Aseptic Packaging Area Equipment Cleaner (Mid-Night Shift)


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Careers at Pillar5 Pharma

Aseptic Packaging Area Equipment Cleaner (Mid-Night Shift) (1 Permanent, Full Time Position Available)

Reporting to the Manager, APA, the APA Cleaner’s main role is performing cleaning in sterile area machines including respective rooms and associated rooms. Duties also include running and setting up of equipment on an as need basis.


  • Dismantle, clean, disinfect and reassemble filling and ancillary equipment
  • Complete bubble point and pressure hold tests on Sterile filters
  • Transfer components into the aseptic area
  • Load, operate and unload an autoclave, according to specific SOPs
  • Take microbial samples of cleaning solutions, disinfectants, and water, and deliver to the lab for testing as required
  • Able to conduct viable and non-viable EM sampling
  • Able to perform disinfection of the area as per SOPs
  • Able to perform other activities required to fill product aseptically (transfer of components, solution preparation, etc.)
  • Completes relevant documentation completely and accurately including microbiology documentation
  • Strictly adheres to Good Aseptic Practices, Standard Operating Procedures, safety guidelines and Good Manufacturing Practices during all aspects of this role
  • Conducts other duties as required, including alternate packaging duties within Manufacturing Operations
  • Good Aseptic Practices


  • Grade 12 diploma
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and mathematical skills
  • Able to multi-task and adapt to change
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Proven ability to follow written procedures and complete accurate documentation
  • Strong working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices and a proven commitment to excellent product quality
  • Working knowledge of aseptic principles and experience working in a clean room or aseptic area is considered an asset
  • The ability to complete gowning qualification for duties in grade A, B, and C areas
  • Capable of working all shifts and meeting the physical demands of this position, including extended periods of standing, reaching and lifting
  • Ability to work mainly a mid-night shift but the flexible to work other shifts (day, evening, and weekend, or as needed) to meet business need

Application process: Please send your resume using the form below.