Pharmaceutical Operative

  • Location
    Bishop'S Stortford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Science - Quality Control
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference

Position: Production Operative

Salary: £9.23 per hour (weekly pay)

Overtime: Time and a half over 37.5 hours per week, and double payment on Sundays!

Type: Temporary 6 months contract

Hours: 08:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday (flexibility required)

Adecco are currently recruiting for Production Operatives to work for a large business based in Bishops Stortford.

The Warehouse/Production Operatives will be working in a packaging department in a production line and support the inventory and packaging runs in our client's large warehouse.

The working hours will be 08:30 - 16:30, 5 days per week (Monday - Friday).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assemble sample collection kits per strictly defined specifications.

  • Manage stock levels of kit materials and packaging components

  • To undertake labelling procedures of biological samples or pharmaceutical product at all temperatures (including low and ultra-low temperatures)

  • Ensures all job-related paperwork is correct, error-free, and completed in real time

  • To effectively communicate in a timely and comprehensive manner

  • To fill, maintain and monitor Liquid Nitrogen shippers

  • To label, condition and monitor cold packs

  • To maintain and clean Liquid Nitrogen Shipper cases

  • Works around hazardous substances and follows all safety guidelines to minimise exposure

  • Assures compliance to GMP requirements and company quality systems.

  • Ensures all job-related paperwork is correct, error-free, and completed in real time as per SOPs

  • To effectively communicate to ensure all project related information is conveyed in a timely and comprehensive manner

Minimum Requirements / Qualifications:

  • PC Literate

Essential Skills / Experience:

  • Good numeracy and literacy skills

  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written)

  • Good standard of English (verbal & written)

  • Good attention to detail

  • Ability to work under pressure

Although not essential, the following skills and experience would be preferred:

  • Worked within a GMP environment

  • Warehouse experience

  • Experience working in clinical packaging


  • All areas (except the freezer) have both ambient and chill sections and you will be expected to work in both. (Correct PPE provided along with extensive training).

  • You will be required to work overtime per operational needs which are paid at time and a half.

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Please apply with your CV to: Samantha Lock