Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Looking for pharmaceutical jobs or FMCG jobs in Australia? This is an exciting time to join Key Pharmaceuticals. Joining the team will see you collaborate with dedicated people who share our values of integrity, quality, passion and long term partnerships.

Warehouse Distribution Manager

Full Time

Sydney – NSW

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Key Pharmaceuticals is a leading Australian privately owned consumer healthcare company proudly serving consumers, customers and healthcare professionals since 1901, becoming Key Pharmaceuticals in 1985. The majority of our products are therapeutic goods designed to improve health, well-being, vitality and physical appearance; we also market home use diagnostics.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Warehouse & Distribution Manager to join our Operations team. Reporting to the Director of Operations, this role is responsible for managing the warehouse and distribution function. This also involves managing the production team and ensuring they are trained to Goods Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards. This is a 12 month, fixed-term contract role based in our Macquarie Park warehouse.



Core job responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of Operations, you will be required to:

  • Coordinate the control, placement and on-the-job training for all warehouse employees
  • Manage the receipt, control and dispatch of all inventory. Tasks include:
    • Conduct cycle counting of all inventory held in the warehouse and other locations
    • Ensure accurate count is maintained within the computerised inventory management system
    • Ensure components for production are picked and forwarded to third party contractors in a timely manner
    • Coordinate stock transfers between contractors and Key warehouses
    • Negotiate contracts with transport companies
    • Investigate and resolve service complaint reports relating to discrepancies on customer orders
    • Prepare and submit reports to management in relation to warehouse performance
    • Liaise with transport and contracted providers to ensure efficient business systems and approval of invoices for payments.
    • Purchase consumable items for warehouse operations
    • Notify the QA Associate of adverse events to medicines within 24 hours of receiving notification of an adverse event
    • Manage the packing room and schedule packing requirements


Experience Required

  • Demonstrated experience in applying GMP principles and procedures
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing including therapeutic goods manufacturing, and ideally supply to major grocery customers and pharmaceutical wholesalers
  • Proven experience in process and structure optimisation
  • A demonstrated understanding of Manufacturing process systems


Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor of Operations is preferred


Skills Required


  • Technical Skills
    • Proficiency in computerized inventory systems
    • Knowledge of Logistics computer operating systems
    • Process driven – willingness to improve and optimise processes


  • Communication Skills
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise with all levels, such as vendors, customers and other employees
    • Ability to create written reports for management review


  • Interpersonal Skills
    • Ability to work autonomously without supervision
    • Ability to work as a team member effectively


  • Leadership Skills
    • Leadership excellence and the ability to enhance, develop and motivate the team
    • Ability to delegate tasks and monitor progress
    • Ability to exercise judgement to address several demands in parallel
    • Ability to resolve workplace conflicts as needed


  • Professional / Organizational Skills
    • Sound time management skills to ensure deadlines and targets are met
    • Knowledge of relevant company procedures


  • Analytical Skills
    • Ability to review, identify and implement improvements to work practices
    • Outstanding decision making and problem-solving skills.


This is a great opportunity to join a leading consumer healthcare company, which is still a family owned business at heart. Key Pharmaceuticals will offer the right candidate a stable, friendly work environment while you develop your career and be rewarded for your commitment.


To apply, please click the apply button or email your cover letter and resume to Human Resources at


Applications close Friday 13 August 2021.

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About Key Pharmaceuticals

Key Pharmaceuticals is an Australian owned consumer healthcare company. Our marketers are responsible for the full marketing mix, including NPD and promoting to mutiple audiences: consumer, trade and healthcare professionals. Our brands include Blistex, Ear Clear, Oste-Vit D, Osmolax, Hamilton and Travacalm to name a few. The majority of our products are owned by Key however we also retain exclusive licence and distribution arrangements with overseas companies.



The Role

An opportunity has become available for an experienced Brand Manager to join our marketing team, working on the Blistex brand and other brands including Pregnosis & Ovuplan.

You will take ownership of all marketing activities related to the delivery of the sales, profit and market share objectives within your portfolio of brands.

In this hands-on role, you will be involved in a broad range of areas including:

  • Development of annual brand plans, advertising and promotional programs and evaluation of their effectiveness
  • Project management and new product launches and promotional packs
  • Campaign management across multiple media including digital & social media



To be successful in this role you will have a minimum of 3 years brand management experience including consumer health and/or personal care products. You are likely to be an experienced Brand Manager looking for the next step. A degree in Business or Marketing is required.

You will be passionate about marketing, motivated, enjoy a challenge and bring to the table not only your experience within OTC marketing but also a can-do attitude and the ability to think creatively and get the job done. You will have cross functional project management and stakeholder management experience. The ability to manage multiple tasks effectively is essential as is a high level of analytical skills, with attention to detail and appreciation for quality processes. This role requires exceptional written and oral communication skills.


Our Culture

Key Pharmaceuticals offers a friendly work environment with an enviable family culture and diverse team that work together to get results.

This position will be located at our offices in Macquarie Park.


How to apply

To apply, please click the apply button and email your cover letter and resume to Human Resources.

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Senior Brand Manager

Full Time

Sydney – NSW

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