Engineering Technician, Open to flexibility

Barnard Castle, Durham
09 Sep 2018
28 Sep 2018
Contract Type

Engineering Technician, Open to flexibility

To help enable us to strengthen our technical capability, and prepare us for future advancements within the Cephalosporins Business Unit, we are looking to appoint an Electrically biased Multi skilled technician to maintain our tablets and suspension, into blister and bottle, filling and packaging equipment. This is a fantastic opportunity to expand your skills and experience as you will work in a Multi Skilled Environment!

You will be providing maintenance support, carrying out planned preventative maintenance, dealing with breakdowns and providing support to investigations and continuous improvement initiatives to allow us to produce the medicines we supply.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Fault finding on all types of processes and equipment (predominantly filling and packaging equipment)
  • Installation, commissioning and validation of new plant, including generation and delivery of validation documentation.
  • Deliver preventative plant maintenance activities through MERPS (SAP).
  • Working to current company and regulatory GxP and safety standards.
  • Problem solving/root cause analysis and proactive development of plant within a demanding production environment.
  • Delivery of Continuous Improvement (CI) projects.

Closing date for applications: 28th Sept 2018

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Why You?

Basic qualifications:

  • Have served a recognised engineering maintenance apprenticeship with an electrical bias
  • The ability to understand and work through electrical drawings
  • Ability to perform, and discuss, a logical fault-finding approach to equipment failures
  • Enjoy working in a team environment and can communicate effectively.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of vision systems (Laetus / SEA Vision)
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical process and packaging equipment
  • Experience within a highly regulated production or packaging environment (eg clean-industry, FMCG, food, electronics or similar).

Why GSK?:

At GSK we are a science-led global healthcare company. We research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. Our mission is inspiring and challenging - to help people do more, feel better and live longer.

We have a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 countries, a network of 86 manufacturing sites in 36 countries and large R&D centres in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China.

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