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Washbay Operator

Role: Washbay Operator

Industry: Pharmaceutical

Location: South Eastern Suburbs

Hourly rate: $30.00 - $33.00

Shift: Day, Afternoon & Night available

Employment Conditions: Permanent & Contract Roles Available

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.

  • 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 washbay procedures as stipulated in
  • Standard 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 Good
  • Manufacturing 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 and
  • Checklists.

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

  • Train new washbay operators as required.

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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