10 No Experience Production Chemist Career Jobs – Abacus Parenteral Drugs Limited

Job Title:    Production Chemist
Organisation: Abacus Parenteral Drugs Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Assistant Production Manager
About US:
Parenteral Drugs Limited is one of the largest sterile injectable
pharmaceutical companies in East Africa, with a market presence in Tanzania,
Kenya, South Sudan, DR Congo, Burundi and Rwanda. We primarily manufacture and
market products across multiple markets, and therapeutic segments. A
significant majority of these products are generic drugs that are capable of
being directly injected into the human body and are used predominantly in the
treatment of critical illnesses. Our product range also includes various
therapeutic segments, including ophthalmology, optic and nasal. We offer eye,
ear and nasal drops in plastic bottles of 10ml. We also offer our intravenous
infusion range with Nipple Head, produced by BFS Technology.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Related to Dispensing:
  • To fill the Batch Register upon
    receipt of production plan and send it to QC department for BMR
  • Get BMR approved by the Production
    Manager and Quality Assurance Manager and in their absence the Assistant
    Production Manager.
  • Take the Store Requisition Slip (SRS)
    from the BMR and get the authorized signatures.
  • Make the required equipment available
    in advance which is necessary for dispensing like sterilized scoops,
    double plastic bags, and cable ties.
  • Give the proper identification tags
    on issued material in dispensing area.
  • Weigh and issue correct quantity of
    material and balance calibration in dispensing area.
  • Keenly monitor positive pressure and
    temperature/Humidity of dispensing area, bottle unloading and sterile wash
    area and inform engineering services department, if any abnormality found.
  • Regularly check the cleaning of
    dispensing booths, scoops etc after dispensing is over.
  • Return excess raw and packing
    material after completion of dispensing to store using a return slip.
Related in Clean Room
  • Monitoring of temperature/Humidity of clean
    rooms of manufacturing areas and if deviated from defined area, inform to
    engineering services department and shift in-charge.
  • Supervise the cleaning and disinfection of
    floor, ceiling, wall, pipeline vessels and equipment as per the frequency
    defined in standard operating procedure.
  • Report to shift in –charge, executive
    production and engineering services department regarding any kind of
    maintenance work of clean room through work request form.
  • Regularly check cleanliness of air locks
    after entry exit of the workers.
  • Ensure availability of sufficient numbers of
    garments in the clean room through follow up with sterilizer and
    dispensing chemists.
  • Regularly check and supervise proper growing
    of workers.
Related to Batch
  • To have knowledge of each and every
    stage of batch manufacturing as per validation study.
  • Ensure cleaning and steaming process
    is carried out as per validated procedure.
  • Get the okay from quality control WFL
    approval/batch manufacturing/filtration /zero sampling.
  • BPT/FFT of production filters before
    and after filtration.
  • Regularly check the Wit of air
  • Acquire knowledge regarding operation
    of all equipments of clean room.
  • Follow up of SOP during manufacturing
    of batch.
  • As an administrator in the
    manufacturing area he is responsible to manufacture the goods complying
    all GMP standards.
  • Ensure and check the health standards
    of persons working in the clean room area.
  • The incumbent will stop the
    production if the quality standards and GMP standards are compromised.
Related to Filling:
  • Checking ALF pressure before 30 min .of
    starting of operation.
  • Volume setting and volume checking at regular
    time interval.
  • Continuous checking of percentage Oxygen
    content in bottle.
Related to Sterilization:
  • Ensure the availability of empty trolleys for
    the next shift.
  • Put status tags on every trolley before and
    after sterilization.
  • Plan sterilization of products appropriately
    in case more than one products are in production.
  • Co-ordinate with Utility Department before
    running any sterilization cycle.
  • Regularly monitor the sterilization process
    Production Manager and Maintenance Department using a work request form in
    case of any abnormality or corrective action.
  • Transfer of unloaded finished product in
    respective G.Q. area.
  • Inform and prepare intimation for finished
    product sample to QC department.
  • Ensure the sterilization of garments and
    their arrangement in the respective clean rooms as required.
  • Ensure the minimum wastage of utilities like
    steam, cooling water, compressed air, electricity etc.
Related to RODM & WFI
  • Ensure smooth functioning of RODM plant and
    inform Engineering department using a work request form for corrective
    action if required.
  • Provide support during Regeneration of the DM
General Responsibility:
  • To have thorough knowledge of SOPs of own
    working area and to ensure its implementation.
  • Coordinate efficiently with other colleagues
    of the department.
Related to Documentation:
Fill up and sign various records
  • Sterilization records for Superheated Water
    Spray and Auto-sliding Door sterilizers.
  • Floor cleaning record for Pre- and
    Post-sterilization and sterile wash room areas.
  • Positive pressure records
  • Temperature /Humidity records
  • Balance calibration records
  • Garment sterilization record
  • Batch Register
  • BMR-Raw material dispensing records
  • BMR packing records
  • BMR-Sterilization records
  • BMR-Reconciliation records
  • Finished product intimation book
  • While filling up the records they will take
    precautions like;
Clear and legible writings.
No over writings.
If any mistake occurs, strike it once and
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The Production Chemist should
    preferably be a Fresh graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology,
    Pharmacy or related field or possess one to two years of experience in
    pharmaceutical or health care industry.
  • Good 
    supervisory skills
  • Computer literacy in Word, PowerPoint
    and Excel
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • High integrity and attention to
  • Good team player
How to Apply:  
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and
updated CVs to:
Human Resource Manager,
Group of Companies,
Plot Nos. 28B, 32B, 34B, UMA Show Grounds, Lugogo
P.O. Box 31376, Kampala, Uganda
email to: careers@kibokogroup.com with a copy to: thomast@kibokogroup.com
(Kindly indicate the position you’re applying for in the subject line of your
Deadline: 6th August, 2016 by 5:00 PM
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