Facility and Equipment Validation Associate – Nutraceuticals (12-Month Contract) (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Excellent Opportunity for a Professional Experienced in Validation within the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Security of a Year’s Employment with the Leave Entitlements Associated with a Full-Time Position
  • Multinational Complementary Medicine Manufacturer—Excellent Facilities, Friendly & Supportive Work Culture



Our client is a multinational company specialising in the manufacture of complementary medicines, which includes products in solid and liquid dosage forms. With facilities in the USA, Asia, and Australia, the company prides itself in its ability to develop, deliver, and manufacture various consumer health care products of the highest quality for their clients—from their conception right through to commercialisation.

To employees, our client offers excellent facilities, career progression, and a supportive, friendly, and professional work environment.



Our client requires a motivated professional with at least five years’ industry experience in a similar role in pharmaceutical manufacturing, which shall initially fall under arrangements within a 12-month contract. The ideal candidate will have a tertiary qualification in engineering, science, or a related discipline plus an in-depth knowledge of validation and understanding of relevant the regulatory and compliance requirements applicable in a GMP facility.

Apply for this contract role if you are looking for an opportunity to be involved in the manufacture of products designed for people seeking to live a long and healthy life.

You will be responsible and accountable for the following:

  • Managing of validation activities associated with HVAC systems, encapsulation machines, tableting machines, and filling & packaging machines
  • Authoring validation protocols and reviewing of various compliance documentation (e.g., FAT, SAT, URS, IQ, OQ & PQ)
  • Preparing qualification document and reports consistent with quality and regulatory requirements
  • Participating in customer audits and inspections performed by the TGA



The successful candidate will be a professional with at least five years’ experience in pharmaceuticals and able to demonstrate a history with the validation of equipment used for manufacturing gel, softgel, and solid dosage forms. Previous experience with complementary medicines (e.g., probiotics) is highly regarded.

To be shortlisted for consideration for this role, you shall be experienced with the qualification and validation of manufacturing equipment used in the pharmaceutical industry and have a working knowledge of process validation (PV, CV & VP).

Prior to the conclusion of the initial 12-month contract there will be a review of this role for its permanency.

To be successful in your application you must meet the following criteria:

  • Possess a relevant tertiary qualification
  • Have accrued a minimum of five years’ experience in similar role(s), specifically within the area of validation and in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Be knowledgeable of the regulatory guidelines applicable to the validation of: –
    – manufacturing processes; and
    – equipment and its cleaning
  • Capability to prepare, review, and execute validation protocols and maintain all documentation associate with compliance to all applicable requirements
  • Ability to work within a cross-functional team bridging production and engineering
  • Be familiar with GMP and its application in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Demonstrate competency to routinely monitor environmental conditions

Our client has advised, prior experience with the manufacture of complementary medicines will be advantageous to an application.



To apply for this role, click the ‘Apply Now’ button to send your updated resume and a covering letter addressing selection criteria to CS Executive Group.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please call the Melbourne office on +61 (0)3 9516 0100 during our office hours (9 am to 5 pm). Alternatively, to arrange a conversation at a mutually convenient time, send an SMS to Daniel Turner on 0415 573 220.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we receive daily, we can only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience. Accordingly, if on this occasion you are not successful in being shortlisted, your resume will remain on our database and be considered for future suitable roles.