Packaging Operator - Off-shift
Location:
Marietta , Pennsylvania
Posted:
October 21, 2017
Reference:
WD138477
Basic qualifications:
• High school diploma with 2 years of experience in packaging, regulated industry or manufacturing / production line operations - required with a diploma

OR

• Bachelors degree with no prior experience

Preferred qualifications:
• Bachelors degree

Details:
Why GSK? Because GSK's vaccines business puts the customer at the heart of everything we do. That's why we define our vaccines mission as: Protecting • Human • Kind. Protecting because we strive to turn the science of immunology into high-quality, practical protection against disease; Human because we are investing time in understanding and delivering on our customers' needs and helping them achieve their vaccination goals; and Kind because we recognize and act on our responsibilities to serve societies, rich and poor.

This position will help run the business through execution of packaging line activities in secondary manufacturing operations. This role is responsible for adhering to GMPs, approved SOPs, quality procedures, safety and environmental standards while operating within the profit plan. This role will be second shift (2pm-10:30pm) or third shift (10pm-6:30am). During the peak season of June through September, the schedule will change to 12 hour days (6am-6pm or 6pm-6am) on 2 week cycle including every other weekend.

Key Responsibilities:
• Execute day to day line activities to ensure manufacturing objectives are met.
• Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with the GSK safety procedures and all applicable EHS regulations, standard operating procedures, and industry practices
• Maintain full compliance with all assigned learning plans, technical competencies, documentation practices and procedures as related to the GMP and EHS environments
• Demonstrate familiarity and compliance with cGMP's, EHS procedures and regulations, facility regulatory guidelines, and standard operating procedures
• Recognize and report deviations or potential quality issues immediately to the packaging management team.
• Operate packaging equipment to achieve standard efficiency while striving to identify improvements to current practices or procedures.
• Assure that appropriate housekeeping of the packaging area is maintained.
• Identify process equipment troubles, communicate and interact with maintenance personnel when repair is necessary.
• Ensure all validation, quality, safety and environmental procedures and regulations are met, maintained and documented appropriately.
• Assist in developing operations strategies to optimize process, production and maintenance systems
• Promote and maintain teamwork and open communication with fellow teammates.

Background:
• Ability to read, understand, follow and comply with technical and written documents (SOPs) in English.
• Ability to perform calculations using simple mathematical formulas and a calculator includes addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
• Ability to recognize quality issues and communicate.
• Must be able to work while wearing PPE for all GMP areas for an entire shift. (Includes safety shoes, glasses and hair\beard covers).
• Some basic computer skills required.
• Physical requirements include pushing, pulling stooping, standing, climbing, twisting and lifting up to 50lbs. This includes the use of a manual hand jack.
• Ability to follow written procedures and document results in a neat and precise manner according to GMP standards and other regulations.
• The ability to maintain attention to detail and quality, while completing multiple or repetitive tasks and meeting timelines and deadlines.
• The ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels.
• Maintain a high level of integrity while balancing all responsibilities.
• Must have demonstrated self-direct work habits and strong communication skills.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to function in an atmosphere of constant change with detailed accuracy.
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills. The ability to motivate others.
• Ability to establish and maintain working relationships cross functionally including production, QA, QC, engineering, validation, and maintenance.
• The capability to maintain attention to detail and quality and a high level of integrity and confidentiality, while completing multiple or repetitive tasks and meeting timelines and deadlines.

Contact information:

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