Production Technician
East Durham , New York
December 13, 2017
Basic qualifications:
• Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work and succeed in a team environment
• Ability to lift 5-25 lbs. frequently and occasionally lift drums, bags and cases weighing up to 50 lbs.
• Demonstrated good oral and written communication skills
• Team oriented and flexible, able to adapt to changing assignments
• Highly motivated and self-driven with a desire to continuously improve own skill set. Able to function productively with minimal supervision.
• Good organizational skills and interest in project management
• Detail oriented

Preferred qualifications:

The purpose of the Production Technician is to operate a variety of machinery in order to produce a quality product.

We're looking for Packaging Machine Operators for 3rd shift roles. These positions require being on your feet for 8 hours a day, but offer consistent, full time hours (11pm to 7am). Candidates with good mechanical and/or machine operator experience are encouraged to apply.

If you are a safety minded candidate, have a solid history of work ethic and work attendance, you may be a great fit for this position.

Key Responsibilities:
• Ensure quality and compliance in accordance with established procedures and standards of the Quality System.
• Comply with and support the GSK Environmental, Health and Safety policies and procedures.
• Operate and troubleshoot a variety of machinery. Operate the worksaver and standup/sitdown lifts as needed. Utilize manlifts. Perform line changeovers, which include cleaning, disassembly, re-assembly of line equipment and lubrication.
• Support line performance, working closely with team associates for achievement of line standards.
• Follow SOP's, change control / validation processes, and adhere to established cleaning programs for GMP compliance
• Work as a High Performance Team member supporting all aspects of team performance. Work on Cross Functional Teams supporting the intent to improve equipment utilization, line changeover times, new technology and state of the art automation.
• Understand and seek continuous improvement of the business needs.
• Complete batch record documentation monitoring Right First Time results and related Key Performance Indicators
• Assist in the training of other Technicians as needed. Assist in the development of SOP's and required annual review. Assist in the generation of measurements to track efficiencies and other pertinent data for the unit to identify and implement continuous improvement efforts.
• Report all safety concerns and hazards immediately.
• Comply with all operational safety, process safety, environmental permits, Quality policies, procedures and training requireme

Job Family - Packaging Operations: Operates, monitors and controls part of a production line resulting in final packaged pharmaceutical products meeting regulatory and quality standards. Cleans and ensures proper functioning of manufacturing equipment. Performs simple maintenance. May also complete standards documents, including those relating to quality assurance. Follows established procedures and respects Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) concerning quality, safety and hygiene.

Job Family Group - Manufacturing: Responsible for the organisation's manufacturing and/or production operations including assembly, machinery, processing and/or packaging. Sets production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, materials supply, staffing resources, and volume required to meet demand and to ensure maximum production quantity and quality.

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