Careers

Consider a career at Norwich Pharma Services

Norwich, An Alvogen Company, believes that in order to produce the highest quality pharmaceutical products, our diverse staff should possess exceptional skills, including leadership, flexibility, commitment and technical expertise. Talent is key—and so is teamwork.

Our employees work in team environments where customer focus, passion and innovation are a way of life. Teams are responsible for achieving production timelines, meeting performance goals and maintaining the consistently high standards of quality for which we are known.

Norwich is an equal opportunity employer and we consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national orgin, age, disability, martital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

We welcome job candidates who possess strong skills, a commitment to excellence and a desire to contribute to our vital, growing organization to apply for one of our open positions below using the Read More button found under each open position to submit your information and resume.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability

 

Current career opportunities include


HVAC/Pipefitting Technician

SUMMARY OF POSITION

 

The Technician is responsible for working on HVAC and Piping system for the site. The will follow standard operating procedures (SOP), safety standards (SP), and cGMP practices to complete their work. The role includes but is not limited to testing, adjusting, and balancing of air handling systems and hydronic heating and cooling systems, fan unit service, coil repair and replacement, filtration service including HEPA challenging and replacement, and maintenance and operation of centrifugal chillers. Utilizing pipefitting skills for the HVAC and other plumbing needs for the site are also a requirement for the role.

 

ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE

 

The Technician will report to the Director of Technical Operations and Maintenance.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain, adjust and balance industrial air handling systems and hydronic heating, cooling and DX systems.
  • Maintain and repair intake and exhaust fans.
  • Room pressurization and airflow adjusting and balancing.
  • Coil repair and replacement.
  • Filtration service including managing HEPA challenges and replacement.
  • Manage outside contractors as required
  • Maintain and repair maintenance and operation of industrial chiller systems and cooling towers.  
  • Maintain piping systems for domestic cold and hot water and drains.
  • Maintain and replace steam and condensate piping.
  • Knowledge of installing and repairing industrial piping systems.
  • Working knowledge of building management systems.
  • General building maintenance.
  • Maintains accurate and complete service records
  • Utilize electronic systems and software to conduct daily activities including email communication, SOP, SP, and job aid creation/updates and review.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Trade School Certification or College degree in Mechanical/Technical Discipline – Desired
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with HVAC and Pipefitting.
  • EPA Universal Refrigeration Certification
  • Strong trouble shooting skills for HVAC and piping systems
  • Read and interpret technical drawings
  • Mechanical aptitude & Logical Thinking
  • Strong literacy
  • Documentation of work
  • Math Skills
  • Computer skills- MS Office- Word, Outlook, Excel
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to Willing to work across (3) different shifts or extended work hours and emergency call-backs.

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability


Sr Research Associate

SUMMARY OF POSITION

 

The Senior Research Associate performs activities supporting the laboratory function in executing daily operations of the Method Development & Analytical Services (MDAS) Laboratories or the developing and validating the manufacturing processes necessary to support commercialization of pharmaceutical products.

 

ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE

 

The Senior Research Associate directly reports to a Group Leader or Manager.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Support Laboratory Functions:
    1. Laboratory housekeeping duties.
    2. Maintain laboratory equipment.
    3. Maintain adequate supplies.
    4. Perform laboratory procedures in accordance with approved procedures/documents.
    5. Operation of equipment in accordance with approved procedures/documents.
  2. Manufacturing Processes Development and Validation Support
    1. Identify  key process parameters and their impact on product quality.
    2. Develop  solutions and action plans to address quality and production improvements.
    3. Develop and execute equipment installation and operational qualifications.
    4. Develop and execute process validations.
    5. Technical resource for the Operations Department.
    6. Perform laboratory procedures in accordance with approved procedures/documents.
    7. Assist in initial room designs, equipment specifications.
  3. Administrative duties
    1. Document preparation.
    2. Maintain laboratory records/files.
  1. Use statistical methods to determine in-control/out of control processes.
  1. Training
    1. Develop training materials.
    2. Train others.
  2. Leadership
    1. Ensure correct, up-to -date technical information is readily available and being used by the operating team.
    2. Lead and execute design of experiments.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  1. BS degree in Chemistry or related field./ Prefer MS or PH.D in Chemistry  - Plus 7 to 10 years of progressive responsibility in R&D or QC performing hands on testing of compendial raw materials for release with expertise in method development/validation /including forced degradation. 
  2. Expertise in at least three or a majority of the following: HPLC, GC, UV-Vis, Karl Fischer, FTIR wet chemistry, USP/EP Testing.  Familiar with testing requirements of the USP/NF and EP.  Very familiar with method validation including forced degradation and spectral evaluation for stability indicating nature.  
  3. Strong oral and written communications skills.
  4. Proficient in computer use (Word, Excel, internet) with ability to learn new computer applications.
  5. Ability to follow standard operating procedures to perform work function.
  6. Strong clerical aptitude, sound judgment and operates with a sense of urgency in a fast paced environment.
  7. Strong interpersonal skills.

 

GMP DECISION-MAKING AUTHORITY

 

The Senior Research Associate has authority to perform work as assigned supporting the laboratory function or supporting development and validation of manufacturing processes. This includes following approved procedure and guidance received from supervisors.

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability


Research Assistant

The Research Assistant directly reports to the Senior Research Associate, Group Leader or Manager.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Support Laboratory Functions:
    1. Laboratory housekeeping duties
    2. Maintain laboratory equipment
    3. Maintain adequate supplies
    4. Perform laboratory procedures in accordance with approved procedures/documents
    5. Operation of equipment in accordance with approved procedures/documents
  2. Administrative duties
    1. Maintain laboratory records/files
    2. Order supplies in accordance with company procedures
    3. Assist in drafting documents as requested by supervisor
  3. Provide training to others
    1. Support Laboratory Functions: Laboratory housekeeping duties
    2. Maintain laboratory equipment
    3. Maintain adequate supplies
    4. Perform laboratory procedures in accordance with approved procedures/documents
    5. Operation of equipment in accordance with approved procedures/documents
  4. Administrative duties
    1. Maintain laboratory records/files
    2. Order supplies in accordance with company procedures
    3. Assist in drafting documents as requested by supervisor
  5. Provide training to others

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  1. BS in Chemistry or related Science field....experience working in a professional academic laboratory setting pharmaceutical R&D or QC performing hands on laboratory work or 1 plus years in a pharmaceutical R&D or QC setting performing hands on testing and laboratory work. 
  2. Academic or hands on professional laboratory experience in some of the following:  HPLC, GC, UV-VIS, Karl Fisher, FTIR, West Chemistry, USP/EP testing, ICH stability requirements and or techniques typically employed in pharmaceutical analysis. 
  3. Strong oral and written communications skills
  4. Proficient in computer use (Word, Excel, internet) with ability to learn new computer applications
  5. Ability to follow standard operating procedures to perform work function
  6. Strong clerical aptitude, sound judgment and operates with a sense of urgency in a fast paced environment
  7. Strong interpersonal skills

 

GMP DECISION-MAKING AUTHORITY

 

The Research Assistant has authority to perform work as assigned supporting the laboratory function.  This includes following approved procedure and guidance received from supervisors.

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability

 


Manufacturing - Packaging Technician

SUMMARY OF POSITION

 

The Technician is responsible for producing semi finished or finished pharmaceutical products utilizing acquired skills, following standard operating procedures (SOP), safety standards (SP), and cGMP practices. The role includes setup, operation, adjustment, and cleaning of the production equipment to maintain quality, safety and regulatory standards for the production and distribution of pharmaceutical products.

 

 

ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE

 

The Technicians report to the Production Manager leading their assigned shift.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Inspect, weigh, and test semi-finished and finished products to ensure accuracy and quality standards are met.
  • Transportation of materials, ingredients, compounds, products, supplies, and components, into and out of production modules to facilitate the manufacturing or packaging process.
  • Follows GMP batch instructions to check incoming materials, labels, and components.
  • Load the appropriate materials per the batch instructions.
  • Perform the required operation and in process quality checks during the manufacturing or packaging process.
  • Pack off or load the product into boxes, drums, and on pallets.
  • Clean the equipment and modules following the provided standards.
  • Perform the appropriate inventory control steps to track the movement of the produced product in the SAP inventory control system.
  • Transport the product to the appropriate storage area utilizing pallet jacks or powered walkie stacker fork lifts.
  • Utilize electronic systems and software to conduct daily activities including email communication, SOP, SP, and job aid creation/updates.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Full Time Position
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Trade School Certification or College degree in Mechanical/Technical Discipline – Desired
  • Industrial experience desired in manufacturing or packaging (or in pharmaceutical/food industries)
  • Mechanical aptitude & Logical Thinking
  • Strong literacy
  • Documentation of work
  • Math Skills
  • Computer skills- MS Office- Word, Outlook, Excel
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to Willing to work across (3) different shifts or extended work hours
  • Pre-Interviewing Testing

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability


Chemist II

The Quality Control Chemist II: Performs routine and complex sample analysis requiring refined laboratory skills, technical expertise, and astute observation to assess the conformance of raw materials, finished products, and/or stability samples to predetermined product specifications.

 


Process Engineering & Technical Services Research Associate

The Process Engineering and Technical Services (PETS) Research Associate performs activities supporting developing and validating the manufacturing processes necessary to support commercialization of pharmaceutical products.

 

 

 


Stability Coordinator

The Stability Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the stability sample program. The Stability Coordinator initiates and manages stability studies, including protocol development and maintenance, sample handling, and data reporting.

 


Research Associate

The Research Associate performs activities supporting the laboratory function in executing daily operations of the Method Development & Analytical Services (MDAS) Laboratories.


Micriobiologist I

The Quality Control Microbiologist I: Performs routine testing to assess the conformance of raw materials, finished products, and/or stability samples to predetermined product specifications.


Department Manager Health & Safety

This position leads and oversees the Health & Safety Department and has the ultimate responsibility to ensure the overall organization has an effective EHS management system that minimizes risk to personnel, property, environment, and the business, while at a minimum abiding to all applicable regulations.