Production Operative

Location
Abertillery
Salary
£16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted
31 Mar 2017
Closes
28 Apr 2017
Ref
00066819
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Production
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
This life sciences company develops natural bioactive compounds into novel antimicrobial solutions to human and animal health-related problems and takes these solutions to the market where they can be used.

The company was established in 1998. Over the last 18 years they have grown into a life sciences company that is a leader in the development of anti-infectives. Their aim is to use their culture of creativity and diversity to contribute to improving the lives, health and wellbeing of those patients and customers who have life-limiting rare diseases or for whom effective treatments for their medical conditions are not currently available.

Their people consist of highly trained individuals with backgrounds in analytical chemistry, separation science, medicinal biology, microbiology, protein chemistry, drug development, agriculture, engineering and business, who intuitively think creatively.

Responsibilities:
- Produce plant extracts
- Package and ship orders
- Monitor and maintain raw material stocks
- Carry out and oversee cleaning of production areas and equipment
- Maintain appropriate records

Requirements:

Essential:
- GCSE equivalent qualification in Maths, English and Science
- Basic IT skills
- Good verbal communication skills
- Practically minded
- Good attention to detail

Desirable:
- Experience working in a production or physical job. This would ideally be in a hygienic environment where accurate record keeping was a central component of the job
- Experience with food production/processing or biotechnology within the demands of a certified Quality Management System
- Experience preparing and running laboratory tests

Costs incurred by applicants for travelling to any interview granted and/or relocating will not be covered.

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