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  • Posted: Nov 18, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Biovac was founded in 2003 to revive and restore South Africa’s vaccine manufacturing capabilities. We are an African based manufacturer contributing towards filling the gap that exists in the lack of African vaccine manufacturing capability. We recognise that we’ll only achieve this if we match scientific innovation through local biotechnolog...
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    Material Handling Operator

    About the job

    BIOVAC is one of the leading sterile vaccine manufacturers rooted in Africa, with our core purpose being to "protect life" We are looking to hire a dynamic, passionate, confident, proactive and meticulous Material Handling Operator to join a goal oriented team.


    Qualifications Needed:

    • Matric/Grade 12 or equivalent.

    • Certificate in Storekeeping/ Warehousing or equivalent.


    Necessary Skills & Industry Knowledge:

    • At least 1-2 years’ experience within a similar position.

    • Experience in quality management systems within a cGMP facility.


    Key Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Adhere to SOPs and efficiency standards to ensure effective material handling activities and storage of all goods in Stores and Warehouse.

    • Process of reservation and BOM requests.

    • Review and complete all relevant documentation as it occur.

    • Perform transactions on the stock management systems (electronic and/or manual) to reflect the activity performed and are up to date.

    • Perform physical stock counts, expiry checks and submit reports to the Stock Controller

    • Perform the physical receiving operations and complete all relevant documentation to GDocP standards.

    • Adhere to requisite SOPs when receiving of goods.

    • Ensures physical resources for receiving activities (pallet jack, pallets) are available by upfront planning of activities and evaluation of incoming goods delivery schedules.

    • Prepare the area for the receiving activity.

    • Work within the area cleared for the operation

    • Informs line management as to quantities of consumables used for BIOVAC operations are as per the required minimum as dictated by safety/buffer stock levels.

    • Ensure systems are followed for all Material Handling operations; receiving, pick and pack and stock control are in accordance with GWP.

    • Ensures MH and stock records operations records are systematically filed and easily retrievable.

    • Plant hygiene / cleanliness is maintained- Ensure maintenance of the area and any equipment used in daily activities

    • Premises and equipment- Check calibration & maintenance records of the section and escalate any problem areas.

    • Ensures goods are always protected to prevent deterioration and/or loss.

    • Ensure that all applicable documents are completed for the operations performed daily.

    • Ensure that measurements and statistics are reported on a regular basis.

    • Pro-actively plan for sufficient cold packs and components to be available for the packing operation.

    • Pick the goods as reflected on the pick list – ensure accuracy picked and order checked by Supervisor.

    • Ensure Pick lists are completed correctly as per SOP, GDocP and training.

    • Ensure all areas including cold room & freezer are clean and tidy at all times.

    • Pro-actively communicate timeously to line management of the need for purchasing packaging components.

    By submitting your CV and personal information, you agree that Biovac may utilise this information to conduct and complete our recruitment process, which entails distributing your information to all internal recruitment participants and service providers who form part of the process. Application Deadline: 26 November 2021.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Biovac on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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