packaging operator - parkville location in Parkville

george bujukovski, randstad
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AU$ 26.03 - AU$ 32.00 per hour

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parkville, victoria
industrial & manufacturing
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working hours
AU$ 26.03 - AU$ 32.00 per hour
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george bujukovski, randstad
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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. With international reach, the opportunities to grow and develop your career from here will be second to none. The world is your Oyster!

Due to the new season packaging of influenza vaccines which will begin in October, we are now recruiting for highly motivated candidates to commit for approximately 5 to 6 month period working in the company's head office in Parkville (Melbourne). With a great working culture, we often have up to 60% return for subsequent seasons during the year.

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.

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
  • Able to work 12 hour shifts - you can choose either day shift 7am to 7pm or night shift 7pm to 7am
  • Must be able to commence in October 2019 and be able to commit for their whole season
  • Must have a positive attitude towards work and take direction from supervisors
  • The position will require you to be available for either Day, Afternoon and Night shifts. 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
  • Have basic IT skills

Some of your day to day tasks will include:

  • Changing rolls on machinery (approx. every 2 hours).
  • Manually feeding machines with stack of inserts from boxes.
  • Moving around 8.6kg boxes from pallets and onto conveyors (blister pack machine) – completing around 10-15 per shift. Moving boxes with syringe barrels (around 15kgs).
  • Manually feeding syringes onto conveyor
  • Wiping down packs with biocide and alcohol.
  • Placing packs into syringe loading room (every 2-3hours).
  • Laminar flow room; cutting of packs and restacking.
  • Various quality checks throughout operations (checking if there are breakages in syringes).
  • Equipment preparation/Non-sterile room
  • Assembling various equipment
  • Disassembling equipment to manually wash.
  • Placing equipment in autoclaves for sterilisation (loads will vary, physically demanding).
  • Cleaning (ceilings, floors, walls, disassembling and reassembling equipment/machinery).

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. Candidates of all backgrounds (including local students, working holiday with 6 months+ validity) will be considered, however you will need to have had some experience in manual handling within the last 6 months.

Candidates who have the following attributes will be strongly considered:

  • Experience in working within clean and sterile environments within the hospitality, science laboratory and health sectors (e.g. hospitals, clinics, vets)
  • Experience in performing Quality Assurance and Checks on a production line
  • Experience working in a repetitive environment
  • Can demonstrate neat handwriting, attention to detail, quick thinking, basic math and IT skills

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. Actively interviewing now!

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link.


Packaging, Quality Assurance, Process/Production Work, Warehouse/Pick and Pack, Pharmaceutical


Well presented, Clean Safety Boots and protective clothing
Must be able to commence in Early-Mid October and commit thereafter
Experience in night shift will be highly regarded
Have neat handwriting

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School