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Lead Formulation Technician

Department: Accounting
Location: West Columbia, SC

Formulation Lead

Corporate Statement

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation is a privately owned global leader in the manufacturing of generic drug products, over-the-counter (OTC) drug products and medical devices. Nephron’s products are sterile, preservative and additive free and proudly made in the USA! We are headquartered in West Columbia, South Carolina, with additional distribution centers in Kentucky and Arizona. Our location provides the ability to develop new devices and medications including respiratory therapies, ophthalmics, and injectables, for in-house or contract manufacturing opportunities. The facility utilizes completely automated manufacturing, packaging, and distribution systems, in addition to high volume and redundant utility systems, to ensure production system availability. Nephron specializes in Blow-Fill-Seal (BFS) manufacturing, a niche technology that allows a vial of medication to be formed, filled and sealed in a continuous process, in a sterile, enclosed environment and without human intervention.

As an industry leader in product safety and quality, Nephron produces a variety of inhalation solutions, and has distributed over 1 billion doses of respiratory medication per year since 2009. Nephron is currently working on research and development projects that include over 50 new products.  The company’s longstanding relationships with major drug wholesalers allow us to distribute our products to retail pharmacies, mail order pharmacies, hospitals, home care companies, and long term care facilities. Nephron has a sales force that covers all fifty states and Puerto Rico, with additional sales channels throughout South America, the Middle East, and Europe. Nephron exists to provide top-quality, affordable medications to everyone.

 

 

Position Summary:

  • Formulation      of raw materials into product.
  • Supervises      and leads a team of individuals within the department.
  • Assists with additional work duties or      responsibilities as evident or required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or      apparent. 

Primary Accountabilities:

  • Organize, supervise, and motivate a team of individuals within the department to achieve production goals on a daily basis.  
  • Communicate effectively with the management team regarding production and/or personnel issues. 
  • Periodically Review Batch Records, SOP`s, NCR`s and CAPA`s 
  • Supervise and oversee training of new hires and existing employees.
  • Participate in new project development.
  • Review all personnel issues, including documented training, attendance, etc.
  • Optimize and oversee raw material, filter, and components inventory.
  • Work directly on the production line and with personnel during the formulation.
  • Sanitize and inspect raw materials.
  • Gather raw materials in preparation for batch formulation
  • Enter cleanrooms and perform weighing, measuring, and addition of raw materials      into vessels.
  • Prepare formulation tanks for the addition of raw material.
  • Have awareness of what is taking place with personnel as well as materials used      in the formulation process.
  • Complete formulation process and documentation of process.

 

NOTE: The primary accountabilities above and the knowledge, skills and abilities listed below, are intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Incumbents may perform all or most of the primary accountabilities listed. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbents’ performance objectives as outlined by the incumbents’ immediate supervisor or manager.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • AA degree required. BS preferred
  •  Previous experience in supervision preferred
  •  Specific expertise, skills and knowledge within formulation gained through education and experience.
  •  A well-developed knowledge of the consumer/customer demonstrated through continuous efforts to exceed their expectations.
  •  The ability to utilize knowledge of the competition to determine business strategies and decisions.
  •  A broad perspective that aligns decisions to organizational objectives and long term consequences of day-to-day activities.
  •  The ability to take strategic objectives and accept accountability to drive results through effective actions.
  •  The ability and willingness to change direction and focus to meet shifting organizational and business demands.
  •  The ability to set clear targets and use performance measures to assess risk and opportunities in order to effectively manage the assets of the business.
  •  The ability to create and contribute environment that values people, encourages trust, teamwork, and open communication, and provides participation, learning, feedback and recognition.
  •  The ability to effectively manage one self, demonstrates integrity, be productive under pressure, and achieve development goals.
  •  The ability to take strategic objectives and accept accountability, motivate and influence others, thinks globally and leverages diversity.
  •  The ability to manage a multitude of resources and to be accurate and current with data and information.
  •  The ability to create new products and processes that add value to the Business, by generating new ideas and applying creative and analytical approaches.
  •  Position requires typing, climbing, lifting (up to 50 lbs.), reaching, vision (20/20), standing, sitting (90%), walking, and hearing.
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Salary range: Based on experience

 

EEO Statement

Nephron is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, mental or physical disability of a qualified individual, veteran or military status, pregnancy, marital status, familial status, genetic information, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local law.

Nephron Pharmaceuticals is a drug free workplace.

 

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