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Production Chemist

  • Precision manufacture of pharmaceuticals
  • Play a pivotal role in our continued success and growth
  • Based in Wellington region; company in growth mode

About the role

Being passionate about patient outcomes is essential for driving the continuous success and growth of the production team as the Production Chemist, where you’ll play a key role in manufacturing pharmaceutical products. This dynamic role involves working on a rotating roster, covering the night shift for production and the day shift for preparation, materials management, facility compliance, and customer interaction.


  • Precision manufacture of pharmaceuticals.
  • Follow operational procedures within the Quality Management System.
  • Update daily manufacturing and dispensing records.
  • Communicate with customers regarding supply impacts as needed.
  • Manage labelling, packaging, dispatch, and logistics requirements.
  • Report and address performance issues. Investigation and risk identification. 
  • Assist in reagent preparation and chemical testing.
  • Work rotating shifts. (Nights 12am-9am)

Skills & Experience:

  • A science or pharmaceutical degree is required.
  • Attention to detail and precision in following standard operating procedures.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proactive approach to problem-solving and issue resolution.


  • Night shift allowance of $75/night shift.
  • Excellent opportunity for graduates or individuals with limited experience; opportunity to develop your career.
  • Training will be provided and an excellent opportunity to be trained in a specialised field.

About the company

Our client specializes in manufacturing life science products with a mission to enhance patient health using accessible, targeted pharmaceuticals. The manufacturing facility operates under rigorous quality standards and ensures operational excellence and compliance with regulatory authorities. Looking ahead to exciting growth these opportunities have arisen. 

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Gary Scott on 09 200 3124 for a confidential discussion. 

To apply for this vacancy you MUST be a New Zealand citizen, or resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.

Scitex specialises in permanent, contract and temporary recruitment – and has done so since 1987. We are here to engineer better Mondays. We love connecting talented people with great work opportunities in workplaces where you can thrive and make a meaningful difference. 

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