Machine Operator I

1st Shift
21 Cotters Lane, East Brunswick
Posted 3 months ago

Job Summary:

 The Manufacturing Operator I is responsible for performing manufacturing procedures and executing diverse tasks on various manufacturing equipment including but not limited to dispensing, blending, coating, compression, encapsulation, granulation, and softgel. Following company Standard Operating Procedures, the Operator I will execute set-up, operation, sanitization and cleaning of equipment. This position is responsible for adhering to current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) guidelines and all Environmental, Health and Safety guidelines as well as maintaining high standards in compliance and quality.

Reporting Relationships                                                                                

  • Individual Contributor

Essential Functions:

Operate various Manufacturing machines in accordance to standard operating procedures, including but limited to: blending, coating, compression, encapsulation, granulation, and softgel 

  • Set-up, operate, sanitize, clean and troubleshoot multiple machines
  • Adheres to cGMP’s and SOP’s as required
  • Support ongoing production through efficiency, schedule and teamwork
  • Assure manufacturing facility, processes and equipment meets all requirements
  • Offer suggestions and follow up on process improvements related to safety, compliance, cost, and productivity
  • Properly document activities in batch records, forms and other GMP documents
  • Reports both machine or manual deviations to supervisor or designee
  • Train other helpers and operators (I) on procedures as needed
  • Maintain good housekeeping and keeps equipment and environment clean in accordance with SOP’s
  • All other duties as assigned

Specialized Skills and Knowledge:                                                                      

 High school diploma or equivalent with 2 years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry

  • Basic math skills; basic computer skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to work in a team and collaborate with other departments
  • Working knowledge of cGMP’s and SOP’s

Key Competencies: 

  1. Multitasking
  2. Flexibility
  3. Versatility 

Physical Demands/Factors: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands; talk; and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 44 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.     

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Avet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

This job description is not all-inclusive. It acts as a guideline and is subject to change over time. Additional duties may be assigned based on business needs.


At Avet, we require that all employees physically entering the workplace to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and you will be asked to present proof of vaccination before beginning employment unless you qualify for a reasonable accommodation based on a sincerely held religious belief or medical need.

Based on the highly regulated workplace at Avet, employees will be required to meet minimum English proficiency requirements.

Job Features

Job CategoryManufacturing, Production

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