5x Trainee Operator

Location: Dudley, Northumberland, UKDepartment: Manufacturing and SupplyReference: VN103
Trainee Operator

To manufacture pharmaceutical intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in a safe, quality compliant and cost effective manner.

  • Manage raw materials and intermediates required for process, including inventory checks
  • Operate Plant and Processes according to Procedures (PRS, PTW, cGMP)
  • As a SAP user the job holder will be required to carry out assigned SAP transactions in an accurate and timely manner
  • Accurately record and check data – both written and electronic
  • Manage production equipment in accordance with safety, operational and quality procedures
  • Operate processes efficiently and participate in continuous improvement
  • Monitor performance and critical parameters and alert when necessary
  • Assist with the preparation of draft SOPs for operations as appropriate
  • Comply with all safety, health, and environmental requirements
  • Embody our company values, which are: be reliable, be caring, be transparent and be willing

Key Skills and Competencies
  • 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including Maths and English
  • Knowledge of plant operation. Ideally NVQ in Process Plant Operation
  • Capable of understanding and improving new skills with a positive response to training
  • Hard working with a positive approach to maintenance of standards
  • Clear understanding of safety
  • Team worker

We also require candidates to be competent with IT systems, and in particular Microsoft Office including Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

You will receive

A competitive salary, pension scheme, Healthcare, Perkbox, cycle to work, death in service coverage, on-site health and wellbeing support and medical consultation and physiotherapy, 24/7 employee assistance programme. Training and opportunities for further career development.

This role is a shift role to support our 24/7 operation with annual leave and rest days built into the shift plan.

Why consider Sterling?

Sterling Pharma Solutions is a global contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) with more than 50 years’ experience in developing and manufacturing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs).  This is complimented by Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) research and development bioconjugation services.

We are a fast growing, dynamic business with facilities in the UK and the US, where we employ more than 800 talented and passionate people who support our customers in bringing new medicines to market, improving and saving the lives of patients.

Our culture and our way of working is what really sets us apart as a business; we aim to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers and our employees.  You can expect to be part of a supportive team, all working towards a shared goal: to deliver first-class science and service to our customers every day. 

Sterling is an equal opportunity employer. 

Be caring. Be transparent. Be willing. Be reliable.
Deadline for applications: 10 Dec 2021
Service. Passion. Science.