Caraco Pharmaceutical Senior Coating Operator (Second Shift) in United States

Senior Coating Operator (Second Shift -- 3:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)

The world’s largest pharmaceuticals market is also the biggest market for Sun Pharma. We have been present in the US since 1996, working with the country’s healthcare system with a focus on generics, branded generics and over-the-counter (OTC) products. We are valued suppliers to the largest wholesalers, distributors, warehousing and non-warehousing chain drugstores and managed care providers. Being a vertically integrated company with a global presence, we have the flexibility to develop and manufacture products in the US as well as at other locations across the world. Our US headquarters is located in Cranbury, New Jersey and we have manufacturing, distribution and customer service teams at multiple locations across the country.

Very Important Note: This person hired for this position will initially start working on first shift (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) for training purposes and then transition to working second shift hours (3:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.) once the initial training phase is completed.

Essential Job Functions:

Execute manufacturing processes in accordance with manufacturing work orders.

Perform machine changeovers, cleaning and set up as required.

Troubleshoot and make appropriate adjustments to maintain product specifications.

Ensure adherence to quality standards during all stages of the manufacturing process.

Complete manufacturing documents, ensuring accuracy and completeness.

Maintain compliance at all times with related SOPs and cGMPs in the manufacturing process.

Perform duties through the proper, safe use of equipment, according to Health & Safety procedures and Equipment Manuals.

Perform other tasks as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications:

Must have at least 5 years of coating experience within a pharmaceutical production environment. Additional experience in granulation, compression, dispensing, and/or blending a strong plus.

Minimum successful completion of high school diploma. College certificate or University degree in a related discipline is an asset.

Solid knowledge of fundamental cGMP and regulatory requirements in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

Experience in the Compounding area.

Good knowledge of Health & Safety procedures including OH&S; Act.

Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a high performance team.

Successful completion of the literacy and numeracy evaluation.

Strong mathematical and organizational skills.

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in an office, lab, or manufacturing environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, push, and bend.

Must be capable of bending and lifting, moving and/or carrying up to approximately 50 - 75 pounds.

Must have the ability to navigate office, lab, and/or plant floor working environments, stands, ambulates, and reaches.

Must have the ability to wear applicable personal protective equipment utilized at the site, including but not limited to respirators, safety glasses/goggles, and safety shoes.

Must have English language fluency, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate at all levels within the organization.


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees as assigned to this job. Nothing herein shall preclude the employer from changing these duties from time to time and assigning comparable duties or other duties commensurate with the experience and background of the incumbent(s).

We provide equal employment opportunities for all current employees and applicants for employment. This policy means that no one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, nationality, citizenship, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, affectional or sexual orientation, military or veteran status, generic predisposing characteristics or any other basis prohibited by law.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives:

Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries, Inc. (Sun) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Sun employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Sun. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

Location: NJ, Cranbury

Job Category: Manufacturing

Employment Duration: Full time