GNC 2nd Shift Machine Operator - Solid Dosage Coating in Greenville, South Carolina

Job Summary

Responsible for breaking-down, cleaning, tooling, setting up, preparing solution for, running, and monitoring Tablet coating machines such that all quality and/or customer specifications are achieved in an effective and efficient manner in EITHER the batch coating OR continuous coating area.The hours for this position are 2pm-10:15pm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare coating equipment for use, to include:

  • Following SOPs, clean all coating equipment and rooms.

  • Get next scheduled product from operation specialist.

  • Gather all necessary paperwork to manufacture the next scheduled lot.

  • Prepare solutions for use in the coating process.

  • Verify product (solution and cores) for use in the manufacture of each production lot.

  • Apply coating solution to tablet cores, to include:

  • Load and unload tablet cores in the coating process.

  • Follow the batch record instructions to apply the coating solution.

  • Document all processing steps in the batch record.

  • Monitor and chart coating process per SOP.

  • Make adjustments as necessary to keep all parameters in specification.

  • Reconcile the final bulk product.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Support training of new operators.

  • Overtime as required.

  • Knowledge and compliance of company policies and SOP's.

  • Knowledge and understanding of all of the cGMP's relating to this position.

Job Specifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must complete the operator certification program within 6 months.


  • Previous nutraceutical or pharmaceutical manufacturing experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Good math and reading skills.

  • The ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail required.

  • Some mechanic ability helpful.

  • Ability to obtain license for and operate forklift equipment.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A

Work Environment / Travel / Physical Demands

  • Manufacturing environment

  • Must be able to lift and maneuver weights up to 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to work in a dusty environment with a wide range of raw materials.

  • Must wear personal protection equipment as required by batch record and SOP's, which may include: dust masks, gloves, goggles, and hearing protection.