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Packaging Technician - 1st Shift

Company: Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Packaging Technician - 1st Shift

Position Summary

The Packaging Technician is a part of our Operations Department which is responsible for providing customized innovative manufacturing and packaging solutions. The department oversees all manufacturing and production aspects of quality packaging and labeling of our customer's clinical trial projects.

The Packaging Technician will work in a team environment to offer quality packaging and labeling of customer's clinical trials. They will be involved with handling look-alike products and labeling. Clinical operations can be run as a blister fill, bottle fill, pouch, carding, vial/syringe inspection or hand assembly. Packaging Technicians will also be involved with de-inking of product and capsule manufacturing.

This is a 1st shift, union eligible position. After the training period is complete, typical work hours will be Monday - Friday, from 8AM to 4:15PM. The First Shift Packaging Technician position pays $17/hour.

The Role

* Inspect blister cavities for missing product, burnt product, holes in foil, print registration, missing print, crushed blisters and seal integrity.
* Fill tablet, bottle, desiccant and closure hoppers. Hand count product using counting trays.
* Manufacturing responsibilities including de-inking product, tablet breaking, product placement into oversized capsules and capsule inspection.
* Inspect bottles for misalign closures, print registration and missing print copy.
* Inspect seal integrity of pouch, print registration and missing print copy.
* Inspect blister units and place them into properly assigned card locations for multi-fill operations.
* Responsible for cleaning machine equipment and production rooms as stated in cleaning SOP's. Fill in all appropriate information in the cleaning logbooks.
* Responsible for cleaning production rooms with three bucket sponge mop cleaning system which includes ceilings, walls and floors.
* Inspection of clinical labels requiring a 100% accountability. Clinical labels can be either manually or automatically applied.
* Inspection of sealed clinical cards for missing copy, poor seal, smudges and dirt, misalign blister units and burnt product.
* Inspection of vials, ampoules and syringes utilizing black and white light boxes.
* Cold storage packaging will also be required, working with cold product both outside and inside refrigeration conditions.
* Assembly work required, which may include utilizing barcode scanning equipment and computers.
* Other duties as assigned

The Candidate

* Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
* 2+ years previous production or warehouse experience preferred.
* Must be able to follow written and oral instructions in an accurate manner, and effectively communicate. Ability to read and understand customer specifications, cGMP's and SOP's.
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
* Must work well in a team environment.
* Able to work overtime as required.
* Able to troubleshoot problems and report issues.
* Physically able to perform duties which include cleaning and sanitation of rooms (mopping of walls, floors and ceilings, sanitation of machinery and equipment).
* Specific vision requirements include reading written documents and frequent use of a computer monitor.
* Comfortable working within cold (refrigerated or freezer) environment frequently.

Position Benefits

* Eligible to join the union after a 90-day probationary period.
* Structured raises based on merit and time served.
* Progressive advancement opportunities within the organization.
* Dynamic, fast-paced work environment.

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.

Visit Catalent Careers to explore career opportunities.

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

Important Security Notice to U.S. Job Seekers:

Catalent NEVER asks candidates to provide any type of payment, bank details, photocopies of identification, social security number or other highly sensitive personal information during the offer process, and we NEVER do so via email or social media. If you receive any such request, DO NOT respond- it is a fraudulent request. Please forward such requests to for us to investigate with local authorities.

Keywords: Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc., Philadelphia , Packaging Technician - 1st Shift, Professions , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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