Process Support / Sr. Process Support Specialist (Process Engineering)
Company: Purdue Pharma
Posted on: November 18, 2022
Process Support / Sr. Process Support Specialist (Process
Wilson, NC, USA
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
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The Process Support Specialist provides technical support to the
Manufacturing and Packaging processes in an oral, solid dose GMP
environment. This role will be part of the Operation's
Manufacturing and Packaging team and will provide technical
expertise based on well-grounded engineering principals, equipment
specifications, process requirements and business need. The Process
Support Specialist supports the Operations team to ensure that
equipment remains operational and efficient while striving for
continuous improvement and innovation.
The Process Support Specialist works closely with the
Manufacturing, Packaging, Maintenance/Engineering, Pharmaceutical
Technology and Quality teams to determine corrective and preventive
actions. The role will collaborate and provide technical support in
tech transfer, process changes and the identification and execution
of continuous improvement projects to the operations process.
- Function as a technology and process subject matter expert for
the operations team.
- Provide technical support to manufacturing and packaging
processes and equipment.
- Lead troubleshooting efforts to resolve difficult equipment and
- Assist with change controls for process and procedure
- Author or revise Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), job
aids, and other controlled documents.
- Understand and recommend solutions for equipment reliability
- Collaborate with various teams to support technology transfer
for new or updated processes and process improvements for
- Identify opportunities for process improvements and operational
efficiencies, and support implementation efforts.
- Participate in Quality Investigations, including
writing/reviewing and approving Investigation documentation.
- Provide technical training for Operation's personnel.
- Monitor in process equipment to ensure it is in proper working
order and assist in ensuring an adequate spare parts inventory is
Education and Experience Requirements
- Bachelor Science degree preferred in a Science such as
Industrial Technology, Engineering, Chemical or Bio Engineering, or
an equivalent combination of education and experience. Necessary
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Scientific understanding in oral solid dosage (OSD)
- Experience in Process qualification and validation
- Strong verbal/written communication skills
- Strong experience writing and revision controlled, technical
documentation (e.g. SOPs, job aids, work instructions, forms,
specifications, protocols, reports, etc.) in the pharmaceutical
industrySupervisory Responsibilities (if Applicable)
There are no supervisory responsibilities.
Physical and Environmental
- Occasionally, transport materials using manual, and power
assisted vehicles including manually pushing and pulling drums,
totes, boxes, and pallets.
- Frequently push, lift and maneuver boxes and materials weighing
up to 50 pounds.
- Ability to work standard schedule of 10 hours a day,
Monday-Thursday and overtime as needed.
Minimum required education, experience, knowledge, skills and
abilities are included in the posting. The position will be filled
at the level commensurate with the successful candidate's
education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.
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.
- Wilson, NC, USA
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