Allergan Manufacturing Technician III, Comounding, B2 Shift in Waco, Texas

Manufacturing Technician III, Comounding, B2 Shift

Waco, Texas, United States at

Apr 06, 2018Post Date

178897Requisition #

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 Description

Responsible for compounding high-quality solutions, semi-solids, emulsions, and suspensions in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and department Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Accurate formulation of products.

  • Stage, load, operate, and monitor all equipment for product formulations.

  • Weighing and mixing chemicals according to specific formulas.

  • Calibrate, operate, and monitor all formulation-related equipment (e.g., mixers, scales, meters, etc.).

  • Perform operations necessary to adjust the pH of product for in-process testing.

  • Clean, steam, and sanitizes all tanks, lines, facilities, equipment and chemical containers used in the product formulation process in accordance with current SOP’s and cGMP’s.

  • Ensure sterile product transfer to filling departments.

  • Accurately complete documents and record production volumes (batches) in compliance with current GDP standards.

  • Assumes other duties and responsibilities, as necessary, within the Compounding department, in an effort to provide the required support to ensure adherence to the production schedule.


  • At least 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

  • Ability to perform detailed tasks and document activities completely and accurately.

  • Ability to think and plan in a logical sequential order.

  • Able to work in a controlled environment that includes surgical mask and goggles.

  • Ability to comply with gowning validation and subsequent gowning verifications.

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

  • Capable of standing for long periods of time. Capable of using hands to feel objects, use tools or controls and reach with hands and arms.

  • 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.

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

  • Physically able to continuously stand and walk.

  • 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.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent and/or Associates degree with five (5) years regulated Compounding experience.

  • OR

  • B.S. in the Sciences preferred.

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.