Shift Chemist Post Vacant for Chemistry Candidates @ Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.


Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (NYSE: RDY) is an integrated global pharmaceutical company, committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives. Through its three businesses – Pharmaceutical Services and Active Ingredients, Global Generics and Proprietary Products – Dr. Reddy’s offers a portfolio of products and services including APIs, custom pharmaceutical services, generics, biosimilars and differentiated formulations. Major therapeutic focus is on gastro-intestinal, cardiovascular, diabetology, oncology, pain management and anti-infective. Major markets include India, USA, Russia-CIS and Europe apart from other select geographies within Emerging Markets.

Job Title – Shift Chemist-R0 1 1

Req Id : 20425

Location : Hyderabad/Secunderabad

Purpose : To execute the batches in the CTO plant; Preventive Maintenance records and Receiver’s sanitization; communicate breakdowns to the breakdown team

Key Responsibilities:

  • Check the raw material for conditions, batch number and quantities, execute the batch as per BPR ( temperature maintenance, vacuum maintenance, critical operations and cleaning of equipments);
  • Check & ensure internal housekeeping; raise the incidents to QA;
  • Fill the CCF (Change Control Form) and create planned deviation report, submit to QA post approval from supervis to production specification and yield requirements
  • Follow safety principles, reduce COD by cleaning the equipments (using water instead of solvents),
  • Install earth rods to remove static electricity from material,
  • Monitor adherence of behavioral safety by workmen (PPE) to reduce the accidents in the plant
  • Plan the equipment for idle condition to prepare for preventive maintenance,
  • Issue work order to maintenance to carry on with maintenance,
  • Follow up with maintenance on problem rectification,
  • Provide maintenance with received for sanitization post check up for Micro-biological content,
  • Check calibrations to meet the production schedules and reduce breakdowns
  • Participate as a team member during external audits and plan visits,
  • Facilitate the audit as a production team member to ensure that production area is always audit ready
  • Communicate any equipment breakdown to the maintenance team without time delay,
  • Get maintenance date and shutdown dates from maintenance team and plan the batches accordingly meet the production schedules

Technical Requirements: System knowledge, SAP, SHE Guidelines, cGMP guidelines, Process & equipment knowledge, Documentation

Educational and Experience: Science Graduate (with Chemistry as a subject) / diploma (Chemical Engineering) with 2-3 years of industry experience

Key Personal Attributes: Communication skills, Team work


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