Pharma industry jobs for freshers:
Pharma industry is a healthcare industry produces medicines, vaccines and medical devices etc to cure, control or to prevent the diseases or health related conditions. Number of vacancies are available for freshers(B Pharmacy, M pharmacy, M Sc, B Sc) in pharma industry.
Before going to detailing about various fresher pharma industry jobs, you should know the overall view of pharma companies and their types.
Related: Different types of pharmaceutical industries and their plants.
Here pharma industry and their departments given below. Offered jobs in those departments along with their designations explained briefly.
Production department present in API plant, Formulation plant of pharma industry. It involves operating the equipment, producing the active pharmaceutical ingredient or drug formulations. Usually BSc(Chemistry), B Pharmacy, Msc(Chemistry) graduates are employed here as Officer. Machine operators also required here. Diploma(Pharmacy/Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics) or even 10th /12th class qualified people also employed here as operator.
Quality control/AQC(API QC):
Present in API and Formulation plant. If it a Research and Development plant, this department usually called as Analytical Research and Development(ARD). It works same as QC. Packaging QC and Product QC are types. B Pharmacy, Msc and M Pharmacy graduates are employed as Officer/ Quality control analyst/ Quality control Technician.
QA department present in API(Bulk drugs) and formulation plant. DQA works as same QA in R&D plant. In Process Quality Assurance (IPQA), Analytical Quality Assurance(Analytical QA), Validation and Qualification are sections in this department. B pharmacy, M pharmacy and Msc graduates are employed here as Officer
Formulation Research and Development(FRD):
This is known as FRD. It is present in R&D plant. It develops the various formulations after conducting the several trial batches. M Pharmacy, B Pharmacy and Msc graduates are employed here as Junior Research Associate(Jr.RA).
After developing a final successful batch (formulation) in the R&D. It has manufactured for commercial marketing batches in the Formulation plant. This department take care of it. Usually B Pharmacy and M Pharmacy graduates employed here as Officers.
Remaining pharma industry jobs are available in the following departments. Required qualification and assigned designations given below.
Qualification: Diploma (Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics)
Qualification: Any Bsc
Qualification: ITI/ 12th (HSC)/ Diploma/ Bsc/ DME (Diploma in Mechanical Engineering)
Apart from these, They are several other departments also present like Regulatory affairs(M Pharmacy) , Pharmacovigilence(M Pharmacy), Clinical Data Management(CDM)(M Pharmacy). But these are not present in every pharma company, they may outsource their work to Contract Research Organistiaon.
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