Processing Technician: Level 1 - 039/2021
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Employment Type



Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Matric) pass with minimum D symbol in English and minimum D symbol in Mathematics, Science, Biology or EMS.
  • 1-2 years€™ experience in a pharmaceutical, chemical, biotechnology or food manufacturing or laboratory environment.

Additional Requirements

If you have not had a response from us within 30 days after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

Specific Operational Requirements

  • he successful candidate will be required to work a 12 hour night shift between 18h00 to 06h00 as rostered.
  • The successful candidate may be required to work overtime to meet business needs.


Key Performance Areas

Assist with the production of coagulation factors and final products

  • Works with team members to prepare equipment by cleaning and sterilising as required.
  • Take samples for QC/QA as per protocol.
  • Operation of machinery and equipment as required.

Assist with the completion of documentation

  • Works with team members to complete written documentation as required by protocols and SOPs.

Maintain equipment

  • Monitor equipment performance.
  • Assist with calibration equipment.
  • Works with team members to conduct first-line maintenance of equipment.

Comply with Good Manufacturing Procedures

  • Works with team members to execute SOPs and protocols to prepare, fill, freeze dry, cap, code and label ampoules, vials and bottles.
  • Works with team members to execute SOPs and protocols, utilising the techniques of precipitation, centrifugation, inactivation, fractionation & chromatography.
  • Carry out environmental monitoring as required.
  • Use appropriate packaging for storage of in-process materials.
  • Disposal of waste products according to SOPs.
  • Works with team members to assess and recommend methods for improving quality.
  • Ensure manufacturing areas are clean and tidy.
  • Attend training courses as required.

Comply with the OHS act

  • Work in a safe manner under the indirect supervision of team members.
  • Wear appropriate PPE.
  • Act as a Safety Representative, Evacuation Team Leader or First-Aider as required.



  • Customer focus
  • Problem solving/Analytical thinking
  • Accuracy/Attention to detail
  • Good communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork
  • Numerical skills
  • Integrity
  • Computer literacy