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Packaging Operator (3rd shift)

Req # JR - 024596 Location Bloomington, Indiana, United States Additional Locations 40 Job Category Assembly Jobs Date posted 07/28/2020

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Meet client demand and expectations with first pass quality using controlled documentation (batch record, SOPs) and cGMPs guidelines.  Collaborate with various dynamic, empowered teams to inspect, label and package pharmaceutical products. Align priorities, action, and communication to established and maintain KPIs (key performance indicators). Contribute to creating an environment where teamwork, productivity, safety, identity, strength, purity and quality (SISPQ) are reflected in the finished product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (these are primary responsibilities of the role and the incumbent will perform other duties as assigned)

Label, package and document (40%)

  • Package product in boxes, cartons, syringes, vials, blisters
  • Count materials/product to ensure accurate count
  • Complete per SOPs, FSS, cGMPs
  • Apply labels to various components
  • Replenish packaging materials to areas/work cells as directed by Group Leader
  • Monitor TOR (time out of refrigeration)
  • Document TOR*
  • Complete batch record protocol steps at the time of performance

Inspect, verify and track (35%)

  • Scan printed materials (semi-automated, automated)
  • Manually examine printed materials and products to ensure specifications are met, including variable text printed on-line
  • Verify incoming materials for use
  • Inspect product/materials for defects
  • Perform bar code and systems challenges (as applicable) for equipment used
  • Complete end of batch reconciliation* and count verification
  • Pull product samples*
  • Monitor and ensure appropriate downtime and efficiency information is logged accurately
  • Set-up, tear down and clear (15%)
  • Participate and assist with line clearance activities.
  • Remove batch related materials from production area.
  • Ensure electronic inventory transactions for inventory tracking movement and material verification are completed.
  • Clean and clear debris from all work areas
  • Dispose of rejects in the appropriate disposal area following reconciliation
  • Stage materials in the appropriate designated locations.
  • Enter and verify information in logbooks, as needed
  • Copy forms
  • Apply representation samples to the batch records as required (FSS, SOPs)*
  • Indicate appropriate signals with HMI (human machine interface) to track clearance, set-up, time, etc.

Continuous improvement, safety, and training (10%)

  • Participate/lead stretching exercises
  • Review and ensure daily 6S compliance
  • Ensure all safety practices are followed and keep area clean and clear of hazards
  • Clean and clear debris from all work areas
  • Identify, communicate and solve problems to ensure quality, efficiency, and safety objectives are met
  • Ensure all safety practices are followed and keep area clean and clear of hazards
  • Clean and clear debris from all work areas
  • Identify, communicate and solve problems to ensure quality, efficiency, and safety objectives are met


  • Ability to focus for extended periods of time on repetitive tasks
  • Problem identification and solving
  • Computer familiarity
  • Team oriented
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to follow verbal and written direction
  • Work independently
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Basic math skills, spelling and reading
  • Able to convey a cooperative, positive and professional demeanor

Physical / Safety Requirements

  • Must be able to meet 20/20 corrected vision requirement and pass color blind test
  • Must be able to lift, push/pull, and carry up to 40 pounds
  • Required to stand for over 4 hours per day, including constant standing for 2 hours at a time
  • Duties may require overtime work, including nights and weekends
  • Use of hands and fingers to manipulate equipment is required

Equal Employment Opportunity

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