Packaging Operative

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent, Temporary full-time, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 16 hours ago

Reference 1377237

 Job Description

We are currently recruiting for Packaging Operative roles on a six month fixed term basis with an immediate start.

In Norbrook we pride ourselves in being one of the top 11 companies in Northern Ireland and in the top 15 veterinary pharmaceutical companies globally. We develop & manufacture veterinary medicines, supplying products to 120 countries globally. With a strong portfolio of existing products and significant investment in R&D to launch new products annually, we have opportunities for individuals to join us and develop their career in a global company.

Our business strategy is supported by our Values – Customer Value, One Team, Results Driven, Excellence, Innovation, and Quality – and we support our employees to live the behaviours that creates our culture.  Our on-going success is based on the expertise, knowledge and innovation of our employees. If you are interested in joining our team here at Norbrook and supporting our vision, then apply for this role.


Job Overview

We are currently recruiting for Packaging Operative roles on a six month fixed term basis with an immediate start. The successful candidates will be based within the Operational areas of our Newry Facilities and will assist in the packaging of a wide variety of pharmaceutical products whilst ensuring that all operations are performed in line with GMP standards and Health and Safety guidelines. Our Manufacturing teams work to tight schedules, packing sterile and non-sterile products to meet Customer orders. They also work with our Quality teams to ensure that we produce high quality products at all times. Many of our manufacturing suites have been upgraded recently as part of our overall capital investment programme.


Main Activities/Tasks

This role may also include the operation of labelling/packaging equipment. The successful candidate will also be expected to ensure operational efficiency and the quality of finished products.


Essential Criteria:

  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics or 1 years previous experience of working within a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Deliver high quality work with a “right first time” mindset
  • Successful applicants must also be able to demonstrate on their application form that they possess excellent written communication skills.
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns.


Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of following work instructions/SOP’s.
  • Working knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP).


Incomplete application forms will not be considered.


Duration: Full Time, Fixed Term 6 Months depending on operational requirements

Location: Newry, Co. Down

Remuneration: Salary Attractive

Benefits: Free Life Assurance, Paid Holidays, On-site Parking, Pension Scheme, Canteen Facilities, Healthcare plan, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Car Insurance, Perks Scheme

Contact: The Human Resources Department

Norbrook Laboratories Limited employs a workforce with members of all sections of the community and is committed to appointing people purely on the basis of merit. In accordance with our equal opportunities policy we would particularly like to welcome applicants from the Protestant Community.