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Tablet Press Set-up (2nd Shift, 2:00pm - 10:30pm)

United States, New Jersey, Leonia
Sep 26, 2023

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestle Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life, Nature's Bounty, Vital Proteins, Nuun, Persona Nutrition, BOOST, Carnation Breakfast Essentials, Peptamen, Compleat Organic Blends, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.

Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.

We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Job Summary:

The Tablet Press Set-Up is responsible for all assembly/disassembly, maintenance, and operation of various tablet press and compression machines. They are also responsible for adhering to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) that are in effect assuring the quality and quantity of product produced.

Shift:Monday - Friday 2:00pm- 10:30pm (with some Saturdays)


  • Disassembles, cleans and assembles various tablet-press and compression machines
  • Maintains the working condition of various tablet-press and compression machines
  • Starts-up a production run following the completion of the set up process
  • Diagnoses issues that arise during a set-up
  • Keeps log books accurate with current information
  • Enters start up and in-process information into the batch record
  • Operates the tablet-press and compression machines based on the business demand
  • Handles material handling equipment like Palette Jacks and Manual Lifts
  • Responsible for adhering to SOPs, cGMPs, safety requirements and procedures
  • Covers for Operators during breaks and/or absences
  • Performs all other duties as assigned


  • 2 years of prior mechanical or manufacturing machine operator experience
  • Previous manufacturing or pharmaceutical experience preferred

Education, Certification, Licenses & Registrations:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)


  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Basic technical skills
  • Must be able to respond to and follow verbal/written instructions
  • Basic written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

Expected High Performance Behaviors:

  • Exhibit positive attitude regarding work and responsibilities
  • Ability to work collaboratively within teams
  • Ability to maintain effectiveness during major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures
  • Continuously look for ways to do things faster and better, while maintaining high quality standards
  • Is creative and intellectually curious; tries different and novel ways to solve obstacles

Physical Demands:

  • Physical ability to lift, stand, climb, bend, within in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds Work environment may be exposed to powders, chemicals and allergens (peanuts, tree nuts, milk, dairy, eggs, wheat, gluten, soy, fish and shellfish)
  • Work environment may be exposed to powders, chemicals and allergens (peanuts, tree nuts, milk, dairy, eggs, wheat, gluten, soy, fish and shellfish)


It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.

The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.