Pharmaceutical Technician, Packaging (Evening Shift: M-Th: 8:00pm - 6:30am)
Company: Purdue Pharma
Posted on: January 23, 2023
Pharmaceutical Technician, Packaging (Evening Shift: M-Th: 8:00pm -
4701 International Blvd, Wilson, NC 27893, USA
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Purdue Pharma L.P. and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and
market medications and consumer health products to meet the
evolving needs of healthcare professionals, patients, and
caregivers. We were founded by physicians, and we are currently led
by a physician. Beyond our efforts to provide quality medications,
Purdue is committed to supporting national, regional and local
collaborations to drive innovations in patient care. Privately
held, Purdue is pursuing a pipeline of new medications through
internal research & development and strategic industry
For close to two decades Purdue has engaged in many initiatives to
stem prescription opioid abuse. We are committed to bringing
lifesaving relief to communities and individuals suffering from
substance use disorder and overdose.We are currently developing or
supporting the development of two essential life-saving opioid
overdose reversal medications and have the capability to
manufacture others for medication assisted treatment. Providing
these medicines has the potential to improve and save countless
We are driven by our purpose:Compassion for patients and excellence
for science inspire our pursuit of new medicines.
We are building an exciting path forward, and we are committed to
recruiting a dedicated team of professionals who advance our
expertise through a commitment to Purdue's Values:
IntegrityandCourage, underpinned byInnovation, and always
inCollaborationwith each other.
At Purdue Pharma and our subsidiaries, you have a unique career
opportunity to work differently, uncover and seize new
opportunities, and take a hands-on, ownership approach to your
work.We go beyond traditional roles and find creative ways to
extend our skills and interests, challenging ourselves to
contribute in different, meaningful ways. We strive to create an
environment where you can bring your best to work each day.We
welcome the opportunity to have you on our team!
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The Pharmaceutical Technician will efficiently, effectively, and
safely clean, set-up, and operate machinery in the packaging area
while adhering to applicable cGMPs, SOPs, FDA, and DEA
Follow Master Batch Records for the packaging of controlled, oral
solid dose (OSD) and other dosage forms when required.
Perform weight checks for incoming and dispensed materials ensuring
compliance with established procedures. Operates scales including
set-up, verification, leveling and challenging.
Identify, report, and resolve quality issues.
Safely and in compliance with batch records and SOPs, set up,
operate, and clean packaging equipment.
Perform in-process testing and inspections as required by Master
Batch Record (weighing, tablet thickness, tablet hardness,
friability, visual inspection, etc.).
Clean and sanitize packaging equipment including walls, floors, and
ceilings per SOPs.
Report accidents and unsafe conditions or unusual circumstances to
Complete accurate and timely documentation. Follow good
documentation practices in accordance with GMP.
Process labeling and components correctly; transferring, counting,
FIFO, returns, etc. during packaging processes.
Actively participate in Production team and Site communication
Maintain regular and punctual attendance; work overtime as
Support GMP investigations and events.
Identify and report potential GMP impacting situations.
Contribute to Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) writing in your
Education and Experience Requirements
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Minimum of one - five years pharmaceutical industry experience
preferred or an equivalent combination of education, demonstrated
mechanical skill, and experience in a similar industry.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
General ability to perform basic to complex mathematical
computations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and
division. Understanding of the Metric System of Measurement.
Preferred experience in oral solid dose (OSD) pharmaceuticals in
assigned process area. Process areas include: Pharmacy/Dispensing,
Granulation/Blending, Compression, Bead Coating, Extrusion,
Encapsulation and Coating; Packaging with Serialization.
Supervisor Responsibilities (if applicable)
The Pharmaceutical Technician has no direct reports.
Quality/Compliance: Achieve a standard of excellence with work
processes and outcomes while maintaining compliance with policies
and all regulatory requirements.
Communication: Clear, accurate, effective and timely written and
verbal communication.Strong attention to detail and ability to
write and record data legibly and accurately in accordance with
Teamwork/Collaboration: Work effectively with others to achieve
goals, build strong working relationships and a positive work
Critical thinking/problem solving: general ability to collect,
organize and analyze data. Ability to recognize, analyze and solve
a variety of problems.
Initiative: Ability to take ownership of work, doing what is needed
without being asked and appropriate follow-through.
Adaptability: Being receptive to feedback, willingness to learn,
and open to continuous improvement.
Operational Excellence: Embrace and support Operational Excellence
Culture and Initiatives.
Accountability: Demonstrate ambition and discipline to achieve
organizational and career goals
Availability: To work site schedule of 10.5 hours a day,
Monday-Thursday and overtime as needed.
Physical and Environmental
Occasionally move/traverse, ascend/descend step ladders, stairs,
Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment including PAPR
(Powered Air Purifying Respirator).
Occasionally, transport materials using manual, and power assisted
vehicles including manually pushing and pulling drums, totes,
boxes, and pallets.
Lift and maneuver empty drums weighing up to 40 pounds up to five
times per day; push and maneuver drums containing product weighing
up to 275 pounds up to five times per day.
Perform cleaning and assembly/disassembly on production equipment
which may require pulling, pushing, or twisting to remove equipment
shields, parts and panels. Equipment and parts may weigh up to 50
The job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that
the employee may be required to perform, and the employee may be
required to perform additional functions. Additionally, the company
may revise the job description at any time.
- 4701 International Blvd, Wilson, NC 27893, USA
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