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Machine Operator - Solid Dosage-Coating Job

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Primary Location: Greenville, SC

Job Tile: Machine Operator - Solid Dosage Coating

Job Number: 2017-51872

Date Posted: 8-11-2017

Job Summary:

Responsible for breaking-down, cleaning, tooling, setting up, preparing solution for, running, and monitoring Tablet coating machines such that all quality and/or customer specifications are achieved in an effective and efficient manner in EITHER the batch coating OR continuous coating area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare coating equipment for use, to include:
    • Following SOPs, clean all coating equipment and rooms.
    • Get next scheduled product from operation specialist.
    • Gather all necessary paperwork to manufacture the next scheduled lot.
    • Prepare solutions for use in the coating process.
  • Verify product (solution and cores) for use in the manufacture of each production lot.
  • Apply coating solution to tablet cores, to include:
    • Load and unload tablet cores in the coating process.
    • Follow the batch record instructions to apply the coating solution.
    • Document all processing steps in the batch record.
    • Monitor and chart coating process per SOP.
    • Make adjustments as necessary to keep all parameters in specification.
    • Reconcile the final bulk product.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Support training of new operators.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Knowledge and compliance of company policies and SOP’s.
  • Knowledge and understanding of all of the cGMP’s relating to this position.

Job Specifications:

Minimum

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must complete the operator certification program within 6 months.

Preferred

  • Previous nutraceutical or pharmaceutical manufacturing experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Good math and reading skills.
  • The ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail required.
  • Some mechanic ability helpful.
  • Ability to obtain license for and operate forklift equipment.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A

Work Environment / Travel / Physical Demands

  • Manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to lift and maneuver weights up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in a dusty environment with a wide range of raw materials.
  • Must wear personal protection equipment as required by batch record and SOP’s, which may include: dust masks, gloves, goggles, and hearing protection.
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