Senior Operator Grade 2

Employer Information



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Senior Operator Grade 2

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Competitive
Ref No: HRJOB6793
Business Unit: Almac Pharma Services, Ireland
Location: Dundalk
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 6000 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), including our recently announced expansion in Dundalk, 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 Packaging team based in our Dundalk site, you will be responsible for processing operation (staff and/ or equipment) within the designated production room while assuring that the quality of the product produced complies with cGMP. The ability to work various shift patterns, will be essential.

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

  • Experience in a production environment involving production/packaging teams, machinery, and quality control of product
  • Experience of working within teams

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

  • GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C or above in English Language and Maths
  • NQF level 3 Qualification (i.e. – A Level, NVQ/BTEC Level 3 or equivalent)
  • Experience in set up, operation and clean down of process equipment an advantage
  • Experience of leading teams (supervisory experience)

Shift Pattern

  • Alternating weekly – 06.00am to 14.00pm AND 14.00pm to 22.00pm


We recognise rewarding our people is not just about money, so we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to our employees which includes:

Competitive salary
Family friendly flexible working
Annual bonus
Private health provided
Learning and development opportunities and support
Occupational sick pay
Enhanced pension contribution
Enhanced maternity pay
Long service awards
Employee recognition programme
34 days annual leave allowance
Marriage leave
Free car parking
Moving house leave
Critical illness policy
Perks discount scheme
Death in service benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

To Apply: Apply online at
Closing Date: Thursday 29th July 2021 at 17:00 hours

  • Permanent
  • Dundalk
  • Closing date: Thursday 29 Jul 2021
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