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Machinist - Third Shift (10:30 PM to 7:00 AM)

Company: Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp
Location: West Columbia
Posted on: January 24, 2023

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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.

Primary Accountabilities:

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

* Follow all SOPs set forth by Nephron Pharmaceuticals.
* Wear proper PPE as required by task being performed.
* Do not operate any machinery unless specifically trained to do so.
* Design, make and reverse engineer parts to support plant production requirements.
* Work with customers in Orlando and Columbia to develop innovative, cost effective and reverse engineered spare parts for Bosch and Rommelag production lines.
* Develop expertise in the use of shop equipment and software to manufacture Rommelag molds for Columbia and Orlando locations.
* Perform maintenance and repairs on BFS molds as needed.
* Follow procedures when performing maintenance or repairs on BFS molds.
* Assist with additional work duties or responsibilities as evident or required.
* Perform other duties as assigned or apparent.
* Support startup of Nephron South Carolina facility in other roles and responsibilities as needed.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Specific expertise, skills and knowledge in Machine Tool Technology gained through education and/or experience. (Associates degree in Machine Tool Technology and/ or 4-5 years equivalent experience.)
* A knowledge base that includes the following: blue print reading, geometric tolerances, software to run CNC machines, basic and advanced machining skills, welding, grinding, the ability to do complex assemblies, and fitting mold components together.
* Prior mechanical aptitude/experience.
* Knowledge of the Pharmaceutical Industry.
* Ability to follow cGMPs and good documentation practices.
* Ability to speak/ read/write English and pass a Mechanical Ability Test.
* Ability and willingness to change direction and focus to meet business demands to support production.
* Ability to effectively work with limited supervision to accomplish goals or schedules set forth by a supervisor or production requirements.
* Additionally, this position requires incumbents to:
* Crawl, stoop to floor, reach (waist to overhead), bend (arm to floor), climb (floor to ceiling), lift (up to 50 lbs), see clearly (20/20), stand (75%), grip, talk and walk (25%).
* Comply with proper gowning requirements and other non-specified protective equipment as necessary.
* Wear safety glasses, hearing protection and other non-specified protective equipment as necessary. Incumbents may be exposed to the following environmental factors: heat, cold, and water.
* Salary range is 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, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy and childbirth and related medical conditions, including lactation, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local law.

Nephron Pharmaceuticals is a drug free workplace.

Keywords: Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp, Columbia , Machinist - Third Shift (10:30 PM to 7:00 AM), Other , West Columbia, South Carolina

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