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Pharma 4 Operator

Company: Cambrex
Location: Charles City
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Company Information

You Matter to Cambrex.
Cambrex is a leading global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) that provides drug substance, drug product, and analytical services across the entire drug lifecycle. With more than 40 years of experience and a growing team of over 2,400 professionals servicing global clients, Cambrex is a trusted partner in branded and generic markets for API and dosage form development and manufacturing.
Your Work Matters.
At Cambrex, we strive to build a culture where all colleagues have the opportunity to:

  • engage in work that matters to our customers and the patients they serve
  • learn new skills and enjoy new experiences in an engaging and safe environment
  • strengthen connections with coworkers and the community

    We're committed to attracting and nurturing a passionate team of valued professionals in our fast-paced and growing company. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, Life, LTD, retirement savings and more! -
    Your Future Matters.
    Known for our customer-focused scientific and manufacturing excellence, as well as our strong commitment to quality and safety, we offer a range of career and growth opportunities across our global network of locations. Together with our customers, we aim to improve the quality of life for patients around the world. Start a career where You Matter by applying today!
    Job Overview

    Reporting to the shift supervisor, the Reactor Operator will be expected to successfully produce chemical and pharmaceutical products in our manufacturing environment.

    • Operate batch and continuous type reactors, high pressure reactors, centrifuges, filters, solvent distillation equipment and supporting equipment involved in testing, all according to designated procedures.
    • Monitor the equipment; setting controls on valves, vacuums, pumps, pressures, etc., according to designated procedures to achieve desired results.
    • Monitors the process variables and makes process control adjustments to maintain the proper process control. Use manual and computer controlled devices to monitor and control the process.
    • Clean all equipment used (boil, scrape or scrub out) following designated procedures.
    • Assist in training new Pharma Reactor Operators.
    • Drum compounds and hazardous waste; label according to set standards; transport to assigned areas.
    • Assure area is kept clean and all precautions are taken to prevent environmental spills and control discharge to WWTP at acceptable limits.
    • Interpret results and monitor processes using computer controlled devices.
    • Responsible for safe handling of hazardous materials including loading/unloading trucks, processing, packaging and clean up of equipment.
    • Responsible for completion of all operation log books in Pharma area.
    • Troubleshoot production line and equipment problems in a safe and effective manner.
    • Assist lab personnel with implementing new processes or process changes
    • Complete line entry, confined space, and hot work permits. - - - - - - - - - -
    • Assist in writing and updating process procedures and SOP's.
    • Adhere to all EPA, FDA and cGMP regulations as they relate to the operation of the chemical production facility.
    • Take samples for in-process and Quality Control analysis.
    • Perform laboratory tests on process samples and act on results.
    • Assume duties of Reactor Operator Chem I/II

      All employees are required to adhere to DEA, EPA, FDA, OSHA and cGMP regulations as they relate to the operation of the Company; and to adhere to all company safety rules and procedures. - All employees are expected to report to work regularly and promptly. - Other duties relating to departmental mission, not specifically detailed in this section may be assigned.
      Education, Experience & Licensing Requirements

      • High School Diploma or equivalent
      • 3 or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment or related business
      • Good communication skills, both oral and written
      • Strong mechanical aptitude/knowledge
      • Shift assignment may vary. Must be able to work nights and/or every other weekend as per shift assignment

        Cambrex is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

        Cambrex Charles City offers an extraordinary opportunity, a competitive salary, and an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision care and prescription, life, LTD, STD; 401(k) with employer match; tuition reimbursement; and the 'Arthur I. Mendolia Scholarship Program.' -

Keywords: Cambrex, Rochester , Pharma 4 Operator, Other , Charles City, Minnesota

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