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Compound Service Operator (M-F 3p-11p)

Requisition ID:  35804
Date:  Jul 9, 2021

St Petersburg, Florida, US

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.


2nd shift is M-F from 3PM to 11PM 


Job Summary:

In this role, you will clean stock leaf carts and supply compounding production equipment with cleaned empty racks. Assist extruder operators with loading, unloading and weighing stock, feeding machinery and cleaning of equipment.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use designated cleaning agents and materials to clean rubber residue from stock leaf carts.
  • Transport clean racks to appropriate compounding production equipment.
  • Keep cleaning area supplied with cleaning agents and material.
  • Assist extruder operators in cleaning of equipment for line clearances (heads of gear pumps).
  • Assist extruder operators in the loading of sheet stock on leaf carts.
  • Verify stock meets specifications.
  • Feed gear pump for extruder operators.
  • Use good housekeeping practices to maintain a clean, orderly and safe work area.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned based on business needs.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.

Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance.



Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • 0 - 3 Years of experience
  • Must successfully complete all Compounding Service Operator training programs.

Regular attendance is a requirement of this position.


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
    • List any safety requirements applicable to role within your country
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.
    • List any quality requirements applicable to role within your country

Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 0% of the time


Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and /or push up to 35lbs. (another employee will be available for assistance)
  • Must be able to read and write.
  • Good communication skills to interact with others in a positive manner.
  • Must be able to understand direction and adhere to established procedures.



  • Non-US only where required for certain levels







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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