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Boehringer Ingelheim UNION: Aseptic Filling Operator, LG4, 1st Shift, Mon-Fri, 12:00P-8:30P in SAINT JOSEPH, Missouri

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


To perform duties in the manufacture of high quality biological products.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties &Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, review andaudit for completion and accuracy all assigned records, calibration, anddocumentation in assigned area to ensure regulatory compliance is maintained.

  • Read and followschedules, procedures, and documents.

  • Assist in trainingother employees in an area of responsibility as assigned.

  • Assist staff indeveloping new procedures and methods or improving old ones.

  • Use and understandcomputer assisted data entry, and process logic controllers (PLCs) includingSAP.

  • Assist lower laborgrades as needed to insure the completion of daily tasks.

  • Assist validationgroup perform department equipment validations needed

  • Start-up, operate,monitor, maintain, and assist in troubleshooting of all production equipment inassigned department including the EU Building B fillers and all departmentlyos.

  • Maintain equipmentcalibration schedules for routine instruments as defined by SOP’s.

  • Teach aseptictechniques and monitor others to assure aseptic technique is properly followedin a production environment.

  • Evaluate and teachthe pre-requisites for pre-sterile filling activities, such as but not limitedto, component sterilization, verification of component sterilization, equipmentcleaning, room cleaning, room monitoring including air flows from HEPA filters,room pressures, set-up, equipment sterilization.

  • Check theavailability of all items required to maintain schedules, procedures, anddocumentation.

  • Perform housekeepingand safety inspections and issue reports of said inspections.

  • Assist in thetransfer of new products, new test methods, new production processes, and newtechnology.

  • Aseptically gatherand transfer samples for QC testing.

  • Interpret allprocess indicators, controls, and PLC controllers in assigned department.

  • Monitor the statusof bio-security and recommend improvements.

  • Perform filterintegrity testing and prepare accurate documentation.

  • Perform scheduledpreventative maintenance

  • Assist technicianunder supervision

  • Required to performwork of a lower classification as needed.

  • All personnel willbe required to routinely go through an aseptic qualification program to ensureadequate aseptic techniques and behavior.

  • Other duties asassigned


  • Education and/orExperience

  • High school diplomaor equivalent

  • CommunicationSkills

  • Good verbal andwritten communication skills and ability to train others.

  • Mathematical Skills

  • Perform calculationsand conversions involving weights, volumes, and percentages.

  • Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to use basiclogic to identify and solve problems

  • Knowledge and skillto recognize creative ideas that add value and are able to be implemented toimprove efficiency, effectiveness and reduce complexity for department

  • Mechanical Aptitude

  • Demonstratedunderstanding of systems, equipment, and processes

  • Computer Skills

  • Experience withWindows Operating System.

  • Comprehension andapplication

  • Proficient reading,comprehension and application skills toward a diverse set complicated tasks.

  • PhysicalRequirements

  • Ability to wear arespirator if required of the job, no pulmonary restrictions.

  • Sustained heavylifting over extended periods of time.

  • LEVEL – III Workrelated tasks & weights forces associated:

  • Pallet of 500 mlbottles on pallet jack-28 lbs (pull), 34.5 pounds (push)

  • Header tank weighs43 pounds and is a 2 person lift.

  • Case of 500 mlbottles-11 lbs, 70 cases per pallet, 10 pallets

  • Totes are no longerused. Bundles weigh <20#

Desired Skills,Experience and Abilities:

  • Additional Educationand/or Equivalent Experience

  • Successfulcompletion of National Career Readiness Work Keys assessment

  • Knowledge ofHazardous Waste Handling

  • Knowledge ofDecontamination and Sterilization

  • Knowledge of TrafficPatterns

  • Knowledge of orevidence of working with BPE methods

  • Understanding ofBasic GMP/Documentation practices

  • Demonstrated abilityand understanding of Safe working habits and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

  • Understanding ofBasic Laboratory Practices, Measurements, Biology and Microbiology

  • Understanding ofoperating in an aseptic environment

  • Ability to work in ateam environment

  • Demonstratedknowledge of Federal, State, and International regulations, such as cGMP, USDA,DOT, EPA, OSHA as they pertain to the employee’s work.

  • Demonstrated knowledgeof corporate guidelines and Policies related to the employee’s work. Shall havean adequate knowledge of Drug and Chemical names, and be able to distinguishbetween similar names, physical appearance and precautions in handling.

  • Must be able toproceed independently in product processing in accordance with standardmethods, standard operating procedures, and Manufacturing Directions, usingproper aseptic techniques.


  • Must be legallyauthorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing totake a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years ofage or older

Who We Are:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.

Want to learn more? Visit boehringer-ingelheim.com at http://www.boehringer-ingelheim.com/ and join us in our effort to make more health.

Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Puerto Rico LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; physical or psychiatric disability; veteran or military status; domestic violence victim status; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the role.

Organization: US-Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health

Title: UNION: Aseptic Filling Operator, LG4, 1st Shift, Mon-Fri, 12:00P-8:30P

Location: Americas-US-MO-Saint Joseph

Requisition ID: 2011126