Production Operator


Production Operator Grade 1

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Ref No: HRJOB9757

Business Unit: Pharma Services

Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire

Open To: Internal and external candidates

About The Role

As an Operator within our Production team based in Loughborough, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient running of process development activities within the department.

You will be involved in a wide range of manufacturing activities for oral solid dose pharmaceuticals, either as part of a team or unsupervised. You will:

  • Prepare processing areas and assemble equipment, with appropriate training.
  • Complete cleaning of processing areas and equipment, including appropriate storage of equipment and consumables during and after processing campaigns
  • Ensure all processing and non-processing areas are maintained to a high level of cleanliness.
  • Ensure batch documentation is completed accurately.
  • Work according to GMP and EHS requirements.

The standard shift pattern for the role is Monday to Friday, 8:30 – 16:30. Successful candidates may be expected to work changing shift patterns to enable us to meet clients project demands.

Successful candidates will be graded based on their level of experience and provided with structured training and development opportunities to enable them to progress within the team.

Please note, we are recruiting for current and future vacancies, with CVs assessed as part of an ongoing process.

About You

To be successful in this role, we’re looking for you to have:

  • GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C or above in English Language, Math and Science.
  • Proven experience of working well within teams

The following would also be beneficial but is not essential:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience in set up, operation and clean down of process equipment. Involved in blending, compression/encapsulation and coating processes.


We offer an attractive benefits package which includes a competitive salary, annual bonus, employer pension contributions, 34 days paid annual leave, healthcare benefits, discount schemes and much more.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, you will benefit from a fully structured training programme, along with numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.

To Apply: Apply online by submitting a CV that details how you meet the essential and desirable criteria

Closing Date: 5 July 2024 at 1700 hours

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



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