Job Description

Compression/Encapsulation Operator


  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • 5-7 years experience as solid dose Manufacturing Operator.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the English Language, both written and oral.
  • Proficiency in basic math (addition, subtraction and division).
  • Ability to lift routinely 30-60 lbs.
  • Exposure to vitamins, mineral, herbal, and OTC products disagreeable odors, high-noise levels, constantly bending, lifting and standing for long periods. No allergies.
  • Adhere to pre-established manufacturing schedule and company policies.


  • Operate and clean manufacturing encapsulation and/or room and equipment
  • Transport blended materials from staging area to encapsulation and/or compression room
  • Verify all blend materials for accuracy and quantities received
  • Operate encapsulation and/or tablet press machines as per product batch record following Standard Operating Procedures
  • Document all process readings in the manufacturing batch record
  • Perform changeover and set-up of designated manufacturing equipment
  • Practice Good Manufacturing procedure as trained in cGMP training
  • Required to wear appropriate safety equipment and adhere to safety procedures and Federal and State regulations
  • Monitor tablet press operation periodically and report any abnormal conditions to the immediate Supervisor
  • Assist manufacturing supervisor in the collection of information to conduct investigations
  • Follow procedures described in SOP’s and report deviations to the immediate supervisor
  • Facilitate and cooperate with any Continuous Improvement Program
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Additional responsibilities for Encapsulation:

  • Set up encapsulation equipment according to batch record specifications
  • Maintain required capsule weight and document all in process quality checks
  • Load the capsules and blend materials into the encapsulator
  • Set up the encapsulator according to the validated parameters
  • Monitor validated encapsulation parameters and make adjustment as needed
  • Transport filled capsule to staging area
  • Document all process readings in the manufacturing batch record

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Roswell GA
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