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Production Operator

Location:
Columbus, OH
Posted:
April 08, 2022

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Walter K. Barnes

Columbus, Ohio 734-***-**** adqp8r@r.postjobfree.com

Summary of Qualifications

Highly skilled, hardworking Manufacturing Technician / Warehouse Operator with 25 years of cGMP experience, 17 years of solid dosage manufacturing in pharmaceutical environments, and 10 years of warehouse/forklift experience. Deliver the highest quality of work while complying with SOPs, cGMPs, and safety guidelines in performing all assigned tasks. Versatile team member with a strong work ethic, accepting increased responsibilities head-on to learn and grow in supporting the company’s objectives. Capable to meet physical demands of the job, including long hours sitting, standing, and walking, and lifting and moving materials up to 50 pounds. Core capabilities include:

Multitasking Loading / Unloading Trucks Hazardous Materials Handling Shipping / Receiving Troubleshooting

Picking, Labeling, Wrapping, and Packing Materials and Pallets Records Management In-Process Testing

Technical Skills

Pharmaceutical Equipment: Tablet Presses, Encapsulators, Blenders, Coating Pans, High Shear Mixers, In-Process Test Equipment, Friability Testers, Electronic Scales and Balances, Exhaust and Laminar Flow Hoods

Material Handling: Forklifts, Hoist, Pallet Trucks

Safety Protection: Glasses, Shoes, Respirator

Software / Computer: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), PC, Printers, Video Display Terminals

Inventory Management: SAP, Clinicopia, Lawson M3 Supply Chain Management

Professional Experience

Hikma Pharmaceutical, Columbus, Ohio October 2019 - Current

Technician 2, Manufacturing

●Sets up, runs and cleans equipment in moderately complex production areas (Dispensing, Charging, Bin Washing, Dry Granulation and Compression).

●Performs the Setup, Run and Clean of Dispensed, Manufactured and Packaged product ensuring compliance with and following all appropriate policies, procedures, formula cards, batch records, etc., cGMP, FDA, DEA OSHA and other applicable regulations.

●Actively participates and leads Performance Center meetings.

●Maintains and ensures documentation, both written and electronic, is accurate, complete and factual as required by policies, procedures and regulatory guidelines

●Holds quality and reliability as high standards of production service and clearly communicates these standards to others.

●Provides input and suggestions for process improvements as well as for procedure writing and revision.

Pfizer, Inc., Rocky Mount, NC June 2019 - September 2019

Production Operator (Small Volume Parenteral Finishing)

●Load filled vials on the conveyor belt.

●Perform necessary inprocess checks.

●Place finished product into cartons.

●Place finished cartons into cases.

●Place finished cases onto pallets for shipment to the distribution warehouse.

●Perform cleaning of equipment and general area as per respective SOP”s.

Cardinal Health, Durham, NC Aug 2018 – June 2019

Warehouse Associate

●Assisted with shipping, and other aspects of distribution, loading material for delivery safely and accurately onto trucks with guidance from the driver.

●Picked and packed material for sales orders, using stand-up forklift.

●Labeled, sorted, wrapped, and packed pallets.

Philips Lighting, Norwich, CT Jan 2018 – June 2018

Warehouse Associate

●Assisted with shipping, receiving, and other aspects of distribution, loading material for delivery safely and accurately onto trucks with guidance from the driver.

●Picked and packed material for sales orders, using stand-up forklift.

●Labeled, sorted, wrapped, and packed pallets.

●Processed returns and restocked all unwanted materials.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Smithfield, RI Apr 2011 –Dec 2017

Material Handler, Logistics

●Performed shipping, receiving, inventory control, and dispensing of orders.

●Complied with SOPs, cGMPs, and safety guidelines in daily activities.

●Pulled and stored inventory in a temperature-controlled setting.

●Labeled all material for tracking per required SOPs.

●Operated forklift trucks and other material handling equipment to load and unload trucks.

Tower Labs / Hamilton Connections, Centerbrook, CT Dec 2010 – Apr 2011

Machine Operator

●Prepared and manufactured denture-cleaning tablets for commercial use, complying with SOPs, cGMPs, and safety guidelines.

●Maintained accurate and concise records for manufacturing and testing dosage forms.

●Used pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment, including tablet presses and packaging equipment.

Pfizer, Inc. – PGRD, Pharm Sci Supply Chain Apr 1993 – Nov 2010

Technical Specialist, Clinical Supplies Manufacturing Skokie, IL (Apr 1993 – Apr 2001) Ann Arbor, MI and Groton, CT (Sep 2003 – Nov 2010)

●Supported the preparation and manufacturing of solid/semisolid oral clinical supplies, using established methods and conducting physical in-process testing.

●Identified black specs on compressed tablets during manufacturing, stopping process to visually inspect all tablets; separated tables to eliminate contamination and notified management.

●Maintained accurate and concise records for manufacturing and testing dosage forms.

●Assisted with the production of clinical supplies, including weighing, granulation, blending, encapsulation, compression, and coating.

●Used tablet presses, encapsulators, extruders, and coaters to complete daily activities in compliance with SOPs, cGMPs, and safety guidelines.

Technical Specialist, Materials Management Logistics Mt. Prospect, IL (Apr 2001 – Sep 2003)

●Received, sampled, and dispensed orders and assisted with shipping and inventory control.

●Pulled and stored inventory in a temperature-controlled setting.

●Labeled all material for tracking per required SOPs.

●Dispensed customer orders safely and accurately for delivery, inner-campus transfer, or shipment to external company sites.

●Loaded material for delivery onto trucks with the guidance of the driver.

●Used forklifts to move all items within the warehouse.

●Handled and organized all material to minimize damage and downtime.

●Maintained safe and neat storage areas, entry and exit points, and all high-traffic avenues of facilities, ensuring areas were free of trash and debris to allow for unobstructed safe passage.

●Assisted customers in the warehouse for material manufacturing in a professional and courteous manner.

Previous experience includes:

Warehouse / Forklift Operator RADC Corp. – Pfizer, Inc. and Searle Pharmaceuticals, Skokie, IL

Production Line Operator / Forklift Driver Brown-Eagle Group Inc., Ciba-Geigy, Baton Rouge LA

●cGMP and GMP Regulatory Requirements, Pharmaceutical Compliance Associates

●DOT Hazmat, Triumvirate Environmental Training

●International Air Transport Association (IATA) Hazardous Waste, Triumvirate Environmental Training

●Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Hazardous Waste, Triumvirate Environmental Training

Education

Southern University High School, Baton Rouge La. 1983- 1985 Glen Oaks High School, Baton Rouge La 1985 -1987 Thomas Kelly High School, Chicago Ill. 1987 - 1988



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