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Sterile Operator

Date: May 26, 2021

Location: Lebanon, PA, US

Company: SCHOTT AG

International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • more than 15,500 employees in 34 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow


What’s your next milestone?

Sterile Operator 


Our Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pharmaceutical primary packaging and analytical lab services. More than 600 production lines in 13 countries worldwide produce more than 10 billion syringes, vials, ampoules, cartridges and special articles of tubing glass or polymer.

Your Tasks

  • Operate the Sterile wash-line and packaging machines in an ISO Class 7 Cleanroom requiring full-gown attire, to include, hood, goggles, sterile jumpsuit, gloves and booties
  • Adhere to all instructions guiding the correct behavior for inside and outside the Cleanroom to mitigate the risk of particles and contamination
  • Follow all applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Support Sterile Set-Up Operator(s) II and III with modifications of machines to make specification adjustments, when/where applicable
  • Support Sterile Set-Up Operator(s) II and III with machine changeovers, with a special focus on replacing and cleaning necessary parts
  • Assist with Production line diagnostics, repairs and/or maintenance
  • Monitor machines during operations to ensure effectiveness, efficiency and safety, while reacting to potential alarms or deviations; make adjustments when/where applicable
  • Verify set-up parameters on the applicable forms, ex; MPS
  • Document downtime and Production activity in record logs
  • Support technical training and development of new hires
  • Maintain a clean workspace and perform all environmental cleaning requirements
  • Perform routine cleaning of machines, as required  
  • Apply LEAN methodology to all roles and responsibilities
  • Help promote/implement new concepts of IMSU/EHS in area of responsibility, while adhering to all safety policies and regulations
  • Follow cGMP and adhere to all ISO and safety guidelines and policies

Your Profile

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Minimum (6) months of manufacturing Machine Operation experience
  • Exposure to a pharmaceutical filling or packaging machinery and workspace, preferable
  • Experience in applying sound technical abilities in manufacturing setting
  • Ability to speak, understand and write English
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office is desirable  

Your Benefits

  • Healthcare benefits available from first day of permanent employment
  • Competitive 401K available, plus employer match
  • Supplemental insurances available upon selection

As an employee of SCHOTT North America, Inc., you can anticipate challenging responsibilities and meaningful projects and tasks; centered on teamwork and cooperation throughout all levels of the Pharmaceutical Systems Business Unit.   Do you want to be a part of our team and move your career forward, while positively influencing the world around you? Then please consider applying to our position.   Your energy and innovation could be what we are looking for!


SCHOTT North America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants considered without any regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.  Any form of unlawful harassment is prohibited. 


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