Operator, Production I (2Nd Shift)

Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Parsippany , NJ 07054

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Title:Operator, Production I (2nd shift)

Job Description:

Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a globally recognized, research-driven, biopharmaceutical company with more than 65 years of history. Headquartered in Switzerland, Ferring is privately owned with over 5,700 employees in nearly 60 countries. In the United States, Ferring identifies, develops and markets innovative products in the fields of reproductive health (infertility), urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, women's health (obstetrics/gynecology) and orthopaedics. Ferring's US operations employ approximately 800 people.

People Come First At Ferring. The Ferring Philosophy places people at the heart of what we do. This guides our relations with patients, physicians, employees, and other stakeholders. We invite you to share our passion for people and the power of science.

The incumbent is responsible for the execution of all aspects of parenteral manufacturing which includes, but is not limited to, the aseptic filling/lyophilization, compounding, component preparation, terminal sterilization of diluent product and in-process control of sterile pharmaceuticals. The incumbent interacts with QC, QA, Tech services, Maintenance, IT, Materials Management, Product Development and other departments as required. This position is for the 2nd shift with occasional 1st shift work, as needed.


  • Assist production management in coordinating process activities to assure efficient, timely and smooth operations.

  • Become proficient at set up, operation of and assessing/resolving minor equipment mechanical problems of all equipment in the Controlled Classified Production areas (A/B, C, D) including but not limited to stopper processor, vial washer, tunnel, capper, filler, autoclaves, VHP pass-thru, small parts washer/dryer and lyophilizer.

  • May provide general or direct supervision to non-exempt employees. A portion of the time may be spent performing individual tasks.

  • Adhere to cGMPs, SOPs, Batch Record Processing Steps and site safety policies

  • Assist supervision with SOP development and review

  • Review manufacturing batch records.

  • Cross train as packaging operator and sanitization technician in order to provide backup if needed.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Associates and/or Bachelor's degree preferred or combination of education and work related experience.

  • Minimum two (2) years of pharmaceutical industry or related experience.

  • Demonstrated effective communicating and interpersonal skills.

  • Previous experience working in controlled critical areas (Grade A/B, C, D or ISO5, 7, 8).

  • Ability to stand on feet for up to four hours at a time;

  • Be able to lift, push, and /or pull up to 25 pounds;

  • Be able to independently gown for aseptic processing;

  • Meet minimal visual acuity requirements necessary for quality assessments in a production or packaging environment;

  • Be able to be medically cleared to wear full face tight fitting respirator based on OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard

We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

If you need assistance during the application process due to a disability, please email careers@ferring.com.


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Operator, Production I (2Nd Shift)

Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc.