Pharmaceutical Compounder / Production Technician
at Medix

Date Posted: 6/24/2019

Job Description

Pharmaceutical Compounder / Production Technician

Full-time Opportunity!

  • Location: Lakewood, NJ
  • Shifts: 2nd OR 3rd Shift
  • Pay: $18 - 24/hr (based on experience)
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical


Responsible for the accurate weighing, checking and mixing of specific chemical compounds for product formulations; the calibrating and monitoring of a variety of mixing machinery and the accurate documenting and maintaining of production logbooks and records. Required to follow all departmental and company SOP's and maintain accurate and timely record keeping on each formulation batch.


  • There are two main responsibilities that go on within the Compounding team
    • Component Prep
      • For this group we are a little more open regarding the requirements, but are ideally looking for individuals with a strong mechanical aptitude and have a base understanding of mathematical competencies.
      • GMP experience is heavily, heavily preferred.
    • Compounding/Batching/Mixing
      • For this group we are seeking individuals that have experience with large scale chemical compounding.
      • GMP experience is heavily, heavily preferred
      • Experience with autoclave it is beneficial as well


  1. Responsible for the accurate formulation of all production lots
  2. Sets-up, load, operate and monitor all mixing machine equipment for product formulations
  3. Weigh out and mixing exact amounts of chemicals according to specific formulas while monitoring (verifying) product output from mixing equipment operations.
  4. Calibrate, operate and monitor all formulation-related equipment (such as scales, meters, etc.).
  5. Perform the operations necessary to adjust pH of product for in-process testing before releasing to production lines
  6. Perform the operations necessary to adjust Oxygen levels of Oxygen sensitive product before releasing to production
  7. Required to understand and perform the formulation of batches using both a volumetric and gravimetric processes based on the requirements as specified in the individual batch records
  8. Clean and sanitizes all tanks, equipment and chemical containers used in the product formulation process in accordance with current SOP's and cGMP's
  9. Fills out forms for recording production volumes (batches) and complies with all current GDP standards
  10. 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

3-5 Must have skills/qualifications

  • H.S. Education or GED
  • Experience working in and an understanding of cGMP regulations
  • Strong communication skills - written AND verbal
  • Mathematical competencies

PAY: $18 - $24

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision

Accrued PTO Days

401K Matches

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Reference number: 81337

Job Requirements

- 2+ years pharmaceutical compounding experience • Liquid compounding experience highly preferred

Job Snapshot

About Us

Medix provides workforce solutions to clients and creates opportunity for talent representing a variety of industries through our Healthcare, Scientific and Information Technology divisions. We have earned our reputation as an industry leader by providing unsurpassed customer service and top quality professionals to our clients.

At Medix we are extremely dedicated to our candidates, providing them with the best advice, support and direction during their job search. We work with all of our candidates personally to understand their skills and aspirations and best match them with opportunities that fit their goals. As we place contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire employment plans, we offer the flexibility to accommodate your schedule and needs.  We will also provide guidance and support during the interview process.  The benefits at Medix don’t stop there. After being employed for 30 days and averaging 30 hours per week for those 30 days, you become eligible for our benefit program.

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