Pharmaceutical Operator

Top Pharmaceutical Operator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Pharmaceutical Operator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Pharmaceutical Operator resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.6% of Pharmaceutical Operator resumes contained Tablet Production as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Pharmaceutical Operator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Pharmaceutical Operator resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Tablet Production

high Demand
Here's how Tablet Production is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Prepare granulations, powders, tablets, and other materials used in tablet production.

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2. Batch Records

high Demand
Here's how Batch Records is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Maintained detailed batch records and lab notebooks of manufacturing activities.
  • Experienced working with a multitude of batch records, protocols and standard operating procedures.
  • Certified to release rooms, equipment, batch records, and materials.
  • Process the Pharmaceutical batch records, work on updating production SOP's.
  • Document set-up activities on both logbooks and batch records.
  • Document production activities in batch records and log books.
  • Follow batch records and record data accurately and legibly.
  • Review Batch Records and others GMP documents.
  • Maintain production batch records and logs.
  • Complete production batch records, close out orders, maintain logs, and report any deviations supervisor.
  • Review the documentation of Batch Records Operated manufacturing equipment such as: Laser, Coating and Printing.
  • Maintain batch records and logs in compliance with regulatory requirements and SOPs.
  • Followed SOPs and work instructions according to batch records.

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3. Safety Procedures

high Demand
Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Follow safety procedures in compliance with federal and environmental regulations.
  • Perform duties through the proper, safe use of equipment according to Health & Safety procedures and equipment manuals.

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4. GMP

high Demand
Here's how GMP is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Performed training of other operators on how to properly perform tablet coating processes according to SOP's and GMP's.
  • Monitored SOP and GMP guidelines for generic batch order from start to finished product using mathematical calculations and weighing instruments.
  • Operated all equipment in accordance with the appropriate GMP procedure to achieve the specified processing parameters.
  • Set up, Manufacturing, and Break down for cleaning of GMP equipment.
  • Follow all proper GMP's Review documents.
  • Comply with GMP requirement and practices.
  • Performed the inspection and packaging of finished goods in accordance to establish procedures and specification according cGMP s rules.
  • Maintain good housekeeping at assigned workstation and complies with cGMP to ensure quality work that yields quality product.
  • Complied with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP's).
  • Adhere to all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Maintained a clean and organized workspace in order to comply with GMP standards.
  • Inspected oral prescription medication while following current good manufacturing practices (cGMP)
  • Warehouse administration Trained in process tasks, scientific theory and process documentation for cGMP guidelines to perform manufacturing tasks.
  • Perform all manufacturing operations, and make sure that all established procedures parameters and cGMP are followed.
  • Maintain compliance at all times with related SOPs and cGMPs in the manufacturing process.
  • Operate packaging equipment to routinely achieve production standards while following GMPs and SOPs.
  • Clean, inspect and maintain packaging equipment per SOPs and GMPs.
  • Worked in semi-sterile areas following all the cGMPs and cGSPs.
  • Apply cGMP's -Revise and challenge SOP's.
  • Operated according to SOPs, LOPs and EOPs while using current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).

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5. Raw Materials

high Demand
Here's how Raw Materials is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Combine raw materials to manufacturer prescription medications for the human consumption
  • Administered quality initiatives, sampling and certifying quality of raw materials, process samples and finished products.
  • Verify the correctness and quantity of raw materials charged to product batches.
  • Worked in granulation area; spread, dried and mixed raw materials.
  • Dispensed and granulated raw materials; blended, compressed and coated.
  • Removed raw materials from warehouse using Raymond 4100 stand-up forklifts.
  • Supply components and raw materials to respective lines.
  • Handle raw materials and intermediate or finished products.
  • Requisition and inspection of Raw Materials.
  • Move all weighed raw materials, in-process material, finished goods materials to the required production and or warehouse storage areas.
  • Prepared, subdivided, and charged raw materials for injectable and topical products.

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6. FDA

high Demand
Here's how FDA is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Administered training to operators to maintain their Individual Training Plans at 100% current and to complete FDA Qualification Packages.
  • Log books, Excel spreadsheets and Word documents under strict adherence to FDA, GMP and Company guidelines.
  • Prepared FDA documentation on a daily basis for general auditing procedures for specified products using Excel.
  • Follow and adhere to all FDA and CGMP regulations.PHARMACEUITICAL OPERATOR CAMBREX
  • Compress various pharmaceutical granulations into tablets meeting all FDA specifications.
  • Recorded required information neatly into the batch record following cGMPs and FDA requirements.
  • Participated in a compliance committee to insure that FDA regulations were followed.
  • Manufacture, cGMP, FDA regulations, and SAP experience.
  • inventory control software) which is used to comply with CGMP's, SOP's and FDA regulations.
  • Produced liquid anesthesia such as Isoflurane and Sevoflurane under the rules and regulations of the FDA.
  • Inspected in-process or finished products while following cCMPs and SOPs per FDA rules and regulations.

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7. Ensure Compliance

high Demand

8. Production Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Production Equipment is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Set up and operated production equipment is accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Performed cleaning and sanitizing of production equipment and classified production spaces.
  • Maintain, operate, monitor, disassemble, clean, reassemble, and troubleshoot production equipment.
  • Performed troubleshooting of production equipment and worked with facilities to resolve machine issues.
  • Maintain, operate, and monitor production equipment used in tablet production.
  • Operate, maintain, monitor, and clean production equipment.
  • Conducted minor repairs to production equipments.
  • Operate and troubleshoot production equipment used in the solid dose manufacturing of Centrum vitamins.

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9. Pharmaceutical Products

high Demand
Here's how Pharmaceutical Products is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Perform a variety of highly skilled manufacturing tasks involving the processing of pharmaceutical products in a GMP controlled facility.
  • Controlled equipment and operated several machines to produce variety of pharmaceutical products.
  • Certified in blending, encapsulating and check weighing of pharmaceutical products.
  • Inspect pharmaceutical products and medical vials for defects foreign matter.
  • Inspected pharmaceutical products for varying levels of defects.
  • Produce pharmaceutical products according to GMP's.
  • Completed lots of commercial, validation and confirmation pharmaceutical products in a cGMP compliant environment.

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10. Quality Standards

high Demand
Here's how Quality Standards is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Make sound judgments regarding the manufacturing process to ensure that product meets appropriate safety, efficacy, and quality standards.

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11. Fette

high Demand
Here's how Fette is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Compress blend using a Fette Tablet Press.
  • Operate compression machine (fette, manasty) Assemble and disassemble machine, solve troubleshooting, cGMP, S.A.P.

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12. Dryer

high Demand
Here's how Dryer is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Experienced printing tablets, using laser, dryer, acelacotas and knowledge in compounding processes
  • Skilled operator of granulators, sifters, dryers, stokes and forklifts.
  • Discharged dryers using drums or IBCs.
  • Experience in Grals, V Blenders, Mills, Particle Coaters, Fluid Bed Dryers and Sifters.

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13. Unload Trucks

high Demand

14. DEA

high Demand
Here's how DEA is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Received a Special Recognition Award for idea contributions and service provided to the employee site recognition program entitled Bright Ideas.
  • Worked, authorized by the US DEA, in the manufacturing process of Controlled Substances products.

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15. Set-Up

average Demand
Here's how Set-Up is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Trained with mechanic/technician to break down and set-up the filler.
  • Perform component set-up prior to start of production.
  • Worked full time as a Pharmaceutical Technician.Set-up, operated and cleaned all equipment required for processing.

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16. Line Clearance

average Demand
Here's how Line Clearance is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Perform line clearances periodically once batch completed promoting sterile and safe working area.
  • Coordinate with Quality Assurance Department for line clearance after major or minor cleaning.
  • Perform line clearance of the room.
  • Perform routine clean up, line clearances, sanitizations as assigned by supervisor.
  • Perform in-process testing of the product as require by cGMP Ensure line clearance before initiating packaging activities in log books.

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17. Osha

average Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:

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18. New Operators

average Demand
Here's how New Operators is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Appointed trainer for all new operators on job skills, GMP, equipment and safety procedures.
  • Trained new operators on product process, equipment, computer systems and maintenance.
  • Trained new operators on cleaning, operation and setup of tablet presses.
  • Contributed in all group meetings, Trained new operators in various areas.

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19. Report Deviations

average Demand
Here's how Report Deviations is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Report deviations from procedures to Supervisor.
  • Report deviations from and procedures to supervisior.

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20. Filling Machines

average Demand

21. Entire Production Process

average Demand

22. Data Entry

average Demand
Here's how Data Entry is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Performed special assignments for the implementation of DATA 3 RPM and Data Entry for Prilosec.

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23. Final Product

average Demand
Here's how Final Product is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Eliminated risk of cross-contamination in the manufacturing area by connecting and employing under utilized asset equipment to reconcile final product yields.
  • Performed free-flow granulation final product coating, quality control sample composites and process screens analysis.

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24. Process Equipment

average Demand
Here's how Process Equipment is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Experience with process equipment such as: reactors, centrifuges, filters, pumps, etc.
  • Performed troubleshooting and light maintenance on all process equipment.
  • Completed aseptic and non-aseptic process equipment assembly, disassembly, cleaning, and sterilization.

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25. V-Blender

average Demand
Here's how V-Blender is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Perform blending, screening and milling operation using V-blenders, Double-cone blenders, Russell sifters, Quadro mills etc.
  • Blend excipients and active potent compounds in a large scale V-Blender to produce a dry blend for compression.

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26. QA

average Demand
Here's how QA is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Requested QA approvals and releases.

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27. PPE

average Demand
Here's how PPE is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Inspect sterile medicine, clean line for use, package products to be shipped, perform equipment checks
  • Filled hoppers with bottles, caps, and tablets for production.
  • Stopped and reset machines when malfunction occurs and cleared machine jams.
  • Comply with safety by wearing appropriate PPE.
  • Bottled and wrapped products for shipments.
  • Performed cleaning using CIP 100, 70% alcohol and Sport Klenz using required PPE during manufacturing and cleaning processes.
  • Operated labeling machines, Imprinting machine, Sealer, Bottle filling machines, Capper, Induction Sealer.
  • Maintain records of all tested variables including weight, hardness friability and appearance.
  • Wear appropriate PPE as stated in the cGMP.
  • Examine tubes,bottles,cartons,caps,stoppers detecting flaws,chips,cracks and defects.

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28. Solid Dose

average Demand
Here's how Solid Dose is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Ensured quality work with minimal supervision with solid dose manufacturing.
  • Experienced in most aspects of Solid Dose and Liquids manufacturing.

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29. MES

average Demand
Here's how MES is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Used MES, AZO HMI (Human Machine Interface) and SAP to perform necessary transactions to operate AZO system.
  • Start new batches and outweigh finished batches using MES system.
  • Inventory management via CSTS (MES system).
  • Monitor processes, temperatures, and mix times.
  • Worked safely and efficiently at all times.
  • Keep the area clean at all times.
  • Perform air testing for vessels, Drums, valves and filters using TMEs.
  • SAP and MES/PASX Key user Attended Lean Master training, worked on multiple "standard work" teams.

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30. Production Areas

low Demand
Here's how Production Areas is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Trained and skill assessed in the operation of weighing, blending, compression, and coating pharmaceutical production areas.

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31. Drug Products

low Demand
Here's how Drug Products is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Assist in preparing batches of drug products for animal (GLP) or human (GMP) evaluation.

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32. Batch Production

low Demand

33. Product Quality

low Demand
Here's how Product Quality is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Confer with technical and supervisory personnel to report or resolve conditions affecting safety, efficiency, and product quality.

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34. PLC

low Demand
Here's how PLC is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Partnered with in-house workers on PLC issues related to machinery.

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35. Compression Machine

low Demand

36. Clean Equipment

low Demand
Here's how Clean Equipment is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Clear and clean equipment as required before and after all operations.

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37. Gemco

low Demand
Here's how Gemco is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Operated Gemco and Tote blenders in the second stage of mixing multi vitamins.

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38. New Equipment

low Demand
Here's how New Equipment is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Increased productivity of new employees by providing training on the new equipment.
  • Worked with engineering on Validation Protocols on new equipment and processes.

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39. Supervisory Personnel

low Demand
Here's how Supervisory Personnel is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Regulate or shut down equipment during emergency situations, as directed by supervisory personnel
  • Report any irregularities observed during the inspection, labelling and packaging processes to appropriate supervisory personnel.

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40. Different Types

low Demand
Here's how Different Types is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Manufactured drug product by using different types of blenders, milling, drying.

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41. Log Book

low Demand
Here's how Log Book is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Maintained production records and log books in compliance with regulatory requirements and TOLMAR Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Document all set up and cleaning in the log book and other pertinent paperwork.
  • Recorded all documentation in the log book.

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42. Production Schedules

low Demand
Here's how Production Schedules is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Reviewed and interpreted processing/production schedules, operating logs and sample test results to determine equipment control modifications for batch processing.

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43. Bosch

low Demand
Here's how Bosch is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Operate the Bosch filling machine that compress ingredients into tablets and inspect, weighs, and test hardness of the tablets.

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44. Fitz

low Demand
Here's how Fitz is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Operated V-Blenders, mixers and FITZ milling machines in the blending/granulation department.
  • Operated other manufacturing areas: Blending (V-Blenders and Double Cone Blenders), Milling (Fitz Mill) and Dispensing.

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45. Computer System

low Demand

46. Manual Inspection

low Demand

47. Process Improvement

low Demand
Here's how Process Improvement is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Assist Management with process improvement and procedural enhancements.
  • Assisted with process improvement teams and hazard reviews.
  • Process improvements, leader with initiative.

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48. GLP

low Demand
Here's how GLP is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • SOP's, GLP's and GMP's.
  • Maintained pilot plant, laboratory, equipment, and warehouse in compliance with cGMP & GLP regulations.
  • Performed physical testing and documentation of active ingredients, excipients, granulations, and tablets adhering to GLP standards.

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49. CIP

low Demand
Here's how CIP is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Participated in first serialized machine trial/production order in vaccine packaging department.4.
  • Participate during inspections security and environmental audits in process areas.
  • Participate in internal manufacturing audits.
  • Produced intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients by following recipes via DCS (distributive control system).
  • Prepare master plans for testing, CIP/SIP of equipment's and aseptic areas.
  • Participate of employee safety program and comply with safety requirements and rules.
  • Participated in cross training for Hi Bay (granulation) area.
  • SAP experience and familiarity with PCs Actively participates in a team-based culture through participation in team meetings and continuous improvement activities.
  • Attend and actively participates in iKaizen events, tier meetings, and operations/quality training/initiatives as required.
  • Participated in the safety committee to insure that all employee were wearing appropriate safety equipment.
  • Participated in EHS and GMP trainings to be in compliance.
  • Sieve all excipients prior to blending.
  • Perform raw material weight (API and Excipients) for products preparations Bath-up,blend-coating solutions etc.
  • Skilled in pharmaceutical principles,policies ,practices.
  • Managed chemicals (API): Ciprofloxacin, Gemfibrozil & Simvastatin (active for each one of tablets).

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50. Expiration Dates

low Demand
Here's how Expiration Dates is used in Pharmaceutical Operator jobs:
  • Inspect products from packaging lines with respect to the labels, lot number, expiration dates and products physical quality.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Pharmaceutical Operator

Tablet Production17.5%
Batch Records13.2%
Safety Procedures12%
GMP8.2%
Raw Materials7.9%
FDA6.7%
Ensure Compliance6.4%
Production Equipment3.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Pharmaceutical Operator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Tablet Production
Tablet Production
13.6%
13.6%
2
2
Batch Records
Batch Records
10.3%
10.3%
3
3
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
9.3%
9.3%
4
4
GMP
GMP
6.4%
6.4%
5
5
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
6.2%
6.2%
6
6
FDA
FDA
5.2%
5.2%
7
7
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
5%
5%
8
8
Production Equipment
Production Equipment
2.9%
2.9%
9
9
Pharmaceutical Products
Pharmaceutical Products
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
2.1%
2.1%
11
11
Fette
Fette
1.9%
1.9%
12
12
Dryer
Dryer
1.6%
1.6%
13
13
Unload Trucks
Unload Trucks
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
DEA
DEA
1.5%
1.5%
15
15
Set-Up
Set-Up
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Line Clearance
Line Clearance
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Osha
Osha
1.3%
1.3%
18
18
New Operators
New Operators
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Report Deviations
Report Deviations
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
Filling Machines
Filling Machines
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
Entire Production Process
Entire Production Process
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Final Product
Final Product
1%
1%
24
24
Process Equipment
Process Equipment
1%
1%
25
25
V-Blender
V-Blender
1%
1%
26
26
QA
QA
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
PPE
PPE
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Solid Dose
Solid Dose
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
MES
MES
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Production Areas
Production Areas
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Drug Products
Drug Products
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Batch Production
Batch Production
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Product Quality
Product Quality
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
PLC
PLC
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
Compression Machine
Compression Machine
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Clean Equipment
Clean Equipment
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Gemco
Gemco
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
New Equipment
New Equipment
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Supervisory Personnel
Supervisory Personnel
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Different Types
Different Types
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Log Book
Log Book
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Bosch
Bosch
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Fitz
Fitz
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Computer System
Computer System
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Manual Inspection
Manual Inspection
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
GLP
GLP
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
CIP
CIP
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Expiration Dates
Expiration Dates
0.4%
0.4%

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