Manufacturing Operator


Manufacturing and Production

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St. Paul

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Branch Information

Minneapolis, MN - Metro - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435



Job Description

Pay Range: $18.00- $21.00 per hour with pay increases

1st Shift 6:00 am - 2:30 pm

2nd Shift is 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm - $1.07 shift differential

3rd Shift is 10:00 pm - 6:30 am - $2.17 shift differential


Responsible for assisting with production line set up, tear down, and routine operation of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes on commercial scale equipment. This includes following current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and the company's standard operating procedures. It also includes documenting in manufacturing records using Good Documentation Practices (GDPs).

Responsibilities and Key Results Area

*Gaining and applying the necessary technical aptitude related to mixing, coating, slitting, rotary converting, and packaging as necessary.

*Learning and retaining key technical concepts (as applicable) required for the converting production lines. This includes web handling, tensions, gear ratios, splices, die stations, vision systems, pick-in-place systems, etc.

*Learning and retaining the key technical concepts (as applicable) required for the mixing and coating production lines. This includes order of additions, solvation, emulsions, coat weights, % solids, assay, viscosity, etc.

*Provide adequate support to the manufacturing line Lead. This includes monitoring the process, performing roll changes, in-process inspections, line set-up, line tear-down, applicable cleaning, and other production responsibilities as deemed necessary or as assigned.

*Independently operating small presses (Webtron, Allied, Packaging Equipment)

*Documenting any and all manufacturing records in compliance with ALCOA and Good Documentation Practices (GDP).

*An understanding of and compliance with the cGMP requirements. This includes staying current with training and following proper gowning, safety, and controlled substance policies and procedures.

*Demonstrating the ability to read, comprehend, and accurately complete manufacturing documents such as Manufacturing Batch Records (MBRs), Set up diagrams (SUDs), Visual Standards, Control Charts, Summary Sheets, Reconciliation Forms, Logbooks, etc.

*Performing proper line clearances and material returns as required.

*Communicating issues and solutions in a professional manner, particularly during shift changeovers.

*Identifying and reporting potential safety hazards.

*Ensuring safety equipment is functioning properly before using.

*Following all safety policies and procedures.

*Contributing to the safety culture by reporting close calls, performing safety and 6S audits routinely.

*Participation in the continuous improvement and change processes. Identifying and submitting continuous improvement (CI) recommendations.

Job Qualifications

*High School diploma or GED. (Technical or Associates degree preferred)

*0-3 years working in a cGMP production environment. (1+ years preferred)

*Strong ability to understand written and verbal instructions in English language required