Halo Pharmaceuticals

  • Group Lead, Packaging

    Job Location US-NJ-Whippany
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Group Lead, Packaging will maintain an efficient flow on the line; run line to achieve expected rate while maintaining quality product. Direct Packaging Operators/Material Handler on the line and report any problems to the shift supervisor. Maintain certification in the area(s) you are running. Work with all supervision and employees to ensure that cGMPs, and Halo SOPs, policies and work instructions are being followed.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Assist the Packaging Supervisor in reviewing the processes for line change over.
    •  Oversee, monitor and coordinate Packaging line activities, giving importance to individual members and overall teams' achievement of established goals. Ensure line goals are aligned with and representative of overall company's directive.
    •  Check all product and components with each job on the line for accuracy.
    • Assign area of work for each packaging operator on the line; check to make sure each person is performing his/her job duties.
    • Train and direct people on the line and mentor Line Packaging Operators.
    • Know all paperwork (ex. PBR, Line Clearance, Clean-up, Log book, etc.)
    • Perform minor adjustments on machines.
    • Know expected rate-per-hour and make changes as necessary to achieve expected rate.
    • Accurately fill out the related paperwork.
    • Check quality of product and call for QA when questionable.
    • Request maintenance on machinery when problems arise.
    • Make sure the line is cleaned between jobs and at the end of the shift.
    • Communicate any problems or concerns with the Shift Supervisor.
    • Anticipate changes and act accordingly.
    • Tag and remove skids from the line.
    • Have sufficient amount of product and components on the line to allow for a steady flow of work.
    • Maintain efficient productivity rates while complying with safety, quality and GMP practices.
    • Adhere to all Company policies and procedures.
    • Must be willing to work other shifts and weekends.
    • Attend any classes, meetings and participate in committees, as assigned.
    • All other duties, as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Solid understanding of cGMP practices and concepts.
    • Ability to read, comprehend and follow SOPs written in English
    • Computer familiarity preferred
    • Basic comprehension of the English language: reading and writing skills to understand and complete necessary paperwork.
    • Ability to develop and lead a diverse group of employees.
    • Consistent, legible penmanship
    • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs
    • Regularly required to stand at least 8 hours, move about, bend, and use both hands for repetitive pushing, pulling, reaching and grasping. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. May work at different production lines as production needs require, or shift from one production line to another, during the packaging process.

     

    EDUCATION:     

    High school diploma or equivalent.

     

    EXPERIENCE:

    • 3-8 years working in pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
    • Prior work experience in a pharmaceutical environment – prior training or supervision experience preferred.

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