Micronising Technical Operator

Basic qualifications:

  • You must have relevant manufacturing experience / qualifications.
  • A good standard of numeracy and literacy is essential. You must have passed the Operator Assessment Kit (OAK) test standard (3-3-3) or successfully pass the online OAK's equivalent (this will be issued out by email to appropriately experienced / qualified candidates) – Please clearly state in your application if you have passed the OAKs test and when you sat the test.
  • GCSE Mathematics & English or equivalent.
  • Computer literacy including SAP

Preferred qualifications:

As per Basic Qualifications


GSK's General Manufacturing and Supply (GMS) Site at Ware has an opportunity available now for a Micronsing Production Technical Operator role in our Micronising Value Stream.

Within this team, the Micronising Technical Operator is responsible for setting up batches for the micronizing, conditioning, sampling and dispensing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for use in onward manufacture of respiratory products. Specifically, you will prepare batches of APIs (checking all details against batch documentation) for inclusion in the manufacturing process. As part of your role you will routinely perform all start of batch checks to ensure the equipment operates within specification to ensure consistent quality of APIs. You will also monitor reject levels and respond to machine stoppages. There are also a wide variety of other online and offline tasks, including maintaining training compliance, supporting investigations, and Continuous Improvement activities related to the successful day-to-day running of the overall manufacturing process.

Please Note: This role is a shift role which currently operates on 16/5 Double Days – Earlies & Lates.

About GSK:

GSK is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. Our products are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer. Employing over 100,000 people globally, we have 71 manufacturing sites around the world. For more information on GSK please refer to our website: www.gsk.com

About Ware Manufacturing Site:

Medicines at Ware are presented as either Respiratory devices or in Oral Solid Dose form. The site holds a unique position in our network as the only site responsible for launching the company's pipeline of new medicines in these dose forms, many of which are life saving medicines. A series of investments in new state-of-the-art equipment are being made that will support the delivery of a record number of new products. This must be achieved whilst consistently delivering outstanding quality, service and value to our patients.

Applicants must demonstrate in their application how they meet the above criteria in order to be successful for interview selection.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE – Monday 2nd October (Mid-day) 2017

Please take a copy of the Job Description, as this will not be available post closure of the advert.

When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the online application or your CV to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above. The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application.

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Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.

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