production technician - influenza in Parkville

Parkville, Victoria
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AU$ 23.50 per hour
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job description

Our Client is a global leader in the development and manufacture of life saving vaccines and plasma protein biotherapies. They employ over 11,000 staff in more than 27 countries worldwide.

With over 90 years experience in medicine and human health they are a highly respected company and securing employment within the company is highly sought after.

Due to additional staffing requirements for the current Northern Hemisphere production season, we are now recruiting for highly motivated candidates to commit for a 3 month period working in the Company's head office in Parkville (Melbourne).

This assignment will give you the experience of working for a company that is known to be a leader in their field. The position will teach you a wide range of skills that you may use in future career opportunities.

Some of the key responsibilities of this position are:

  • Complete all tasks in accordance with Cgmp, HS&E and in house Quality Management System requirements.
  • Completion of batch documentation
  • Prepare equipment used in the process, this includes intermediate bottles, fittings, filters and machine parts. This will include using automated and manual washing equipment and integrity testing of filters.
  • Routine cleaning of plant and production work areas
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Operation of Laboratory equipment including Autoclaves
  • Egg receipt and Sanitation
  • Egg Inoculation, Candling and Harvesting
  • Operation of Zonal centrifuge
  • Operation of Automated Ultrafiltration plant (AFF)
  • Operation of Automated Egg Disposal Unit (EDU)
  • Perform Lowry Protein Assay on Zonal Fractions, IZP and MPH
  • Perform Centrifuge Pooling, Virus Inactivation and IZP transfer processes
  • Perform Aseptic processing
  • Solution preparation
  • Accurately perform Sonication, Sterile Filtration and Ultrafiltration.
To be considered for these roles you will need to meet the following criteria and have the following skills and attributes:
  • Excellent Communication
  • Well presented, Clean Safety Boots and protective clothing
  • Must be able to commence on the 10th of April 2017 and be able to commit for a 3 month period
  • Must have a positive attitude towards work and take direction from supervisors
  • The position will require you to be available for 73.5 hours per fortnight. Some overtime, shift and weekend work may be required.
  • Perform your daily duties consistent with Company values: Customer Focus, Innovation, Integrity, Collaboration and Superior Performance.
  • Must be reliable and trustworthy
  • Must have Flu Vaccination prior to beginning employment
  • Must not have Egg Allergies
  • Must not be Pregnant during work in the Influenza Production department

If you believe you have what it takes to work for a Global Leader in the field of Human Health then we are interested in hearing from you.

Simply click on the apply button and attach a current copy of your resume which must outline your previous employment/education and relevant contact details.

Be quick as these positions are highly sought after and will fill fast.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link.


production, pharmaceutical, science, quality assurance, manufacturing
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