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Production Operator - 1st shift

Production Operator - 1st shift

At Argenta we have a passion for what we do, and we relish a challenge.

About us

We are in the animal health business, partnering with our clients in the areas of Research and Development (R&D) and manufacturing to produce pharmaceuticals for both farm and companion animals.  Originally founded in 2006 by a New Zealand chemist with an entrepreneurial mindset, Argenta’s vision is “Healthier Animals, Sustainably”.  Our recipe for success has been our uniqueness in our vision and our people.  Argenta now has operations across the globe with locations in New Zealand, the United States, Scotland, Germany, and Spain with 600+ employees globally.


Your key responsibilities in this role would include:

  • Operating assembly, packing, and labelling equipment, performing in-process checks to ensure products are manufactured to a high quality
  • Maintaining a high level of housekeeping and cleanliness within the production area
  • Ensuring all equipment used is cleaned, calibrated, and lubricated between batches
  • Production batch documentation is completed accurately and in compliance to cGMP standards


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Past production/manufacturing background. Experience in a GMP environment is strongly preferred 
  • Have a good understanding of Health & Safety practices and a commitment to safety
  • At least 3 years manufacturing experience in pharmaceutical / animal health, food or related industry is preferred but not required
  • Great communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Good Mathematical skills 
  • Mechanical aptitude


This position is subject to a DEA background check post offer and at regular intervals.  This position is also required to complete a post offer drug test. Both the background and drug test must comply with company standards or offers of employment will be rescinded.

You will also be someone who is aligned with our company values of "We are Doers, We are Team Players, We are Innovators, We are Customer-Centric".

We pride ourselves on the uniqueness of our development and manufacturing abilities and the skills and qualities of our team.


The position is Monday - Thursday 6am-4:30pm.  Overtime and weekend hours are required when necessary.


Want to know more about Argenta? Visit our website

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

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