Best Sanitizers

Employment Opportunities at Best Sanitizers

 


Purchasing Manager

Walton, KY.

Job Summary:

The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for the overall leadership, implementation, coordination and control of the purchasing department at Best Sanitizers, Inc.  Manage all aspects of purchasing to efficiently and cost-effectively support organizational operations, while optimizing supplier relationships to ensure maximum value and continuous service flow.  Align overall company goals to guarantee strategic consistency through regular communication with senior management.  Performs all tasks in a safe manner observing cGMP and quality standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Establish and implement purchasing policies, procedures, and best practices in alignment with company policies.
  • Lead supplier selection process, negotiate competitive contracts, and develop effective supplier relationships benefiting short and long-term strategic growth.
  • Monitor, measure and manage the vendor/supplier cost, quality and delivery performances.  Regularly evaluate options to reduce total costs.
  • Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability and develop action plans to mitigate supply chain complications.
  • Generate business analytics reports; including vendor performance matrix, ROI’s, market trends and cost reduction opportunities.
  • Develop and manage projects for new product development sourcing requirements, while supporting product development team for sourcing needs.
  • Oversee the daily activities of the purchasing department, to include coaching purchasing associates on long range plans and establishing annual goals from both a business and professional position.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Materials Management, Operations Management, Engineering, or related field. MBA preferred.
  • Purchasing Management experience for a medical device and/or pharmaceutical manufacturing organization desired; with a chemical background preferred.
  • Must demonstrate broad working knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials with preferred experience in pharmaceutical and/or medical device manufacturing; including chemical blending, liquid filling and assembly operations.
  • Experience with ERP systems required; IQMS preferred.
  • CPSM or similar certification a plus.
  • Proficient at using MS Excel and Microsoft Office Products.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Communication proficiency; written and verbal.
  • Pass background and homeland security check.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to: srowe@bestsanitizers.com

 


Lab Manager

Walton, KY.

Job Summary:
The Laboratory Manger will be responsible for the overall operation of a quality control laboratory to include activities involving personnel, and equipment. Additional responsibilities include directing method development, performing technical tests, experiments for process manufacturing, audits, and providing guidance to blending operators. Candidate must have the ability to provide technical assistance to product development, create product specifications, SOPs, control charts, and other related documents. Performs all tasks in a safe manner observing cGMP and quality standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Train Lab Analysts in job functions, methods, cGMP and ICH guidelines.
  • Plan, assign, supervise, and evaluate work performed by Laboratory staff.
  • Handle procedural and technical laboratory problems.
  • Works closely with Quality Assurance and Technical Managers to ensure laboratory data meets all applicable method criteria, client criteria, and the requirements of accrediting bodies.
  • Develop and implement quality control programs to ensure reliability of testing procedures, proper function of laboratory equipment and compliance with federal regulations.
  • Prepare and maintain applicable records.
  • Provide advanced problem solving, OOS investigation, troubleshooting, interpretation/consultation, verification of specimen quality and test results.
  • Determine acceptability, condition and physical tests of product raw material & disposition of finished product in accordance with standards and specifications.
  • Ensure quality and integrity of raw materials, in-process, and finished-product in accordance with standards and specifications.
  • Thorough and detail-oriented visual inspections, hands-on inspection, sampling, and documentation for raw materials, in-process and finished products including chemical testing.
  • Documents; recording and summarizing data from sampling, inspections and tests.
  • Laboratory equipment maintenance and validation.
  • Analyzing, and interpreting production and quality data.
  • Some administrative activities may be required as needed.
  • Support to R&D process development.
  • Assist in the administration and performance of stability testing.
  • Oversee the phase 1 investigation of any out of specification testing result.

Qualifications:

  • A BS/MS or equivalent degree in Chemistry, with a least 10+ years working full-time in a pharmaceutical laboratory setting.
  • 3 – 5 years of supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Experience working with cGMP regulations and GLP (Good Laboratory Practices).
  • Experience with analytical methods and validations.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to apply computer skills covering word processing, spreadsheet analysis
  • Ability to apply mathematical formulae and engineering rules of thumb to tasks and execute technical and engineering calculations.
  • Ability to work independently and well with others.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must pass Homeland Security background check

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to: srowe@bestsanitizers.com

 


Production Assistant

Walton, KY.

Job Description:
Support Production Department by perfoming administrative duties. Assist supervisor in various technical and administrative tasks. Handle day to day administrative tasks. Coordination skills and the ability to prioritize tasks to meet production schedule. Adjust to fast changing work environment. Ability to communicate with a wide range of people. Issuance and review of production documentation. Reviews Batch Records for completeness and accuracy. Performs Review of production reports. Ability to work with minimal supervision while remaining productive at all times. Must be able to follow written procedures / work instructions. Must be able to work in a team environment. Must be results focused and oriented toward accomplishment of team and organizational goals. Must be able to work flexible hours to include overtime when needed.

Skills: Must have skills required to understand manufacturing in a cGMP facility. Must possess the ability to follow instructions. Must be willing to work in an environment where producing high quality volume output is the key. Must be willing to learn and work to the best of his abilities. Must be a team player. Must be able to communicate to line workers and provide guidance as needed.

Duties:

  • Administrative Duties for Production Department
  • Issuing Production Reports
  • Checking/ Reconciling Production Reports
  • Filing documents
  • Faxing required documents to corporate offices
  • Copying documents as instructed
  • Answering phones
  • Entering data in excel spreadsheets
  • Assembling packets to meet specific production requirements
  • Control ”yellow” hold placards
  • Other duties as required

Requirements:

  • Effective communications and writing skills
  • Ability to interact and work with team members
  • Capacity for consistently meeting deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Solid organization and detail orientation with excellent follow-through skills
  • Previous experience working in FDA regulated industry preferred
  • Computer skills, includes Microsoft Office

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to: srowe@bestsanitizers.com

 


Chemical Blender

Walton, KY.

Job Summary:
Combines raw materials within formula specifications to support production requirements. Performs all tasks in a safe manner observing cGMP and quality standards. Ability to work with minimal supervision while remaining productive at all times. Must be able to follow written SOP’s / work instructions. Must be able to work in a team environment and possess team-based problem solving skills. Must be results focused and oriented toward accomplishment of team and organizational goals. Must be able to work flexible hours to include overtime when needed.

Skills:

  • Must have an understanding of chemicals, measuring and blending in a cGMP environment. Must have excellent Math skills.
  • Must have an understanding of blending tickets, SOPs and other documentation related to producing a blend that meets all quality tests.

Duties:

  • Stage ingredients
  • Perform weighing and blending of formulas
  • Maintain raw material integrity in storage areas
  • Tanker Unloading
  • Maintain Blending equipment logs
  • Perform Sanitation and Cleaning of manufacturing equipment as assigned
  • Weekly calibration verification of scales in blending/Production areas
  • Perform waste water treatment activities as assigned
  • Perform operator maintenance on blending equipment, troubleshoot and notify maintenance of needed equipment repairs

Job Description:

  • Control blend/ processing cleanup and cGMP
  • Some administrative activities may be required as needed

Requirements:

  • Prior Chemical/Blending experience desired
  • Detail oriented
  • Proficient in Math
  • Basic communications and writing skills in English
  • Ability to interact and work with team members
  • Ability to follow written procedures
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in an elevated work area
  • Operate a fork lift

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to: srowe@bestsanitizers.com

 


Sanitation Technician

Walton, KY.

Job Summary:
The Sanitation Technician is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing production and blending equipment, the upkeep of manufacturing and production areas and the verification of weighing devices.

Duties:

  • Performs cleaning and sanitizing of equipment and machinery
  • Follows all BOP’s and BWI’s for cleaning and sanitizing of blending and filling equipment  
  • Completes daily, weekly, monthly and semi-annual cleaning checklists
  • Conducts fire extinguisher and eye wash station checks
  • Performs scale verifications weekly
  • Uses the proper protective equipment at all times
  • Trained on chemical handling and use
  • Has ability to be cross-trained to work in production and waste water when necessary
  • Operate sit down and stand up forklift
  • Operate scissor lift

Skills:

  • Must possess the ability to work well with others as well as independently
  • Strong time management skills
  • Thorough documentation and written communication skills
  • Works independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction
  • Must be able to lift and/or move 50 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time, have solid manual dexterity skills, and be able to reach, stoop, kneel, bend, push and pull repetitively.
  • Self-motivation in daily activities is a must

Requirements:

  • H. S. Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • One year of experience in manufacturing
  • One year of experience working with sanitation processes equipment preferred
  • Has the ability to interpret documents, regulations, operating instructions with accuracy
  • Experience in an FDA regulated and/or ISO certified environment preferred
  • Previous forklift experience and certification preferred
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, come in early or stay late when necessary

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to: srowe@bestsanitizers.com

 


Material Handler/Forklift Operator

Walton, KY
 
TEMP TO HIRE POSITION

Job Summary:
Conduct the movement of all raw materials, component distribution and finished good items in accordance with FDA guidelines for cGMP.

Responsibilities:

  • Verify components and distribute materials to manufacturing lines in accordance with issue sheet
  • Report any damaged inventory or discrepancies with products to management
  • Maintains availability and effective control over inventory through FIFO
  • Operates a shrink wrap machine and pallet bander as needed
  • Performs daily checks of powered equipment
  • Operate a sit down forklift, electric pallet jack and reach truck
  • Assist with verifying finished goods are approved for release
  • Work in accordance with all safety regulations and Best Sanitizers sop’s and work instructions
  • Conducts ground shipping duties as assigned
  • Assists with loading and unloading materials and finished goods while ensuring proper handling
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of sit down forklift experience preferred
  • 1-2 years of reach truck experience preferred
  • Hazmat experience preferred
  • Understands how to read pick tickets and issue sheets.
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • UPS/Fedex shipping experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Move up to a maximum of 75 pounds infrequently
  • Routinely move 20 – 50 pounds
  • Roll 55-gallon drums weighing 350-pounds
  • Push/pull up to 70 pounds
  • Reach and lift overhead
  • Crouch and lift from floor level
  • Walk and stand up to 95%; sit to operate fork truck up to 50%
  • Work in temperatures between 50° F to 85° F

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to: srowe@bestsanitizers.com

 


Line Worker

Walton, KY.

Job Summary:
Multiuse front line worker in the production of goods for the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in accordance with all safety regulations and Best Sanitizers' SOP’s and work instructions.
  • Load conveyer with components
  • Palletize finished goods for shipment
  • Inspect components during manufacturing process
  • Make boxes
  • Label containers
  • Move finished goods to staging area with pallet jack
  • Housekeeping
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 1 year manufacturing experience preferred
  • Must possess the ability to work independently as well as with others
  • Must be able to follow written procedures / work instructions
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to include overtime when needed

Physical Requirements:  

  • Ability to lift 5-20 pounds frequently
  • Ability to lift 30-50 pounds infrequently
  • Reach and lift overhead
  • Crouch and lift from floor level
  • Operate a pallet jack
  • Walk, stand or sit up to 95%
  • Work in temperatures between 50° F to 85° F

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to: srowe@bestsanitizers.com