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Title:  HVP TEAM MEMBER

Requisition ID:  44012
Date:  Jan 28, 2022
Location: 

Kinston, North Carolina, US

Department:  Operations
Description: 

 

 

Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.

 

At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.

 

Job Summary:


To work as a team member to process High Value Products (HVP) through the HVP process with minimal assistance from management or engineering. Team members must have the ability to work with other team members in a cell concept rotating through multiple job functions throughout the day following a playbook for optimal performance. Team members must be able to perform job functions with a full gown/goggles in which no skin is visible within the area for multiple hours at a time. Ideal candidates are quick thinking and confident to ensure consistent processing and foresight to know the next task required. It is the responsibility of this individual to ensure that product/customer specifications are followed always. Ideal candidates have previous cGMP experience and have the knowledge of how to operate within a classified clean room.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


1. Strictly adhere to all requirements pertaining to gowning for entry into classified clean room areas.
2. Candidates must be able to pass gowning qualifications to enter classified clean rooms.
3. Accurately maintain all required documentation and paperwork to ensure lot traceability.
4. Operate pharma wash equipment and oversee processes within classified clean rooms such as pre-staging, staging, loading, unloading and final packaging, per cGMP standards.
5. Strict adherence to product/customer specifications.
6. Ensure that weigh/count equipment is set up accurately and within calibration.
7. Correctly sample product for QA inspections and pre-delivery samples in cGMP manner.
8. Keep equipment and work area in clean and orderly condition.
9. Operate Envision system correctly according to all applicable procedures.
10. Operate steam sterilization process including but not limited to start functions such as loading, unloading and packaging.
11. Input and log data correctly for the Autoclave process when needed.
12. Perform all positive pressure and cleaning requirements for all classified cleanrooms associated with the HVP Processing department.
13. Alert the Area Manager to conditions that may prevent meeting production and quality expectations.
14. Operate PC, printers and scanners as required.
15. Performs other duties as assigned based on business needs.
16. Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.

Education and Experience:


• Experience: 2-4 years of cGMP manufacturing experience
• Must possess an acute attention to detail and be willing and able to work in a team environment
• Make good decisions within authorized job responsibilities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Preferred candidate will have experience working in or processing in a controlled clean room and have knowledge of cGMP requirements for controlled environments.
Physical and Travel Requirements
• <10% as needed
• Must be able to gown into required clothing for a controlled clean room
• Frequent standing, walking, twisting, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling;
• Must be able to frequently change tasks/operations following a playbook for relief of team
• Must be able to work/lift items weighing up to 50 lbs.
• Must also be able to tolerate industrial odors and smells on a frequent basis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to Apply.Accommodation@westpharma.com.  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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