Production Technician


Production Technician

Location: Arnprior, Ontario
Posted: May 20th 2022
Deadline: July 19th, 2022

Founded in 2009, Pillar5 Pharma is an industry-leading Canadian contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), based in the Ottawa Valley. We are a full-service provider of sterile ophthalmic solutions and solid dose manufacturing, and the market leader in multi-dose preservative free technology.

We make great products that people use each and every day. We make eye drops, ear drops, allergy medication and other off-the-shelf pharmaceuticals. We manufacture products for some of the largest pharma companies on the planet. And we do it all from the small community of Arnprior.

We are recruiting for a creative, dynamic, customer and solution focused Production Technician to join our operations team. This is a full-time position.

Reporting to the Manager, Production, you will be responsible to set up, modify, operate, troubleshoot and repair several different types of packaging machinery.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform initial set-up of machine at outset of each shift including inputting pre-determined settings and dialing in machine for optimal output
  • Triage equipment issues; diagnose malfunctions and perform first line of repair
  • Lead efficient and timely equipment change-over efforts
  • Perform and follow written set-up and maintenance on machines and equipment as per preventative maintenance schedule
  • Become an internal expert on machine operation and regularly train and educate operators on proper handling and usage of equipment
  • Work with facility mechanics and engineering on machine equipment repair and maintenance activities
  • Make recommendation and implement continuous improvement to equipment and processes
  • Grade 12 diploma required; post secondary education is an asset
  • Strong mechanical aptitude such as hands-on mechanical repair experience (you’re a backyard mechanic)
  • Proven troubleshooter; you can diagnose problems and trace to root causes
  • Excellent team worker with organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated learner; we need someone who wants to learn about our complex production equipment and how to run, maintain and repair it
  • Experience in manufacturing as an operator is an asset
  • Ability to work shifts and be on call when needed
Additional Information

At Pillar5 Pharma, we’re always looking for committed, talented, and hard-working individuals to join our team. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to make products that will keep the world healthy on a daily basis.

Please send your resume in MS Word or PDF format.

Contact Information
Human Resources
365 Madawaska Boulevard,
Arnprior, Ontario, Canada

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