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Production Maker I - 3rd Shift at GlaxoSmithKline

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Zebulon, North Carolina

Job Description:

Introductory info:

Are you an experienced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Operator/Technician who thrives in a challenging, fast-paced environment? If so, this opportunity as a Production Maker I may be just the right role for you to explore.

As a Production Maker I in MDPI (Multi Dose Powder Inhaler) you will be responsible for operating, challenging and cleaning equipment, according to appropriate regulatory and OSHA requirements to deliver high quality products manufactured in a safe way to fulfill the needs of the supply chain for our products.  You will be responsible for monitoring equipment for excessive rejects and performing all duties in accordance with regulatory and OSHA requirements.

Note:  This role requires working 8 hours shifts (40 hours work week) on 3rd shift.   Shift schedule  is 11:00 pm  - 7:30 am. is Sunday Night until Thursday morning.

Key Responsibilities:


Describe the key deliverables to be achieved by the post holder and the ongoing responsibilities of the role

  • Operates, challenges, and cleans equipment, in accordance with cGMPs, Batch Documentation, SOPs, ZSPs and JSAs, as required.

  • Monitors equipment for excessive rejects.

  • Performs Basic SAP transactions.

  • Utilizes and continuously improve the GSK Production System standards (i.e. 5s, standard work, problem solving, Gemba, process confirmations, and performance management) towards the goal of Zero Accidents, Zero Defects, and Zero Waste.

  • Records safety, quality and performance data.

  • Utilizes systems/applications required for job performance (i.e. DELTA, myLearning, FreeWeigh, DISY, Active Plant, IP21, etc).

  • Escalates any problem occurring in the area that affects product quality, safety and other aspects of line performance.

  • Performs housekeeping/sanitization activities to maintain production areas in ‘inspection ready’ conditions.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma.

  • 2+ months previous work experience in a production/manufacturing environment.

  • Mechanically inclined with past experience reading gauges and instrumentation and operating equipment related to the production of medical devices and/or pharmaceutical products.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ year experience working in a pharmaceutical production/manufacturing environment.

  • Basic reading, writing and mathematical skills.

  • Visual inspection and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work accurately with figures and information.

  • Ability to work overtime as needed.

  • Ability to follow both written and verbal instruction.

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to create and follow detailed documentation.

  • Must be able to wear gloves, eye protection, and protective clothing as required by the specific job role.

  • Must be able to work inside a manufacturing environment where there may be exposure to noise, moving mechanical parts, and various drug compounds as the specific role mandates.

  • Prior experience with cGMP documentation.

  • Basic computer skills: word processing, spreadsheets, data entry.

  • Knowledge of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).

  • Experience in using established industry Problem Solving tools, including DMAIC, Kepner-Tregoe, 5- Why, Fishbone and other related RCA tools.

  • Ability to climb, kneel, stoop, balance, crawl, crouch, reach, sit, stand, walk, push, pull, grasp, feel, talk, hear, lift, and perform repetitive motions as dictated by the specific role.

Why GSK?

Our values and expectations are 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, rigour 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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