Detail View

Manufacturing Specialist

Iowa City, IA

Job Reference #: 72620

Job Information:

The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP), a division of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy and the largest and most experienced university-affiliated FDA-registered pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in the United States, has an immediate opening for a qualified Manufacturing Specialist to join the manufacturing Sterile Products group.  This position coordinates the operational systems and performs as necessary, the technical activities associated with the manufacturing of sterile dosage forms in accordance with FDA current Good Manufacturing (cGMP) and other regulatory and university guidelines and policies.

Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree preferably in the sciences or equivalent combination of education and experience in a manufacturing environment.

Demonstrates a basic level of proficiency in the following competencies or qualifications:
  • Effective communication (written and verbal)
  • Knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel)
  • Universal Competencies (Collaboration and Embracing Diversity, Positive Impact/Achieving Results, Service Excellence/Customer Focus)

Physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodation:
  • Move up to and including 50 lbs 
  • Achieve passing criteria in visual testing (minimum of 20/20 visual acuity with or without corrected lenses)* 
  • Achieve passing criteria in the Ishihara Color test
  • Be able to wear a respirator**
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

*Evaluation will be conducted by the University of Iowa Employee Health Clinic.  **Applicants may provide current respirator clearance certification dated within six months of the date of the offer, from a similar health clinic or health provider in lieu of the evaluation by UI Employee Health Clinic

Salary is $37,313 to $43,469.  Excellent fringe benefit package including generous paid vacation, sick leave, health, dental, life and disability insurance options and employer contribution retirement plans  

More information about the University of Iowa, the Manufacturing Specialist position, and how to apply may be found at  Refer to requisition # 72620.   Please apply only through 

To learn about the College of Pharmacy please visit our website at

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer.   All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.   

Posted 04/10/18

Job ID: 63903