Allergan Supervisor, Packaging, Multi Dose Pack/MA, B2 Shift in Waco, Texas

Supervisor, Packaging, Multi Dose Pack/MA, B2 Shift

Waco, Texas, United States at

Apr 13, 2018Post Date

179114Requisition #

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

Supervises the daily operations of Packaging / Plastics areas to ensure that all department operations are accomplished in compliance with cGMP/ISO regulations, as well as meeting production standards.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Ensures all necessary components / resources are available and capable to meet production packaging schedules and established quality standards and goals.

  • Supervise the daily activities of employees by providing training, direction, guidance, counseling or disciplinary action when necessary, and, in conjunction with HR, makes decisions regarding personnel actions (hiring, terminations, promotions, etc.).

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.

  • Assist Allergan in achieving environmental, health, and safety goals by working safely and observing all general plant and department safety policies.

  • Perform all assigned duties according to departmental SOP’s and cGMP’s.

  • Remain current on proper procedures by reviewing current, revised, and new SOP’s relating to the job and to the department.

  • Complete and remain current with all required cGMP and safety training.

  • Perform tasks as required to support the production / packaging of product to provide on-time delivery to customers.

  • Assist daily production in operating and monitoring technical, computerized, packaging / plastics machinery, ensuring quality standards are maintained.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Two (2) years of experience in supervision.

  • Experience Operating Injection or Injection Blow Machines

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word or Excel

  • Knowledge and application of fundamental concepts of manufacturing, including CGMP/QSR.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent organization skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.

  • Plastics Department Only: Thorough understanding of Plastics Processing and must be able to troubleshoot root cause of common plastics molding defects.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Preferred Skills/Qualification

  • Experience working in a GMP regulated environment preferred.

  • Experience working in an Aseptic Production environment preferred.


  • B.S. or B.A. in Business or Technical Field required

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.