Inspection Operator 1 at GlaxoSmithKline

Posted in Science 23 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: marietta, Pennsylvania





Job Description:

212765 Inspection Operator 1

As an Inspection Operator you will perform inspection activities in a GMP environment to include:  Manual Visual Inspection (Including Retain and AQL Inspection), and Operation of Automatic Visual Inspection and Leak Detection equipment.

·       Perform visual inspection activities (which include Manual Visual Inspection and operation of Automatic Visual Inspection and Leak Detection equipment in accordance with SOPs, in a GMP environment.  This includes performing Inspection of Retains and batch AQL inspections.

·       Trending classification of rejects during batch execution.

·       Troubleshoot process equipment and interact with maintenance personnel

·       Demonstrate proficiency as outlined in training requirements for equipment systems and position.

·       Responsible for loading and unloading materials, labeling according to SOPs.

·       Recognize and report deviations or potential issues immediately to the management team.

·       Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with applicable regulations, guidelines, policies, standard operating procedures, and industry practice and Industrial Excellence initiatives.

·       Communicate and report status of equipment maintenance related issues to the area supervisor / manager, and assist with actions necessary to resolve issues.

·       Work independently with minimal supervision to perform normal processes and procedures.

·       Work on any assignment as directed.

·       Report all safety, quality or production issues to the senior operator and/or supervisor in a timely fashion.

·       Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with applicable EHS and GMP regulations, guidelines, policies, GSK standard operating & safety procedures, and industry practice and Industrial Excellence initiatives.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

·       HS Diploma


  • Must be able to maintain visual qualifications: (checked annually) Qualification includes ability to see all colors (not color blind) and the ability to visually discern product specifications on multiple vaccine products ie 20/20 vision with or without corrective lenses.

  • The capability to maintain attention to detail and quality and a high level of integrity and confidentiality, while completing multiple or repetitive tasks and meeting timelines and deadlines.

  • Ability to read, understand, follow and comply with technical and written documents (SOPs.) in English.

  • Ability to perform calculations using simple mathematical formulas using fractions, percentages and significant numbers.  The ability to measure volume and weight.

  • Must be able to follow detailed processing instructions as well as clearly and accurately documenting all necessary batch documentation.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

Must have demonstrated technical experience understanding and executing visual inspection, including sound decision making.

•                    Position may require employees to work in a 24/7 rotational schedule.  This schedule will include holidays, and weekends; over-time may be required.  Work closely with shift team to achieve goals in a 24/7 cGMP Production Environment.

•                    Ability to recognize quality issues and communicate.

•                    Ability to work around cleaning solvents while wearing appropriate PPE.

•                    Must be able to work while wearing PPE for all GMP areas for an entire shift. (Includes safety shoes, glasses and hair\beard covers etc.).

•                    Physical requirements include pushing, pulling stooping, standing, climbing, twisting and lifting up to 50lbs. This includes the use of a manual hand jack.

•                    Ability to follow written procedures and document results in a neat and precise manner according to GMP

•                    standards and other regulations.

•                    The ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels.

•                    Maintain a high level of integrity while balancing all responsibilities.

•                    Must have demonstrated self-direct work habits and strong communication skills.

•                    Stay current on developments in the field and GSK-Bio Standards.

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:

v  Operating at pace and agile decision-making – using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.

v  Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.

v  Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.

v  Sustaining energy and well-being

v  Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.

v  Budgeting and cost-consciousness

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