• Granulation Team Lead

    Job Functional Area
    Manufacturing
    Shift
    C
  • Overview

     International Vitamin Corporation (IVC) is a leading global manufacturer of vitamins and nutritional supplements with more than half a century of private label and contract manufacturing experience, an impeccable quality and regulatory compliance record, and with new resources focused on enriching the health and lives of others. We currently have an opening for a Granulation Team Lead in ourr Philadelphia, PA facility.

    Responsible for maintaining GMP quality standards, plant safety and manufacturing productivity through-out Cell 1 department. In-depth knowledge and understanding of equipment to support set-ups, adjustments, repairs, and maintaining all granulation and continuous blending equipment in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications.  Performs routine set up on loss in weight feeders, formulations and monitors electronic logbooks transactions as required. Direct reports include all on-shift operators in Cell                                 

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Monitors operators and equipment throughout shift to ensure all SOP’s are properly followed and executed. Coaches operators on proper operation and addresses violations with proper documentation.
    • Directs machine operators and service personnel in details of daily schedule, standard operating procedures and requirements.
    • Ensures production schedule is maintained by making necessary corrections and adjustments to equipment to maintain maximum performance. Reports issues that may result in schedule not being maintained to management immediately.
    • Adjusts process parameters and makes changes by setting up assigned equipment for change in material, size, and product. Tests equipment for quality of operation when changeover is completed.
    • Routinely checks product for defects and imperfections. Examines finished product for conformity with quality specifications and records.                                                                      
    • Trains and supervises machine operators in their essential duties and safety precautions required when working on the equipment.    
    • Ensures accurate and timely completion of all equipment logs and documentation.
    • Ensures proper cleanliness and assembly of all manufacturing equipment per the approved SOP.
    • Responsible for maintaining a neat, clean and safe working environment at all times.
    • Understands and adheres to all cGMP and FDA regulations.
    • Identifies and reports any quality issues to management or quality department.
    • Understands and adheres to all Company policies, procedures, SOPs and Safety regulations.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

        

      • Experience in GMP environment (Preferably in Pharmaceutical Industry)
      • Team building skills and leadership qualities
      • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
      • Ability to understand basic math.
      • Ability to follow SOPs and cGMPs, i.e., wearing appropriate clothing, beard covers, gloves, etc.
      • Basic computer knowledge.
      • Must maintain a positive attitude and a willingness to learn and develop skills.      
      • Ability to interact with other department Technicians, Schedulers, Product development and Information Services.
      • The ability to work independently, within a production team and without supervision.
      • Willingness to work overtime when needed.
      • Develop and Coach operators as needed.

      IVC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V – EOE

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