Job Description

The Packaging Technician / Pharma Mechanic perform routine packaging operations for the production of pharmaceutical products; operates and troubleshoots packaging line equipment according to established SOPs and department procedures.

Duties /Responsibilities

  • Prepares and cleans room, equipment, facility and documents for manufacturing and packaging process
  • Verifies calculations, process steps and yield
  • Ensures that processes, tools, products, and materials meet established quality standards and requirements
  • Notifies management when inventory fails below certain levels
  • Assembles, disassembly, set-up, change over, operation and preventative maintenance on ALL pharmaceutical packaging equipment[PD1] 
  • Need to be able to troubleshoot the packaging line and processing issues.
  • Makes adjustments as required to pharmaceutical packaging equipment during the operation.
  • Examines sample of finished product per batch record instructions for conformance with specifications
  • Notifies supervisor of manufacturing/packaging deviations and assists with proper resolution/documentation
  • Documents manufacturing and packaging steps and ensures documentation is complete and current to process step
  • Moves product to, from, and within production area
  • Willing to work overtime (extended shifts and weekends) as needed
  • Performs cGMP manufacturing operations utilizing SOPs, Batch Records, and Form Preps
  • Advanced equipment knowledge and  troubleshooting skills
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Direction Received:           Light direction that requires only general instruction to begin assigned duties and work is reviewed after completion

Analytical Requirements: There is a choice of standard procedures

Decisions and Judgment:  No authority to commit the organization in negotiations or with respect to finances

Initiative:                           Work is repetitive and well covered by instruction

Minimum Qualifications

A High School Diploma and 10 to 15 years’ relevant work experience in the pharmaceutical, food, manufacturing, biotech or healthcare industry, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.


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