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Title:  Technician, Production, FOS

Requisition ID:  36443
Date:  Apr 21, 2022

Sri City, Andhra Pradesh, IN

Department:  Operations



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:

In this role, you will be responsible to support the production team in the management of the metal production to achieve the established section objectives / KPIs..


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate power stamping press, FOS assembly machines according to SOI.
  • Draw raw material (aluminum, buttons, liner) and lubricants from warehouse and store in the designated area with identification / label.
  • Prepare shells Identify sticker, Package labels according to SOI.
  • Perform line clearance, start-up verification and routine self-checks according to SOI. Operate Data metabarcoding to SOI
  • Stage shells assembled FOS / seals at designated area; maintain the interiority and traceability of the lots according to SOI. Dispose the aluminum stamp webs.
  • Record Batch card, production and quality data and comply to GDP as required by the company.
  • Perform all other responsibilities/tasks as required by superior and management.


Quality: The job holder is aware of his/her special responsibility for quality and conducts his/her activities in accordance with the Company quality policy at all times.

    • Work to cGMP standards as required by the company
    • Ensure good 5S and Housekeeping are maintained at all time in the work areas.
    • Ensure that products conform to the requirements of our customers and meet full customer Satisfaction
    • Ensure products that are cost effective without prejudice to the required standard of performance, reliability and quality
    • Adhering to the processes and procedures that apply to quality
    • Ensure that all operations in your area of responsibilities are compiled as per GMP, ISO 9001, ISO 15378 & ISO 13485 (as per current version) etc. 

SOI: The job holder of all relevant SOPs as per Company as they are related to the position covered by    this Job Description.

Safety: The job holder is aware of his/her special responsibility towards health and safety in accordance with the company’s safety policy at all times.

    • Ensure all safety features are checked and tested according to the requirements before start the operation
    • Promptly report any malfunction safety features to the Superior immediately for corrective action.
    • Proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Work safely by not causing unsafe conditions or doing unsafe acts
    • Adhering to the processes and procedures that apply to Health and Safety conformance.

Lean: Support and contribute actively in Lean sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target.

    • Take initiatives to reduce waste by switching off the machinery if it is not operating for a prolong period (eg. Weekend / public holiday etc), switch of the lights and air conditioning if not required etc.
    • Support Lean initiatives and actively participate in waste reduction and quality/productivity improvement.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • NITEC / ITI or equivalent.
  • Diploma will be preferred1-3-year hands-on working experience in metal stamping industry or pharmaceutical / medical devices.


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic computer knowledge with spread sheet
  • Experience in cGMP will be added advantage


Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time


Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Pass the pre-onboard health check arranged by the company
  • Able to speak, write and read English
  • Able to perform shift work
  • Must be a team player







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 kimberley.eby@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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