Par Pharmaceutical - Production Machine Operator (Direct Hire)


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Located in Rochester Hills, MI

Salary: $21.43/hour

Par Pharmaceutical is hiring Production Machine Operators for their sterile filling production facility, located in Rochester, MI. Paid training, guaranteed raises, internal advancement, and a top-of-the-line benefit’s package are just some of the perks offered!


Job Summary:

In accordance with Current Good Manufacturing Practices, Standard Operating Procedures (written and/or oral) instructions and Safety Regulations are responsible for the continuity of complex operations required to maintain production.


Key Accountabilities:

Operational Responsibilities (70% of Time):

  • Sets-up, checks, adjusts, and runs production equipment as required by product and size change over. This requires the PMO to bend, lift, use both hands and have correct 20/20 vision.
  • Communicates effectively and on a timely basis to fill and seal operators.
  • Coordinates with Area Supervisors to ensure an efficient filling operation.
  • Communicates with Supervisor in a proactive manner with respect to line operating conditions, product quality status, and potential improvements.
  • Cleans lubricates, starts, stops and services equipment necessary to promote and maintain a smooth & efficient flow of production.
  • When necessary, performs required environmental and personnel monitoring sampling and recording.
  • Determines and verifies that correct and adequate labels, materials and supplies have been provided to meet production schedules.
  • Maintains a continuous supply of materials to production lines.
  • Notifies Area Supervisor of processes or equipment not in a state of regulatory compliance when discovered.

Documentation Responsibilities (10% of Time):

  • Documents all line clearance forms and other documentation forms necessary for the processing of each batch.
  • Records downtime, production output and other manufacturing documents as assigned.

Compliance Responsibilities (10% of Time):

  • Maintains eligibility for core qualification.

Testing Responsibilities (10% of Time):

  • Integrity tests sterilizing filters.

Other Responsibilities (10% of Time):

  • Performs other duties as assigned by Area Supervisor.



  • Must pass a written exam comprised of arithmetic, military time, metric system, temperature & pressure, hand tools and hand tool safety prior to interviewing (study guides are available)
  • Experience setting up and operating precision or complex machines.
  • Mechanical troubleshooting skills and comfortable using hand tools
  • Able to follow standard operating procedures and document work
  • Able to work overtime as needed in order to meet production goals and deadlines
  • High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent



  • 2nd Shift: 3:15pm-11:45pm, Monday-Friday ~ 7% Shift Premium
  • 3rd Shift: 11:15pm-7:45am, Sunday - Thursday ~ 10% Shift Premium
  • Must be able to train on 1st shift: 7:00am – 3:30pm, Monday-Friday for at least 90 days



  • $21.43 per hour to start plus shift premium.
  • Receive raises as you learn plus guaranteed 5% pay increase on your first four anniversaries.
  • Non-exempt position: Overtime paid over 40 hours; double time paid on Sundays.



  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective the 1st DAY OF WORK!
  • Performance-Based Production Bonus ($2,500)
  • Attendance Bonuses (up to $1,500!)
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid vacation plus paid sick and personal time
  • 12 paid holidays annually
  • Internal advancement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Union position ~ United Steel Workers Union


This is a direct hire, permanent opportunity! If you are interested in learning more, please apply for immediate consideration.


Our client is an affirmative action employer and acknowledges its obligations on behalf of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.



Express Office: Rochester Hills
811 E South Boulevard
Suite 210
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
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