Production Technician (PM shift)

Virbac New Zealand Ltd

Hamilton Central, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Others


Oct 11

The Company

Virbac New Zealand is a multinational organisation specialising in veterinary pharmaceutical manufacturing, employing over 4,900 employees in over 100 countries.

Virbac New Zealand is a growing part of the Virbac family and plays a key role in manufacturing and distributing top quality animal health products to kiwi farmers and pet owners. 

The Role                                     

Based at our site in Hamilton, this role reports to the Production Supervisor - Manufacturing and shift Team Leader. This role works in a production team responsible for the manufacture, filling and packing of sterile pharmaceuticals. The position is a shift role operating Monday to Friday from 2:15pm to 10:45pm.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • All formulation and filling operations including setup and cleaning
  • Maintaining and leading best practice Health and Safety culture
  • Performing activities to GMP standards and leading a quality culture
  • Coordinate materials requirements with Supply Chain team
  • Provide cross-functional support to all areas of operations team as required

The following skills and attributes are essential to apply:

  • Experience working in a sterile or aseptic manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with GMP or similar regulatory standards
  • Excellent trouble shooting skills and an innovative thinker
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn and develop
  • Attention to detail will be one of your greatest attributes
  • Ability to perform calculations, complete paperwork and understand standard operating procedures
  • Critical to the role are good numeracy and literacy skills and you must be physically fit.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a pharmaceutical company 100% dedicated to animal health and a team committed to quality and success.

Virbac offers a competitive remuneration including benefits.

To apply for this role you MUST already reside in New Zealand, be a NZ citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a visa and have a current vaccines pass. 

To submit your application please apply online with a CV and covering letter.

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