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Prep Operator (2nd weekend shift) - $17.45/hr + shift differential, benefits day one

Req # JR - 034387 Location Bloomington, Indiana, United States Job Category Assembly Jobs Date posted 05/04/2021

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Summary

The Preparation Operator will work in and maintain a Grade C/D environment. They will perform routine cleaning and sanitization to help ensure readiness and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) compliance within the classified and non-classified work areas.  Activities shall include cGMP compliant gowning, conformance to Good Documentation Practices (GDP) standards, integrity testing of filters, and cleaning, setup, and sterilization of equipment and components.  Ability to operate preparation equipment such as autoclaves, sonicators, depyrogenation ovens, and vial and stopper washers.  The Preparation Operator may be required to cross-train as a support Operator for additional areas.  This position reports to a Manufacturing Supervisor.

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

  • Understand and follow current Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Perform routine cleanup and sanitizations as assigned by area supervision to maintain cGMP compliance within the Grade C/D work areas.  Perform sanitizations in a timely and effective manner in accordance with cGMPs and Baxter procedures, maintaining production schedule.
  • Maintain organization at all times within the classified areas to ensure segregation, readiness and to prevent any contamination or rejection of batches.
  • Compare Lot numbers to ensure correct components are being used for the specified batch
  • Complete calculations to support preparation activities
  • Retrieve and test in-process samples
  • Clean and sample equipment

Job Requirements (Education and Experience)

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • 6 months previous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing experience preferred
  • 2 years of experience operating and troubleshooting complex production equipment preferred
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and the ability to use enterprise software (examples include:  JDE, BPLM, Pilgrim, Trackwise, etc.))
  • There are minimum training requirements for each operator level

Physical / Safety

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to push/pull heavy wheeled objects (ie: tanks, carts, pallet jacks, etc.)
  • Must be able to perform overhead work (ie: sanitizing walls and ceilings)
  • Physical coordination/flexibility to allow gowning for clean room environments
  • Utilize applicable personal protective equipment, including safety shoes/toe caps, gloves, eye protection, heat resistant wear and hearing protection
  • Dexterity and physical condition to perform some level of repetitive motion tasks
  • Ability to wear respirator when product or task requires
  • Eyesight to ensure effective inspection of equipment and/or filled units (corrective lenses acceptable)
  • Duties may require overtime work, including nights and weekends
  • Use of hands and fingers to manipulate office equipment is required
  • Must be able to gown qualify for Grade C/D areas.

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