Packaging Technician

Pharmaceutics International
Cockeysville, MD
Sep 17, 2022
Sep 30, 2022
Full Time
Job DescriptionBASIC FUNCTION:As a Pharmaceutical Packaging Technician, you will be responsible for packaging a range of pharmaceutical products for clinical and commercial use. You will operate, set-up, maintain and clean equipment while following established standardized procedures. Additionally, you will thoroughly document production efforts to ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines.RESPONSIBILITIES:Performs assigned duties as outlined in the SOPs for packaging of pharmaceutical products according to written instructions from Packaging Labeling records with assistance from a trained packaging technician.Under the guidance of junior or senior packaging technician, assists in the setup, operation, disassembly and monitoring of packaging equipment per specifications or packaging instructions for solid, semi-solid and liquid dosage forms.Assists in performing cleaning procedures on packaging equipment and areas using written procedures, cleaning solutions and materials under the guidance of a trained packaging technician.Notifies Management of any observed cGMP violations encountered during the performance of job duties and responsibilities.Follows all safety procedures within the cGMP packaging areas and reports all discrepancies to management immediately.Ensures work area is neat, clean and orderly by end of shift.Enhance organizational reputation by striving to meet and exceed performance expectations.Work cooperatively with the Quality Assurance and other internal departments to ensure appropriate coordination of manufacturing activities.Maintain job knowledge and training current to ensure compliance in all activities.To identify, investigate, participate in, and take ownership of compliance issues and deviations when discovered.Support the identification and implementation of corrective and preventive actions (CAPAs).Perform other duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTS:Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.Must have ability to learn metric system, weight and volume measurements.Mechanically inclines; reads and interprets equipment and process documents; follows operating instructions.Listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.Exhibits objectivity and openness to others views. Takes personal accountability for contributions to team and organizational results.Shows respect and sensitivity for personal and cultural differences. Values multiple viewpoints and is sensitive to factors 9 race, gender, age, culture and religion) that may affect behavior and feelings.Works with integrity and ethically; maintains confidentiality.Treats others with respect and consideration.Is consistently at work and on time.Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions.Demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Consistently checks all documents for errors and constantly strives for right the first time mentality.Observes safety and security procedures; responsible for meeting department safety objectives and develop on-going safe operating procedures consistent with the job requirements.QUALIFICATIONS:HS/ GED required with a minimum of 18 months experience as a Junior Packaging Technician within Pii or a minimum of 3 years in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic or food industry.Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all in units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals and percentages.