Allergan Packaging Operator III, 2nd Shift in Cincinnati, Ohio

Packaging Operator III, 2nd Shift

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States at

May 24, 2016Post Date

147631Requisition #

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

Responsible for the execution of daily tasks associated with packaging pharmaceutical products, including but not limited to the set-up of equipment, the performance of packaging steps according to set work instructions, and the disassembly and cleaning of equipment. The employee shall also demonstrate the ability to understand and execute packaging directions presented in Standard Operating Procedures and Packaging Batch Records along with PI Sheets in compliance with a GMP environment, including the performance of in-process quality checks of finished product and the proper documentation of in-process checks in the batch records and/or in PI sheets. They must also show strong knowledge of specific packaging equipment and be able to lead teams of up to 22 people to reach set production goals.

Main Areas of Responsibility

  • Leads a team of operators to ensure that packaging operations are performed according to Batch Production Record specifications.

  • Accurately and clearly completes all required documentation and calculations related to batch documentation.

  • Performs in-process quality checks of finished product and properly documents in-process checks in the batch records and PI sheets.

  • Assembles, disassembles and cleans equipment and process rooms according to SOP’s.

  • Lead teams to reach set production goals, as necessary.

  • Adherence to OSHA regulations and Forest Policies.

  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.

  • Accomplishes basic Has strong operational understanding of computer controlled equipment.

  • Regularly completes Manages tasks effectively as assigned to meet production schedules.

  • Embraces quality practices.

  • Thorough understanding of processing a Packaging PI Sheet within the SAP system.

  • Maintains up to date communication with supervision.

  • Maintains appropriate relations with coworkers.

  • Makes productive use of idle time, assists others, requests additional work, initiates and or directs actions with little or no supervision.

  • Successfully trains other Operators on equipment and processes.

  • Regularly Leads teams to achieve production goals.



  • 2 years of pharmaceutical packaging work experience. Direct knowledge of specific packaging equipment.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications

  • Must have basic literacy in English.

  • Must have basic mechanical aptitude.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to perform basic math functions.

  • Must demonstrate a strong knowledge of GMP’s.

  • Must demonstrate an ability to lead others.

  • Makes productive use of idle time, assists others, requests additional work, initiates and/or directs actions with little or no supervision.

  • Understands the logical sequence of events and processes and its impact on products.

  • Basic computer systems and SAP knowledge

Strong communication skills


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.