Machine Operators - Encapsulation

Santa Fe Springs, CA 12246

Posted: 09/30/2019 Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Category: Manufacturing Job Number: [CE] Machine Operators 9/30/2019 Pay Rate: $18

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Helpmates is currently looking for an outstanding Pharmaceutical Machine Operator. The company is in the process of expanding, 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 that comes to work daily and helps people live a healthier lifestyle.


Job Summary:  The Machine Operator will 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 - Encapsulation: 

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


Requirements and Qualifications of Machine Operator - Encapsulation: 

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time (approximately 6-8 hours)
  • Ability to repeatedly bend, twist, and stoop throughout an 8-10 hour shift
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 25 kg (55 lbs.)
  • Ability to be exposed to considerable noise from machinery
  • Ability to be exposed to nutraceutical raw materials and powders
  • Ability to wear PPE as required
  • 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.
  • Able to read, write, and speak in English
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, rounding)
  • Detail oriented


Additional Info of Machine Operator - Encapsulation:

  • 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.


Helpmates has always been willing to work personally alongside our site management team to promote understanding and competence for both the quality of our products and the safety of our production teams. I value and appreciate my relationship with Helpmates and recommend them to any organization with staffing needs.” - Helpmates Client


“Helpmates responded very quickly to my application. The whole process, from hiring to getting sent to the company to work for was very quick and painless. I also liked that helpmates sent a representative out to check on us while we were at our new workplaces.” – Helpmates Specialist


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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