Novartis Pharmaceuticals Sterile Fill Tech - 3rd shift FWN in Fort Worth, Texas

Job ID 197914BR

Posting Title Sterile Fill Tech - 3rd shift FWN

Division ALCON


Country USA

Work Location Fort Worth, TX

Company/Legal Entity Alcon Research, Ltd.

Functional Area Technical Operations

Job Type Full Time

Employment Type Regular

Job Description Operate line/equipment to fill products, in accordance with applicable standards (e.g., cGMP, GDP, SOPs).

3rd shift hours: Sunday - Thursday 11:30pm - 7:30am

Safety/Housekeeping: Keep work areas clean and free of hazards or dangerous conditions. Perform duties in accordance with HSE and company standards/guidelines. Identify and report safety hazards or unsafe behavior

Planning: Plan work activities in accordance with production schedule, and shifting priorities. Ensure that materials needed for production runs are available.

Technical: Operate equipment to package products, in accordance with standards and procedures (cGMP, SOPs, etc.). Strictly adhere to Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Current Good Documentation Practices (cGDP), and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Resolve and/or report all discrepancies immediately. Set up line/equipment for daily operation according to SOPs for assigned work area, including sanitization of contact surfaces. Verify issuance of proper components for production runs. Operate line/equipment in accordance with SOPs and quality standards. Replenish materials on equipment (e.g., rolls of seals on banders, labels, ink, glue). Inspect/test products to ensure quality standards met (no defects, correct coding, correct expiration dates, correct language). Remove off-specification products from line and segregate or dispose of in accordance with SOPs. Verify codes on shippers and palletize and attach proper skid tags. Complete required documentation (MBRs, SOPs, log books, etc.) in accordance with cGMP and cGDP. Troubleshoot and fix minor aseptic problems with line/equipment, alerting maintenance or supervisors as needed

Team: Collaborate with co-workers to meet business objectives and enhance team capability. Share knowledge and experience with co-workers to develop team’s overall capability.

Interfaces: Coordinate with other shifts and departments to ensure smooth execution of work. Communicate and work with Quality Assurance on product quality issues and compliance activities. Communicate and work with Maintenance to resolve problems with equipment. Communicate and work with Materials Control to ensure efficient flow of materials and products to/from warehouse. Communicate and work with Quality Control to ensure proper technique as well as good aseptic technique.

Health, safety and environmental target goals Quality target goals Productivity target goals Training goals Cost target met

EEO Statement

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 any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum requirements

High school diploma, or equivalent (e.g., GED)

Fluent in English

No prior experience required