Lead Operator/ Machine Minder (Aseptic)

Start Date: ASAP

1. General Responsibilities

  • To perform line set ups peristaltic pump operation and clearance safely and correctly as stated in the relevant SOPs
  • To oversee the staff on the line in which they are responsible
  • Ensure their staff are aware of their role on that line
  • Training of production operatives
  • Quality of the product produced is to the company standard required
  • GMP regulations are always adhered to.

2. Planned & Reactive Maintenance Under the supervision of the Production Manager, Operations Manager, Engineering Manager and Engineering contractor

  • Perform basic preventative & reactive maintenance
  • Carry out basic repair work as and when required
  • Carry out basic planned maintenance activities
  • Schedule work following method, production plan/ criteria and test functions

3. Line Set-Ups and Clearance activities

  • Lines are set up to the specified SOP, schematic work instructions relating to the activity being performed
  • Line Clearance activities are performed as per company cGMP guidelines and related SOPs
  • All machine parts are clean/ sanitised and labelled before and after use.
  • Quality incidents are reported to the QA/ Supervisor and recorded on the appropriate documentation
  • Documentation completed in a timely and correct manner at each stage of the process.

4. Machine operation – All machine operation to include

  • Stopping and starting of all liquid fill and cap machines correctly and safely as per the SOP
  • Safe removal of product from the liquid fill and labelling machines
  • Reporting machine breakdowns to senior staff/engineers if unable to rectify the problem
  • Safe operation and set up of the liquid fill and labelling machines, as per the SOPs

5. Palletising finished product correctly, duties and responsibilities are:

  • Ensuring the correct plan and quantity are being placed onto the correct size pallet
  • Checking of shipper labels and their location are correct
  • Shipper quantities are as specified on the labels and quality of the product has not been compromised

6. In process quality checks– duties and responsibilities include:

  • Checks are completed to the standards set out in the SOP
  • All checks are completed in a timely manner and documented correctly to GMP standards
  • Any quality issues are reported to the senior on the line and to QA who will then take the appropriate action and record in the appropriate manner
  • GMP activities within the manufacturing unit
  • Cleaning of facility and equipment as per SOP or work instruction.

7. General duties and tasks as and when required.

  • Any another reasonable work-related task.
  • Any other cross functional work-related tasks.

3 years previous experience

Preferred qualification, cGMP industry standard recognised training qualification

GCSE or equivalent English & Maths

COVID-19 precautions
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place

The company has a comprehensive COVID-19 prevention programme in place.

All applications must be supported with a CV and sent to careers@originltd.com 

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