Almac Pharma Services Recruiting Senior Operators in Charnwood

January 12, 2023

Loughborough, UK – 11 January 2023 – Almac Pharma Services, the global pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organisation is recruiting a number of Senior GMP Operators within its Pharmaceutical Manufacturing team at its Charnwood site in Loughborough.

No previous experience is required to join the company at Senior GMP Operator Grade 1 level as full training will be provided, allowing candidates to progress through the Senior Operator grades as their skills develop. Almac also offers opportunities for experienced professionals.

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 whilst making a significant contribution to patient health worldwide.

An open day will be held at 6pm on Wednesday 18th January, 2023 at Almac’s production facility, in the Charnwood Campus, Woodhouse Building on Bakewell Road in Loughborough. Prospective applicants will have the opportunity to hear more about the roles and tour Almac’s facility.  HR representatives will also be on hand to provide advice on completing the application form, and to discuss the benefits included in the programme.

James Hurst, VP of Operations and Charnwood Site Head, said: “At Almac, we are passionate about mentoring our 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.”

Jane Hunt, Loughborough MP, said “I am very proud that Almac is based in Loughborough, it is a prestigious company to have at our Charnwood Campus site. The recruitment drive will offer new opportunities to local residents and graduates alike and will give employees the ability to gain new skills and move up the career ladder. Please do go along to the event and find out more.”

Hasan Girach, Senior Operator, Grade 2 said, “As a physics graduate with no experience in the pharmaceutical industry, joining Almac was initially a daunting prospect. However, working alongside skilled operators with a vast array of knowledge, in a fast-paced environment guaranteed new learning opportunities on a daily basis.

“Being trusted to lead projects and operate often complex equipment allowed me to build my confidence, quickly progress in my role and set off my career in the pharmaceutical industry”

Kieran Gillman, Senior Operator Grade 1 said: “I joined Almac without any Pharmaceutical experience.  Today I am leading projects, operating complex machines and passing down my knowledge to new employees. 

“Almac has given me opportunities I never thought I’d be given and has boosted my confidence and broadened my scope within the industry.”

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About Almac Pharma Services

Tailormade pharmaceutical development and commercial solutions

With over 50 years’ experience, Almac Pharma Services is a world leading outsourcing partner to the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. 

Employing over 1,600 highly skilled individuals across 4 locations in Europe and the US, the company provides tailored, quality-led and timely solutions from early and late phase pharmaceutical development, clinical and commercial drug product manufacture, product launch through to commercial packaging and global distribution.

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 6,600 highly skilled personnel across 18 facilities including Europe, the US and Asia.

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