Almac Pharma Services Opens Applications for Trainee Production Operator Programme

August 1, 2022

Applications are open to anyone with A-Levels or an equivalent level 3 standard qualification, including students expecting to receive grades in August.

Almac Pharma Services is recruiting ten Trainee Production Operators within its Packaging Operations team at the company’s global headquarters in Craigavon.

Almac’s Trainee Production Operator programme, now in its second year, give applicants the opportunity to develop their career and progress through various roles within the leading global company.

Applications are open to anyone who is qualified to A-Level or an equivalent level 3 standard qualification, including students expecting to receive grades in August.

The successful candidates will be supported by Senior Operators and the Operations Management team through a mentoring and training programme, to identify how best to put their unique skills to use.  The programme aims to enhance the trainee Operators’ capabilities and assist them to truly shine in their career at Almac.

An information day will be held at 2pm, 4pm and 6.30pm on Wednesday 24th August at the Seagoe Hotel, Portadown to give prospective applicants the opportunity to hear more about the roles and speak to Managers and current Trainee Production Operators.  HR representatives will also be on hand to provide advice on completing the application form and to discuss the benefits included in the programme.

Mark English, VP Packaging and Logistics Operations at Almac Pharma Services, said: “We are pleased to be recruiting for STEM roles that would be suited to school leavers or young adults who have the relevant A-Levels or BTECs.

“At Almac, we are passionate about mentoring our junior employees to highlight the possibilities that come with their skillset and develop those skills to unlock their potential, career progression and growth. We look forward to welcoming new colleagues to help us advance human health together.”

Ben Armstrong, Trainee Production Operator at Almac Pharma Services, said: “The Trainee Operator programme has helped me adjust into a fulltime working environment after just leaving school. Working on the production floor has given me a greater insight into how the company works.

“My colleagues have been very helpful in my first six months in the role, from Operators through to Senior Managers.”

For details on the information session, job specification or to make an application ahead of the deadline on 29th August. please visit:


About Almac Group

A unique culture delivering exceptional solutions.

The Almac Group is an established contract development and manufacturing organisation providing an extensive range of integrated services across the drug development lifecycle to the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors globally.

Its innovative services range from R&D, biomarker discovery development and commercialisation, API manufacture, analytical services, formulation development, clinical trial supply, IRT (IVRS/IWRS) through to commercial-scale manufacture.

The international company is a privately owned organisation which has grown organically over the past five decades now employing over 6,00 highly skilled personnel across 18 facilities including Europe, the US and Asia.

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