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Manufacturing Operators

Programmed - Launceston, TAS

Manufacturing & Industrial
Source: uWorkin


Programmed Skilled Workforce are currently looking to employ multiple Manufacturing Operators to be based at their client's site in Westbury, Tasmania. These positions will commence in early Jan through December 2019.

About the role:

The role is based within a leading pharmaceutical manufacturing company in Australia, which has experienced continual growth since its establishment and has been recognised by industry experts as a dynamic and forward thinking company in its field.

Reporting to the Manufacturing Coordinator, the Manufacturing Operator is responsible for activities relating to the manufacture of alkaloid raw material (ARM) controlled substances derived from poppies and seed cleaning. The primary objective is the manufacture, packing of final product (ARM), seed and associated upgrades of ARM, treatment of waste water and operation of associated utilities as required.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lift, stack and un-stack articles and materials using diesel, or electric powered Forklifts equipped with fork or bale attachments & operation of a front end loader as required;
  • Receive, check and store raw or processed materials;
  • Move raw materials and finished goods to processing or dispatch areas of factories;
  • Follow strict EHS, quality and manufacturing process, policies and procedures in line with cGMP;
  • Keep records of daily operations and make sure goods are stored in the correct area of the site;
  • Load transport vehicles, making sure loads are evenly and securely placed;
  • Safe operation of plant and machinery;
  • Operation & monitoring of automated equipment via computer based control systems as required.

About you:

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate the following qualifications, knowledge and attributes:

  • The ability to follow EHS procedures in order to minimise harm to self, others or the environment;
  • Forklift & Front-End Loader licence preferred;
  • Experience in industrial chemical or primary manufacturing environment preferred;
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office / database skills;
  • Strong emphasis on product quality and customer service;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability and willingness to work as part of a team, both within the department and cross-departmental;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Be trustworthy, self-motivated, reliable and have ability to work with limited supervision within a small team environment;
  • Ability to follow safe manual handling techniques;
  • A strong understanding of quality control standards;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to work rotating shift work as required.

Due to the nature of some aspects of the work all applicants must be physically fit and be willing to undertake a pre-employment medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing. The nature of the industry will also require that all applicants will be security checked and obtain a full national police clearance.

If you have the above qualifications and are flexible, well organised and team oriented please forward your current resume with covering letter by Applying Now!

Applications close 5pm Friday 2nd November 2018.