Pharmaceutical Technician

Our Client;

We are working alongside an incredibly innovative biotechnology company based in South Oxfordshire who due to continued growth are now looking to add a site based pharmaceutical technician to their growing team.

The Role;

  • Ensure operational procedures are followed.
  • Identify and suggest areas where improvements can be made. Participate fully and diligently in project schemes to support continuous improvement.
  • Manage the equipment spare parts area and its replenishment strategy.
  • Complete and review logbooks and relevant documentation promptly and accurately.
  • Plan and execute your own schedule, to ensure that daily tasks around the plant are completed, including equipment calibrations, housekeeping and maintaining stocks of consumable items.
  • Perform preventative maintenance of equipment such as vacuum pumps, thermal control units, gas detectors.
  • Checking/sampling/adjusting systems such as purified water generator, wet scrubbers, dosing tanks, carbon adsorption units.

Key skills & knowledge required;

  • Excellent communicator, able to liaise between different departments.
  • Demonstrated successful planning and organisational skills.
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation capabilities. Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience of lean methodologies, e.g. Kanban systems, and in GxP environments would be beneficial.
  • Able to work effectively and efficiently on your own or as part of a team.
  • Strong sense of accountability for the outcome.
  • IT literate with good Microsoft Office skills.
  • Previous experience in the chemical/pharmaceutical industry desirable.

What you can expect;

  • Competitive salary £22,000 – £24,000 + yearly bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus bank increasing 1 day per year served
  • Private medical & dental
  • Subsidised gym & canteen
  • Income protection

Commutable locations;

Oxford, Abingdon, Didcot, Headington, Cowley, Radley, Milton, Wantage, Marcham, Grove, Benson, Watlington


If this role sounds of interest then please get in touch with our Technical Divisional Manager via email


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Job Information

Job Reference: PT2112DL_1635783850
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Medical, Holiday, Bonus & Other Benefits
Salary From: £22000
Salary To: £24000
Job Industries: Technical
Job Locations: Didcot, Oxfordshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: "Chemical" OR "Pharmaceutical" OR "Lean Methodologies"
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