Job Postings

Machine Operator 1

Location :Winnipeg,MB

Address :150 Beghin Avenue

Number of positions available :5

Job status : Permanent

Work schedule : Full time

Work shift : Night

Starting date : As soon as possible

Salary :17.76$ per hour

Vita Health Products Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of quality natural health products and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals is seeking candidates for several full-time production worker opportunities in our manufacturing and packaging areas, located in the St. Boniface Industrial Park.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must be able to complete an online pre-qualification exam in order to be eligible for interview and employment. Access to a home desktop or laptop computer is required.


· Machine Operator 1 - Nights - 11pm-7am

Nature of the Position:

Under the direction of the Manufacturing Manager or Supervisor and within the policies, standards and procedures of Vita Health Products, this position will be responsible for the production of quality encapsulation (Capsule) and compression (Tablet) products in a timely fashion, according to SOP, Safety, GMP regulations and the method of manufacture.

Specific Duties:

· Perform a complete clean down of all encapsulation machines, tablet presses and associated parts/tooling sets.

· Perform interval testing of product during operation to ensure high quality standards are met and optimum product specification values are achieved as stated in the manufacturing job order.

· Use of the Labor Tracking computer system and programs for all Compression job orders and operations.

· Complete all documentation correctly, accurately and on time that is related to the Compression area operations and processing of an encapsulation or compression product.

· Operate and monitor the tablet presses and encapsulation machines within the manufacturing operating guidelines, applicable SOP’s, Safety practices and not to exceed any parameters or cause excessive stress that may lead to equipment damage or breakdown.

· Maintain your work station and the General Compression area for cleanliness and organization at all times.

· Maintain all service equipment and tools used in the Compression area in satisfactory condition, operate within the manufacturers’ guidelines and clean and store as required.

· Perform other tasks within the Compression dept. as required.

· Follow all Health and Safety, GMP and SOP policies to ensure the highest quality and standards for our products.

· Perform task assignments as instructed by the Manufacturing Manager or Supervisor.

Experience and Skills

· Grade 12 Education or equivalent.

· Post-secondary certificate in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing considered an asset.

· Experience operating encapsulation or compression machines preferred.

· Basic computer knowledge and familiarity with the Operating and Labor Tracking system.

· Able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. and capable of standing on your feet for a full 8.0 hr. shift.

· Good oral and written communication skills.

· Must successfully complete qualification process which includes a written and practical test.

· Mechanical aptitude and good mathematical skills.

In addition to a competitive hourly wage, evening and night-shift premiums and full benefits, we offer a truly rewarding work environment.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected applicants will be contacted.

Level of education : University

Status : Completed

Work experience (years) : 3-5 years

Written French : Intermediate

Written English : Intermediate

Accidental death insurance

Commitment to work-life balance

Company discounts

Company supplied uniform

Competitive salary

Dental insurance

Disability insurance

Employee assistance program

Free parking

Life insurance

Long-term disability insurance


Medical and paramedical expenses coverage

On-going training

Pension plan

Recognition program

Registered retirement savings plan

Short-term disability insurance

Travel insurance


Vision care insurance

Years of service recognition

This employer is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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