Job Category: Operations

Quality Inspector – Packaging

Overview: South Jersey pharmaceutical company is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the the role of  Quality Inspector. Current opening is for second shift – 2:30pm – 11:00pm. The purpose of this role is to ensure orders are packaged according to customer requirements, company procedures/requirements, and in accordance with GMP. Benefits start after 30 days; two weeks paid vacation plus paid sick leave and holidays! Health insurance, dental, vision, and 401k plan are offered as well. Work for a great company!

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure orders are packaged according to customer requirements, company procedures/requirements, and in accordance with GMP.
  • Responsible for verifying correct materials are on the line, verifying equipment which monitors product is working properly, ensuring instructions are followed, and documentation completed properly.
  • Work productively with other QA inspectors and QA supervisor, line leaders, the production manager, and other line employees.
  • Contribute to completing work according to schedule, safely and efficiently.

Requirements:

  • Prior experience in Quality Assurance or GMP environment preferred
  • We can train those with attention to detail, a desire for ensuring a quality product, and can switch between tasks efficiently.
  • Ability to perform basic math, English reading and writing, Basic computer skills such as Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner, with individuals and groups, verbally and in writing.
  • Good judgment and the ability to make a quality decision if need be.
  • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent, some college preferred
  • Ability to lift minimum 30 pounds, fast paced, on feet throughout shift
  • Punctuality, strong work ethic, ability to be a team player

Purchasing Manager

Overview: Reporting to the General Manager, the Purchasing Manager is responsible for all activities associated with the organization’s procurement activities of saleable products and requisition supplies. Manage the team of buyers, establish and execute on quoting, purchasing and related inventory management to assure supply and meet customer needs. Serve as liaison between the Engineering, Sales, Warehouse, Suppliers and Quality teams to provide effective and timely resolution to issues that arise.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage 2-3 Buyers in support of all quoting, purchasing, and procurement activities for the business. This includes hiring, evaluation, development and training, to insure procurement, production, and quality activities are accomplished as required.
  • Recommends and implements corporate procurement strategies, policies and metrics.
  • Directs the planning, and procurement of materials, components, supplies, and equipment for assigned suppliers on behalf of company.
  • Coordinates planning, procurement and inventory plans with Engineering, Sales, and Supply Chain teams to support RFQ opportunities.
  • Ensures all purchasing requirements are addressed in a timely and cost effective manner, meeting customer and quality management system requirements.
  • Manage processes for contract review, quality clause flow-down, supplier evaluation/qualification, and risk analysis of suppliers in accordance with the Quality Management System.
  • Critical Escalations – serve as point person on conference calls with factory, sales and customers.
  • Develop relationships with assigned suppliers and ensure effective open communication.
  • Establish a positive and professional level of support with all internal customers, divisions and suppliers to assure exceptional customer service.
  • Provide support across all departments as required. Serve as a liaison between the Sales, Warehouse, Suppliers and Quality teams to provide effective and timely resolution to issues and need that arise.
  • Complies with all policies as defined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Complying with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS) as they pertain to suppliers to the federal government and its procurement network.
  • Learn complex part numbers, identify possible sources, search for price and delivery information online as well as through Email and Supplier Online RFQ systems.
  • Enter Requests for Quote in supplier’s systems.
  • Review and record vendor RFQ responses in or ERP system.
  • Organize and manage high volume of Email traffic, requests, and workflows.
  • Run various system reports and take appropriate action as trained.
  • Enter and follow through on RMAs and Replacement POs to vendors for rejected parts.
  • Collaborating closely with all members of the supply chain team.

Requirements:

  • To perform the position, you must be US Citizen due to contractual requirements with the US Navy.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) or equivalent relevant business experience.
  • Ability to learn & perform multiple tasks with excellent organization and prioritization, in a fast-paced team environment.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a Purchasing Supervisory role in a high volume, operationally focused business.
  • 5+ years’ experience managing a purchasing or asset organization in a manufacturing environment.
  • Expert level in Excel.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Strict attention to detail.
  • ERP system purchasing or order entry experience /proficiency.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • MS Office competency, with strong proficiency in Excel.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality System (AS9100 preferred).
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in an organized manner working under deadline.
  • Strong Customer Service experience dealing with internal and external Customers to resolve critical issues, with a sense of urgency and professionalism. Must handle pressure with calm and thoughtful action.
  • Experience working with suppliers on resolution of issues, ability to clearly communicate, influence, and drive supplier responses on behalf of company and customers.
  • Experience communicating technical requirements and issues.
  • Experience maintaining reports and supplier performance metrics.
  • Ability to identify opportunities for material cost savings and lead-time improvements.

Quality Control Inspector

Overview: Inspector position responsible for performing inspections of cables and wire harnesses in a contract manufacturing environment. Qualified candidates will have at least 2 years direct experience in quality inspection of cables and wire harnesses with ability to read and understand, manufacturing instructions, operating procedures engineering drawings, schematics, bills of material and specifications for the use of inspecting assemblies. Must have experience and requires ability to utilize calipers, micrometers, optical inspection machine, and electronic test equipment as a means of inspection.

Responsibilties:

  • Interprets industry standards and customer provided design documentation to determine acceptability criteria.
  • Examines assemblies for physical defects such as mis-wires, solder bridges, opens, missing or incorrect components, bent pins and other damaged components.
  • Compares hardware on assemblies, subassemblies, and parts to parts list to verify assembly.
  • Rejects discrepant assembly, part, or component and records type and quantity of defects.
  • Measures parts to verify accuracy of dimensions utilizing micrometers, calipers and other various measuring scales.
  • Sorts nonconforming assemblies for rework or disposition by the quality manager.
  • Maintains records of inspection process, progress and results and informs management of results.
  • Input Defect / Yield data into Quality database.
  • Position may also be assigned to assist with any combination of tasks to test and inspect electronic parts, assemblies, subassemblies, cables, harnesses, for conformance to specifications, drawings, manufacturing instructions, assembly aides, etc.
  • Position may include periodic inspection of receipts or stock on hand in inventory. Testing may include electrical test of harnesses and cables for continuity using test equipment. Functional testing may be required to meet client requirements of more complex assemblies. Inspection of assemblies may require the use of magnification aides.

 

Requirements:

  • Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Must be able to determine root cause of in-process rejections, suggest corrective actions and identify / develop training requirements.
  • Candidate must hold current certificate with IPC WHMA 620 or be qualified to become certified if hired full time.
  • Acceptable visual acuity and eye-hand coordination.
  • Must have, or be able to acquire, operator certification for IPC-A-610.
  • Must have, or be able to acquire, operator certification for J-STD-001.
  • Ability to review and interpret technical data packages for electronic assemblies.
  • Candidates must be able to work in a self directed manner in a fast-paced working environment.
  • Foster and maintain professional and productive relationships with other staff and management.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer based applications.
  • Have experience with electronic assembly including; SMT, T/H & Mechanical.
  • Ability to effectively operate visual magnification devices (scope).
  • Ability to effectively operate and interpret basic electronic measuring devices.
  • Ability to effectively operate and interpret basic mechanical measuring devices.
  • Proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking English to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Perform basic computer tasks as assigned. Minimal skills required.
  • Daily data entry into an Access database required.
  • To perform this position, you must be US Citizen due to contractual requirements with the US Navy.
  • 2+ years Quality Control experience.
  • Is consistently at work and on time. Must adhere to company policies and specified work schedule.

Quality Supervisor

Overview: South Jersey company is seeking a Quality Supervisor to perform the following duties: supervise, coordinate, and support quality assurance processes, initiatives, continuous improvement, and customer fulfillment for Wire and Harness assembly business.  Assist operations and management to ensure process control and product conformity is satisfied in accordance with established procedures and policies.

 Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for directing and supervising a group of employees involved in inspection and quality control procedures with regard to purchased material, in-process material and finished products to assure that quality control standards are achieved.
  • Develops and initiates standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.
  • Support Customer RMA process, lead Product return assessments and oversight of subsequent workflows for root cause investigations and corrective actions related to RMA.
  • Assist quality and production in investigations of process related quality issues and non- conforming product
  • Assist with calibration and preventive maintenance programs.
  • Oversee visual and dimensional inspections of received, in-process, and finished product to meet predetermined quality specifications and standards.
  • Provide input for inspection methods and improvements related to the inspection requirements.
  • Document quality records (i.e., inspection records, first article inspection, nonconforming material records) as appropriate using company computer and database systems.
  • With the management team, maintain and improve all QMS-related documentation, including quality related procedures, work instructions, workplace visuals and forms, external documentation and specifications, and training records, in accordance with AS9100 document and record control standards.
  • Use quality tools to assist in determining root cause and corrective action activities for process and product improvements.
  • Participate in company sponsored training and process improvement activities including but not limited to AS9100 formal auditor training.
  • Become a train-the-trainer for certification for WHMA and J-Std Harness Manufacturing and soldering quality standards.
  • Complying with all policies as defined in the Employee Handbook(s).

Requirements: 

  • To perform the position, you must be US Citizen due to contractual requirements with the US Navy.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) or equivalent relevant business experience.
  • Ability to learn & perform multiple tasks with excellent organization and prioritization, in a fast-paced team environment
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality System (AS9100 preferred).
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a Quality Inspector role
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Strict attention to detail

 Desired Skills: 

  • WHMA (Wire Harness Manufacturer’s Association) and/or J-Std Electronics Soldering and Assembly quality criteria experience or certification preferred.
  • Prior Supervisory experience in a quality role preferred.
  • Experience training and mentoring others is preferred.

Distribution Project Manager

Overview: This position is responsible for the day-to-day management of distribution activities related to specific projects and assuring overall cGMP compliance with all procedures affiliated with processing shipping documents and the distribution of clinical supplies.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and/or participate in preliminary discussions with assigned client proposals regarding a plan for the distribution of study materials before shipping begins
  • Include Vice President of Operations and the Distribution Associates in all email correspondence with assigned clients to assure distribution office personnel is current as to status of study requirements and distribution of study supplies
  • Act as liaison between the client and internal departments for the requisition of required documentation (i.e. Certificates of Analysis, MSDS, Certificate of Release, temperature excursion criteria for temperature controlled products, etc.) for distribution only studies
  • Responsible for the interpretation and preparation of preliminary Clinical Supply Shipment Invoice format, database spreadsheets, packaging configurations and processing directives to meet proposal specific shipment requirements.
  • Responsible for setting up spreadsheets to track inventory, item codes and shipments to meet SOP’s and cGMP requirements
  • Responsible for submitting the Authorization Signature Form to the client for completion and obtaining the completed version from the client before shipments begin, when applicable
  • Liaison with the IVRS vendor to establish distribution requirements before study start up
  • Finalizing preliminary formats and spreadsheets when QA Clinical Supplies Release for Distribution is received from QA
  • Responsible for submitting the QA release with a copy of the 4-part Clinical Supplies Shipment Invoice (CSSI) format to the Vice President of Operations or designee for approval before CSSI format is used in processing the first shipment
  • Responsible for update and maintenance of client specific spreadsheets and CSSI formats to track item codes, inventory, and shipments. This is to include, but not limited to, the addition of QA released item codes, removal of depleted or expired item codes
  • Submitting updated Clinical Supplies Shipment Invoices to VP of Operations or designee for approval for use before processing shipment documents using the revised format
  • Provide Client with Information concerning the importation of study drug if requested
  • For International studies, coordinates with client the country specific information concerning the exportation of study supplies if requested
  • Provide client with pro forma to assist in the permit application process for the exportation of study drug product as requested
  • Monitor transit of international shipments and notify client of unanticipated delays
  • Guide client in selection of monitors and/or packaging materials based on temperature sensitivity of products
  • Acquire materials for use in the distribution process: temperature monitors, insulated shippers, gel packs, etc. when applicable
  • Collaborate with all departments to meet client timelines by coordinating activities between internal departments and clients
  • Collaborate with Vice President of Operations and Distribution Shipment Auditor to review proposal specific shipment documentation requirements and complete or verify requirements have been added to the Auditing checklist
  • Liaison with Warehouse personnel in meeting timelines for emergency same day shipments or large shipments to be processed for depots
  • Monitor inventory levels. Report to Project Management and/or client when inventory is reducing to a predetermined level, when applicable
  • Participate in client and/or FDA audits

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Must have working knowledge of departmental practices and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent reading and writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • English literacy
  • Excellent mathematical skills
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of cGMP’s
  • Familiarity with the pharmaceutical industry

Community Manager

Overview: A Property Management Company located in Pennsylvania is seeking a Community Manager who would be responsible for providing the overall supervision of a community association. The Community Manager interacts with internal and external customers including homeowners, vendors, board members and committee members, as well as staff at the Service Center and within the branch office.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the operation and administration of the Association in accordance with management agreement and the Association’s policies and procedures.
  • Acts as or oversee the primary liaison with the Association Board of Directors and homeowners as needed.
  • Perform/Direct administrative and management duties as requested by the Board of Directors and in accordance with the management agreement.
  • Ensure community management tools are being effectively developed and utilized such as annual calendar, action item list, resolution worksheets, timed agendas, RFP matrixes, committee charters, procurement procedures, FY operating budget, etc.
  • Review monthly financial reports and ensure management summary is submitted to the association Board of Directors.
  • Provide and/or oversee recommendations to the Association Board of Directors and committees regarding major capital expenditures as required to maintain the desired community appearance and operation.
  • Monitor corporate and client delinquency rates and collections process for account portfolio.
  • Attend Board meetings per the management agreement and community events as needed.
  • Prepare Board packages according to established time frames.
  • Ensure Board of Directors is aware of legal actions involving the Association.
  • Maintain unit and contract files relating to the operations of the Association.
  • Assist Board of Directors/ARB with architectural review process and/or routine inspections as necessary.
  • Responsible for maintenance of C3 data base, including updating resident information.
  • Responsible for routine and special project vendor management including procurement as well as performance evaluation as contracted.
  • Responsible for oversight of staff as contract provides
  • Coordinate and/or oversee inspection of building facilities and/or common area and arrange appropriate follow up actions as required.
  • Oversee the AP process in accordance with home office processes and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) at a proficient level.
  • Knowledge of communities/property/real estate and homeowners associations.
  • Knowledge of the role of the association board, the Community Association Manager, and how those roles interface with the requests of homeowners.
  • Knowledge of typical business correspondence (grammar, structure, punctuation, spelling, etc.) at a proficient level.
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution techniques at a proficient level.
  • Professional communication skills (phone, interpersonal, written, verbal, etc.).
  • Professional customer service skills.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, detail oriented and a team player.
  • Time management and time critical prioritization skills.
  • Associates Degree Required
  • Bachelors Degree Preferred
  • 0 — 3 years of Property Management experience.

Distribution Warehouse Associate

Overview: Southern NJ Company is seeking a Warehouse Associate who would be responsible for assuring cGMP compliance with all procedures affiliated with holding, staging, and distributing clinical supplies to sites.

Responsibilities:  

  • Responsible for compliance with internal SOPs and cGMPs.
  • Responsible for staging and assembly of shipping orders, packing and/or crating for shipment, verifying compliance with shipping regulations relating to process documentation and handling of pharmaceutical product.
  • Maintains inventory of finished product warehouse.
  • Maintains and organizes all shipping and packing materials.
  • Maintains an inventory log of packing supplies and notifies key personnel when packing supplies are in need of re-order.
  • Immediately notifies Director of Operations, QA and Project Management of any discrepancies related to shipment and/or status of drug product.
  • Act as liaison with Director of Operations and Distribution Management in determining and maintaining inventory levels, expiration dates of products including finished goods as well as components.
  • Maintains warehouse storage of product according to cGMP compliance procedures.
  • Enters data into ICS system as it pertains to the shipment of clinical materials.
  • Computes tariff codes, weight and volume of finished product that is exported to foreign countries in courier computer systems.
  • Verifies conversion of product weights or volumes based on country’s method of weight/measure.
  • Process shipments according to requirements of courier operation systems.
  • Maintains work area and related warehouse and dock areas in a clean and orderly fashion and in accordance with cGMPs.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Requirements: 

  • High school degree
  • Must have working knowledge of department practices
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent reading and writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • English literacy
  • Excellent mathematical skills
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of cGMPs
  • Familiarity with the pharmaceutical industry

Material Handler

Overview: Southern New Jersey Company seeking candidate to be trained to become a pharmaceutical material handler, responsible for unstacking and pouring drums into hoppers, and cleaning portable hoppers.

Responsibilities:

  • Safely drive a 26′ box truck (non-CDL) within New Jersey
  • Communicate professionally at all locations
  • Responsible for warehousing assistance and other tasks as assigned
  • Working in a safe and efficient manner
  • Work productively with supervisor, other employees, quality assurance, and customers/vendors
  • Ensure work is completed according to schedule

 

Packaging Room Supervisor

Overview: Southern NJ Pharmaceutical Distributor is seeking candidates with strong leadership ability for onsite management training. Must have excellent reading, writing and communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct supervision of multiple Packaging Room Associates in regards to completion of packaging room activities
  • Manages day-to-day packaging room activities in primary and secondary packaging rooms
  • Supervises and delegates responsibility for operating appropriate equipment in primary and secondary packaging rooms
  • Accountability of drug product, clinical labels and packaging components within each batch record activity
  • Manual bottle filling
  • Filling and inspecting blister strips/cards
  • Filing, inspection and sealing of blister strips
  • Manual label application, assembly and inspection procedures
  • May operate semi-automated packaging equipment in primary and secondary packaging rooms
  • Supervises appropriate cleaning procedures required for the packaging room and any equipment
  • Works directly with representatives of Operations, Quality Assurance and Project Management in resolving any discrepancies or to gain clarifications

Requirements:

  • High school degree or equivalent (Bachelor’s degree preferred)
  • Excellent reading, writing and communication skills
  • English literacy
  • Works well with others within and outside of the packaging room
  • Familiarity and strict adherence to cGMP (current good manufacturing practice) standards
  • Enables packaging room personnel to observe relevant safety procedures in regard to the operation of any appropriate equipment
  • Has working knowledge of all SOPs (standard operating procedures) related to packaging rooms
  • Clearly documents actions
  • General mathematical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be punctual at all times and ensure that work responsibilities are covered in his/her absence
  • Must complete tasks correctly and on time

Packaging Room Associate

Overview: Southern NJ Pharmaceutical Distributor is seeking entry level workers for their packaging department. No experience needed, on the job training provided.

Responsibilities

  • Manual product filling
  • Filling and inspecting blister strips
  • Filling, inspecting and sealing blister cards
  • Manual label application, assembly and inspection procedures
  • May operate semi-automated packaging equipment in primary and secondary packaging rooms.
  • Performs major and minor cleans in primary packaging rooms, secondary packaging rooms and on all equipment.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, required. Some college/with science field degree preferred.
  • Must be able to follows instructions
  • Works well with others within and outside of the packaging rooms
  • Displays grasp and familiarity of cGMP (current good manufacturing practice)
  • Complies within written SOPs (standard operating procedures)
  • Clearly documents actions
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to work independently
  • Observes relevant safety procedures in regard to the operation of any appropriate equipment in primary and secondary packaging rooms
  • English literacy
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Attention to detail