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Perrigo Company

Process Operator (Nights, 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM) $500 SIGN ON BONUS

Perrigo Company - Burlington, VT

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Manufacturing/Operations • Georgia, Vermont

Perrigo Company plc, a leading global healthcare company, delivers value to its customers and consumers by providing Quality Affordable Healthcare Products®. Founded in 1887 as a packager of home remedies, Perrigo has built a unique business model that is best described as the convergence of a fast-moving consumer goods company, a high-quality pharmaceutical manufacturing organization and a world-class supply chain network. Perrigo is the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter (OTC) healthcare products and supplier of infant formulas for the store brand market. The Company also is a leading provider of branded OTC products throughout Europe and the U.S., as well as a leading producer of extended topical prescription drugs. Perrigo, headquartered in Ireland, sells its products primarily in North America and Europe, as well as in other markets, including Australia, Israel and China.

Job Summary

Demonstrates a thorough understanding of and ability to operate all process area equipment in a safe and efficient manner, including the liquefying area. Demonstrates the ability to consistently follow all required SOP's, WI's, GMP's, and to properly complete all documentation requirements. Demonstrates ability to blend fats, CIP processes, and liquid receiving/loading. Computer competency as required for Windows Weigh Ahead Weighing System (3WS) interaction. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Operating and understanding of all processing equipment (HTST/UHT, Homogenizer, clarifier, etc.) and Wet Process Control Systems (WPCS).

Operating and understanding of all liquefying equipment (dry and wet) and process controls.

Performs general housekeeping and cleans processing equipment and areas.

Operates a drum dolly and other tools (wrenches, screw drivers, etc.).

Troubleshooting issues in processing

Assists with CIP activities.

Provides assistance with fat blend manufacture as required.

Provides assistance with liquid receiving and shipping.

Provides accurate & complete documentation and follows detailed procedures and manufacturing order instructions.

Assists dryer floor when needed.

Operate and navigate computer and various systems & applications.

Other duties as assigned...including cGMP compliance and compliance with all on-line training requirements.

Required Experience

High school diploma or equivalent (GED).

Three (3) months on an acceptable level of external processing/Manufacturing experience as a Manufacturing Laborer.

Ability to read, write, communicate, and comprehend written instructions.

Ability to perform duties in a safe, efficient and sanitary manner.

Ability to operate and navigate computer and various systems & applications.

Preferred Experience

Knowledge of GMP's and food allergens.

Ability to demonstrate initiative, a commitment to quality, problem solving skills, dependability, and attention to detail.

Ability to perform the skills listed above to nutritional plant standards without direct supervision.

Must be well organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.

Ability to work individually as well as with others as a team at all levels.

Position Physical Requirements

This position requires bending, stooping, and repetitive lifting up to 55 lbs. Occasional push/pull of 70 lbs. Standing, walking for 10 hours of shift.

Incumbent will be exposed to noise, cold temperatures (40°), warm temperatures (110°), strenuous physical activity, working at heights and/or in confined spaces.

Candidate must be able to wear all required and necessary safety equipment and garments.

Work from ladders, scaffolding and staging is required.

Internal applicants can apply by end of day June 28, 2018 to be considered.

Internal applicants' direct supervisor and senior management will be notified by the talent acquisition team upon candidacy.

An Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V

Due to the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry and legal requirements, you may be subject to post employment background checks.

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status. PI103056797

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Perrigo Company


Process Operator (Nights, 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM) $500 SIGN ON BONUS Perrigo Company - Burlington, VT, United States


Location: Burlington, VT

Company Profile:
Headquartered in Ireland, Perrigo Company plc is a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and generic prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals, infant formulas, nutritional products, animal health, dietary supplements, active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), and medical diagnostic products and receives royalties from Multiple Sclerosis drug Tysabri®.