Encapsulation / Softgel Machine Operator

  • Contract
  • Part Time
  • Cape town
  • Applications have closed

SFG Engineering Services

This is a Contract Role

Responsibilities :

· Operate a soft gel machine that produce capsule and tablets

·  Ensures materials are correct and fed to encapsulation machinery in accordance with specific procedures.

·  Uses hand tools to adjust equipment controls and operating parts as  appropriate to product

·  Continuously monitors the production process, ensuring the ribbon thickness meets standards, temperature is appropriate to product, and weight and size of finished product meets specifications

·  Troubleshoots any equipment/process problems and resolves as quickly as possible

·  Performs changeovers from one product or batch to another , disassembles equipment and clean according to procedures, reassembles and makes ready for next batch , works with tooling/set –ups

·  Scoops capsules onto trays, spreads them into a single layer and stack for drying, completes stacks cards accurately and completely

· Lifts containers of in process, raw, finished or waste products and transports within department as necessary

·  Maintains required logs and other records accurately and completely. Uses computer to enter the data

·  Perform all duties in compliance with safety rules, standards operating procedures and good manufacturing practices

·  Perform other related duties as assigned

·   Manufacture gelatine   

Please Note: This is NOT a position for Fitters & Turners