Pharmaceutical Support Technician

Pharmaceutical Support Technician

Job Title: Pharmaceutical Support Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £17500 - £18000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15692+AD
Contact Name: Alex Dobson
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 08, 2017 12:03

Job Description

The role of a Support Compounding Technician is a busy and varied role where you will be conducting a range of duties which includes supporting the production and QC team. This role involves moving manufacturing compounded products and dispensing of ancillary items. You will be responsible for maintaining high-levels of cleanliness of clean rooms, glassware and equipment as well as replenishment and stock control of these items for the team. This also requires carrying out environmental monitoring within the clean-rooms and remove waste for disposal. You will inspect and clean utensils before and after compounding any formulations, checking of expiry dates of raw materials therefore attention to detail is key in this role.

Pharmaceutical regulations state that you must follow GMP regulations and follow SOP’s at all times. In this role you will gain experience in a range of activities in the manufacturing facility so that you will be able to progress your career further within the manufacturing team.  This is something they are passionate about and are keen to provide employee’s the chance to progress their careers along with the training to support this.  As part of this role you will be trained how to compound products, other key skills and gain qualifications to help you progress your career internally depending on where you want your career to develop. This is a challenging, varied position which will be ideal for a hard-working person who enjoys working with different people and getting really stuck in to a task.

The Company
The company is a manufacturer on unlicensed products for the Pharmaceutical industry supplying hospitals and pharmacies in the UK.  Founded in 2001 they are currently undergoing a sustained period expansion, doubling in size over the last few years, following success in particular after entering into new partnerships to supply a major high street chain.  Over the last few months they have built brand new laboratories increasing their production capability by five times to meet increased demand.  Going forward they are planning to open a new Aseptic facility to increase the services they offer beginning later this year.  The company aims to be “best in class” across all aspects of their service and the range of unlicensed products they offer.  They are able to provide medicines to meet a variety of reasons including formulation and / or presentation, for example taste, allergies or fear of needles.  The company are committed to their employees career’s helping you gain experience and qualifications in other areas of the business to help continue your career. 

The successful candidate must be a good-natured, hard-working individual with excellent attention to detail. You will preferably have experience working in a similar role previously in a GMP compliant manufacturing environment supporting laboratories or manufacturing functions. However applicants are welcome from those who have experience of quality of other functions and who are keen to progress. You will have NVQ Level 3 in Pharmaceutical Services or an equivalent qualification. We will also consider graduates in Formulation, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry or others who would like to progress their career within the Pharmaceutical industry. Though you must be reliable and keen to learn.

This is a permanent position.