Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.

  • Utility Operator

    Job Location US-NJ-Cherry Hill
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/3/2019 7:13 AM)
    Job ID
    Job Function
    Cherry Hill Second Shift
  • Overview

    This position is located in Cherry Hill, NJ for 2nd Shift.

    The Utility Operator sets up, adjusts, maintains and operates various pieces of equipment i.e. automatic glass washers, depyrogenation tunnels, cappers, tray loaders, and automatic bag openers. The Utility Operator is responsible for complying with all cGMPs, SOPs, equipment parameters and safety regulations. This job has no supervisory responsibilities.  However, training of others is a requirement.



    1. Prepares equipment at start of lot.
    2. Verifies incoming components for correctness using Order Number.
    3. Set up and operates equipment throughout shift.
    4. Monitors parameters i.e., machine speed, water pressure, temperature, belt speed, etc. periodically during the shift and records as required per SOPs and cGMPs.
    5. Clean and clears equipment and work area at the beginning and end of each production run.
    6. Maintains quality of machine output; including, but not limited to:
      • Reporting manufacturing/component deviations; including, but not limited to, visually defective glassware or components to the area Process Supervisor or designee.
      • Reporting process deviations to area Process Supervisor or designee.
    7. Completes all required batch record and logbook paperwork.
    8. Trains individuals on equipment, when required.
    9. Maintains general housekeeping of equipment and area throughout shift.
    10. Works overtime as required to support business needs.
    11. Performs all other duties as assigned by management personnel.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

    Language Skills:

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to complete required documentation.


    Mathematical Skills:

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and/or decimals.


    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.   Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


    Physical Demands:

    On feet 100% of the time while performing the duties of this job.   Requires lifting 5-40 lbs continuously throughout the workday. Requires frequent bending, twisting, pushing, pulling and lifting.


    Work Environment:

    Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Hearing protection may be required in some areas.  The atmosphere in some work areas at times will be warm and humid.


    High School diploma or its equivalent.









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