Senior Operator Grade 2 (Laxido Operations) Nightshift


Location: Based at our state-of-the-art custom designed facilities in Craigavon

Hours: Permanent Continental Nightshift 19:00-07:00, +36% Shift Premium

Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits package

Business Unit: Almac Pharma Services

Ref No.: HRJOB9892

The Role

Almac Pharma Services manufacture medicines in tablet, capsule and powder form, and pack commercial drug products into bottles, blisters and sachets and provide specialised packaging solutions for medical kits, vials and syringes. The expert services we provide supports the provision of medicines and treatments to patients around the world.

We’re pleased to offer an opportunity to join our Laxido Operations team on a permanent basis in the role of Senior Operator Grade 2. In this role you will be responsible for controlling the process operation within your designated production room, ensuring the quality of the product complies with cGMP. On a daily basis you will check material, set up production equipment, complete set-up checks, and operate production equipment in accordance with work instructions and SOPs. You’ll be required to complete production documentation to a high standard, and to verify the reconciliation of materials on completion of an operation. You’ll effectively oversee staff (operators) within your designated operations, and support the Production Supervisor to ensure the efficient and on-schedule completion of each operation.

This is an exciting opportunity to excel in a hands-on role ensuring the successful and efficient production and packaging of pharmaceutical drug product. For those with previous experience gained within a regulated environment (e.g manufacturing, packaging, engineering, food & drinks) this would be an ideal opportunity to progress your career within our rapidly growing organisation, where you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional development opportunities available throughout the Almac Group.

Key Requirements

  • GCSEs at Grade C or above in English and Maths (or equivalent level qualifications) OR previous relevant experience in pharmaceutical industry may be accepted in lieu of qualifications
  • Previous experience working in a production environment involving production teams, machinery, and quality control of product
  • Experience working within teams
  • Experience leading teams/supervisory experience would be a strong advantage

Additional Information

  • All applicants must demonstrate eligibility to work in the UK
  • Working hours: Permanent Continental Nightshift 19:00-07:00


A fantastic salary and benefits package is available, including annual bonus, generous holiday allowance, healthcare reimbursement scheme, and a rewarding role where the work you do will ultimately be contributing to the advancement of human health.

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Closing Date

Closing date for receipt of applications is 22 July 2024 at 5pm.


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