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Manufacturing Technician

Company: Civica Rx
Location: Petersburg
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

About Civica
Over the past two decades, shortages of generic, injectable medications critical to the lifesaving work of hospitals in the United States have become commonplace. Approximately 200 medically necessary drugs are on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's shortage list. Manufacturing challenges and predatory pricing are both the cause and result.
Who suffers most? Patients.
Civica is a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization established in 2018 by health systems and philanthropies to reduce chronic generic drug shortages and related high prices in the United States. Led by an experienced team of health care and pharmaceutical industry leaders.
Today, more than 50 health systems have joined Civica. They represent over 1,200 hospitals and over 30 percent of all U.S. hospital beds. Civica has also begun to supply the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Strategic National Stockpile of essential medicines.
Civica is improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs by making strides to ensure patients and their needs come first and that essential generic medications are accessible and affordable. Since established, the #1 Policy for the Civica team has been "Do What Is in the Best Interest of Patients."
Civica is launching a subsidiary to enter the Outpatient pharmacy market partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield with the goal of reducing drug prices, especially high-cost generic drugs where market forces are not working to control drug costs.
To find out more about how Civica's innovative model is directly impacting patient care, click here to read a recent article from the New England Journal of Medicine.
Intro to Civica
Position Summary
Advanced level Manufacturing Technician position with the responsibility to weigh and dispense active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and excipients in the preparation of compounding. Compound bulk solutions for the filling operations and operate packaging equipment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Under the Manufacturing Lead and/or Supervisor's direction, support manufacturing operations to meet strategic department objectives
Prepare cleaning and sanitizing solutions and perform daily, weekly, monthly cleaning of controlled and classified manufacturing areas
Replenish manufacturing components, materials, and supplies in all processing areas
Transport bright stock and finished product to and from staging as required according to manufacturing schedule
Perform equipment cleaning and preparation for sterilization. Operate sterilizer equipment to provide format parts for filling equipment
Clean, set up, and decontaminate material transfer isolator
Clean, set up, and operate component processing equipment
Clean, set up, and operate terminal sterilizer equipment
Clean, set up, and operate weighing and compounding equipment
Weigh APIs and excipients according to batch record instructions
Compound bulk drug product per standard operating procedures and batch record instructions
Clean, set up, and operate packaging equipment
Adhere to Civica procedures and policies, conform to current good manufacturing practices and good documentation practices
Adhere to all safety regulations
Attend and participate in daily shift meetings to communicate events and issues to the manufacturing team.
Perform other duties as assigned by manufacturing management
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

High school diploma or equivalent. Coursework or bachelor's degree in a Life Science discipline preferred
2-3 years of experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment preferred
Good reading and writing skills, and ability to perform basic to advanced mathematical calculations
Ability to read, understand and follow written procedures


Keywords: Civica Rx, Richmond , Manufacturing Technician, Professions , Petersburg, Virginia

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