Packaging Line Leader - PPT

How will you make an impact?

The Packaging Line Leader ensures the efficient completion of packaging floor activities in order to meet scheduled production requirements.

Supports production activities in Pharmaceutics and Process Technology (PPT) department as needed. Ensures product quality meets the standards of Patheon, our clients, and applicable regulatory agencies including, but not limited to the Health Products and Food Branch Inspectorate (HPFBI), United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA), and European Medicines Agency (EMEA).

What will you do?

  • Perform manufacturing activities including set-up, line start up (greenline), run and cleaning of equipment and rooms as needed in PPT Department
  • Monitor line operators to ensure strict adherence to Packaging Work Order (PWO) instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and that product scheduling and targets are being met.
  • Detail all batch requirements in a timely and accurate manner and update production target data.
  • Plan material flow to and from the line operations.
  • Lead the daily distribution of work for line operators on the line.
  • Trouble shoot line problems and sources appropriate action if required (i.e. clear jams, change rolls).
  • Verifies in-process and Acceptable Quality Level (AQL) checks.
  • Handle employee relations issues on-line.
  • Assist in training and development of colleagues and provide performance feedback to management.
  • Assist in reconciliation at end of line run.
  • Assist in investigation of Deviation Reports (DR).
  • Serve as back up to Senior Line Operators and Team Leaders.
  • Participate in inter-departmental coordination of staging, material movement, line set up and equipment related tasks.
  • Perform formulation, scale up and other manufacturing (Developmental & Good Manufacturing Practices) related assignments and documents them appropriately.
  • Perform alternating or rotating shift work

How will you get here?


High school diploma or equivalent required.


  • Minimum 3 years of previous pharmaceutical packaging and machine operating experience.
  • Experience with SAP and / or Excel is a plus

Equivalent combinations of education, training, and meaningful work experience may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Proven ability to mentor and develop staff as well as the technical ability to coordinate departmental business activities.
  • Full knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices requirements and pharmaceutical processing regulations.
  • Strong leadership, team building and organizational skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, including the ability to develop spreadsheets, presentations and reports.
  • Proficiency with the English language.
  • Proven dedication to our fundamental values of Integrity, Respect & Excellence.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us . Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or augmenting efficiency in their laboratories, we are here to support them.

Our distributed team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon.

We share a common set of values Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement working together to accelerate research, tackle sophisticated scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need.

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Schon seit 04.04.2022

Geschlossen 13.07.2022

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