Technical Support Specialist

Location UK / Craigavon/Lurgan Area

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1420376

 Job Description

Working as part of the team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for supporting the introduction of new products and processing technologies within manufacturing operations


Technical Support Specialist

Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: Competitive
Ref No: HRJOB4827
Business Unit: Pharma Services
Location: Craigavon
Open To: Internal and External Candidates

The Company
 
Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 5,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.
Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 
Let’s be exceptional together

The Role
 
Working as part of the team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for supporting the introduction of new products and processing technologies within manufacturing operations. New products will include, but are not limited to, pharmaceutical tablets, capsules and sachets. The post holder will also provide ongoing support to manufacturing operations including participation in manufacturing investigations where required.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a scientific, engineering or related technical discipline
  • Experience undertaking technical work/experiments which have involved problem solving
  • Experience of presenting approach to a project including summary of work undertaken, data generated and key findings

 
Desirable Criteria
(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • Experience within a technical role in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Knowledge of cGMP manufacture of pharmaceutical products using a wide range of processing technologies
  • Knowledge in the qualification of process equipment and experience of process validation

 
 
Reward
 
Competitive salary
Family friendly flexible working
Learning and development opportunities and support
Health promotions
Enhanced pension contribution
Long service awards
34 days annual leave allowance
Marriage leave
Free car parking
Moving house leave
Subsidised restaurant
Paid medical appointments
Bereavement Leave
Occupational sick pay
Enhanced maternity pay
On site physiotherapist
Critical illness policy
Perks discount scheme
Death in service benefit
Westfield healthcare benefit
 
(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

To Apply: Apply online at www.almacgroup.com/careers
Closing Date: Thursday 20th June 2019 at 17:00 hours