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Filling & Packaging Line Operator (Double Day Shift)

Company Description

Mundipharma is a global (ex-US) network of independent associated companies that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines and consumer healthcare products. We are an agile and fast-paced company seeking to increase access to health care through programmes and effective partnerships.

We are forward-looking and dedicated to bringing innovative treatments to many of the world’s most challenging conditions and diseases including: Pain Management & Supportive Care, Consumer Health, Anti-Infectives, Biosimilars, CNS, Diabetes, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Respiratory and transplantation immunity.

We make a difference to patient lives by delivering value to healthcare professionals in 120+ countries across Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Our guiding principles, centred around Integrity and Patient-Centricity, are at the heart of everything we do. We encourage our people to think differently and our inclusive culture of continuous learning and collaboration make Mundipharma a great place to work.

 

This role will work on an alternating weekly shift pattern consisting of 0600 – 1400 (early) and 1400 – 2200 (late) Monday to Friday (35 hours per week)

Broad Purpose of Job

Running a line or work area, responsible for correct completion of all relevant paperwork, collection and removal of pallets, preparation materials, basic problem solving

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Working under limited supervision to package the entire range of Bard’s Commercial pharmaceutical products, following GMP standards and procedures

  • Assist in basic set up of filling lines when required

  • To participate in all 5s, GEMBA and process improvement activities

  • Removal of pallets/Transfer of Materials

  • Preparation of materials

  • Basic problem solving

Performance

  • To be flexible in the operating of all lines within the department when required, often covering multiple different work areas in a single shift

  • To be aware of daily targets and to perform online tasks accordingly. Always acting in a manner that guarantees maximum OEE whilst maintaining quality standards

  • To work in a safe manner with due regard to one's own safety and that of others. At all times abide with the companies' health and safety policies and procedures

  • To fill and pack the company product range into a variety of containers either manually or by using a full range of automated and semi-automated packaging equipment

  • To inspect tablets, capsules and other pharmaceutical products for defects

  • To complete all documentation promptly and accurately to meet the requirements of documentary evidence for the manufacture of pharmaceutical products (GMP) and to carry out in-process checks and batch reconciliations

  • To maintain housekeeping standards during all packaging procedures

  • Complete effective line/batch cleaning and clearance including the completion of required documentation.

  • To calibrate associated equipment as per written procedures and to record results

  • To carry out other reasonable duties as requested by the department line management

  • To undertake specific projects as and when required within the scope of the job holder’s capabilities and responsibilities

  • Delivering and supporting training as required and appropriate to level

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

  • Advanced knowledge of the pre-requisite quality requirements and documentation

  • To understand and comply to the security responsibilities of the operation.

  • To ensure work areas and machinery is always maintained in a clean and tidy condition

Any Other

  • To carry out any other reasonable task as requested to ensure that the production operation is maintained

  • To carry out any other reasonable task as requested to help achieve improvements in performance, quality, and safety

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 GCSE's of grade C or above in Maths & English.

  • Clear and legible handwriting

  • A good standard of personal hygiene

  • Good practical aptitude with good hand and eye coordination along with good dexterity skills

  • A high level of attention to detail

  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of GMP principles

Core Competencies

  • Action Orientated: Hard working; is task focused with the ability to overcome things seen as challenging; ‘Out of the box’ thinker; seizes opportunities to be successful.

  • Quality focused: Good understanding of the In-process testing requirements and pre-requisite quality requirements to maintain regulatory and business compliance, builds relationships with QA and QC functions. 

  • Time Management: Ability to use time effectively and efficiently; values time; ability to prioritise own and if required others time effectively and support team members with tasks as required.  Supports the ability to run through breaks. Supports timekeeping regarding start and finish times of shifts and breaks.

  • Results driven: Focused on targets and achieving results; high performing against objectives; bottom-line oriented; Leads by example; Effective communicator and prepared to challenge the status quo. 

Behaviours 

  • General: Positive attitude to work and an understanding of the need to change and improve.

  • Advanced: Motivate others and drive performance through sharing knowledge, supporting training and support the Controllers in their roles.