Senior Operator Grade 3

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Senior Operator Grade 3
Hours:  37.5 hours per week
Salary: Competitive

Ref No: HRJOB5885
Business Unit: Pharma Services
Location: Craigavon
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), 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 Pharma Services Business Unit, the post holder will carry out operational tasks, assisting with process improvement and staff development tasks while in the production and packaging areas. They will work on achieving the targets and standards set for operations, including the performance of process supervisory checks within batch records.

Part of this role involves carrying out shift work and overtime as and when required. The ability to work various shift patterns will be essential.

The post holder will effectively oversee employees through the application of company policies, procedures and practices. 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

  • Experience of leading teams in a production environment involving production teams, machinery, and quality control of product

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

  • GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C or above in English Language, Maths and Science
  • NQF level 3 Qualification (i.e. A Level, NVQ/BTEC Level 3 or equivalent)
  • Experience in operation of process equipment an advantage.
  • Experience in a production environment involving production teams, machinery, and quality control of product


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)

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Closing Date: Monday 26th October 2020 at 1700 hours

  • Permanent
  • Craigavon
  • Closing date: Monday 26 Oct 2020
  • Salary: £100000
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