Production Technician, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Job Title: Production Technician, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Westhoughton, Greater Manchester
Salary: £17374.00 - £19500 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J911453_1642062991
Contact Name: Isaac Heyes
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 13, 2022 08:36

Job Description

Our Client, a Pharmaceutical company are looking to recruit for 4 production operatives to work at their manufacturing facility in Bolton.

The Role:

  • Involved with the day to day running of production unit in line with Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • To be trained to carry out a comprehensive range of activities in the unit under the guidance, supervision of Trained member of staffs.
  • Work both accurately and effectively and develop a conscientious attitude in order to provide an effective service which meets all Quality Assurance criteria.
  • Develop competence, skill, and knowledge by undertaking a training programme to become a Production Technician.
  • To protect the safety of patients, the strict adherence of written procedures and compliance with good manufacturing practices (GMP)
  • Ensure concentration is maintained and follow all written instructions during manufacturing processes in order to provide a quality product
  • Demonstrate competency in all production tasks required to be carried out in production unit.
  • Support in validation of production processes and appropriate qualification of equipment.
  • To be familiar with and follow health and safety policy and procedures and to be aware of individual responsibilities under legislation, drawing any areas of potential risk to the attention of managers.
  • Thorough cleaning of all work areas and all processing equipment
  • To measure, compound and process manufacture of pharmaceutical products
  • To Liaise with Production management for stock management of materials and support in warehouse related activities.
  • Support in completion of QMS activities
  • To ensure all documentation is completed neatly and accurately.
  • To use pharmaceutical processing equipment namely, mixers, homogenizers, capsule machines, safety cabinets and electronic weighing scales.
  • To report any incidents to Production Manager.
  • Packaging & labelling of medicines as per requirements.
  • To carry out the daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning tasks in addition to other tasks which may be required by the production manager.
  • To participate in any training schemes currently in operation in the department, coupled with a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • To participate in formal systems that monitor performance, assess competency and identify potential for development, working towards agreed objectives to maintain and continuously develop performance.
  • To be able to work wearing cleanroom gowning and safety equipment.
  • To undertake any task required by your Line Manager, and for which you have received full training.

The Person:

  • Will hold GCSE results - C/4 and above in Maths/ English or significant production experience working to GMP / BRC regs.
  • The ideal candidate will have worked to GMP/ BRC standards in a production setting.
  • IT literate.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

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