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Pharma Operator Assistant (2nd Shift)

Company: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Location: Hicksville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

**346751BR** **Job ID:** 346751BR **Job Description:** With 64 manufacturing sites in 26 countries, our aspiration is to become the top manufacturer of innovative and generic medicines in the industry Job Purpose Assist in the compounding and mixing of Pharmaceutical bulk product. Perform other required departmental duties as required, i.e. cleaning, sanitization, etc. Major Accountabilities --- Following set Manufacturing Instructions, SOP's and GMP's, assists compounders in tending mixing tanks, compounding kettles, various mills and mixers, pumps etc. that mix, compound and mill raw materials used in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products. --- Transfer raw materials from staging areas or compounding areas. Transfers bulk product from compounding to storage areas. --- Assists in weighing out specified types and quantities of liquid or solid raw ingredients via au-tomated dispensing systems or manual scales, according to formula. --- Transfers completed batches via pump or gravity drop into proper containers for movement to storage or other production departments. --- Proactively questions anomalies and utilizes opportunity for additional understanding of prob-lem resolution. --- Extracts bulk samples for laboratory analysis. May assist in the handling, dispensing and sampling of hazardous raw materials. --- Assists in the daily cleaning/sanitization of kettles, mixers, pumps, utensils and compounding rooms. --- Performs daily environmental monitoring according to schedule and SOP. --- May assist in the weighing/mixing of sanitizing agents. --- Completes required batch documentation records. --- Assembles and disassembles pumps, mills, kettles, etc. --- Adheres to all applicable procedures, cGMP's, company policies, and all other quality or regu-latory requirements (OSHA, DEA, FDA, EMEA, ANVISA, HS&E, etc.). Ensures all work is performed in a safe, effective manner, and in compliance with the appropriate industry and regulatory (FDA, DEA, OSHA) standards, and Departmental, Plant, and Corporate quality and Behavioral Based Safety (BBS) goals. Note: This position may require the labeling, packaging or movement of hazardous (flamma-ble, corrosive, toxic, etc.) waste within the facility. If so, this employee would be trained under OSHA's HAZWOPER standard, 29 CFR 1910.120 as an 8-Hour first responder, 24-Hour in-cident commander, or a 40-Hour incident commander. In lieu of HAZWOPER training, the employee will receive training on the requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act pursuant to 40 CFR 265.16. All employees that have received the above mentioned training upon hire will receive annual refresher training that covers the OSHA HAZWOPER standard and the requirements of RCRA. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have satisfactory visual acuity and peripheral vi-sion. Visual acuity and peripheral vision screenings may be used to screen applicants. --- Satisfactory visual acuity means at least 20/20 vision, corrected or uncorrected. --- Satisfactory peripheral vision means a horizontal field of vision of at least 70 - in horizontal meridian in each eye. While Novartis does not require vaccination at this time, for certain Novartis sites in the US all associates and candidates may be required to either upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccine card demonstrating proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (or other similar evidence of vaccination) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken by the associate or candidate within the past seven days to enter any of our sites and/or customer office or healthcare facility, as well as prior to participating in other work related off-site meetings. Employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers' (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. This requirement is subject to applicable state and local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions. Please send accommodation requests to Eh.occupationalhealth@novartis.com. \n\n\n\n **Position Title:** Pharma Operator Assistant (2nd Shift) **Minimum requirements:** 2nd Shift: 2pm-10:45pm M-F Education --- High School Diploma or GED. Associates Degree preferred. Experience: --- Minimum 1 year experience working with chemicals in cGMP environment --- Proficiency in a Dispensary environment, or equivalent --- Solid English reading/comprehension skills required to understand detailed SOP, formula and Manufacturing Instructions --- Basic mathematical skills. Working knowledge of Metric System. --- Ability to comprehend cGMP's & SOP's and identify compliance or non-compliance with same --- Ability to lift 50 lbs. and to wear and properly use a half or full-face respirator --- May be required to work in full body protective wear for sustained periods while handling Hazardous materials --- Ability to maintain a high level of physical activity. --- Compounding is a restricted area with a high emphasis on cleaning and sanitary practices. Why Novartis? 766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we're proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people's lives. We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working. We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world's toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying! Imagine what you could do at Novartis! Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team's representative of the patients and communities we serve. Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to hear more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network Accessibility and reasonable accommodation The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to tas.nacomms@novartis.com call +1 (877) 395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message. https://www.novartis.com/careers/careers-research/notice-all-applicants-us-job-openings **Job Type:** Full Time **Country:** USA **Work Location:** Hicksville, NY **Functional Area:** Technical Operations **Division:** Novartis Technical Operations **Business Unit:** NTO SANDOZ TECHOPS **Employment Type:** Regular **Company/Legal Entity:** Eon Labs Inc **Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion::** _The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential._ **Shift Work:** Yes **Early Talent:** Yes

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