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Packaging Technician

Location: Wilson
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:


  • 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 the supervisor.
  • 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 meetings.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance; work overtime as required.
  • Support GMP investigations and events.
  • Identify and report potential GMP impacting situations.
  • Contribute to Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) writing in candidates technical area.

    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 the assigned process area.
    • Process areas include: Pharmacy/Dispensing, Granulation/Blending, Compression, Bead Coating, Extrusion, Encapsulation and Coating; Packaging with Serialization.

      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.

        Additional Information/General/ Organizational:

        • 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 cGMP regulations.
        • Teamwork/Collaboration: Work effectively with others to achieve goals, build strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
        • 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.

          Physical and Environmental:

          • Occasionally move/traverse, ascend/descend step ladders, stairs, and/or platforms.
          • 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.
          • Due to the nature of the job the candidate should be able to lift 40 pounds with assistance.
          • 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.
          • Due to the nature of the job the candidate should be able to lift 50 pounds with assistance.
          • 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.

Keywords: CYNET SYSTEMS, Wilson , Packaging Technician, Professions , Wilson, North Carolina

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