Production Operative – Level 2

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T: + 44 (0)28 3026 4435


Job Overview

The successful candidate will join our established team involved in manufacturing veterinary products whilst complying with all aspects of Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety procedures.  The position includes carrying out all relevant activities to Good Manufacturing Practice, using appropriate techniques and equipment and following departmental written procedures in addition to the completion of necessary documentation.  As the role will incorporate a range of duties within a manufacturing area, the successful candidate will require a high level of flexibility and be able to work on their own initiative.

Main Activities/Tasks

  • Manufacturing high quality products using approved processes within a manufacturing controlled environment. 
  • Understand and follow the company’s Health & Safety policies. 
  • Comply with all aspects of the Quality System, adhering to the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice ensuring products are manufactured within the defined parameters of the Quality Management System. 
  • Operation of all processing equipment in accordance with current Standard Operating Procedures
  • Maximise output and efficiency 
  • Alert the supervisor of any issues which may impact on finished product quantities and availabilities. Ensure products are produced according to the appropriate Production Control Record in order to obtain the required quality.
  • Ensure cleaning of equipment and facilities are carried out in accordance with the relevant procedures to avoid contamination. 
  • Completion of all documentation associated with the manufacture of a product in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practice (Production control records, log books, procedure proformas)
  • Work towards the company mission, strategy and culture. 
  • Ensuring work areas are audit ready at all times.
  • Communication of production issues to management.
  • Personnel must be an effective and co-operative part of the team.
  • Personnel must be conscious of and work towards achieving the set targets

Essential Criteria:

  • Knowledge and understanding of basic level English and Math Skills. This will be tested internally via Assessment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate within a team and cross functionally
  • Experience of completing paperwork to a high standard
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of working in pharmaceutical or food industry 
  • Previous experience of working in a GMP environment 

Duration: Full TIme, Permanent 

Location: Newry, Co. Down

Remuneration: Salary Attractive

Benefits: Free Life Assurance, Company Pension Scheme, 31 days annual leave, Wedding Leave, Employee well-being initiatives, Healthcare plan, Company Sick Pay, Employee Assistance Programme, On-site free parking, Canteen Facilities, Employee Perks scheme, Discounted Car Insurance, Annual Employee raffle, employee recognition scheme, career development opportunities and much more…

Contact: The Human Resources Department

Norbrook Laboratories Limited employs a workforce with members of all sections of the community and is committed to appointing people purely on the basis of merit. In accordance with our equal opportunities policy we would particularly like to welcome applicants from the Protestant Community.

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