Production Specialist (Packaging Operations)

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Production Specialist (Packaging Operations)

Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: Competitive
Ref No: HRJOB6475
Business Unit: Almac Pharma Services, Ireland
Location: Dundalk
Open To: Internal & 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), including our recently announced expansion in Dundalk, across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

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 Production Packaging team based in our Dundalk campus, you will be responsible for co-ordinating and managing the activities associated with ensuring GMP compliance. The successful candidate will support and manage QMS requirements as well as primary support for the production department. Continuous improvement through review and analysis of data collected from key areas within the department. Assist and provide Technical support within the Production Packaging department, updating of new and existing Standard Operating procedures and Technical review of Master Batch Records.

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

  • Third Level Qualification (or equivalent)
  • Experience in a role within a pharmaceutical or regulated environment
  • Proven ability to adhere to Standard Operating Procedures and associated work instructions

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

  • Third Level Qualification (or equivalent) in a Life Science/Business related discipline
  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing, packaging & maintenance
  • Good understanding of cGMP and best in-class packaging operations


We recognise rewarding our people is not just about money, so we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to our employees which includes:

Competitive salary
Family friendly flexible working
Annual bonus
Private health provided
Learning and development opportunities and support
Occupational sick pay
Enhanced pension contribution
Enhanced maternity pay
Long service awards
Employee recognition programme
34 days annual leave allowance
Marriage leave
Free car parking
Moving house leave
Critical illness policy
Perks discount scheme
Death in service benefit

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

To Apply: Apply online at
Closing Date: Tuesday 11th May 2021 at 17:00 hours

  • Permanent
  • Dundalk
  • Closing date: Tuesday 11 May 2021
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