Scientific and Clinical Careers

Job Title

Scientific & Clinical Job Details


Job Code: #651
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $20.00 - $21.00/hour
Job Location: Melrose Park, IL
Posted one year ago

Job Description

Job Title:  Compounder

Pay:  $20.00 - $21.00 per hour, plus shift differential for NIGHTS.

Location:  Melrose Park

Position Overview:  Responsible for the accurate weighing, checking and mixing of specific chemical compounds for product formulations; the calibrating and monitoring of a variety of mixing machinery and the accurate documenting and maintaining of production logbooks and records.  Follow all departmental and company SOP’s and maintain accurate and timely record keeping on each formulation batch.

Job Description:
1. Responsible for the accurate formulation of all production lots
2. Sets-up, load, operate and monitor all mixing machine equipment for product formulations
3. Weigh out and mixing exact amounts of chemicals according to specific formulas while monitoring (verifying) product output from mixing equipment operations.
4. Calibrate, operate and monitor all formulation-related equipment (such as scales, meters, etc.).
5. Perform the operations necessary to adjust pH of product for in-process testing before releasing to production lines
6. Perform the operations necessary to adjust Oxygen levels of Oxygen sensitive product before releasing to production
7. Required to understand and perform the formulation of batches using both a volumetric and gravimetric processes based on the requirements as specified in the individual batch records
8. Clean and sanitizes all tanks, equipment and chemical containers used in the product formulation process in accordance with current SOP’s and cGMP’s
9. Fills out forms for recording production volumes (batches) and complies with all current GDP standards
10. Assumes other duties and responsibilities, as necessary, within the compounding department, in an effort to provide the required support to ensure adherence to the production schedule

  • B.S. Degree or equivalent education and experience.
  • 1 year of compounding/batch mixing, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds.
  • Experience working in a GMP environment, while following strict SOP's and Batch Records.
  • Working in, or around, pharmaceutical manufacturing related industries. Accurately weigh/measure chemicals in both powder and liquid form and have the ability to read and retain written SOP’s that are required within the formulation department.