Packaging Operator (12 month Maternity Leave contract)

Manufacturing/Operations Balcatta, WA


Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing high quality and affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.

This is a 12 month maternity leave contract and the position is responsible for the packaging and filling of pharmaceutical products in accordance with cGMP guidelines.

Your primary responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Filling and packaging of pharmaceutical products
  • Follow all applicable Standard Operating Procedures
  • Operate bottle and tube filling and packaging lines, shrink wrappers and auto cartonners
  • Conduct manual secondary packaging (i.e. hand labelling, unit cartonning, ink jet coding)
  • Perform line clearances and in-process checks
  • Read and follow instructions in all critical documents
  • Record information in GMP documents
  • Check batch and expiry details, perform batch and label reconciliations
  • Review and reconcile completed batch documents
  • Issue cleaning status stickers at end of job to machines and tanks
  • Clear and clean production lines upon completion of batch, cleaning after spillages, remove of rubbish and emptying of bins.
  • Perform cleaning of Production Facility and specialised cleanrooms
  • Check packaging materials for production batches and retrieve from Warehouse
  • Collect retention and micro samples as per batch documents and deliver to QC/Validation
  • Maintain Production Area in an auditable condition
  • Participate in stock take activities
  • Participate in training activities
  • Assist in Production Facility start-up and shutdown activities

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Minimum 6 months experience in the pharmaceutical, FMCG or related environment is desirable
  • Completion of TEE Level schooling or equivalent
  • English literacy, writing and numeracy skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Able to communicate well
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to make decisions and problem solving
  • Planning and organising work flow
  • Attention to detail