Allergan Production Technician, Multi Dose Pack, B2 Shift in Waco, Texas

Production Technician, Multi Dose Pack, B2 Shift

Waco, Texas, United States at

Oct 12, 2016Post Date

150369Requisition #

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 isn’t 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

Perform production line duties required to meet production goals while complying with quality standards and safety requirements. Operate production equipment and complete documentation in accordance with GMPs and department SOP’s while monitoring product to ensure quality standards are maintained.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

This position is responsible for one or more of the following:

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area during and at the end of each shift.

  • Perform all assigned duties according to departmental SOP’s and GMP’s.

  • Remain current on proper procedures by reviewing current, revised, and new SOP’s relating to the job and to the department.

  • Complete and remain current with all required GMP and safety training.

  • Perform tasks in the production / packaging of product to provide on-time delivery to customers.

  • Assist Maintenance Technicians with basic mechanical adjustments as needed.

  • Perform set-up and changeovers on production/packaging equipment.

  • Troubleshoot equipment and coordinate corrective actions to reduce or eliminate defects, rejects, or equipment downtime.

  • Complete all required documentation associated with the production and/or packaging of product.

  • Assist daily production in operating and monitoring technical, computerized, production machinery, ensuring quality standards are maintained.


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

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing setting preferred.

  • Previous experience with high speed production lines and equipment preferred.

  • Experience working in a GMP regulated environment preferred.

  • Experience working in an Aseptic Production environment preferred.

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

  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated

  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.

  • Excellent math skills; ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

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

  • Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.

  • Ability to work and communicate with others in a professional and effective manner, within a team-oriented 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.

  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.

  • 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.

  • Effective and efficient operation of manual and automated production equipment.

  • Ability to use, clean, and store tools and other devices required for the performance of the job in a manner which prevents damage to the tools and/or equipment.