Process Improvement Technologist

Recruiter
Next Phase Recruitment Limited
Location
Worthing, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1143632064
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a creative problem solver and excellent communicator who is able to support process and continuous improvement? A vacancy has been created within the production department of a leading Pharmaceutical company in Worthing, West Sussex. As a Process Improvement Technologist, you will have a range of responsibilities to support projects and day to day manufacturing making sure all processes function efficiently and produce repeatable results.

This is a permanent position and you will be paid a competitive salary depending on experience and this will be a great opportunity to build on your technical skills within process improvement. If you have an interest in science, strong project management skills and if you can demonstrate very high standards of work, this will be an excellent career move.

The Company
A pioneering Europe-based Pharmaceutical organisation specialising in the treatment and prevention of allergies. Their unique focus is on the vaccination and prevention of conditions such as hay fever and their products are fascinating, complex and ever-changing. The company employs around 270 people in Worthing and has an excellent reputation for providing career development opportunities, challenging and engaging work and a pleasant, vibrant working environment.

The Role
This is a very broad position supporting projects and day-to-day manufacturing, ensuring that all processes function efficiently and produce repeatable results. You will be required to continually assess current processes and equipment in order to provide business-focused proposals for improvement areas. This will lead to overseeing teams investigating Non-Conformances and taking a key role in all continuous improvement activities.

A large part of this role will be the gathering and trending of data, using this information as the basis for the rationale of any recommendations. This will include the use of spreadsheets and the ability to undertake complex in-process calculations including dilution factors and chemical corrections. You will be required to write technical reports and convey clear information to the Compliance and Process Improvement Leader, as well as people across Production, Quality and other groups. You will also attend regular Production Scheduling meetings, generating minutes and implementing changes that will help make all processes and overall output more efficient.

This position has several other elements and full details can be provided on application.

Benefits

  • Very competitive salary (to be discussed based on experience)
  • 25 days' holiday
  • Stakeholder pension plan
  • Life insurance scheme
  • Long term disability scheme
  • BUPA medical plan

Experience
The successful candidate will have a strong background in GMP / sterile processing, preferably backed with a degree or similar qualification (e.g: HNC or equivalent) in a scientific, technical or engineering discipline. You must have strong IT skills, including the ability to scrutinize and present data. You will also need to be able to demonstrate problem-solving, time management and scheduling skills. A background in Process Improvement, with knowledge of change controls, non-conformances, CAPAs, effectiveness checks and protocol deviations, would be a strong advantage.

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