Production Operator 1 (Manufacturing)

    • York, PA

Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Marietta
Posted Date: Sep 30 2020
Please note that this position is 3rd shift from Sunday 11 PM to 7:30 AM Friday

As an Operator I , you will operate and interact with equipment and automation systems and assemble components in order to support manufacturing operations. Equipment used but not limited to includes: Vial Washer, Depyrogenation / Sterilization Tunnel, Autoclaves, Portable Vessels, Buffer Preparation, Capping, Filter Integrity in Grade C/D areas

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Operate processing equipment in Grade C/D areas in accordance with SOPs, to include, Vial Washer, Depyrogenation /Sterilization Tunnel, Autoclaves, DIP/CIP/SIP stations, Ultrasonic Sink, Thaw Baths, Product Vessels, Vial Capper, and Filter Integrity Testing.
  • Troubleshoot process equipment and interact with maintenance personnel
  • Demonstrate proficiency as outlined in training requirements for equipment systems and position
  • Responsible for loading and unloading materials, labeling according to SOPs, assembling valves, connectors, and other equipment and tools using Aseptic technique.
  • Recognize and report deviations or potential issues immediately to the management team.
  • Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with applicable regulations, guidelines, policies, standard operating procedures, and industry practice and Industrial Excellence initiatives.
  • Communicate and report status of equipment maintenance related issues to the area supervisor / manager, and assist with actions necessary to resolve issues
  • Work independently with minimal supervision to perform normal processes and procedures
  • Work on any assignment as directed.
  • Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with applicable EHS and GMP regulations, guidelines, policies, GSK standard operating & safety procedures, and industry practice and Industrial Excellence initiatives.

Why You? Basic Qualifications:
  • High School diploma required. Some college education and/or experience in a Pharmaceutical cGMP environment preferred.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow and comply with technical and written documents (SOPs.)
  • Ability to work around acids, bases, oxidizers and cleaning solvents while wearing appropriate PPE.
  • Ability to perform calculations using simple mathematical formulas using fractions, percentages and significant numbers. The ability to measure volume and weight.
  • Must be able to follow detailed processing instructions as well as clearly and accurately documenting all necessary batch documentation.
  • Basic computer skills required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Some college education and/or experience in a Pharmaceutical cGMP environment preferred.
  • Some mechanical aptitude required in order to operate scales and PH meters.
  • The capability to maintain attention to detail and quality and a high level of integrity and confidentiality, while completing multiple or repetitive tasks and meeting timelines and deadlines.
  • Position may require employees to work in a 24/7 rotational schedule. This schedule will include holidays, and weekends; over-time may be required. Work closely with shift team to achieve goals in a 24/7 cGMP Production Environment.
  • Physical requirements include stooping, standing, climbing and lifting of between 30 - 50 lbs.

Why GSK?
Our values and expectationsare at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.
These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:
  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigor and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness

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