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Waste Technician

Waste Technician

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: TBC

Ref No: HRJOB4393

Business Unit: Almac Central Services

Location: Craigavon

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 and now employs in excess of 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). 

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 Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for the provision of waste collection, recycling and disposal services to all Business Units of Almac Group in accordance with company polices and standard operating procedures.

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

  • GCSE (or equivalent) passes grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics
  • Previous experience within an industrial environment
  • Proven communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy in all work carried out


Desirable Criteria

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

  • Forklift truck licence
  • Previous experience within industrial waste management
  • Previous forklift truck experience
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office packages (to include Word and Excel)

Additional Information

  • Shift pattern – 6am to 2.30pm Mon – Fri


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 29th October 2018 at 1700 hours

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