Pharmaceutical Packing Operator

  • Location

    Holmes Chapel, Cheshire

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £13.16 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ashley Smith

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    10 Months

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Pharmaceutical Operator

Pharmaceutical Operator

The work location is in Holmes Chapel and is a 10 Month contract.

Pay rate is £13.16 p/hour

The role is working for a well-established pharmaceutical company, which specialises in the manufacturing of inhalation products


The main purpose of the job role is to function test and pack final pharmaceutical product to cGMP and EHS standards. Ensuring Production Plan, & hence Customer Service, is achieved utilising automated equipment/ line. To pro-actively problem solve & determine root causes of equipment (within scope of role)/line issues and implement corrective actions. To develop, implement, improve & maintain line efficiency initiatives (OEE)

Key Skills:

  • 2 Years Pharmaceutical Experience (Within Job Roles/University)
  • 2 - 3 Months Training Period
  • Conversant with site cGMP systems
  • Conversant with site EHS system
  • Experience of carrying out basic fault finding and minor mechanical adjustments
  • Works well within a team structure and has the ability to adapt to and deal with change.
  • Handles pressure and stress constructively

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Function test and Pack Finished Pharmaceutical products, including in-process checks on equipment as required.
  • Operation of Function tester, Packing equipment and Line Vision System including interrogation of machine control systems.
  • Complete cGMP documentation, including completion of Line Checks and accurate documentation of any atypical events.
  • To pro-actively problem solve & determine root causes of vision system & equipment/line issues, and implementation of corrective actions.
  • Escalate technical issues to Line Leader as required.
  • Maintain cGMP compliance ensuring corrective actions are appropriate and the validated status is not compromised.
  • Escalate any non-compliant issues to Line Leader
  • Perform vision system & equipment set up at start of packing and at pack changeovers.
  • Perform running adjustments of vision system & equipment during packing to minimise machine rejects.
  • To develop, implement, improve & maintain line efficiencies (OEE)
  • Involvement in Continuous Improvement activities such as reduction in Pack Changeover times.
  • Comply with gowning requirements, and adopt appropriate behaviours, to meet Japanese Packing requirements as necessary.
  • Stock Movement
  • Shift Pattern: Contact us for more information

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