We aspire to be the premier research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission builds on the premise that great medicines can change the world. And we believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can develop medicine and vaccines that save and improve lives. We're proud of our passion and our scientific excellence. It's who we are. It's what we're all about. It's why we're here.
Our company's Global Clinical Supply (GCS) Organization is a diverse team of professionals building on a 130-year legacy as a global leader in developing innovative packaging solutions that result in high-quality, cost-effective finished products for clinical trial patients. GCS is part of our company's Research Laboratories division. It comprises operational professionals passionate about bringing our company's prescription medicines, vaccines, and other medical products to patients worldwide.
The West Point Clinical Supply Operations team is a functional group within GCS comprising four functional areas: Planning, Labeling, Packaging, and Distributing. These teams work together to support the many Phases I-IV clinical trials our company is performing globally. Their accountability extends to the planning, sourcing, labeling, packaging, and delivery of clinical supplies to sites in over 60 countries, following worldwide regulations, company policies, and standard operating procedures.
As a Print Technician, you are responsible for all labels that are adhered to the medications and vaccines devices in our clinical trials. You will need to print, inspect, proof, and ensure clinical labels are accurate. Maintaining a responsible mindset while working in this regulated environment is important to ensure our products are safe and compliant with regulations. As part of our label team, you will join a team of translation specialists, booklet coordinators, label designers, and label printing technicians.
Come grow a career with us in clinical supply operations!
Required Experience and Skills:
High School degree or equivalent
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Knowledge of pharmaceutical products
Experience working in a regulated or GMP environment.
Experience and understanding of pharmaceutical and clinical supply chain.
Our Way of Working:
Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
Ability to work well in a diverse environment with local, regional, and global colleagues.
Ability to be both assertive and confident within a team without direct lines of authority.
Strong influencer and stakeholder management skills
Excellent attention to detail, a diligent approach to your work, and a desire to be a technical expert.
Stage materials for printing
Set-up, operate, disassemble and printing equipment.
Print, inspect, proof, and perform accountability for clinical product labels.
Process labeling batch paperwork according to GMP/GDP.
Ensure that label components used in production are properly identified, not expired, verified throughout processing, and corresponds to the written information on the work order.
Carry out appropriate periodic quality inspections during the printing process.
Report potential quality events, non-conformance to GMPs/SOPs when observed.
Maintain GMP and safety training to site requirements.
Follow GMP and safety requirements in all activities.
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