Pharmaceutical Operator, B2 Manufacturing - 3rd Shift

Myerstown, PA, United States
Apr 16, 2018
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Pharmaceutical Operator, B2 Manufacturing - 3rd Shift, are to:

  • Ensure a safe work environment by following all safety and ergonomic rules, including any special personal protective equipment (PPE) and standard operating procedures (SOP's) applying to a particular process or area;
  • Maintain, clean and organize work area and participate in safety improvement projects;
  • Participate in on-going medical surveillance programs as required;
  • Ensure product quality by performing in-process checks, complying with current good manufacturing practices (cGMP's), being alert for unacceptable quality of incoming and outgoing materials, initiating quality improvements and participating on quality improvement projects;
  • Communicate quality and other problems to supervision in a timely manner;
  • Dispense components, operate, clean, set-up, change and maintain equipment and rooms to manufacture products;
  • Clean and maintain process equipment which may include, but not limited to tanks, filler pumps, blenders, mills, presses, coating pans, etc.;
  • Operate electric or manual hand trucks for most stocking operations as well as forklift operation as needed;
  • Accurately record on the appropriate documents, the process / manufacturing steps, production results, equipment in-process checks, samplings, cleanings, ingredients used, and any other relevant information;
  • Maintain daily production sheets and time sheets for team;
  • Perform work on personal computer (i.e., business operating systems, email, Microsoft software, etc.);
  • Take ownership of personal training and learning to develop skills to continuously improve processes;
  • Help build team-oriented culture by motivating and supporting team members by sharing knowledge with all members of the factory to continuously improve the process;
  • Cross train and train other pharmaceutical operators on equipment and processes as needed;
  • Work with the other pharmaceutical operators and supervisors in that area to establish priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Properly dispose of waste product and containers;
  • Inform department administrative assistant when to order supplies as needed;
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • At least 6 months experience using motorized and non-motorized material handling equipment;
  • At least 6 months experience using automated inventory system or equivalent computer systems (i.e., SAP, MES, Microsoft Software, etc.);
  • Must be able to fluently read, write, and speak English;
  • Proven ability to work safely in a production environment;
  • Proficient mathematical skills and familiarity with the metric system;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Windows and Lotus Notes;
  • Previous experience in a government regulated (i.e., FDA, GMP, etc.) environment;
  • An adaptable, flexible, dependable, team player with strong communication, learning, self-managing and decision-making skills.
  • A proven ability to identify and solve problems, plan and organize and share knowledge.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post high school education.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country: United States
Location: PA-Myerstown