S&B Pharma, Inc. Chemical Operator III in Azusa, California
This position is responsible for the handling and operation of various equipment to process an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient following cGMP Batch Records and SOPs. The operator will monitor the entire manufacturing process to ensure the chemical process runs efficiently. This operator will also be responsible for following batch records in determining chemical ingredient amounts and monitoring the process. This operator requires minimal supervision.Responsibilities: Will oversee and monitor all production-related activities in the manufacturing area to ensure operator assignments are performed to the standard and requirements set forth by Norac Pharma.Will have mastered a competency level with the duties associated with the operations.Will have a thorough knowledge of cGMPs and SOPs as they apply to production operation.Requires the ability to provide technical support and assist in solving production-related activities.Will assist and/or train other workers as required in the operation.Will be responsible for maintaining the production schedule.Manage the raw material inventory for specific manufacturing area.Operate chemical process equipment utilizing hazardous chemicals.Properly use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).Read and follow SOPs and document tasks performed clearly.Operate Material Handling Equipment (forklifts, pallet jacks, scissor lifts, etc.) as assigned.Perform periodic inventory counts as required.Interface with other departments as needed.Comply with company safety policies (PPE usage, etc.).Comply with good documentation and housekeeping policies.Will assist and/or train other workers as requiredTroubleshoot and solve mechanical and production problems.Assist in maintaining the production schedule and the ability to fill in as a leader on the production floor as needed.Advise relevant personnel of any problem with procedures, processes, equipment or personnel as required.Ability to close out all related paperwork (Batch Records, Forms, etc.) correctly.Ability to write and review procedures in the manufacturing area.Assist Asset Manager in the general supervision of employees in the manufacturing department.Perform other duties as assigned. Education / Experience / Personal Requirements: Must have a two year college degree or equivalent experience.Ability to work with Acids, Bases and Hazardous Chemicals.Ability to pass a DEA background check.Must be able to lift 50 lbs overhead and/or repetitively.Good working knowledge of cGMPs.Good working knowledge of Chemistry and Math skills.Excellent written and verbal communication skills, self-motivated and have a professional manner in order to make critical decisions.Must be able to work Off-shifts and Overtime as required.Must be proficient with Microsoft Suite of products including: Excel, Word and e-mail business software.Must have mechanical aptitude.