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Packing Senior Operator Grade 3

Packing Senior Operator Grade 3

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Ref No: HRJOB4336/1

Business Unit: Almac Pharma Services, Ireland

Location: Dundalk, Ireland

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 now employing almost 5,000 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).  We are excited to announce the opening our new European Campus in Dundalk, Ireland as part of our wider global expansion strategy.

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 Packaging Team you will be responsible for carrying out operational tasks and assist with process improvement and staff development tasks while in the production and/ or packaging areas to achieve 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.

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




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

Learning and development opportunities and support

Occupational sick pay

Enhanced pension contribution

Long service awards

34 days annual leave allowance

Marriage leave

Free car parking

Moving house leave

Critical illness policy

Perks discount scheme

Death in service benefit

HSF health benefit

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


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Closing Date: 16th October 2018 at 17:00 hours

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