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Packaging Technician

Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Runcorn, GB, WA7 3FA

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

We are currently recruiting a number of Packaging Technicians to join the Blow Fill Seal team in Runcorn on a Full Time, Permanent basis to work on a range of shift patterns (includes nights and weekends).

The purpose of the Packaging Technician role is to pack, set-up, operate, monitor and improve automated packing equipment used for the packing of blow-fill-seal nebules.


Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure all equipment is operating at agreed standards - Monitor equipment performance, fault find and make appropriate adjustments
  • Assist, where appropriate in basic equipment maintenance - As instructed by the Engineering team 
  • Adhere to Health and Safety procedures and good working practices to minimise accidents/incidents
  • Perform Packaging operational duties, eg line clearance, IPC checks, replace components on line, complete batch & associated documentation
  • Ensure good housekeeping standards within packaging area(s) are achieved in accordance with cGMP
  • Ensure any instances of non conformance are communicated to the area leader, Manager or QA representatives to ensure that they are investigated and rectified using company procedures

Who We Are Looking For

Do you have:

  • A degree in an engineering based discipline
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills that can be applied to pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Good attention to detail


Are you:

  • A good communicator and self starter
  • Able to set and deliver high performance standards for self and team members
  • Able to work as part of an operations team


If so - we would love to hear from you!

What We Offer

  • 24 days paid holiday per year
  • Company pension
  • Excellent training and development
  • A number of health benefits including: Life Assurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Income protection
  • Plus many other flexible benefits: Buy and sell annual leave, cycle to work scheme, online and in store discounts and much more



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