Production Operator

Alphapharm Pty. Ltd.

At VIATRIS, we see healthcare not as it is but as it should be. We act courageously and are uniquely positioned to be a source of stability in a world of evolving healthcare needs.

Viatris empowers people worldwide to live healthier at every stage of life.

We do so via: 

Access – Providing high quality trusted medicines regardless of geography or circumstance;
Leadership – Advancing sustainable operations and innovative solutions to improve patient health; and 
Partnership – Leveraging our collective expertise to connect people to products and services. 

With over 650 staff at our manufacturing site in Carole Park, we have numerous opportunities available and we're continuing to grow.

About the Role

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday to Friday.

  • You will be working in a small team of Operators to help manufacture tablets and capsules.

  • Create high quality medicines so that people can live healthier at every stage of life.

  • ​Full training provided

We are currently offering a $2,000 sign-on bonus to successful candidates!

Main Responsibilities

  • Follow procedures to make tablets and capsules

  • Use scales to measure out different raw materials

  • Read and record important information such as numbers from testing equipment

  • Move medicinal powders to and from different machines

  • Mix different powders and solutions to help bind materials together

  • Compress powders using a compression machine

Main Duties

  • Adjust equipment to ensure the desired output of materials is reached

  • Ensure equipment is clean and free of any foreign matter

  • Lift and move equipment around

  • Clean equipment after it is used

  • Wear safety apparatus, including a half-face respirator, steel cap boots and hair net (all provided upon commencement)

  • Document important information in log books

About You

You will have:

  • Problem solving skills

  • Neat handwriting

  • Initiative and a "can-do" attitude

  • Experience in a similar environment (preferred)

You will also be able to:

  • Read and follow instructions

  • Calculate and solve mathematical problems using a calculator

  • Interpret and plot numbers on charts

  • Understand the importance of strict, government enforced procedures

Employee Benefits

  • Free onsite parking

  • Free fruit, tea, coffee and milo

  • Various lunchroom and washroom facilities around the site

  • State of the art canteen onsite with a variety of subsidised food options

  • Benefits for health and financial wellness

  • Annual leave loading, as well as paid bereavement leave

  • Additional paid parental leave

  • Retirement savings plans

  • Competitive compensation programs

  • Career and development planning for continuous growth and learning

  • Paid volunteer leave

  • Recognition programs


  • Viatris has been named in Forbes’ World’s Best Employers 2022 list. We have now received this recognition in each of our first two years – and for 2022, we are ranked in the top 10% of the 800 global employers who made the ranking.

  • Viatris strives to create a positive, productive work environment where integrity, dignity and mutual respect for all is ingrained each and every one of us.

  • Together, we are building a highly inclusive organization where employees are welcome to bring their best, authentic selves to work every day.

  • Our goal is to provide a safe, supportive community where employees feel they belong and can use their unique experiences, perspectives and skills to make a difference in the lives of others.

At Viatris, we offer competitive salaries, benefits and an inclusive environment where you can use your experiences, perspectives and skills to help make an impact on the lives of others. 

Viatris is an Equal Opportunity Employer.