Production Technician

  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #37987

Leading pharmaceutical company in Raleigh/Durham area of North Carolina is excited to bring on a new Production Technician for a 1-year contract with the possibility of extension. As a production technician, you will be responsible for the manufacturing of inhalation products through a design manufacturing process. Additionally, you will operate and maintain manufacturing equipment and maintain production readiness in the local facility. As a production technician, you will be successful in this role if you have 2 years of production experience within the pharmaceutical industry, and a firm knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices and USP Methodologies.

Pay: $18-20/hr.


  • Execute Inhalation manufacturing operations in cGMP facility
  • Operate dispensing, compounding, filling, and packaging equipment
  • Sample product for release testing
  • Clean and maintain dispensing, compounding, filling, and packaging equipment as long as manufacturing rooms.
  • Dispense raw materials and components for manufacture
  • Maintain Equipment and Manufacturing Suite:
  • Conduct preventative maintenance activities, where appropriate
  • Assist in maintaining equipment records pertaining to PM and calibration activities, and equipment warranties
  • Communicate production issues to Manufacturing management to improve manufacturing operations.
  • Assist in creating and revising SOPs, investigations, and all forms of cGMP documentation
  • Document production activities per SOPs and cGMP policies and procedures. Maintains adequate right first-time documentation results.
  • Maintain the inventory of consumables and supplies required for GMP production.
  • Participate in staff meetings and special project teams where required
  • Maintain a safe working environment
  • Observe and follow all safe operation practices
  • Routinely inspect facility safety equipment
  • Maintain a clean and clutter-free production environment
  • Knows and understands key department objectives. such as safety, quality, and output.


Education Minimum Requirement:

  • High School Diploma
  • 0-2 years of experience working in a pharmaceutical production facility with High School Diploma
  • Foundation level experience in production environment.
  • Experience with Good Manufacturing Practice.


  • Good oral and written communication skills with an ability to work in cross-functional product development and manufacturing teams
  • Ensures compliance with company Policies and Directives, site Standard Operating Procedures, regulatory requirements, and industry best practice (cGMPs, GAMP, ITIL, PMI).
  • Maintains a safe work environment and performs work in accordance with site Environment, Health and Safety (SHE) policies and procedures.
  • Conduct activities and interactions consistent with Company values and in compliance with the Code of Conduct and supporting Policies and Standards relevant to your role. Complete all required training on the Code of Conduct and supporting Policies and Standards on time. Report potential issues of non-compliance.

**This job description is a complete list of all desired skills but not all are required. We strongly encourage candidates who have some of the skills to apply. We look forward to a conversation to learn more about you**

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