Packaging Operator

Your Responsibilities:
Job Purpose
Independently: perform clean, change over, set up, operation of packaging equipment, and inspection of product/materials to routinely achieve production and quality standards while following GMPs, SOPs and standard work documentation on assigned work center; maintain adequate sup-ply/material levels to meet short and long-term safety, quality and production needs; support process and equipment improvements; maintain accurate documentation for duties performed; and assist others in their training, understanding and performance of tasks and duties

Key Responsibilities
•Packaging Operations: In accordance with cGMP documents, standard work documents and other instructional materials: independently operate packaging equipment at various work stations; perform basic measures; weigh, process and inspect product/materials; maintain ad-equate material/supply levels; and monitor product variables and attributes throughout preparation to ensure designated parameters and quality attributes are met.
•Equipment Clean, Change Over and Set Up: Independently perform cleans, change overs and set ups of multiple pieces of equipment in support of effective operations in accordance with required timeframes and cGMP documents, standard work documents, and other instructional materials.
•Equipment Troubleshooting and Repairs: Perform basic equipment adjustments during production, at the direction of senior operators, which do not require intermediate or advanced mechanical or technical skills as to include, but not limited to, clearing jams, making adjustments, stopping and restarting machines, loading materials, etc...; escalate issues appropriately.
•Autonomous Maintenance / Procedure Development: Perform and/or assist as directed with autonomous maintenance activities as required by cGMP documents, standard work documents and other instructional materials; participate in procedure development, revision and documentation.
•Materials & Supplies: Continuously monitor staging areas and stock materials as needed to maintain production, quality and safety standards; use transporting equipment safely.
•Record Keeping: Accurately maintain documentation related to equipment operations, cleanings, calibrations, adjustments and troubleshooting for GMP documents, equipment logs, cleaning logs, Tier 1 boards, and all other required records used to track equipment activity and status for activities performed. Performs all assigned ERP transactions for the work center.
•Coaching, Training & Instruction: Provide basic instruction and coaching to others through training and by setting an example in their understanding and performance of tasks and duties and company expectations including safety, quality, lean, Novartis Shared Values and Behaviors, internal and external customer service, value stream, etc.; escalate issues to management for resolution; and maintain training compliance in the Learning Management System

Why You?

Basic qualifications:
•High school degree or equivalent.
•Ability to follow both written and verbal instruction
•Strong attention to detail and ability to create and follow detailed documentation
•Minimum of two-years' experience as a Service Worker in either Central Services or Packaging, or other production experience
•For current associates, must have a 2.2 (satisfactory) rating in the most recent annual performance review
•Basic computer skills: word processing, spreadsheets, data entry

Preferred qualifications:
•Prior experience with cGMP documentation
•Experience with a lean organization or other prior exposure to lean concepts, tools and techniques

Why GSK?:
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

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