Assures that all operations are performed according to SOP’s and procedures and reports any deviations from these procedures to manager.
  • Performs and documents line clearances before each operation.  Performs reconciliation’s and reports discrepancies immediately to supervisor.  Disposes of damaged, rejected or residual components according to SOP’s.
  • Provides and verifies training on the proper use of all applicable Batch Records, SOP’s and specifications.  Assures that all Batch Records are accurately completed.
  • Follows safety policies and procedures and insures that all safety equipment is properly maintained.
  • Follows all company environmental, health and safety policies, procedures and guidelines and conducts work in a safe manner.
  • Maintains all working areas in a clean and orderly state.  Assure that products are stored and segregated and clearly labeled.
  • Reports product complaints (both internal and external) promptly.
  • Identifies quality problems to supervisor and recommends solutions.
  • Provides back-up in other areas as required.
  • Assures that all equipment is used in a safe manner and that all safety procedures are followed. 
  • Assures that all equipment is properly maintained, calibrated and validated prior to use.
  • Practices Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) while performing duties.
  • Impact of errors – Delay in product testing, production, customer complaints or service level required by the customer.  Knowledge of defects and errors likely to be in non-conforming components/kits and how to prevent them.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications (skills, knowledge, special training, certifications, license requirements)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Previous experience in diagnostics/pharmaceutical industry or knowledge of lab equipment
  • Knowledge of GMP’s, SOP’s, and batch records.
  • Knowledge of computer procedures for data entry
  • Ability to manually package kits
  • Ability to distinguish colors
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment
  • Ability to work overtime as required
  • Excellent attendance required

Send resumes to Jessica Corliss at for immediate consideration!