Production Technician

Afternoon shift 2.15pm – 10.45pm, Mon-Fri


Our client, Virbac, is a multinational animal health company that specialises in veterinary pharmaceutical manufacturing.  They have both distribution and manufacturing activities worldwide, with more than 4000 employees in more than 100 countries – you would be joining a very solid and successful business.  They are based out of a sterile/GMP accredited manufacturing facility and distribution centre in Hamilton.  This role works in a production team responsible for the manufacture, filling and packing of sterile pharmaceuticals.

Key areas of responsibility will include:


  • Manufacture, fill and pack sterile pharmaceutical products (including setup and cleaning) in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Perform all quality control checks, environmental monitoring as per SOP’s
  • Perform all sterilisation, sanitation and clean in place (CIP) operations
  • Ensure completion of logs and documents
  • Coordinate materials requirements with Supply Chain team
  • Maintain and lead best practice Health and Safety culture
  • Provide cross-functional support to all areas of operations team as required

The successful candidate will demonstrate:


  • Ability to operate equipment within controlled environment
  • Experience working in a sterile or aseptic manufacturing environment would be beneficial
  • Experience working with GMP or similar regulatory standards
  • Ability to follow strict procedures at all times
  • 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.

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, and will be subject to pre-employment drug testing and Ministry of Justice criminal history checks.

For further details or to request a position description please contact Paula Jorgensen paula@assetrec.co.nz 






All applicants MUST have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa to be considered for this position.

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