Opelika, Alabama Coating Operator (NIGHTS)

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  • Requisition Number R6863
  • Full Time Full time
  • Shift Regular
  • Area of Interest Manufacturing Production, Processing & Assembly
  • Location Opelika, Alabama


Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.

Coating Operator (NIGHTS-12HR)

Position Summary:

Responsible for operating automatic equipment that mixes coating solutions and coats vitamin products, ensuring finished products comply with production standards and tolerances. 



  • Identifies and locates coating ingredients, transports to mixer, mixes in accordance with specific instructions to prepare solution for a particular product; subdivides and transfer solution to coating pans.

  • Identifies and locates in-process tablets for coating; subdivides and loads tablets into the coating machine.

  • Calibrates controls on equipment to ensure proper volume, atomization, pan speed, and temperatures for each type of product; monitors the coating process operation constantly to ensure product is coated in accordance with company standards.

  • Apply Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to charge and yield products.

  • Unloads, subdivides coated tablets; and weighs/reconciles finished product to within 97%-101% of loaded product.

  • Completes and maintains specific and accurate documentation on batch records, labels and logs.

  • Disassembles equipment, cleans; reassembles and prepares for next batch of coating; cleans other areas of room to ensure a sanitary coating operation.

  • Performs all duties in compliance with safety rules, standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:


Requires a high school diploma or GED.


Forklift certification within six months of attaining position.


Requires 3 months of manufacturing experience.  Prior experience as a production machine operator or utility worker is preferred.  A complete working knowledge of the coating operation from preparation of coating solutions to operating coating equipment is preferred.



  • Manual dexterity to manipulate controls and adjust equipment.

  • English communication skills to maintain routine written logs and records.  Communicate with supervisors and others and read batch records, operating instructions, and safety regulations.

Physical Requirements:

Stand/walk for the full work shift.  Perform repetitive job duties for long periods of time.  Push/pull/lift/carry containers of product regularly throughout shift.  Safely operate a lift truck, pallet jack and forklift, in congested areas.


Constant exposure to noise levels loud enough to require employees wear hearing protection.  Warm temperature levels, fumes, vibration, dust, etc., sufficient to cause minor discomfort.  The employee must wear protective eye wear, dust mask, safety shoes, gloves and back support. 


The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices, without endangering the health or safety of self or others.

Supervisory Responsibility:


Here, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you have the opportunity to grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.

Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.

Annual Pay

Annual Pay Range

$41,308.00 - $61,808.00

This represents the minimum and maximum base salary range for this role, plus annual incentive. Various elements are used to determine a candidate’s starting salary such as job experience, specific skills, and comparison to internal incumbents currently in the role.  This information is provided to applicants in accordance with state and local laws.

Pharmavite provides compensation for all overtime hours worked by non-exempt (hourly) employees in accordance with state and federal law. The need to work overtime hours will be determined by management, based on customer and business necessity to meet the needs of our business, Pharmavite may require employees to work overtime.

Voluntary overtime requested by non-exempt employees must be approved in advance by the employee’s supervisor.

Visit Pharmavite.com/careers to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begins with us.

Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.


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