Bayer Animal Health Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Specialist 1st Shift (Mon through Fri 6am to 2:
Bayer AG

Bayer AG
Shawnee Mission Kans
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change. 


Bayer Animal Health Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Specialist 1st Shift (Mon through Fri 6am to 230pm) 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Manufacturing Specialist 1st Shift Sterile Manufacturing (Monday through Friday 6am to 230pm), are to: 


  • Lockout Tagout, Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements (OSHA), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Company Guidelines;
  • Perform equipment setup and changeover activities;
  • Take action to safely reduce equipment setup and changeover times;
  • Initiate and establish equipment operating parameters to maximize production, while meeting all product specifications;
  • Meet line Operational Asset Effectiveness requirements per the area targets.  Ensure downtime is escalated properly;
  • Perform the daily setup and routine operation of the packaging line, including but not limited to:  bottle in-feed, unscrambler, filler, bottle capper, torquer, labeler, vision systems, weighing systems, bar coding systems, sealers, disassembly/assembly, cleaning, resolving equipment stoppages and jams, and all material handling as trained;
  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks as needed and trained;
  • Troubleshoot Variable Frequency Drives and Servo Drive systems as trained;
  • Inspect packaging components, in-process items, and packaged drug products to assure compliance to specifications, identify any non-conforming item and initiate appropriate actions;
  • Palletize both finished and unfinished products, and operate motorized and non-motorized material handling equipment;
  • Complete, maintain, and update production documentation (both electronic and paper) to perform material movements, material take-outs and yield determinations by following SOPs and utilizing systems as required such as Systems/Applications/Products (SAP), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Electronic Batch Records (EBRs), etc.;
  • Take ownership of training and learning to develop high performance competencies such as technical skills, communication skills, and skills to build a team-oriented culture (i.e. training team members, motivating and supporting team members, sharing knowledge to continuously Comply with all workplace standards and safety procedures, including improve the process, etc.);
  • Meet the production schedules outlined by line team and/or Supervision;
  • Review and approve work output for team members by using validated methods;
  • Manage area cleaning requirements including facility, equipment, and Operational Excellence initiatives;
  • Filling and Packaging
    • Perform line start-up to ensure the proper drug products, labels, and components are used in the filling/packaging process;
    • Manage filling and packaging operations with the ability to run all equipment in the area including filler, cartoner, labeler, bundler, etc. Must be proficient enough to train other operators.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • 2 years manufacturing experience.
  • Previous experience using automated inventory system is required (i.e., SAP, MES, etc.);
  • Previous experience using motorized & non-motorized material handling equipment;
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully changeover/set up multiple pieces of packaging/manufacturing equipment and strong troubleshooting skills;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English;
  • Good PC Skills, including use of e-mail and attaching documents to e-mail;
  • Previous experience using electronic databases and on-line tools (i.e., but not limited to, Lotus Notes database, Employee Self-Services on-line tools, etc.);
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely in a production environment required.
  • Demonstrated ability to read/interpret/follow instructions in regards to workplace documentation, such as SOP’s, Operator Manuals, Work Instructions, etc.;
  • Must be able to demonstrate a good mathematical aptitude in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and metric system;
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required, based on production demands;
  • First shift Monday through Friday 6:00 am to 2:30 pm.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience in a government regulated, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) or standard operating procedures (SOP) environment.





Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.


Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.   
Location:United States : Kansas : Shawnee Mission    
Division:Animal Health   
Reference Code:17556   
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+ 1 888-473-1001, option #5
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