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Compounding Assistant/Technician

Req # JR - 131941 Location Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Job Category Clinical Date posted 03/27/2024

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  • Expression of Interest: Compounding Technician – Christchurch

    We are seeking expressions of interest for multiple positions within our compounding team in Christchurch in a Full-time position. We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated Technician to work collaboratively and support the aseptic production process.
    Candidates who are looking to start their career in pharmaceuticals are encouraged to apply as full training will be provided.

    Key responsibilities
    • Picking and preparing raw materials.
    • Aseptically compounding (mixing) sterile solutions or syringes.
    • Packing of finished units for each order including final inspection of products.
    • Labelling and dispatching of prepared products.
    • Ensuring documentation is completed in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
    • Adhering to Standard Operating Procedures
    • The successful candidate will receive full training in all aspects of the Technician role and will work alongside our site trainers and coaches until fully versatile and competent.

    Essential skills & qualifications
    • Enjoy work that requires a high attention to detail
    • Be comfortable working within a cleanroom environment for part of your working day
    • Be able to lift up to 10 kgs regularly throughout the day
    • Be highly productive
    • Demonstrate a good understanding of basic mathematics
    • Undertake and pass the pre-employment medical including blood tests.
    • Our operational hours are between 5:00 am to 10:00 pm (Monday to Sunday). Shift’s are for 8 hours between these times.

    This role is subject to the following:
    • A pre -employment medical including stringent vision screening (GMP requirement), background and reference checks.
    • Meet Baxter’s COVID 19 Vaccination policy – Fully Vaccination or a medical contraindication certificate
    • Meet compliance and requirements for a mask fit test

    The current standard hours of work for this role is 8 hours/day between 5:00 am to 10:00 pm Monday to Sunday. However, to meet customer requirements we do require flexibility to work alternative hours from time to time and the roster may change in future to meet changing customer needs.
    Join our talent pool to stay connected regarding upcoming opportunities. We will be in touch when an opportunity comes up and you can gain invaluable experience whilst building your skills, experience, and knowledge!

    Why Baxter?
    At Baxter ANZ, we are focused on being a Best Place to Work where our people can be their authentic self, feel valued and respected. We are committed to a culture where all employees can collaborate and work together effectively. Relationships are a key component in how we operate in Baxter and we share the common traits of being reliable, ethical, caring, having empathy, actively listening to our colleagues as well as being open minded to new ideas and perspectives. Baxter is an organization that makes inclusion and diversity a priority and that seeks to promote and improve gender equality in the workplace.

    We are proud to be recognized among the top 120 companies for the seventh consecutive year as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for delivering support structures for working families; stronger actions to address pay inequalities; and strategic recruitment and promotion practices that help to encourage the full participation of women at work. We are also pleased to be the winner of the 2021 & 2019 Women in MedTech Champion Company Award.
    Baxter is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law.

    To apply for this position, applicants must be NZ citizens, NZ permanent residents or have unrestricted visas.

Reasonable Accommodations

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