Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 16 ka January 2022.

Contract General Assistant

Aspen Pharmacare Holdings - East London, Eastern Cape

Contract | General Work

Closing date yi 16 ka January 2022

Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Contract General Assistant East London


  • Prepare, clean and inspect work areas and equipment.
  • Handle and stage raw materials and sample work area(s) and equipment for contamination. \
  • Sanitise drains and pipes to avoid contamination and related administrative tasks.


  • National Certification (N3) with 0-2 years’ related experience
  • Engineering qualification and Manufacturing experience would be an advantage

Skills & Competencies

  • Basic technical knowledge of pharmaceutical production processes, procedures, systems and equipment.
  • Basic understanding of pharmaceutical standards and compliance requirements
  • Finalising outputs
  • Following procedures
  • Information gathering and action orientated


Operational Support:

  • Execute production activities within established policies, practices and guidelines, as well as established quality and safety standards
  • Optimise own work processes
  • Identify gaps in current policies and procedures
  • Facilitate implementation of processes in own area of work

Inspections & Verifications:

  • Perform visual inspections of production area(s) and equipment▪ Perform pre-production checks such as environmental checks, scale checks, and equipment pre-checks as per BMR, SOP and product specifications▪ Verify scale and measuring equipment performance

Material Handling:

  • Dispense, transfer, weigh and collect raw materials for processing▪ Ensure raw materials are staged for processing, in line with requirements

Production Preparation:

  • Set up the room and IBCs for production activities▪ Prepare solutions for production activities as per SOP

Routine Support Tasks:

  • Clean work area(s) and equipment before and after processing of materials as per SOP and cleaning checklist
  • Perform routine equipment checks and transfer of equipment
  • Collect samples of production area and equipment for testing
  • Control contamination in area by flushing drains and pipes
  • Assist with sorting of defected products and discard/ minimise waste
  • Provide information to assist with campaign preparation
  • Identify and report on operational problems out of specification

Reporting & Record Keeping:

  • Complete batch record labels
  • Complete Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) sheets
  • Perform half-hourly inspections of production area(s)
  • Attend shift meetings▪ Provide information for completion of reports
  • Complete and consolidate standard documents
  • Maintain and update records and systems as required

Additional Information

  • Aspen fully subscribes to the principles of Employment Equity and will make decisions in line with this ethos.


  • Market Related


  • 6 - 9 Months

Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 16 ka January 2022.

Lo msebenzi ufakwe ngu Tebuho Moshoeshoe nge 13 ka January 2022