Allergan Packaging Technician III, Unit Dose Pack, A1 Shift in Waco, Texas

Packaging Technician III, Unit Dose Pack, A1 Shift

Waco, Texas, United States at

Nov 06, 2018Post Date

184911Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

Manage production lines to meet the established production schedule in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Principles (GMPs) while monitoring product to ensure quality standards are maintained.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Comply with all safety regulations and conduct all activities in a safe, efficient manner.

  • Apply 5S and cGMPs in all areas of responsibility.

  • Operate high-speed equipment for the manual or automated assembly, filling, packaging and labeling of pharmaceutical products: ensuring adherence to specifications.

  • Conduct Set-Ups, in-process actions, data entry, and other computer-related tasks.

  • Operates high-speed flow wrap equipment to support continuous work flow.

  • Conduct serialization tasks, such as in-process inspections for production orders.

  • Establish unit relationships (i.e., carton, bundle, shipper/case) among packaged products and production orders creating aggregated associations.

  • Examine finished product, document test results, and determine product acceptability based on specifications.

  • Perform tasks that may be verified by an independent individual; or perform inspection/verifications of work performed by others.

  • Complete batch records accurately and documents production volumes in accordance with SOPs and cGMPs.

  • Trains lower level technicians on the acceptability standards to accept or reject product.

  • Train lower level technicians the packaging processes such as line clearances and change-overs.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Two (2) years related work experience, preferably in a high-speed production or manufacturing environment.

  • Experience working in a GMP regulated environment preferred.

  • Basic user knowledge of Microsoft Office, SAP experience preferred.

  • Experience working in an Aseptic Production environment preferred.

Preferred Skills/Qualification

  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated

  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.

  • Excellent math skills; ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

  • Ability to read, comprehend, write, and communicate effectively in English.

  • Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.

  • Ability to work and communicate with others in a professional and effective manner, within a team-oriented environment.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Sr. Certified Operator Certification.

  • Basic user knowledge and understanding of Windows based computer systems such as Microsoft Office, with an ability to learn other computer based systems.

  • Ability to work any shift (up to 12-hours) as required dependent on business needs.

  • Physically able to continuously stand and walk.

  • Ability to work in a controlled environment and comply with gowning requirements such as: hairnets, beard covers, safety shoes, googles and/or safety glasses.

  • Ability to interpret work instructions and standards of work independently.

  • Physically able to lift up to 40 lbs. for men and 35 lbs. for women.

  • Physically able to bend, climb, lift, squat, stoop, and stretch to reach frequently.

  • Effective and efficient operation of manual and automated production equipment.

  • Ability to use, clean, and store tools and other devices required for the performance of the job in a manner which prevents damage to the tools and / or equipment.


  • High School degree or equivalent with one to two (1 – 2) years of manufacturing experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.