Allergan Compounder A2/B2 Shift in Waco, Texas

Compounder A2/B2 Shift

Waco, Texas, United States at

Oct 11, 2016Post Date

151850Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing specialty pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking is not just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of stretch assignments and opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

The Compounder is responsible for compounding high-quality solutions, semi-solids, gels, and suspensions in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and department Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Accurate formulation of products.

  • Stage, load, operate, and monitor all equipment for product formulations.

  • Weighing and mixing chemicals according to specific formulas.

  • Calibrate, operate, and monitor all formulation-related equipment (e.g., mixers, scales, meters, etc.).

  • Perform operations necessary to adjust the pH of product for in-process testing.

  • Clean, steam, and sanitizes all tanks, lines, facilities, equipment and chemical containers used in the product formulation process in accordance with current SOP’s and cGMP’s.

  • Ensure sterile product transfer to filling departments.

  • Accurately complete documents and record production volumes (batches) in compliance with current GDP standards.

  • Assumes other duties and responsibilities, as necessary, within the Compounding department, in an effort to provide the required support to ensure adherence to the production schedule.


The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent, with five years of Compounding experience or a B.S. in the Sciences or related field.

  • At least two (2) yearsrelated work experience, preferably in a high-speed production or manufacturing environment.

  • Basic user knowledge and understanding of Windows based computer systems such as Microsoft Office, with an ability to learn other computer based systems.

  • Ability to work any shift (up to 12-hours) as required dependent on business needs.

  • Ability to perform detailed tasks and document activities completely and accurately.

  • Able to work in a controlled environment that includes surgical mask andgoggles.

  • Ability to comply with gowning validation and subsequent gowning verifications.

  • Capable of standing for long periods of time. Capable of using hands to feel objects, use tools or controls and reach with hands and arms.

  • Ability to read, comprehend, write, and communicate effectively in English.

  • Physically able to continuously stand and walk.

  • Physically able to lift up to 40 lbs. for men and 35 lbs. for women.

  • Physically able to bend, climb, lift, squat, stoop, and stretch to reach frequently.

The below skills are attributes that may not be mandatory, but are definitely desired in the ideal candidate.

  • Bachelor’s degree with coursework in the Sciences.

  • Experience working in a GMP regulated environment preferred.

  • Experience working in an Aseptic Production environment preferred.

  • Experience w/SAP preferred.