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Formulation Process Operator (1st / 2nd shifts)

Lieu Newark, Delaware, États-Unis Job ID R-181059 Date de publication 11/21/2023

1st shift (early starting shift at 4 AM but the hours could possibly change, flexibility is needed) and 2nd shift (shift will start at 4 PM but the hours could possibly change, flexibility is needed). The shifts will be one of he following: Monday-Thursday, Tuesday-Friday, or Monday-Friday.

Would you like to work in a fast-paced team environment in a company that follows science and turns ideas into life-changing medicines? Are you searching for career growth and development in a production environment with competitive salaries and benefits? If so, this position would be a great fit for you!

AstraZeneca is at an exciting time of new products and launches. We get to work with innovative and scientific products on our pioneering end-to-end supply chain, using the latest technologies and modern facilities.

The AstraZeneca Newark Supply Site was established in 1971 and currently employs approximately 260 people. Over the course of these years, Newark has undergone many product portfolio changes since it first began as Stuart Pharmaceuticals through today as the designated AZ North America Packaging Center of Excellence and a Flexible Formulation site for the global supply of complex products. The site provides a collaborative environment where everyone feels comfortable and able to be themselves. It’s important to us that you bring your full self to work every day. To help maintain your best self, here’s a sneak peek into some of the things this site provides for you: on-site fitness center access, sustainable office working environment, team, site and family activities, life-long learning, diversity & inclusion, tuition reimbursement, and a dining center.

1st shift (early starting shift at 4 AM but the hours could possibly change, flexibility is needed) and 2nd shift (shift will start at 4 PM but the hours could possibly change, flexibility is needed). The shifts will be one of he following: Monday-Thursday, Tuesday-Friday, or Monday-Friday. Shift hours differ based on what area you are assigned. You "may" train on the first shift.

As a Formulation Operator, you will be part of a team of front-line employees who perform the manufacturing processes which contributes to creating the final high-quality medications for our patients. Your role will focus on the production of medicines where you will weigh and measure ingredients, operate pharmaceutical manufacturing machinery, and monitor the manufacturing process to ensure the accurate distribution of ingredients in each tablet to ensure production requirements are met while following company policies/procedures and maintaining compliance with FDA and other Global Regulatory requirements.

What you will do:

  • Accurately operate tablet formulation equipment, perform equipment set-up/change-over/cleanings, assist in preventative maintenance and troubleshoot equipment problems.

  • Perform role responsibilities ensuring compliance with Newark Site standards, policies, and SOP’s, as well as performing job responsibilities in compliance with AstraZeneca Safety, Health & Environment standards to include: following and accurately completing all activities while in compliance with GMP policies, safety requirements, and ensuring required documentation.

  • Work with Process Facilitators and other Operators/ Mechanics/ Technicians to identify and implement opportunities for improvements in equipment/production efficiencies. Support new equipment start-up and quickly learn new systems, equipment and procedures. Support the development/validation of new products/procedures.

  • Flexible in responding to changes to equipment/production assignments.

  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and work in a team environment, with other operators, mechanics, technicians, supervision, and project management with the goal of completing planned production and furthering Newark Site and AstraZeneca initiatives.

  • Shown problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Basic mechanical aptitude

  • Basic computer skills

  • Good interpersonal, communication, and writing skills

  • Ability to perform duties with minimal direction

  • Ability to work other shifts, weekends, alternative schedules when production demands require​

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma / GED​

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year experience in a production environment

  • Knowledge of cGMP​

Why AstraZeneca

At AstraZeneca, we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work, where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients, and society. We have an inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. We are committed to lifelong learning, growth, and development.

So, what’s next

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you!

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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