Plant Sanitation Trainee

Mission Pharmacal
Boerne, TX
COMPANY INFORMATION:

Mission Pharmacal Company ("Mission") is a privately held pharmaceutical company based in San Antonio, TX. For more than 70 years, the company has been improving the lives of people, through every stage of life, by identifying unmet healthcare needs and delivering innovative, high-quality prescription, over-the-counter products and medical devices to meet these needs using only the purest ingredients and state-of-the-art methods of manufacturing.

We are leaders in the therapeutic areas of women's health, urology, and dermatology. Mission provides a comprehensive portfolio of product and service offerings that help mission and other pharmaceutical companies more effectively deliver needed prescription and consumer products into the hands of physicians, pharmacists and ultimately, patients.

JOB DUTIES:

Mission Pharmacal, a pharmaceutical manufacturing company, is seeking a Plant Sanitation Trainee to join our team in Boerne, TX. Performs custodial, equipment cleaning, janitorial or maintenance function in one of the categories listed below:

Custodial - Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and vacuums hallways, stairs, bathrooms, production areas and office space. Empties light' trash and light garbage containers. Cleans bathrooms. Notifies management concerning need for repairs or changes to lighting, heating, and ventilating equipment.

Equipment Cleaning - Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and vacuums hallways, stairs, office space and production areas. Empties heavy trash and garbage containers. Operates buffer and floor scrubbers. Notifies management concerning need for major repairs or additions to lighting, heating, and ventilating equipment. Turns valves to drain machines or tanks and disconnects pipes. Sprays machines, tanks, and conveyors with water to loosen and remove dirt or other foreign matter. Scrubs machines, tanks, tables, pans, bowls, compartments, bins, and conveyors. Rinses articles with water and dries them with compressed air. Scrubs floors and walls. Connects hoses and lines to pump and starts pump to circulate cleaning and sterilizing solution through hoses and lines. Scrubs interior of disconnected pipes, valves, spigots, gauges, and meters. Mixes cleaning solutions and diluted acids. Draws off samples of cleaning solutions from mixing tanks for laboratory analysis. Replaces defective sections of metal coils and lines. Lubricates machinery. Puts bins together.

Janitorial - Clean floors using floor cleaners and equipment. Remove and replace tacky mats. Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces. Mix various cleaning agents. Apply sealant to floors. Perform other janitorial duties such as emptying trash, sweeping and cleaning surfaces as required. Mow lawns and trim shrubbery as required.

Maintenance - Receives written work orders or verbal instructions from supervisor. Paints interior and exterior walls and trim. Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and vacuums hallways, stairs, office space and production areas. Empties heavy trash and garbage containers. Operates buffer and floor scrubbers. Performs minor and routine painting, carpentry, and other construction and maintenance related activities. Repairs concrete and stucco. Replaces air conditioner filters and coating scrubbers. Washes windows. Performs simple repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment such as walls, counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures. Replaces light bulbs. Notifies management concerning need for major repairs or additions to lighting, heating, and ventilating equipment. Cleans debris from sidewalk and Company property. Works outside, mows lawn, trims shrubbery, and cultivates flowers, waters shrubs and grass. Operates a forklift to move pallets and other materials.

REQUIREMENTS:

One year general work experience or equivalent education. Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs. Ability to operate construction equipment such as saws, mixers, drills. Ability to operate custodial equipment such as floor buffers and scrubbers. Mechanical aptitude. Floor maybe slippery.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Mission Pharmacal is a Government Contractor

EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Drug Free Workplace

Product Handler Trainee

Mission Pharmacal
Boerne, TX
COMPANY INFORMATION:

Mission Pharmacal Company ("Mission") is a privately held pharmaceutical company based in San Antonio, TX. For more than 70 years, the company has been improving the lives of people, through every stage of life, by identifying unmet healthcare needs and delivering innovative, high-quality prescription, over-the-counter products and medical devices to meet these needs using only the purest ingredients and state-of-the-art methods of manufacturing.

We are leaders in the therapeutic areas of women's health, urology, and dermatology. Mission provides a comprehensive portfolio of product and service offerings that help mission and other pharmaceutical companies more effectively deliver needed prescription and consumer products into the hands of physicians, pharmacists and ultimately, patients.

JOB DUTIES:

Mission Pharmacal, a pharmaceutical manufacturing company, is seeking a Product Handler Trainee to join our team in Boerne, TX. Performs assembly/production, warehouse/receiving, distribution or manufacturing function in one of the categories listed below:

Coating-Verifies all supplies and components by control number and quantity per specifications prior to running the lot. Starts machine and observes operation to ensure all machinery is operating properly. Stops machine and reports malfunction to coating lead. Assists in repairs as required. Performs set-up of work station, assigned preventive maintenance procedures, parts assembly, and cleaning hardware. Ensures each product is coated and documented according to specifications and standard operating procedures. Introduce and remove product to or from coating equipment; transfers finished product to bins. Secures product for transportation. Replenishes coating supplies per work station as required. Cleans equipment and room after completion of each lot per SOPs. Reconciles product batch records and ensures documentation is accurate and complete.

Compounding- Follows and enforces safety rules, regulations and procedures. Understands and complies with all Department SOPs. Completes Department paperwork accurately and completely. Checks all raw materials against MBR ingredients list, recognizes errors and notifies lead personnel as required. Compound/blend all routine formulations and follow MBR as written. Cleans and sanitizes equipment, rooms per SOPs.

Distribution- Pulls sales orders to ensure customer service parameters will be met. Packs smaller orders into over packs for parcel shipments to customers. Palletizes larger orders for TL (less than trailer load) shipments to customers. Verifies counts and lot numbers for each and every sales order. Performs data entry, or bar coding for all sales orders and warehouse product movement. Contacts carriers on a daily basis to schedule sales order pickup appointments. Utilizes various materials handling equipment such as pallet jacks, reach trucks, forklifts, and automated guided vehicle on an as needed basis to accomplish Distribution objectives. Maintains inventory accuracy at product, lot, location, and warehouse levels. Maintains maintenance logs on materials handling equipment. Performs and reconciles daily ending inventory audits. Complies with all applicable SOPs. Perform housekeeping duties such as sweeping and dusting to maintain a clean working environment.

Packaging- Verifies all supplies and components by control/part number and quantity per specifications prior to running the lot. Starts machine and observes operation to detect malfunctions of machine prior to start of the lot. Stops machine and reports malfunction to Line Lead. Assists in repairs as required. Performs

set-ups of work station, follows standard operating procedures, while reassembling and cleaning hardware. Ensures each product is packaged according to specifications and standard operating procedures. Feeds product and packaging components to conveyors, or other feeding devices; palletizes finished product. Secures finished product for transportation to the distribution center. Replenishes packaging supplies per work station as required. After completion of each lot of product, cleans the equipment per standard operating procedures. Performs hand packaging and sorting as required. Counts rejects, finished product, and unused packaging components to be returned to warehouse.

Particle Tech - Produces bulk pharmaceuticals, operates machinery and equipment, handles raw materials with and without handling equipment, completes documentation, and cleans and sanitizes equipment and room per SOPs by performing the following duties.

Receiving-Unloads and loads trucks,inspect incoming material for damage. Verifies products, lot numbers and quantities. Transfers materials, from wood pallets to plastic pallets. May sample materials for lab testing and retention. Identifies material through bar code labeling. Performs electronic movement of materials. Fills requisitions from all departments, as required. Operates various materials handling equipment such as manual/motorized pallet jacks, reach trucks, forklifts, and automated wire turret trucks to accomplish objectives. Performs daily cycle counts and end of fiscal year inventory. Complies with all applicable SOPs. Maintains maintenance logs on lifts and motorized pallets. Drives Mission Pharmacal trucks on property and off site. Performs general cleaning.

Tableting- Verifies all batches by control number, part number, and quantity per specifications prior to running the lot. Starts machine and observes operation to ensure all machinery is operating properly. Stops machine and reports any malfunction to Tableting Lead. Assist in repairs. Performs set-up of tablet press, assigned preventive maintenance procedures, parts assembly, and cleaning hardware. Ensures each product is tableted according to specifications and standard operating procedures. Performs in-process quality checks per MBRs and SOPs and documents in the MBR. Cleans equipment and room after completion of specified lots per SOPs. Performs and documents cleaning of equipment and room. Collects in process and finished products for tests at specified stage and test for various quality attributes per SOP and as directed.

Weigh-Verifies all raw materials to be weighed by control number, part number, and quantity per appropriate batch record/requisitions. Accurately weighs liquid and solid raw materials, transfers to appropriate intermediate containers, and prepares to transport. Performs second person verification of weighing activity and documents on batch record/requisition. Cleans and maintains production equipment and work area, documents activity in appropriate logs. Complies with all applicable SOPs.

REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three to six months related experience and/or training. Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively Communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization. Ability to document changes to SOPs and MBRs. Ability to effectively present information, give instructions, and make recommendations.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide both in American Standard and Metric Systems. Certification as a lift operator preferred. Knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook, Intranet, and Internet. Good email etiquette required. Experience using MasterControl and/or Manager Plus Asset Management a plus. Intermediate data entry skill is desired.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to talk or hear; regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; frequently required to walk; and occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Mission Pharmacal offers excellent benefits and competitive wages.

Mission Pharmacal is a Government Contractor.

EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Drug Free Workplace

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