Contract General Assistant

Aspen Pharmacare Holdings – Gqeberha, Eastern Cape

Contract | General Work

Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Contract General Assistant Gqeberha


  • Applications are invited for the Contract General Assistant vacancies that exists in the Solids department.
  • The successful incumbent will report to the Production team Leader.
  • Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates in line with Aspen’s Transformation Agenda.


  • Grade 12
  • Manufacturing experience would be an advantage


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



  • Market Related


  • < 6 Months

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