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Coppell, Texas, United States
Job reference: R-043842
Posted date: Apr. 15, 2019

At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people’s exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe.

Brief Job Description

12 Hour Night Shift (2nd shift) role with rotating days on/off.

As a member of the Manufacturing team, The Operator contributes through performing varying tasks related to the ongoing manufacture of high quality active pharmaceutical ingredients including the drafting of manufacturing documents. Responsible for performing a variety of large-scale API manufacturing tasks (weighing and dispensing of chemicals, chemical reactions at high temperature and pressures, mixing, filtering, drying, and packaging) and activities to achieve prescribed level of purity, quality and consistency in product and work output.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ethical conduct and compliance
  • Performs process manufacturing tasks including operation of large scale equipment, weighing, measuring, monitoring of raw materials to assure batches contain proper ingredients, quantities and process outputs
  • Performs in-process testing as specified within manufacturing documentation.
  • Identifies and informs supervisor of equipment malfunctions or process outputs that do not meet expected outcomes. May perform trouble-shooting of equipment or process problems and recommend solutions
  • Maintains manufacturing areas to identified standards of cleanliness and neatness; may involve sweeping, mopping floors, wiping down equipment, and appropriately disposing of trash.
  • Operate electric and manual hand or fork trucks as required to properly move and store chemicals and product.
  • May be required to write or revise process documents such as operational SOP’s, batch records, etc.
  • Participates in LEAN principles within Manufacturing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1-2 Years of Experience in a cGMP pharmaceutical environment or regulated environment.
  • Individual must possess mechanical aptitude and ability to work with hands and tools to operate and perform minor maintenance on equipment.
  • Must be able to operate basic electronic equipment and possess basic computer skills. Must be able to follow directions, both written and verbal, and perform assigned tasks independently. Must be able to read, write, and understand English
  • Requires understanding of basic math to perform mathematical calculations. Must be able to wear a half face respirator where needed.
  • Capable of lifting and carrying weight up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to crawl, climb, twist torso, and stand for long periods of time. May be required to push/pull equipment or materials up to 700 lbs
  • Reliable attendance and ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and overtime as needed, are required
  • College course work in science preferred
  • Compounding experience preferred

Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law

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