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PHARMA OPERATOR I - USA at Ashland Inc. in Ogden, Utah

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Pharmachem Laboratories Utah, LLC

Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?

Are you always solving?

Then we’d like to meet you and bet you’d like to meet us.

Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a machine operator to join our Pharmachem Laboratories business at our Ogden, UT. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the manufacturing process. This position will report to production manager.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Must maintain a safe working environment at all times.

  • Must have knowledge of the location and use of Material Safety Data Sheets.

  • Must be able to operate one of the following: blenders, high shear mixers, fluid bed granulators, roll compactors, bottling line, stick pack machine.

  • Must comply with current GMPs.

  • Must be able to follow detailed verbal and written instructions.

  • Must be able to work well with others and create a positive work environment.

  • Must be able to train and instruct your team members to work efficiently, effectively, and safely.

  • Must be able to properly set-up and tear down equipment for cleaning.  

  • Must be able to lift 60 lbs.

  • Must know how to properly use production scales (gross, tare, net).

  • Must have a working knowledge of vibratory sifters and milling equipment.

  • Must be able to identify materials by description, item number, lot number.

  • Must understands the procedures for proper handling of allergens and organic materials to prevent cross-contamination.

  • Must be able to perform necessary testing procedures for particle size, moisture analysis, flow properties, and density.

  • Must understand the proper procedures for packaging of finished materials.

  • Verify production rooms and equipment are properly cleaned and room logs are up to date.

  • Work assignments may change as needed.

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • High school/GED- Preferred

  • Food Handlers permit

  • Powder/Dust in excessive amounts – Respirator use required.

  • Will be required to pass a physical, audiogram, vision and Pulmonary Function test.

In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland LLC. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, personal care and pharmaceutical. Visit to see the innovations we offer.
At Ashland our vision is to be a leading, global specialty chemicals company whose inspired and engaged employees add value to all we touch. In fact our people, employees, customers and vendors define who we are. They are the driving force behind everything we do.
Not only do we value our customers but we value our employees, and we work to offer them a dynamic and challenging environment. We hold ourselves to high standards at Ashland, and we value integrity and honesty.
Ashland has a history of attracting the best people and keeping them. The reasons are simple: industry competitive salary and benefits, pay-for-performance incentive plans and a diverse work environment where employees feel challenged and valued. People come to Ashland and stay. As a growing Fortune 500 specialty chemicals company, we offer opportunities for development and advancement throughout our global organization. Our values define who we are and what we care about as a company. If you are looking for a relationship with a company instead of simply a job, this may be a great fit.

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.