Mechanical Dayshift Craftsperson

Location: Dudley, Northumberland, UKDepartment: Manufacturing and SupplyReference: VN080
Summary of role Mechanical Dayshift Craftsperson

We are seeking a time-served Mechanical Craftsperson to join our dayshift team based at Dudley, Northumberland UK. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the Central Engineering Biological Treatment Plant and Anaerobic Digestion Plant. You will be experienced in plant maintenance techniques, fault finding, installation work and carrying out small plant modifications. You will uphold Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) principles in your area of responsibility and continually seek opportunities to improve and enhance quality standards.

  • Keep the Biological Waste Treatment plant running effectively
  • Keep the Gas to Grid and Anaerobic Digestion plant running effectively
  • Support and assist the Bioplant Technician
  • Carry out mechanical repairs, modifications, plant upgrades and installation 
  • Follow planned preventative maintenance activities
  • Accept and sign off Permit to Work
  • Conduct workplace inspections, audits and investigations as required
  • Work in a safe and responsible manner wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • 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
  • Be capable of problem solving and conduct diagnostic checks on mechanical and process equipment
  • Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision alone or as part of a multi discipline team
  • Prior experience of Pharma or waste water treatment facilities is an advantage
  • Prior experience of working in Hazardous Areas is advantageous 
  • Individual will be a time-served Mechanical Craftsperson 

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, Perkbox, cycle to work, 25 days annual leave, 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.

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: 29 Oct 2021
Service. Passion. Science.