Machine Operator (2nd Shift)

Job Description

With 64 manufacturing sites in 26 countries, our aspiration is to become the top manufacturer of innovative and generic medicines in the industry

Job Purpose:
Operate filling and packaging equipment. Tends to machines that perform one or more packaging functions, such as filling, labeling, packing, or bundling

Major Accountabilities
• Operates machines and performs all in process checks.
• Performs equipment line checks, performs inspections
• Clears line culls and documents all components discarded.
• Prepares shippers, inspects finished product and packages into shipper. Seals, labels, and stacks shipper.
• Fills cartons, carriers or shippers by hand with product, labels, literature or applicators.
• Performs cleaning tasks on machine during or after machine operation, Clears equipment and documents work performed, performs general housekeeping duties as needed.
• Interacts with line leaders, mechanics and QA to identify inefficiencies, quality defects, equipment malfunctions and safety issues.
• May train new line packagers.
• Adheres to all applicable procedures, cGMP’s, company policies, and all other quality or regu-latory requirements (OSHA, DEA, FDA, EMEA, ANVISA, HS&E, etc.). Ensures all work is performed in a safe, effective manner, and in compliance with the appropriate industry and regulatory (FDA, DEA, OSHA) standards, and Departmental, Plant, and Corporate quality and Behavioral Based Safety (BBS) goals.

Note: This position may require the labeling, packaging or movement of hazardous (flammable, corrosive, toxic, etc.) waste within the facility. If so, this employee would be trained under OSHA’s HAZWOPER standard, 29 CFR 1910.120 as an 8-Hour first responder, 24-Hour incident commander, or a 40-Hour incident commander.

In lieu of HAZWOPER training, the employee will receive training on the requirements of the Re-source Conservation and Recovery Act pursuant to 40 CFR 265.16.

All employees that have received the above mentioned training upon hire will receive annual re-fresher training that covers the OSHA HAZWOPER standard and the requirements of RCRA

EEO Statement
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum requirements

Education :
• High School Diploma or GED

2nd shift: Monday thru Friday 3pm – 11:30pm.
Must have flexibility for Overtime based on business needs

• Minimum of two years production experience
• Pharma experience a plus!
• Ability to lift 30 lbs. and maintain a high level of physical activity

Why consider Novartis?

769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!