Shaping the future of animal health
Australia

Manufacturing Technician

Do you want to learn something different and contribute to a different side of the business?

We need a customer focused, results driven Manufacturing Technician who has strong attention to detail, to join our Media Preparation team based in Penrith.

This role is responsible for sampling, dispensing, formulation, and preparation of bacteriological media and raw materials to meet production demand.

In this role, your key areas of accountability will include:

  • Dispensing and sampling raw materials
  • Media Formulation to include sterile filtration operation, liver meat infusion bulk processing thru centrifuge machine
  • Cleaning/Maintenance of work area
  • Documentation

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A good understanding of GMP and Good House keeping practices
  • Able to wear a full face respirator
  • Able to work in a sterile clean room environment
  • Basic laboratory techniques

It will be essential that you actively participate in cross functional training activities to obtain additional skills that enable you to work across other areas of Production.

This is a physically demanding role.  You will be on your feet a lot; you will be required to lift up to 25kgs, operate crane lifting equipment and occasionally operate a forklift - so a forklift licence is desirable.

Your ability to analyse problems and situations and adapt to a change will go along way in helping you to manufacturing quality, compliant product for our customers.  It is essential that you are able to communicate effectively and develop cross functional cooperation between departments to achieve results and business goals.

Are you customer focused?  Do you have the ability to anticipate and plan?  If you have the above mentioned skills or you know of someone that has, please E-mail your covering letter and an up-to-date resume to: recruitment@virbac.com.au

Closing date for application is 10 November 2017