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Manufacturing Line Lead

Posting Date:  Jun 28, 2024
Department:  Formulation
Business Unit:  Manufacturing
Country:  United States
State:  Massachusetts
Location:  Fall River
Req Id:  80828





In the last 85 + years, Cipla has emerged as one of the most respected pharmaceutical names in India as well as across more than 100 countries. Cipla is a fast-growing pharmaceutical company with a continued focus on the expanse of our strong legacy. We articulated our 2022 winning aspiration to double the number of patients we serve and hence, double the impact we create as a global pharmaceutical company. Over the last five years, Cipla has significantly expanded its portfolio and presence in the U.S. with both a generic and brand division. We at Cipla are inspired by our purpose of 'Caring for Life' and strive to extend this philosophy to our associates and their families. We are looking for talented individuals to grow their careers while growing our business.


About InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, a Cipla subsidiary InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of generic prescription medicines with focus on a range of therapeutic areas, including cardiovascular, anti-infective, CNS, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, and anti-depressants. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Hauppauge, New York. As of February 18, 2016, InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cipla (EU) Limited.



The scope (content and statements) of this job description is designed to describe the general nature and level of work as well as provide a basic understanding of the role, responsibilities, and expectations of the person assigned to perform the job. This job description is not designed to provide an exact or exhaustive list of all job duties, tasks, skills, and qualifications. The intent of this job description is to be representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and in accordance with the established performance expectations. The scope of the job may be modified with respect to the department, group, and on an individual assigned basis to a sometimes-specific testing group. Consideration of education, relevant training, and experience or a combination of all three may also result in further modification of the role.


InvaGen pharmaceuticals is looking for talent in the following areas at our two manufacturing sites in Fall River, MA and Central Islip, NY.

Manufacturing Line Lead

These are full-time positions, paid on an hourly basis, eligible for paid time-off and benefits for the following shifts:

Shift 1 - 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Shift 2 - 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM



Summary of Responsibilities:


  • Dispensing raw material and primary packing materials as per work order.
  • Ensure proper planning and execution of Batch Manufacturing Records and SOP.
  • Monitoring, cleaning and sanitation of production area and machinery as per respective SOP.
  • Conducting in process checks, on-line documentation, and timely recording entries related to manufacturing and filling operations and activities.
  • Controlling machine operations with minimum rejections and maximum outputs while maintaining quality standards.
  • Performing checks, maintaining inventory, and safeguarding machine parts, tools and accessories for smooth functioning, preventive maintenance, and calibration.
  • Sampling as per schedule and in coordination with QA and QC.
  • Check and ensure status labels at all stages of manufacturing and filling.
  • Ensuring line clearance during batch and product change over.


Education, Skills and Experience Requirements and Preferences:


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Accredited college certificate or university degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in warehouse operations preferred.
  • Proficiency in the English language (Speaking/Reading/Writing) to understand and follow work instructions and document results.
  • Knowledge of fundamental cGMP and regulatory requirements in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment is highly preferred.
  • Basic understanding of mechanical machinery and the operating principles of control systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in both independent and team environments.
  • Good knowledge of Health & Safety procedures, including, OSHA.
  • Strong mathematical and organizational skills.


Physical Requirements:

You must be able to meet the following physical requirements:

  • This position requires the ability to do heavy lifting / bending frequently.
  • Exert an amount of force continuously and/or up to 5 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force rarely by utilizing a hand truck to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to wear appropriate PPE is required
  • Individual may be required to wear respiratory devices that include but are not limited to:
    •  Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) which include half-face and full-face negative pressure respirators
    • Hooded powered air purifying respirators
    • Supplied Air Respirators (SAR), which include hooded or full face supplied air respirators



Fall River, Massachusetts



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Pre-employment Process


Applicants who receive a conditional offer must satisfactory complete pre-employment drug testing.


Disclaimer on Pay Ranges


About the Salary/ Pay Range: The salary range mentioned above is an anticipated base salary range for this position. Exact salary depends on several factors such as experience, skills, education, and budget. Salary range may vary based




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