Production Operative - Pharmaceutical

  • Location
    Cramlington, Northumberland
  • Salary
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Chemicals, Paints, Pharmaceuticals
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

Adecco are delighted to support their client in a search for a Production/Packaging Operative who has previously worked to GMP standards and would be looking for sustainable work presently.

Please see the job specifications below

Key responsibilities:

  • To protect the safety of our customers, the strict adherence of written procedures and compliance with good manufacturing practices (GMP)

  • To follow all H&S and applicable company policy.

  • Thorough cleaning of all work areas and all processing equipment

  • To measure, compound and process manufacture

  • To follow all written instructions on batch manufacture records.

  • To ensure all documentation is completed neatly and accurately, following the systematic approach.

  • To use pharmaceutical processing equipment, mixers, homogenizers, capsule machines, safety cabinets and electronic weighing scales.

  • To self check work, ensuring any errors are highlighted and brought to the attention of supervisors.

  • Packaging & labelling of medicines as per requirements.

  • Participation in deep cleans of the clean room environment at scheduled time frames.

  • To participate in any training schemes currently in operation in the department, coupled with a commitment to continuous improvement.


  • Knowledge of cGMP

  • A genuine desire to work within a cleanroom environment.

  • An appreciation of good manufacture practice concepts.

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

  • Efficient and accurate worker with ability to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to manage own time and stick to deadlines.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Ability to undertake checking and other accreditation schemes.

  • Experience of Small Scale, Bulk or Commercial Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

  • Experience of Sterile or non-Sterile Manufacturing

Why chose Adecco?

  • Access to discount vouchers for perks at work

  • Pension contribution

  • Eye care vouchers

  • Monthly Candidate recognition

  • 24/7 health-care support line

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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