Manufacturing Operator

Barnard Castle, United Kingdom

Job Description

‘Be You’ at GSK At GSK, we're a company with a purpose to help people do more, feel better and live longer. We realise that our purpose starts with us. When we feel at our best, we perform at our best. Therefore, we want all applicants to be able to perform their best throughout the recruitment process. We will be delighted to hear from talented individuals that align to our values. These are at the heart of everything we do and include: Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. When you set out on your adventure at GSK, we make a deal. You commit to living our values and expectations and performing against our Innovation, Performance and Trust priorities. In return, GSK commits to providing the right environment for you to thrive. Together, we build an environment where we can all thrive and focus on what matters most to each of us. As a , we empower you to be yourself, share ideas and work collaboratively Job Title Manufacturing Operator Here at GSK’s manufacturing site in Barnard Castle we are recruiting for some exciting opportunities within the Steriles (Vials) Business Unit. We proudly manufacture 38 different medicines in over 1500 pack variations to treat HIV, Cancer, Infectious Disease, Migraine, Psoriasis, Dermatitis, Asthma, Cold Sore and Acne, to name just a few. We supply to over 130 markets around the world. We are looking for highly motivated and performance driven individuals with previous pharmaceutical manufacturing / production experience, preferably within a clean room environment. Successful applicants will work as part of the Sterile production team which manufacture, fill, inspect, assemble and pack sterile liquid products. In this role you will…

  • Dispense raw materials/activities and manufacture products.
  • Operate manufacturing equipment & CIP/SIP of vessels.
  • Sterile manufacture of buffers and products including use of single use technology.
  • Performing Filter Integrity Testing.
  • Carry out MERPs transactions
  • Stage required materials in line with production requirements.
  • Order consumables from the Warehouse/External Suppliers.
  • Completing documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Working on a variety of computer and automation systems.
  • Manufacture Disinfectants.
Our Pharmaceutical Supply Chain (PSC) business is responsible for making and supplying our pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical products around the globe. The PSC organisation is involved with every production stage from the infrastructure of the manufacturing sites, supply forecasting, regulatory inspections, and the product’s quality. PLEASE NOTE: The Barnard Castle site runs a 7 day per week manufacturing operation. This role is within the site’s negotiated roles and is a shift-based position. The shift patterns are subject to change according to business requirements. Why you? Qualifications & Skills:
  • Have GCSE’s including Maths and English or equivalent.
  • Transparency, respect, integrity, patient focus.
  • Teamwork, courage, development and accountability.
  • Learn fast and have a desire to develop new skills both for yourself and the team.
  • Be able to apply current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP), explaining its fundamental importance to pharmaceutical manufacture.
  • Operate complex, technical processes, both manual and automatic, adhering to safety and GMP standards.
  • Be able to troubleshoot problems and drive continuous improvement.
  • Have flexibility to work the defined shift patterns.
Preferred Qualifications & Skills:
  • Be computer literate with experience or ability to learn quickly a number of different systems such as MERP, Dispense/Weigh Systems, Siemens PCS7, PIMMS, Microsoft Office, document management systems.
Why GSK? Uniting science, talent, and technology to get ahead of disease together At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Healthcare, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we’re making the most significant changes we’ve made to our business in over 20 years. We’re on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands. With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent, and technology to get ahead of disease together – all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients – so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact – with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you’re ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together. As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers. As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only). We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you’d like to discuss any adjustments to our process which might help you demonstrate your strengths and capabilities. You can either call us on 0808 234 4391, or send an email As you apply, we will ask you to share some personal information which is entirely voluntary. We want to have an opportunity to consider a diverse pool of qualified candidates and this information will assist us in meeting that objective and in understanding how well we are doing against our inclusion and diversity ambitions. We would really appreciate it if you could take a few moments to complete it. Rest assured, Hiring Managers do not have access to this information and we will treat your information confidentially. Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, GSK may be required to capture and report expenses GSK incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment. This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure GSK’s compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSK’s Transparency Reporting For the Record site.

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