AbbVie

Manufacturing Technician III, Compounding, B2 shift

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Waco, TX, United States
Posted
Nov 19, 2020
Ref
204748
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Responsible for compounding high-quality solutions, semi-solids, emulsions, and suspensions in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and department Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

This position is responsible for the following:
  • Accurate formulation of products.
  • Stage, load, operate, and monitor all equipment for product formulations.
  • Weighing and mixing chemicals according to specific formulas.
  • Calibrate, operate, and monitor all formulation-related equipment (e.g., mixers, scales, meters, etc.).
  • Perform operations necessary to adjust the pH of product for in-process testing.
  • Clean, steam, and sanitizes all tanks, lines, facilities, equipment and chemical containers used in the product formulation process in accordance with current SOP's and cGMP's.
  • Ensure sterile product transfer to filling departments.
  • Accurately complete documents and record production volumes (batches) in compliance with current GDP standards.
  • Assumes other duties and responsibilities, as necessary, within the Compounding department, in an effort to provide the required support to ensure adherence to the production schedule.


Qualifications

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to perform detailed tasks and document activities completely and accurately.
  • Ability to think and plan in a logical sequential order.
  • Able to work in a controlled environment that includes surgical mask and goggles.
  • Ability to comply with gowning validation and subsequent gowning verifications.
  • Ability to work any shift (up to 12-hours) as required dependent on business needs.
  • Capable of standing for long periods of time. Capable of using hands to feel objects, use tools or controls and reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, write, and communicate effectively in English.
  • Ability to carry out detailed written or verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work and communicate with others in a professional and effective manner, within a team-oriented environment.
  • Basic user knowledge and understanding of Windows-based computer systems such as Microsoft Office, with an ability to learn other computer-based systems.
  • Physically able to continuously stand and walk.
  • Physically able to lift up to 40 lbs. for men and 35 lbs. for women.
  • Physically able to bend, climb, lift, squat, stoop, and stretch to reach frequently.

Education & Experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent and/or Associate's Degree with five (5) years regulated Compounding experience, OR B.S. in the Sciences preferred.
  • At least two (2) years of related work experience, preferably in a high-speed production or manufacturing environment.
  • Experience working in a GMP regulated environment preferred.
  • Basic user knowledge of Microsoft Office, SAP experience preferred.
  • Experience working in an Aseptic Production environment preferred.


Job Type
Standard

Schedule
Full-time

Equal Employment Opportunity
At Allergan, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.