Entry Level Operator - Day Shift
Posted on: October 22, 2019
General Purpose of Position: Obtain knowledge, training and
experience to operate and maintain spray drying equipment in
pharmaceutical products manufacturing facility according to ISO and
GMP guidelines. Essential responsibilities and authority include
but are not limited to the following: Learn and demonstrate
knowledge of: raw material blending, finished goods packaging,
special packaging requirements, sampling finished product, testing
product according to established procedures, International
Standardization Organization (ISO) principles, Good Manufacturing
Practice (GMP) guidelines. Learn and demonstrate knowledge of
inventory control procedures and production batch records.
Demonstrate willingness to learn and obtain the ability to operate
the companys manufacturing equipment: spray dryer, mixing vessels,
packaging equipment, processing equipment. Learn material-blending
procedures and demonstrate ability to perform blending processes.
All employees are required to adhere to all certification
compliance requirements, (i.e. GMP, ISO, Kosher, Halal, etc.) Must
also follow CIP chemical cleaning; COP chemical cleaning,
maintaining a clean work environment, following work instructions,
reading work instructions, following and comprehension of
paperwork, documentation and proper material handling. Assist with
water room duties as yet to be described such as adjusting pH,
addition of antifoam, etc. Become skilled at operating a forklift
in a safe manner while working in and around people and equipment.
Responsible for cleaning equipment and the surrounding work areas.
Learn the process of and assist in the standardization of facility
specific Work Instructions (WI). Responsible for self-involvement,
team involvement and execution of tasks relative to achieving
annual departmental goals. Minimum Job Requirements:
Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalent, preferred.
12 to 24 months experience in a manufacturing environment a plus.
Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, Abilities, etc.: High school level
reading, math, writing and comprehension skills. Must be able to
comprehend the recipes. Must be able to understand and follow
processing, safety, and quality guidelines written in English. Must
have or be able to obtain forklift operators permit. Must be able
to work in a team oriented environment. Must be able to process
extensive amounts of documentation legibly. Working Conditions:
Position may require walking/standing for long periods; reaching
above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting. Frequent
relocating of 100-200 lb. fiber barrels and 55 lb. bags required.
Exposure to powder and heavy equipment in a loud manufacturing
atmosphere. Manufacturing environment with exposure to powder
mineral products, cleaning chemicals, restricted movement, dirty
environment, hazardous materials, lifting and carrying heavy
objects. In accordance with the OSHA Respiratory Protection
Standard (29CFR 1910.134) Balchem/Albion employees (Production,
Quality, R&D, and Maintenance) are required to successfully
complete annual fit testing (clean shaven req.) and medical
clearance (respirator medical certification). In addition, when
required to wear a respirator, wearers must wear it as they fit
tested (clean shaven). Notice: This job description in no way
states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by
the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be
required to follow any other job-related instructions and to
perform any other job-related duties requested by any person
authorized to give instructions or assignments. This document does
not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than
an at will relationship. firstname.lastname@example.org
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