Production Technician
Upper Hutt (Whakatiki), Wellington, NZL
2d ago

Job Description

Production Technician

  • Great opportunity to join a global Biopharmaceutical manufacturing site
  • Exciting Permanent Full-Time role based in Upper Hutt
  • Day-to-day operational responsibility for high quality antigen & vaccine production
  • Join a talented & supportive Production team
  • Our Manufacturing Operations teams are the people that make our products. We work in the manufacturing plants with a Safety First, Quality Always mindset striving for continuous improvement.

    We work in the local plant connected to our global manufacturing network to ensure the highest quality of raw materials, intermediates and finished products.


    As a Production Technician, you will be working on the factory floor manufacturing antigens or vaccines in accordance with standard operating procedures.

    You will document your activity in batch records or log books and you will perform quality checks to ensure production meets stringent cGMP requirements.

    Responsibilities will include, but not limited to :

  • Operating equipment and performing tasks and processes in accordance with SOPs
  • Documenting all tasks in batch records and worksheets in accordance with Good Documentation Practice
  • Maintaining good housekeeping
  • Planning daily workload
  • Communicating clearly with other members of the Manufacturing Team and other departments to ensure the smooth flow of product, samples and documentation.
  • Minimising deviations in the manufacture of product by using knowledge of processes and problem-solving techniques to thoroughly investigate deviations & perform root cause analysis to determine cause of deviations
  • Implementing corrective and preventative actions
  • Implementing changes to production documents and or processes in accordance with GMP by co-ordinating Change Proposals
  • Contributing to continuous improvement of production processes and systems by completing assigned CAPA in required timeframes
  • Ensuring the highest possible safety standards are met by taking responsibility for own and others safety
  • You will have :

  • Tertiary degree in Science, Engineering or similar
  • Solid experience in a production / manufacturing environment
  • Experience in biological / Pharmaceutical production is preferred, though open to other industries eg. food etc.
  • Good understanding of GMP
  • Ability to follow processes & SOPs
  • Good computer skills across the Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • A keen eye for detail with excellent organisation skills
  • Initiative & who works well with minimal supervision
  • Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated to being the most trusted supplier of biopharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create a reliable global manufacturing network that’s devoted to delivering a high-quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.

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