Company Name: JRS Pharma
Job Industry: Chemicals
Job Type: Full time
WorkPlace Type: On-Site
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Required Candidates: 1
Job Description:

JRS Pharma offers an exciting Production Operator opportunity at our Dex facility in the U.S. Cedar Rapids, IA. If you have an eye for detail, professional style and a passion for manufacturing, we want you on our team.

JRS Pharma is a leading manufacturer of excipients, offering a complete portfolio of solutions for the global health science industry. Our excipients portfolio includes: high functionality excipients, binders, disintegrants, lubricants, functional fillers, thickeners, stabilizers, carriers and coatings. In addiction to our wide range of excipients, we offer excellent technical support and biopharma services to address the needs , the JRS Group has over and formulation challenges of our customers.

We are dedicated to serving the health science industry worldwide. Founded in 1878, the JRS Group has over 140 years of experience. Our R&D centers, production sites and sales offices, as well as our technical support team and award-winning customer service team offer our customers the most cost-effective and fast time-to market solutions.

Job title: Production Team Operator

Work Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Division/Department: Production

Reports to: Production Manager


  • Nonexempt*

Position Summary:

The Production Team Operator operates processing, packaging, computer control system, and material handling equipment to safely produce quality product in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate all equipment necessary to properly process and package finished product
  • Load, unload, store, sample, and transfer raw materials, finished product, and miscellaneous items
  • Maintain equipment through proper lubrication, minor repairs/adjustments; report all malfunctions and needed repairs
  • Perform all required "in process" tests and adjustments
  • Maintain accurate and complete records and charts
  • Routinely sanitize and clean plant equipment and facilities
  • Review Batch Manufacturing Records for completeness and accuracy
  • Make sure all paperwork and forms are available and completed for their shift
  • Perform material handling duties in accordance with all applicable OSHA and EPA standards
  • Effectively communicate with all other team members
  • Participate in safety, quality, and productivity improvement projects
  • Execute other responsibilities and projects as required
  • Train new operators
  • Fill in for overtime requirements including vacation, sick leave, training and others as needed Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Previous production experience in a pharmaceutical or food manufacturing plant
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office / control system experience Physical Requirements:
  • Overtime as required
  • Should be physically able as job includes a certain amount of lifting and moving (~60 lbs)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $27.49 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person


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