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Pharmaceutical Process Technician
Ref No.: 18-00043
Location: Wilson, North Carolina
Howard Systems has an immediate opening for a Pharmaceutical Process Technician in Wilson NC.

The Pharmaceutical Process Technician will efficiently, effectively, and safely clean, set-up, and operate machinery in the manufacturing and/or packaging area while adhering to applicable cGMPs, SOPs, FDA, and DEA guidelines.

Duties:
  • Follow Master Batch Records for the manufacturing and packaging of controlled, oral solid dose (OSD) and other dosage forms when required.
  • Prepare raw materials, blends, and bulk accountability throughout manufacturing processes.
  • Performs weight checks for incoming and dispensed materials ensuring compliance with established procedures. Operates scales including set-up, verification, leveling and challenging.
  • Identify, report, and resolve quality issues.
  • Safely and in compliance with batch records and SOPs, set up, operate, and clean manufacturing and/or packaging equipment (oral solid dose manufacturing may include rotor sieves, granulators, blenders, coaters, encapsulators, compression machines, etc.).
  • Perform in-process testing and inspections as required by Master Batch Record (weighing, tablet thickness, tablet hardness, friability, visual inspection, etc.).
  • Clean and sanitize manufacturing rooms including walls, floors, and ceilings per SOPs.
  • Report accidents and unsafe conditions or unusual circumstances to supervisor.
  • Complete accurate and timely documentation Follow good documentation practices in accordance with GMP.
  • Handle labeling and components correctly; transferring, counting, FIFO, returns, etc. during packaging processes.
  • Participate in Production team and Site communication meetings.
  • Support GMP investigations and events.
  • Identify and report potential GMP impacting situations.
  • Contribute to Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) writing in your technical area.

Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one – five years pharmaceutical industry experience preferred or an equivalent combination of education, mechanical skill, and experience in a similar industry.
  • General ability to perform basic to complex mathematical computations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Understanding of the Metric System of Measurement.
  • Preferred experience in oral solid dose (OSD) pharmaceuticals, process areas include: Pharmacy/Dispensing and Granulation/Blending.