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Operations Technician- Days (6:00 AM to 6:30 PM)

Full Time
West Columbia, SC 29172
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Corporate Statement

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation is a privately-owned global leader in the manufacturing of generic drug products, over-the-counter (OTC) drug products and medical devices. Nephron’s products are sterile, preservative and additive free and proudly made in the USA! We are headquartered in West Columbia, South Carolina, with additional distribution centers in Kentucky and Arizona. Our location provides the ability to develop new devices and medications including respiratory therapies, ophthalmics, and injectables, for in-house or contract manufacturing opportunities. The facility utilizes completely automated manufacturing, packaging, and distribution systems, in addition to high volume and redundant utility systems, to ensure production system availability. Nephron specializes in Blow-Fill-Seal (BFS) manufacturing, a niche technology that allows a vial of medication to be formed, filled and sealed in a continuous process, in a sterile, enclosed environment and without human intervention.

As an industry leader in product safety and quality, Nephron produces a variety of inhalation solutions, and has distributed over 1 billion doses of respiratory medication per year since 2009. Nephron is currently working on research and development projects that include over 50 new products. The company’s longstanding relationships with major drug wholesalers allow us to distribute our products to retail pharmacies, mail order pharmacies, hospitals, home care companies, and long-term care facilities. Nephron has a sales force that covers all fifty states and Puerto Rico, with additional sales channels throughout South America, the Middle East, and Europe. Nephron exists to provide top-quality, affordable medications to everyone.

Job Description:

Basic level understanding of manual packaging processes and necessary preparation. Able to participate in all steps of the manual packaging process as well as the ability to assist packaging machines when accompanied by an experienced tech. Provides support to packaging operations as needed.

Position Summary:

  • Visually inspects, labels, and packages for sterile compounded products.
  • Manages inventory of production components and prepares components for batch production.
  • Assist Tech 2 and 3 by loading production components to machines as needed.
  • Perform cleaning, vacuuming, and other housekeeping duties to maintain a high level of cleanliness of the Secondary Packaging lines.
  • Perform additional work duties or responsibilities as evident or required.
  • Primary Accountabilities:
  • Prepare production components for packaging activities.
  • Sanitize and inspect materials.
  • Perform packaging operations consistent with established protocols, procedures, and cGMP requirements.
  • Assist in inventory control and stocking of supplies.
  • Assist with housekeeping and maintenance as appropriate or required.
  • Maintain proper documentation of all packaging activities consistent with established GDP policies and procedures.
  • Assist with the review of operational procedures as appropriate.
  • Practice correct use of PPE and other precautionary measures when packaging product.
  • Adhere to GMPs and hold those around them accountable.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

NOTE: The primary accountabilities and knowledge, skills and abilities listed are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Incumbents may perform all or most of the primary accountabilities listed below. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbents’ performance objectives as outlined by the incumbents’ immediate supervisor or manager.

  • Knowledge of the Pharmaceutical Industry preferred
  • Must be able to pass a Drug Test.
  • Must speak, write, and read English. Specific expertise, skills and knowledge gained through education and experience.
  • The ability to take strategic objectives and accept accountability to drive results through effective actions.
  • The ability and willingness to change direction and focus to meet shifting organizational and business demands.
  • The ability to effectively manage one self, demonstrates integrity, be productive under pressure, and achieve development goals.
  • The ability to create new products and processes that add value to the Business by generating new ideas and applying creative and analytical approaches.
  • Position requires lifting (up to 50lbs), bending, climbing, reaching, good vision, standing, sitting, walking, gripping, talking, and hearing.
  • Incumbents required to wear safety glasses, hearing protection and other non-specified protective equipment as necessary.
  • Salary range: Based on experience
  • 12 Hours Shifts, Days or Nights, Must be flexible to work across all shifts
  • Available to work on-call per managements request.
  • Must be able to work well with others

EEO Statement:

Nephron is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, mental or physical disability of a qualified individual, veteran or military status, pregnancy, marital status, familial status, genetic information, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local law.

Nephron Pharmaceuticals is a drug free workplace.

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