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Packager / Production Line Work (1st and 3rd shifts)

employmentPosition Summary

This is an entry level production position requiring little or no previous experience. Packagers at Praxis are responsible for packaging and de-palletizing over the counter drug products. They are also required to maintain a clean, safe, and organized work space. The individual is assigned to stations on an assembly packaging line within the production department. Position tasks are routine and repetitive in nature.

 

 

 

Requirements

  • Must be willing to work other shifts and weekends. Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Prior work experience in a similar working environment – prior training or experience leading teams preferred
  • Good hand/eye coordination
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Physical Requirements – Regularly required to stand at least 8 hours, walk, bend, and use both hands for repetitive pushing, pulling, reaching and grasping. Raise or lower an object from one level to another, 25-50 lbs. Good (corrected) eyesight and hand/eye coordination.

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Line Technician (2nd shift)

employmentPosition Summary

Maintain an efficient flow on the line; run line to achieve expected rate while maintaining quality of the product. Direct packagers on the line and report any problems to the shift supervisor. Work in mid-level position reporting to supervisors and passing along directions to employees in your team to ensure compliance with policies and completion of production quotas.

 

 

 

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior work experience in a similar working environment – prior training or experience leading teams preferred
  • Computer familiarity preferred
  • Basic comprehension of the English language: reading and writing skills to understand and complete necessary paperwork
  • Physical Requirements – Regularly required to stand at least 8 hours, walk, bend, and use both hands for repetitive pushing, pulling, reaching and grasping. Raise or lower an object from one level to another, 25-50 lbs. Good (corrected) eyesight and hand/eye coordination.

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Production Control Specialist – 2nd shift

Position Summary:

Assure compliance with the requirements of 21CFR Part 211 section 211.103 which in part states that actual and theoretical yields shall be calculated at the conclusion of each phase of packaging of a drug product. Work closely with Production to assure all job-related paperwork complies with regulatory and Customer requirements. Work with all supervision and employees to ensure cGMPs and Praxis’ SOPs, policies and work instructions are being followed.

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Calculate the quantity of finished product produced by Production.
  • Physically count all leftover materials and returns according to the Customer’s guidelines.
  • Review final job paperwork for accuracy.
    a. Ensure any job paperwork is corrected in a timely manner.
    b. Complete job paperwork as needed.
    c. Make sure Customer yield requirements are met.
  • Accurately enter completed jobs into the database.

Education, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Good organizational skills and mathematical aptitude.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision.
  • Ability to develop, train and lead a diverse group of employees.

Education/Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 5 years of experience in a similar position, preferably a GMP environment.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, twist, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel and crouch. Raise or lower an object from one level to another, 25-50 lbs. Good (corrected) eyesight and hand/eye coordination. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is exposed to dust and weather conditions prevalent at the time (i.e., cold, hot/humid). Must be able to work full time.


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Maintenance Technician – 2nd and 3rd shift

Position Summary:
This position fixes and repairs machines on a packaging assembly line. They will work with a team of maintenance people to fix machines on the spot where needed to keep the assembly lines running as well as work on long term side projects when they are not needed to repair items on the fly. They will come in and work the same hours as the shift they are assigned.

Knowledge in vertical and horizontal cartoner systems, conveyors, PLC (Programmable logic controllers), Pneumatic systems, ink coders, lasers, printing codes, and glue systems preferred.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Able to set up, repair, adjust (sizes and speeds) and troubleshoot packaging and production equipment such as (but not limited to):
  • Work with Production to coordinate timely line change-over and anticipate production needs to eliminate down time.
  • Availability to work other shifts and weekends.
  • Complete paperwork required for line set-up: lock-out/tag-out, start-up inspection, check maintenance documentation, etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance as required by company PM program.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and a safe work environment.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 5 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Basic Windows programs: Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to comprehend and follow written instructions.
  • Basic comprehension of the English language: reading and writing skills to understand and complete necessary paperwork.
  • Good mathematical aptitude.
  • Ability to organize priorities and work load.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and understanding of basic machine repairs, pneumatics, hydraulics and electricity.
  • Able to read technical documents.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, twist, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel and crouch. Raise or lower an object from one level to another, 25-50 lbs. Good (corrected) eyesight and hand/eye coordination. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is exposed to dust and weather conditions prevalent at the time (i.e., cold, hot/humid).