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Line / Machine Setter / Machine Operator - All Shifts - Pharmaceutical

Line / Machine Setter / Machine Operator - All Shifts - Pharmaceutical

Role:Machine Setter / Line Setter (Line Set up and Machine Operator) (Must be mechanically minded and experienced)

Industry:Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (has proven to provide job security in a pandemic)

Location:South Eastern Suburbs

Shift:All Shifts

Employment Conditions:Permanent - Full Time


At least two years’ experience in Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Food, Beverage, Chemical, Packaging or other FMCG industry is desirable but not essential; other industries such as mechanical, aeronautical or defence will be well-regardedExperience with setting up (and adjusting for changeovers) and / or cleaning of packaging machinery on a production line a must

Day to Day responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the line runs efficiently and productively; coordinate tasks so that the line runs as continuously as possible

  • Complete changeover of production equipment such as Filling, Capping & Labelling with accuracy and in a set time period

  • Troubleshoot and adjust equipment during the run to achieve optimum output and minimal downtime minimise wastage

  • Set up filling and packing equipment and strip down, wash and reassemble filling equipment to produce a quality product as efficiently as possible

  • Monitor the quality of product throughout the filling run and make appropriate adjustments to maintain quality and compliance

  • Be able to operate and maintain equipment safely and change parts in a clean and orderly manner

  • Ensure that all work is done according to the highest standards of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

  • Carry out required tasks in ERP and other systems; complete all relevant documentation and reporting

  • Participate in required training, including SOPs, GMP, OH&S and 5S

  • Written and oral communication skills

  • High mechanical aptitude

  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

  • Advanced GMP and a sound understanding of OHS

  • Proactive, self-motivated and able to work unsupervised

  • Proven machine operating experience in either food manufacturing or pharmaceutical

  • Experience is advantageous in a similar role. Forklift licence advantageous.

  • Must have own car and licence.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and PR or NZ, Australian Citizenship for this role is mandatory.

Apply now for an amazing opportunity to work in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. We look forward to hearing from you!

IMPORTANT: It is a requirement of all our jobs that you have a PR or AU/NZ Citizenship. A work visa is not sufficient as all our jobs are permanent. Please do not apply if you do not meet these requirements.

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