Coating Operator

Miami, FL 33172

Posted: 10/01/2018 Employment Type: Full Time Temp to Hire Industry: PHARMACEUTICALS Job Number: COPPLD Pay Rate: $14.75-$17.75 Branch: Division:







    • Perform manufacturing tasks as assigned in the manufacturing department with proficiency in all aspects of tablet coating.

    • Operate and clean manufacturing coating room and equipment.

    • Operate and clean all coating and solution preparation equipment used in the film coating operation.

    • Set up coating equipment and calibrate spray guns.

    • Transport core tablets from staging area to coating room. Verify all core tablet containers for accuracy and quantities received.

    • Operate tablet coating machines as per product batch record following Standard Operating Procedures.

    • Calculate tablet weight gain and document all in process quality checks.

    • Load the tablet coater with tablet cores.

    • Set up the coaters Compu-Coat system according to the validated coating parameters. 

    • Monitor validated coating parameters make adjustment as needed.

    • Un-load coated tablets into container for weight out. 

    • Calculate and document USP water and colorant weight in the batch record.

    • Transport solution to coating room. 

    • Document all process readings in the manufacturing batch record. 

    • Perform changeover and set-up of designated manufacturing equipment.

    • Practice Good Manufacturing procedure as trained in cGMP training.

    • Required to wear appropriate safety equipment and adhere to safety procedures and Federal and State regulations.

    • Monitor coating machine operation periodically and report any abnormal conditions to the immediate Supervisor.

    • Assist manufacturing supervisor in the collection of information to conduct investigations.

    • Follow procedures described in SOP’s and report deviations to the immediate supervisor.

    • Facilitate and cooperate with any Continuous Improvement Program.

    • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


    • High School diploma or equivalent. 

    • 5-7 years experience as solid dose Manufacturing Operator. 

    • Demonstrated proficiency in the English Language, both written and oral.

    • Proficiency in basic math.

    • Ability to lift routinely 30-60 lbs.

    • Exposure to vitamins, mineral, herbal, and OTC products disagreeable odors, high-noise levels, continuous standing.  No allergies.

  • Adhere to pre-established manufacturing schedule.


This is a third shift position from 10 pm to 6:30 am 

Sunamy Alvarez

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