Responsible for working a rotating 12 hour shift (7am to 7pm; 7pm to 7am). This is a 24/7 operation.
Physically moves bulk intermediate and packaged goods to and from pick-up points.
Delivers samples to laboratory and retrieves operating supplies from storeroom.
Operates and monitors dryers, mills, sifters and other miscellaneous equipment through panel boards, indicators, PLC displays, etc.
Maintains detailed operating reports and logs, including notes on problems and records on added weights, volumes, measured temperatures, pH levels, pressures and flow rates.
Cleans and maintains work area, process equipment, tools and safety supplies according to regulatory and Company standards and operating procedures.
Gains/acquires written and field certification in all required process areas.
Must be able to wear the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), full face respirator, hard hats, safety glasses, ear plugs, goggles, boots, steel toe shoes, gloves, chemical resistant aprons and suits, and other personal protective equipment deemed necessary by EHS, leadership team, corporate, or safety guidelines.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC/NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.
Operates forklifts, hoist, and other material handling devices and utilizes some hand tools.
May serves as a member of various employee involvement teams and committees, such as Lean/Six Sigma, Hazmat, and/or Cost Savings, to improve the workplace, increase efficiency, and improve productivity.
Performs various administrative duties as deemed necessary by the department.
Education: High School Diploma or GED required.
Experience: 1 2 years' experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment (preferred).
Other Skills: Must be able to read and follow detailed instructions and procedures.
Must be able to effectively communicate in both verbal and written formats.
Must be able to perform basic math.
Must be able to wear the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for the job or task.
Sound decision making skills.
Action Oriented, Informing, Strong Computer Skills (MS Office and E-mail), Problem Solving, and Teams
Learning on the Fly, Conflict Management, and Documentation
RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHERS/ SCOPE:
Performs diversified duties following standard procedures and under the direction of a production supervisor. Requires a high level of safety awareness and ability to determine when equipment is not performing to standards or expectations.
Responsible for proper operation of processing equipment to ensure optimum production of high quality products. Mistakes and errors normally result in unacceptable product and or mechanical equipment damage. As a result, impacts our product status in the market place.
Understands the misuse of processing equipment could result in serious injuries to self and others due to the potentially dangerous nature of the equipment and the chemicals being processed.
No direct responsibility for the work of others; however, the team approach is emphasized in order to cover work stations during breaks and lunches. Furthermore, the "buddy system for training new operators creates additional responsibility.
The plant's open-air construction exposes operators to the normal year-round outside climate. Some relief from the elements is available in the control rooms and break area.
Dirty conditions and chemical fumes are occasionally present in the work areas.
Injuries could result from spills or leaks or corrosive, flammable, and toxic material, all which are normally handled in the plant.
Must handle average to heavy weight materials by hand. Material handling devices (e.g., hand truck, fork truck, and conveyors) are used when possible, but use of proper lifting and movement techniques is necessary to prevent injury.
Must be able to physically negotiate stairs and evacuation ladders, to wear and operate safety equipment, enter vessels, inspect equipment, drive forklifts.
Must be able to work rotating 12 hours/day shift and occasional overtime as needed.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by contractors assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of contractors assigned to this position.
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