Allergan Senior Production Technician, Ointment, 1st Shift in Waco, Texas

Senior Production Technician, Ointment, 1st Shift

Waco, Texas, United States at

Oct 10, 2016Post Date

148454Requisition #

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.

Oursuccess 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.

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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 opportunities to step into the spotlight.

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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 cGMPs 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 duties or activities (See individual department areas in this document for specific accountabilities):

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

  • Assist Allergan in achieving environmental, health, and safety goals by working safely and observing all general plant and department safety policies.

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

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum requirements for this position are:


High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

Experience: Technical

Gel / Ointment - Minimum of two (2) to three (3) years of manufacturing experience.

Packaging, MD Fill, UD Fill - Minimum of three (3) to four (4) years of manufacturing experience

Experience: Regulatory

Gel/Ointment, Packaging - Experience working in a GMP regulated environment preferred.

MD Fill, UD Fill - Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a GMP regulated environment.

Experience: Aseptic

Gel/Ointment, Packaging - Experience working in an Aseptic Production environment preferred.

MD Fill, UD Fill - Minimum of two (2) years of experience in an Aseptic work environment.