Packing Tech

  • Location
    Brighton, East Sussex
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
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  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Warehousing, Distribution, Logistics

Packaging Technician


Monday-Friday Shifts

One week of earlies- followed by a week of Lates

Earlies 6am to 2.30pm.

Lates 2pm to 10.30pm

Great benefits including holiday starting at 23 days and pension scheme

The role:

We are recruiting for Packaging Technicians to operate packaging equipment including blister filling, bottle filling, cartoning, labelling, check weighing and over wrapping equipment.

Candidates will also be considered who have worked within a GMP environment such as Food or Cosmetics manufacturing with automated packaging lines or another similar production environment and are keen develop themselves and learn new skills. We offer a comprehensive and ongoing training programme, a friendly and supportive team environment, and an attractive Monday to Friday rotating shift pattern.

Job responsibilities:

  • Operating various packaging equipment including blister filling, bottle filling, cartoning, labelling, check weighing and over wrapping equipment.

  • Cleaning the equipment and the work area.

  • Understanding and following site Health and Safety procedures and maintaining a safe working environment.

  • Understanding and following GMP and maintaining high housekeeping standards.

  • Following verbal and detailed written processing instructions with accuracy.

  • Completing batch processing documents using simple mathematical calculations.

  • Assisting with setting of lines during changeovers.

  • Moving and lifting components and equipment using mechanical aids as appropriate


|Preferred working as a Packaging Technician in the Pharmaceuticals industry.

  • Reconciliation skills (desirable but not essential)

  • Ability to follow instructions with accuracy

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • 23 days holiday (increasing to 25) plus 8 UK bank holidays

  • Group personal pension scheme

  • Annual profit related company and individual bonus payment based on successful performance

  • Life assurance at twice annual salary

  • Health Plan with Simply Health including access to a GP or Counselling Services 24/7, discounted prescriptions, money back on optical, dental and physiotherapy

  • Ride to work scheme

  • Subsidised Gym Membership

  • Employee Referral Scheme bonus of £1,000

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