Snr Packaging Operator

Job Overview

Job Overview:

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Packaging Operator to join a leading and rapidly growing pharmaceutical company based in Waterford for a brand new packaging site that is being introduced. This company has invested millions into their Waterford facilities including a brand new R&D Facility which shows their long-term commitment to employees and the area. They pride themselves in recruiting, developing, and retaining the best people as they continue to grow.

What's in it for you?
This is a superb opportunity to be part of a new packaging operation with an innovative and friendly pharmaceutical company that serve patients with life-improving treatments. Your work will truly make a difference to people's lives and you will work alongside cutting-edge technology and a supportive and friendly team. You will be part of a focused team who work together and support one another with their workloads. The atmosphere is friendly and all employees are supported by peers and managers. It is a fun and exciting place to work with excellent career development opportunities

Permanent position, attractive salary and package on offer!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working directly with the Packaging Operations Manager the Senior Packaging Operator will have ownership for the following areas:
  • oManufacture / pack product to cGMP / regulatory standards as outlined in company documentation
  • oAccurate completion of all necessary documentation
  • oCarry out IPC checks as outlined in company documentation
  • oEnsure machines / equipment are maintained and working correctly
  • oCarry out minor machine / equipment adjustments as appropriate
  • oClean machines / work area in accordance with standard operating procedures
  • oDeveloping and leading the training program with line operators
  • oAttainment of targets relevant to work centers and packing metrics.
  • oAdherence to health and safety procedures
  • oEnsure compliance to documented procedures and cGMP requirements as outlined in company procedures
  • oMaintenance of hygiene / housekeeping standards in the packing area
  • oComply to terms and conditions as outlined in your contract of employment accurately and that necessary paperwork is completed
  • oEnsure that all job closing activities are performed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • oActive in driving lean ways of working. Achieving excellence together.
  • oManaging the serialisation function of the packaging line.
  • oLead line change overs and manage change parts sets
  • oImplement Value engineering initiatives.
  • oGenerate standard operating procedures relevant to the packing processes

Key Requirements:

  • Relevant Third Level Qualification preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience within a similar packaging role within the pharma Industry
  • Proven ability and experience in training and leading a packing team and writing SOPs for packaging
  • Knowledge of SAP and Serialisation processes.
  • The role requires a strong understanding lean principles and execution. (A3 problem solving, DMAIC etc)
  • Excellent communication skills with good planning and organizational skills.
  • Adaptability maintain effectiveness in varying environments and with different tasks, responsibilities and people.
  • Flexible and enthusiastic team player- Working effectively with team and on own initiative.

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