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Manufacturing Packaging (Summer Seasonal)  

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About the Organization
AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection and neuroscience diseases. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. For more information please visit .  

Packaging Operator

2nd: 1545 - 0215 (Mon-Thu) 4x10 hour shifts

The Packaging Operator will be responsible for the operations, line setup, and clean-up of all equipment and areas within the Packaging Operations environment. This position will monitor the line to ensure continuous flow of materials to support the packaging plans. Specific activities include adherence to quality and safety procedures, as well as execution of work activities to meet daily packaging schedules and other business objectives such as improved yield and output efficiency.
Job Description
Role and Responsibilities • Work under direct supervision to perform normal operating routines • Perform packaging activities required to support packaging equipment running efficiently and within required timelines • Perform visual inspection of product for 35 minute intervals with 35 minutes between inspection intervals. • Monitor and retrieve required material to ensure packaging is running efficiently • Perform packaging line clean-up and assist with set-up activities per the GMP compliance standards • Take a proactive approach to minimize equipment stoppage and idle time • Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with applicable regulations, standard operating procedures and industry practice • Adhere to all AstraZeneca Quality System policies and procedures as applicable for functional area • Understand the daily packaging schedule, as well as monitor scrap levels and equipment performance. Address or escalate as required. • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and AstraZeneca Environmental, Health and Safety standards. • Communicate events that may affect packaging schedule in a timely manner. • Ensure fulfilment of on the job training requirements. • Demonstrate ability to work cross functionally with Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Facilities, Engineering, Materials Management and other business units. • Participate in all required and appropriate training. • Ability to work shifts and overtime as required. • Additional tasks as required
Skills and Experience
Essential • Initial passing certification on training program required to comply with quality and regulatory requirements
Desirable - Candidate - Communicate with team members to problem solve and resolve issues. • Candidate must be able to be punctual, and professional ( professional corporate environment) • Candidate must be able to grasp and learn in an expeditious manner

Education/Certification • Initial passing certification on training program required to comply with quality and regulatory requirements

Business Unit - Manufacturing

Site - Red Lion Road - Philadelpia

Cost Allocation Information


Position Requirements
  • Major in Engineering, Science or Pharmacology
  • Completed 2nd or 3rd year at the undergraduate level
  • Relevant courses include calculus and statistics
  • PC training includes Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access
  • Ability to be flexible with working hours
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Location Philadelphia, PA  

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