Temporary Manufacturing Operator Job at BBI Group – in Cape Town, Western Cape

Job Description

The Company

BBI Solutions has served the global diagnostics industry for over 50 years, as a leading developer and manufacturer of raw materials and finished test platforms for the in-vitro diagnostics market. Product ranges include antigens, antibodies, enzymes, serums and plasma’s as well as renowned labels for lateral flow and ELISA assays.

Our mission is to deliver exceptional products and technologies that people rely on to enjoy a better quality of life. Through innovation, partnership, effective delivery and the collaboration of our people, we constantly strive to help set industry standards, engender trust and build our reputation for excellence.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Operator to join us on a temporary basis at our Cape Town site.


The salary offered for this role is competitive and makes up part of BBI’s attractive benefits package, which includes:

Provident Fund

% Contributory retirement scheme

Death in service insurance

Disability insurance

Private Healthcare Scheme

15 days annual leave, which increases by 1 day per annum to 20 days

Birthday leave

Long Service Awards

The Role

As a Manufacturing Operator 2, you will be responsible for following rigid procedures in the manufacturing process. Recording information related to manufacturing process and process times. Ensuring the manufacturing equipment is cared for and maintained. Reporting all damage or defects and complete non-conformance forms. Keeping production area clean, neat and tidy, free from any debris in compliance with cGMP. Participating in stock take, capturing & ordering of stock. Required to train other operators & be trained on all Production equipment and process stages from Extraction to F/Dry. Required to be trained as a first aider, health & safety representative or fire fighter. Operate a forklift to assist with movement of material. Responsible for calibration of process equipment (ph, conductivity & temperature meters & scale). Will be required to conduct product release in absence of the Team Leader or Production Technician. Must be able to work extended hours, weekends or night shift if required due to operational requirements.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to;

Follow working instructions to operate any Production related equipment for the particular process.

Complete batch records as per process in a 100% accurate & timely fashion, 100% compliance to BBI & ISO Quality standards.

Clean equipment and work area as per cleaning procedures & to GMP standards & adherence to microbial swab requirements per month.

Requisitions of good from the stores when required.

On time in full delivery (OTIF) to internal customers

Capture hours & material spent on process onto Syspro ERP System, 100% accuracy.

Completion of MBR’s to be 100% daily post a process stage

Interpretation of QC Data & completion of 2 log books daily or monthly.

Identifying Process Improvements & assist with process problem solving.

Initiation of Non-conformances & completion of forms.

Produce batches to full capacity; process & equipment dependent.

Train other operators & receive training on all Production process stages from Extraction to F/Dry.

Personal Development: Willing to be trained on In-process control analysis (E280, RZ & Activity), autonomous maintenance, production planning, product releases, leadership & mentorship.

Participation in problem solving, improvement (5-S) & cost saving projects.

Able to lift 25kg bags.

Comply with documented process & work instructions.


To be successful in your application you will need to demonstrate experience of working in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical or GMP facilities (food/cosmetics). An understanding of process and product compliance to ISO & GMP along with the flow of material, processes and documentation are essential.

If you are an internal employee applying for this vacancy you and your manager are required to complete an internal transfer form. This needs to be completed in full and attached to your application along with your CV and cover letter.

“ AA candidates will be given preference in line with our AA requirements; however, we will select candidates from all groups.”


Cape Town


Enzymes Non-IVD

Job Title

Temporary Manufacturing Operator




Cape Town


Cape Town

About Company

Company: BBI Group –

Company Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape

About BBI Group -