Compounder I, 2nd Shift

Job Locations US-NJ-Lakewood
Job ID
2023-2660
# of Openings
1
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

Overview

The Compounder I is an entry level position to Compounding Department with emphasis on ensuring that equipment used to process aseptic and non-aseptic products has been cleaned, sanitized or sterilized, as required by specific documentation or procedures.  This entails performing automated and manual equipment cleaning prior to sterilization, placing cleaned equipment into autoclaves, starting and monitoring autoclaves, unloading equipment from autoclaves, and delivering equipment to areas of use.

 

Perform Clean-In-place (CIP) and Steam-In-Place (SIP) functions as required by specific documentation or procedures.  

 

Maintain work area and equipment on a daily basis to ensure compliance.  Work area is maintained at level to sustain organization of supplies and equipment.  Area is kept clean and sanitized as required by current and applicable procedures.  Equipment is kept in an organized and compliant manor.

 

Introduction to compounding functions as deemed necessary by operations management and functions where qualified to perform.

 

Hourly pay rate in the mid to high $20's/hour

 

The ability to read, write and speak English is a requirement of the job. 

Responsibilities

  1. Follow manufacturing procedures specific to the task being performed.
  2. Support to compounding functions as deemed necessary by operations management and functions where qualified to perform. Support may include active batching functions.
  3. Operation of processing equipment, and the execution of manual and automated cleaning, sanitizing, and sterilization of tanks and equipment.
  4. Perform integrity testing of filters using automated filter integrity test equipment.
  5. Able to follow detailed diagrams and written instructions to assemble or disassemble equipment, configure equipment to be washed, configure equipment to be autoclaved.
  6. Show progression in competency in all aspects of the position.
  7. Demonstrate aptitude and capability to perform multiple tasks at the same time.
  8. Able to successfully pass sterile gowning qualification within a 1 month time limit.
  9. Perform environmental monitoring at grade level C and D room classifications
  10. Utilize knowledge to actively demonstrate process trouble-shooting capabilities whenever possible.
  11. Ability to maneuver drums and equipment in excess of 50 lbs and the capability to lift weights up to 50 lbs.
  12. Maintain accurate and complete documentation in fulfillment of all duties.
  13. Understand and comply with current SOP and GMP requirements relevant to the position.
  14. Maintain professional, courteous, and effective communication with all co-workers, customers, and contractors in the execution of all job functions.
  15. Perform job responsibilities in a safe and efficient manner, maintaining a clean work environment. Assist supervisors and process manager in all other duties as assigned.
  16. Proper use of personal protective equipment at all times is required.
  17. Perform routine maintenance on process equipment.
  18. Perform area cleaning to maintain compliance using phenolic cleaners and sporicidal agent. A full face respirator or PAPR will be required to be worn for this position.
  19. Review MBRs throughout process to assure compliance to good documentation practices.
  20. Be available for unscheduled and scheduled overtime throughout the work week and weekend when requested.

Qualifications

 Prerequisites:

One of the following is required to be considered for the role of a Compounder I:

2+ years of relevant experience + High School Diploma

0 years of relevant experience + Associate’s Degree

 

Relevant Experience Considerations:  

Relevant experience is defined by one or more of the following:

  • Previous experience manufacturing product formulations and operating manufacturing related equipment (mixing tanks, pumps, homogenizers, etc.).
  • Military leadership, logistics, mechanical experience, and/or training comparable to a manufacturing environment
  • Trade school or work experience in some construction trades.

 

Aseptic manufacturing experience preferred.

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