Scientific Graduate opportunity

Permanent for based in Cheshire

Job Description

Scientific Graduate opportunity – Sterile Specialist

£28,282 (including shift allowance)

Shifts – Days and Nights


gap technical are proud to be representing this manufacturing business in their search for a number of scientific graduates to work at their facility based near Runcorn.

This is the perfect role for any scientific grad’s looking for their first role in industry. There is training provided and a lot of opportunities for development and progression.

Performance Objectives

· To ensure you are up to date with Standard Operating Procedures/Work Instruction (SOP’s/WI) and Training Assessment Records (TARs) and that they are present within your training file;

· Make known any training requirements and attend training sessions when provided;

· Provide training to other members of your cell or shift as required.

· To perform routine maintenance during batch changeovers;

· To be responsible for ensuring line settings are correct and provide continuous improvement to ensure they are complied with;

· To compile and chase downtime information and carry out trending of batch data ready for feedback at the daily meeting and link above information to KPI’s and continuous improvement where applicable.

· To review maintenance and chase up where required, prior to submission to your Cell Team Leader;

· To ensure spares are ordered for parts within your cell and chase up where applicable;

· To be visible on your cell so that the team know you are there to help;

· Use batch change sheets and visual management boards to perform a suitable handover for the oncoming shift;

· To plan and operate the production of sterile products in accordance with the customer service plan;

· To ensure logbooks and batch documentation is completed fully in real-time to clearly document any issues or breakdowns/repairs are completed within your cell;

· Where applicable complete QIR or Corrective Action Preventative Action (CAPA) with full details to enable the Cell Team Leader to make the correct assessment of risk for the batch.

· To be vigilant to identify any Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) issues (near-misses, unsafe conditions) and opportunities for improvement;

· To maintain awareness of EHS requirements (SOPs, Risk Assessments etc.);

· To always think about your own safety and the safety of your colleagues.

Person Specification

· Degree or equivalent in a Science discipline.

· Previous experience of working within a pharmaceutical / Medical device industry although not essential

· High attention to detail.

· Good technical and problem solving skills.

· Good communicator, self-starter and team player with the ability to set and deliver high performance standards for self and team members relating to Customer Service, Quality, Safety and Cost.

· Ability to diagnose and rectify faults.

· Aptitude for data collection and analysis.


  • Please send your CV and call Charlotte at gap technical on 01925 406 525

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· This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of gap technical who are operating as an employment agency.

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Up to £28282.00 per annum + Company Pension, Private Health care

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Cheshire, Frodsham

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