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Pharmacycle Pty Ltd
Pharmacycle is Australia’s first and only end to end recycling program for household and commercial medicinal blister pack waste.We are now looking for an enthusiastic Sales Administrator and program manager to build on the immense success of our program launch, leading the industry with unique recycling and recovery solutions to the health and pharmacy sector.
Our vision is to create a sustainable ecosystem where every blister pack is given a new life, contributing to a healthier planet and a more responsible approach to resource utilisation. Pharmacycle is at the forefront of this mission, offering a practical, transparent, and traceable recycling solution, and we invite the community to join us in this vital endeavour.
At Pharmacycle, we are committed to revolutionising the recycling of medicinal blister packs, paving the way for a greener, more sustainable future. As the pioneer and sole comprehensive solution in Australia for recycling household and commercial medicinal blister packs, we offer a unique and vital service. Our initiative not only provides an easy and cost-free option for people to recycle these items at a growing network of pharmacies but also addresses a critical gap in recycling that many Australians have longed to see filled.
Our focus is on the innovative reuse and repurposing of these materials, ensuring that they are not only kept out of landfills but are also transformed into valuable resources.
Location: Burwood Victoria.
As our dedicated account manager for Pharmacycle, you will drive sales and take ownership of the overall service experience for our valued brands, retailers and partners for blister pack recycling. Your responsibilities will encompass a broad spectrum of tasks to maintain customer relationships, streamline sales and operations processes, bookings, order management, to ensure participation and satisfaction across all stakeholders and end user customers.
You will be the go-to person for all enquiries regarding our program, and therefore will need to gain a well-rounded understanding of the business and its processes. The role demands a keen eye for detail and the ability to manage customer interactions effectively.
As our Sales Administrator, your keen eye for detail, exceptional problem-solving skills, and unwavering commitment to delivering outstanding customer service will be crucial to your success in this role.
You will be instrumental in enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of our sales operations. As a member of our dynamic, upbeat, and cohesive team, you will contribute significantly to our growth and alignment with our program participants' enthusiasm. This role offers a delightful experience as part of an open, tight-knit group. Our leadership team is always on hand to support and share their expertise, fostering a unified approach towards achieving our vision. We pride ourselves on our informal yet rapid-paced environment and our shared passion for our work.
Pharmacycle is Australia’s first and only end to end recycling program for household and commercial medicinal blister pack waste.
It is the quick and easy way to recycle empty medicinal blister packs. Best of all, it’s completely FREE to drop off at a participating pharmacy. You can find your nearest drop off location here.
Pharmacycle is a voluntary recycling program, funded by participating pharmacies, industry sponsors and government organisations.
Pharmacycle is a complete end-to-end solution for the recycling of medicinal blister packs. Pharmacycle manages all of the collection, logistics and processing of blister packs, providing full transparency and traceability.
Using specialised recycling technology, located right here in Australia, Pharmacycle ensures that blister packs collected for recycling are actually recycled.
Collected blister packs are transported to our processing facility located in Sydney.
Each box or bag received at our processing facility is checked in and weighed allowing us to track and report on performance across our network of public drop off locations and participating organisations.
Once weights have been recorded, the contents of full boxes/bags are emptied onto a sorting table for a visual quality control check.
Any contamination, such as residual medication still in packaging, paperboard packaging, or non-accepted packaging is removed and managed accordingly (recycled where possible). Any residual medication that is identified is removed and placed in a sealed container, which when full is sent to an appropriately licenced facility for disposal.
The empty blister packs are then put through a series of mechanical recycling processes to separate the aluminium foil/seal from the plastic blister. The steps include shredding, grinding, air-density separation, and finally electrostatic separation.
Once separated the aluminium and plastic material is kept in bulk bags until enough material is ready to be sent to end-users.
When it comes to items that Australians wished they could recycle, blister packs top the list. However, as blister packs are made of different materials, including plastic and aluminium, they cannot be recycled through kerbside recycling.
This means that every year, hundreds of millions of blister packs are either sent to landfill or incorrectly placed into kerbside recycling, contaminating other materials streams.
For blister packs to be recycled, they first need to be collected in sufficient volumes to warrant the use of specialised recycling technology. Pharmacycle provides the mechanism to achieve this, making the wish to recycle blister packs a reality.