Senior Packaging Technician - GMP

Senior Packaging Technician - GMP

Job Title: Senior Packaging Technician - GMP
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Worthing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Start Date: 2020-04-29
Reference: V-46159-1
Contact Name: Adrienn Prezenszki
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 30, 2020 11:04

Job Description

Do you have supervisory experience gained in a regulated GMP / ISO clean room environment, based around production, labelling or packaging? A brand-new permanent role has arisen with a Pharmaceutical company in Worthing, West Sussex, for Senior Packaging Technician who can support manual GMP packaging operations.
This role is ideal for someone who is looking for that next step in their career and has excellent communication skills. As a Senior Technician, you will deputise for the Team Leader and fully support a team of 12 Packaging Technicians, increasing to 17 during peak season. You will ideally have experience in investigating and writing non-conformance reports, as well as updating SOP’s.
Your normal hours will be 7am-3pm, Monday to Friday, with some additional paid overtime during busy season (August to December).
Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, the company offers an excellent benefits package including:

  • 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Annual bonus (non-contractual and discretionary)

The Company
A pioneering Worthing-based Pharmaceutical company who manufacture and distribute life-changing drugs to patients across Europe and other territories around the world. They specialise in making vaccines for people who suffer from debilitating conditions and they have an excellent reputation as a local employer. The company is well known its positive and supportive working environment.
We are looking for a hard-working, committed individual with strong attention to detail and some supervisory experience. Previous experience in a regulated environment (GMP or ISO, from the Pharmaceutical, Food or Medical Devices sectors) would be a strong advantage. You must have excellent communication skills and the ability to supervise and support small teams. You will need to demonstrate strong computer skills, as well as the ability to write reports and update procedures. We want someone who works hard at all times, with good literacy and numeracy, patience, an honest and likeable manner and strong attention to detail.
Please note that colourblind candidates cannot be considered due to the colour-coding system used when you check and label the vials of vaccine.