Distribution Senior Operator Grade 3

Employer Information


E: recruit@almacgroup.com

T: 02838332200

W: https://www.almacgroup.com/

Distribution Senior Operator Grade 3

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Competitive
Ref No: HRJOB5870
Business Unit: Pharma Services
Location: Craigavon
Open To: Internal and External Candidates

The Company
Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 5,600 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 
Let’s be exceptional together

The role
Working as part of the Distribution team, in our Global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for carrying out all material handling and inventory control activities required within a computerised warehouse environment to ensure that stock accuracy and stock control is always maintained.

The post holder will be responsible for looking after specific functional areas of the Distribution operation, allocating tasks to Distribution Operators and supervising Distribution Operators in carrying out their duties in line with GDP procedures.
As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.

Essential Criteria

  • 5 GCSE (or equivalent) passes Grade C or above to include English Language and Mathematics OR Significant experience in similar Senior Operator role may be considered in lieu of academic requirements
  • Current license for Forklifts (Counterbalance and reach truck)
  • Experience of working in a distribution warehouse
  • Senior Operative status and managing Operatives
  • Previous experience of operating a computerised inventory system on a day to day basis (Booking in Orders, stock movements)

Desirable Criteria
(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • NQF Level 3 Qualification (i.e..- NVQ/BTEC Level 3, City & Guilds, A Level or equivalent)
  • Team Leader experience
  • Warehouse experience in a highly regulated environment e.g. Food, Pharma, Aerospace


Competitive salary
Family friendly flexible working
Learning and development opportunities and support
Health promotions
Enhanced pension contribution
Long service awards
34 days annual leave allowance
Marriage leave
Free car parking
Moving house leave
Subsidised restaurant
Paid medical appointments
Bereavement Leave
Occupational sick pay
Enhanced maternity pay
On site physiotherapist
Critical illness policy
Perks discount scheme
Death in service benefit
Westfield healthcare benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

To Apply: Apply online at www.almacgroup.com/careers
Closing Date: Monday 26th October 2020 at 17:00 hours

  • Permanent
  • Craigavon
  • Closing date: Monday 26 Oct 2020
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