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Operator II, Manufacturing

Pharmiweb Partner Job (APAC)
Auckland, New Zealand
Start date
8 Jun 2024
Closing date
8 Jul 2024

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Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Work Schedule

Standard (Mon-Fri)

Environmental Conditions

Able to lift 40 lbs. without assistance, Adherence to all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Safety Standards, Cleanroom: no hair products, jewelry, makeup, nail polish, perfume, exposed piercings, facial hair etc... allowed, Fluctuating Temps hot/cold, Some degree of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) required (safety glasses, gowning, gloves, lab coat, ear plugs etc.), Standing for full shift, Strong Odors (chemical, lubricants, biological products etc.), Will work with hazardous/toxic materials

Position Summary:

Be directly involved in the production of our market leading Gibco cell culture media supplements and freeze dried powder products. The products manufactured at our Auckland facility are used globally in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and biotech industries to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Be engaged in a variety of tasks focusing on safety and quality and get the opportunity to apply your knowledge and expertise to a range of process improvement initiatives where you can really make a difference! To promote accountability and self-development, our technicians specialize in one or more areas of production to become authorities in either filtration, freeze drying, cleanroom, or UVC operations, however you will be exposed to all areas of our manufacturing operations.

Do you have production process experience?

We are looking for a Process Operator to join our manufacturing team at our Penrose site, working Monday to Friday on an 8-hour shift - 6am to 2:30pm or 9am to 5:30pm.

Depending on business needs, a late shift may become available throughout the year which operates Tuesday to Friday on a 10-hour shift 2:30pm to 1:00am.

In this role, you will:
  • Complete day-to-day production activities in conformance with specifications, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and cGMP/ISO principles. Complete Batch Manufacturing Records (BMRs), ensuring that all information is accurate, legible and correct to guarantee traceability
  • Perform in-process sampling and trouble shoot processes, procedures and product issues with the assistance of others
  • Communicate production issues to Production Supervisor and/or Team Leader as they arise, and carry out related duties and/or assigned tasks that lead to efficient operation of the team and business

Working Environment:

You would be working in a controlled and cleanroom environment. May be required to lift up to 20kg and stand for long periods of time while performing duties. Able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials and be flexible around hours of work.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

Experience in cGMP manufacturing or laboratory environment preferred

Science related qualification is desirable

Good mechanical proficiency

Benefits we offer:

Health insurance cover

Annual Bonus Program

Company Paid Parental Leave

Half-day Birthday Leave

In-house development and online learning with a focus on internal career progression.

Access to Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Annual Xmas/New Year's break

Paid Volunteer Leave

Free parking! Located close to transport links such as Penrose Train Station.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability status.

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