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Seeking EOI: Machine Cleaner / Setter

Seeking EOI: Machine Cleaner / Setter


Role: Machine Cleaners - All Shifts

Industry: Pharmaceutical

Location: South Eastern Suburbs

Hourly rate: $32+

Shift: All shifts

Employment Conditions: Permanent

Purpose of the role:

Coordinate and complete washbay cleaning tasks so that Manufacturing and Packaging can run as continuously as possible.

Day to day responsibilities:


Carry out cleaning of packing, manufacturing, filling and ancillary equipment within specified time frames to minimise equipment down time. Experience with CIP and SIP advantageous. Mechanical aptitude a must to be able to pull apart and put the machines back together and also care for the parts.

Communicate effectively with Manufacturing and Packaging Supervisors, Line Leader, Operators, Supervisor, Machine Setters and Maintenance / Engineering staff.

Monitor the production plan, paying attention to changes, special instructions and other requirements.

Work in dispensary, packing or in manufacturing when required

Minimise wastage of materials and time.

Wash production equipment in accordance with Machine Cleaning procedures as stipulated inStandard Operating Procedures (SOP's)

Follow Standard Operating Procedures that apply in all relevant areas.

Ensure that all work is done according to the highest standards of GoodManufacturing Practice (GMP).

Complete all relevant documentation including Cleaning Checklists, forms and logbooks as necessary.

Perform environmental monitoring as requested

Work with the Quality departments to improve cleaning processes and practices

Participate in trials of new or modified cleaning procedures and validation activities as needed.

Assist with the development of new and updated documentation, including SOPs andChecklists.

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

Train new machine cleaners as required.


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 down time 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 SAP and other systems; complete all relevant documentation and reporting

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

Key Requirements:

Written and oral communication skills

High mechanical aptitude

Troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Advanced GMP and sound understanding of OHS

Proactive, self-motivated and ability to work unsupervised

Proven machine operating experience in either food manufacturing or pharmaceutical

Experience of more than 3 years in a similar role is a must. Forklift licence advantageous.

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

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