Machine Operator

Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Employment Type: Full time Category: Pharmaceutical Job Number: [CE] Pharmaceutical Machine Operator 5.8.2019 Pay Rate: $16 - $18

Helpmates is currently looking for an outstanding Pharmaceutical Machine Operator. Company is in the process of growing, with a lot of growth opportunity, if you have experience in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, or nutraceutical as a Machine Operator, this is the career for you ! You'll be joining a team who comes to work daily, and helps people live a healthier life style.


Job Summary:  Manufacture high quality tablets and/or capsules in an efficient and safe manner that complies with cGMPs and meets product specifications.


Responsibilities of  Machine Operator : 

  1. Sets-up equipment for processing operations.
  2. Operates two or more of the following machines and processes as trained, instructed by supervisor, and in compliance with all safety and cGMP regulations: Blending
  3. Promptly reports material, process, and equipment concerns, questions, and/or problems to supervisor for proper handling
  4. Completes and verifies batch record entries, equipment log books, and other relevant documentation and records
  5. Monitors process and equipment, making necessary adjustments as needed or required, to maintain batch record specifications
  6. Tears down machine and equipment in accordance with training, instructions by supervisor, and in compliance with all safety and cGMP regulations
  7. Cleans and maintains processing rooms and equipment
  8. Assists Junior Operators with paperwork and machine processes as necessary
  9. Works with personnel from other departments as necessary to ensure safety and quality in production
  10. Follows established department SOP's, Company cGMPs, and all instructions, whether verbal or written
  11. Complies with all Company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations
  12. Weigh up Materials


Requirements and Qualifications of (Machine Operator): 

  1. Ability to stand for extended periods of time (approximately 6-8 hours)
  2. Ability to repeatedly bend, twist, and stoop throughout an 8-10 hour shift
  3. Ability to frequently lift up to 25 kg (55 lbs.)
  4. Ability to be exposed to considerable noise from machinery
  5. Ability to be exposed to nutraceutical raw materials and powders
  6. Ability to wear PPE as required
  7. Experience in food/pharmaceutical/nutraceutical processing operations, FDA regulated industry, or combination of experience, education, and training that provides the level of knowledge, skills, and experience needed to successful perform the job.
  8. Able to read, write, and speak in English
  9. Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, rounding)
  10. Detail oriented


Additional Info:

  • Ask about our $100 Referral bonus
  • Shifts Available

                1st Shift= 4:45 am- 1:30 pm

                2nd Shift= 1:15 pm- 10:00 pm

  • Overtime required every other Saturday




Helpmates goes beyond placing you at a job, as we assess your skills, your interests and determine the best culture and fit to showcase your unique talents.  We’ve been working with top employers across Southern California for over 40 years, and as a result, we have access to unique career opportunities you won’t find anywhere else.


All the jobs I've been referred to turned out great, [my recruiter] has always been there for me whenever I needed her help; she's a great agent and also a great person. When this assignment ends I will be relying on her to find me another job for sure. Thank you all for your hard work and kindness.” - Helpmates Specialist


“The service we are provided by Helpmates stands out above the rest. They consistently follow up in a timely manner and are always available to help. In this tight market they provide proactive options to support our staffing needs.” – Helpmates Client


Helpmates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws , including the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).



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