Manufacturing Operator

Job Title

  • Manufacturing Operator
  • Production Operator
  • Production Associate
  • Production Technologist

Educational Background

  • B.Sc.
  • B.Eng.
  • College degree/ diploma
  • High School (mostly cannabis industry or cosmetic industry)

Job Functions

  • Set-up, operate, maintain, assemble and disassemble production equipment as needed as per company standard operating procedures (SOP’s) and regulatory standards (GMP).
  • GMP gowning is mandatory as you will be working in the GMP area.
  • Perform manufacturing process steps of a dosage form by strictly following written procedures such as ‘master production batch record’ and the related SOPs. Example: Tablet manufacturing process steps involve dispensing, blending, wet/dry granulation, compression, coating.
  • You will need to operate equipment, lift objects/ drums, climb, stand for a long period of time.
  • Clean equipment after use as per the cleaning procedure.
  • Working safely is very important.
  • Perform in-process testing at each step as per the master production batch record and the related SOP. Depending on the in-process test results, make the necessary adjustment to the parameters to meet the specification.
  • Perform batch reconciliation.

Must Have Skills

  • Mathematical skills
  • Able to stand for a long period of time, climb and lift/ move materials, objects and drums containing in process product from one area to another.
  • Must be okay to work in an environment that requires GMP gowning and do shift work
  • Detail oriented and ability to follow written procedures without any deviation
  • Work well under pressure and in a ‘fast paced and minimal tolerance for mistakes’ environment
  • Able to do the same task over and over again
  • Honest and transparent
  • Able to take responsibility for your own action
  • Work well individually and as part of a team
  • Professional, fast learner and takes initiative
  • Able to work in a highly regulated environment and follow company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), regulatory guidelines and safety standards.

Type of Companies that Hire

  • Pharmaceutical/ Biopharmaceutical
  • Contract Labs (with manufacturing ability)
  • Cannabis Industry
  • Food Industry
  • Cosmetic companies
  • other

Competitive Advantage

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