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Packaging Mechanic


Position: Packaging Mechanic

Location: Franklin, KY


Company Overview


PuraCap Pharmaceutical LLC, headquartered in NJ, is a global fully integrated pharmaceutical company with expertise in product development, manufacturing, and bringing affordable, world-class quality products to their customers.   The PuraCap corporate structure supports a three-pronged approach for global growth with dedicated companies in the areas of prescription brands (PuraCap Pharmaceutical) as well as prescription generics and OTC and private label brands (PuraCap International LLC).   PuraCap continues to innovate using soft gel expertise developing other soft gel and oral solid dosage options. 


With recent acquisitions, PuraCap is growing and in need of passionate, knowledgeable, and result oriented people interested in achieving personal success and driving company success. 


Position Statement:

The position is responsible for performing activities in support of pharmaceutical solid dosage packaging operations at the Puracap International Franklin, Kentucky facility including set-up, changeover, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of the packaging equipment.



  • Must be able to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
  • Must have operations setup and changeover knowledge of blister machines.
  • Must have setup troubleshooting knowledge of bottling lines with both slat and channel counters.
  • Must be familiar with ancillary equipment e.g. case packers, cartoners, heat shrink bundlers, adhesive hot melt applicators, coders etc.
  • Set-up, adjust and operate packaging equipment in accordance with approved specifications, and other related SOPs.
  • Complete production-related documentation as required.
  • Write and perform preventive maintenance (PM) procedures of packaging equipment.
  • Maintain all work areas in a clean and organized fashion.
  • Maintain packaging and support equipment to allow for efficient and safe packaging of quality product.
  • Changeover manufacturing equipment. Reduce changeover time, machine downtime and increase machine efficiency.
  • Assist in the performance of maintenance task instructions as required or during shutdown.
  • Comply with all company controlled documentation and cGMPs as they pertain to equipment and equipment maintenance.
  • Provide written suggested updates to SOPs to department manager.
  • Document the execution of maintenance activities as required on appropriate documentation (i.e. maintenance work orders, log books and forms) in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Adhere to all safety requirements specified in controlled documentation and in equipment manuals.
  • Understand and assist in implementing safety procedures and cGMPs
  • Report required spare parts of packaging equipment.
  • Suggest equipment modifications to increase machine efficiency reduce downtime and reduce changeover time.
  • Understands and applies the use of hand and power tools, machine tools, and measuring instruments.
  • Support projects and miscellaneous activities as required by leadership
  • Professionally interact with other departments when needed
  • Maintain effectiveness of the Quality System components relevant to this position.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  •     H.S Diploma
  •     5 years of working experience in a pharmaceutical or Nutraceutical plant.


To learn more about PuraCap Pharmaceutical, visit http://puracap.com/

To apply for this position, email your resume and a cover letter to humanresources@PuraCap.com

Not only is PuraCap an internationally inclusive company, but we embrace and encourage diversity.  PuraCap is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action