Operator job from GSK in Dungarvan, County Waterford, Ireland

Tuesday 15th, March 2022

Dungarvan, County Waterford


Environment/ Health & Safety

GSK is a reputed company based in India. We are looking for talented professional from the field of Environment/ Health & Safety to join our team as Operator.

Site Name: Field Worker - CHN
Posted Date: Dec 14 2021

These Operator roles will be based in our Dungarvan sites and will be Fixed Term Contracts once available.

Job Purpose
To provide direct support in the manufacturing and packaging process.

Scope of Responsibility

  • Use / storage / processing / control of materials within relevant areas in the manufacturing operations dept. as per relevant approved documentation including SOP’s / Batch Documents / PO’s / etc.
  • Use / storage / maintenance / cleaning of all equipment within the relevant areas in the manufacturing operations dept. as per approved documentation including SOP’s / Batch Documents / PO’s / etc.
  • Achievement of operational targets including but not limited to OEE / RFT / Doc Error / c/o/ Waste reduction targets.
  • Involvement with work center based Teams / Teamwork initiatives including but not limited to design / development / and implementation of Teamwork based projects e.g. audits, inspections, project implementation.
  • Involvement and active participation with Continuous improvement projects and GPS
  • Training / instruction of fellow operatives as designated by relevant supervisor
  • Accurate reporting of department measures / metrics / controls which may be assigned.
  • Maintaining and control of specialised equipment and tools in relevant areas.
  • Completion of all Manufacturing and Packaging in process testing as per approved Documentation / SOP's / Batch Documents / Policies
  • Other duties may be assigned on discretionary basis as required by new developments or changes to the role.
  • Ensure Halal requirements are met in accordance with General Guidelines of Halal Assurance System LPPOM MUI for applicable Medical Device products / markets.

Impact of role on business objectives
The operator role is key in ensuring that:

  • All product is manufactured and produced in a compliant manner
  • Line performance is maintained to ensure that production schedule is met.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Responsibilities

  • Compliance with Safety standards / Polices / procedures when conducting or carrying out normal duties or work practices.
  • Report all near misses, accidents or dangerous occurrences to their Department Manager/Supervisor immediately or as soon as is practicable thereafter.
  • Document all near miss/ accidents in conjunction with team leader/Supervisor
  • Cast the right shadow and lead by example.

Quality Responsibilities

  • Compliance with quality standards / procedures / policies / SOP’s and all other approved documentation.

Problem Solving

  • During routine production from time to time deviations may occur in the process.
  • These deviations may impact on product quality or line efficiency.
  • The purpose of the Problem Solving Process is to provide a mechanism and guidelines to: carry out effective investigations into problems or deviations, implement an effective root cause analysis process that will yield the most likely root cause to the problem, implement effective corrective and / or preventative actions that will provide a high probability that the problem will not reoccur.

Interpersonal & Communication Skills

  • Effective communication skills are essential to this role both within the core team online which consists of line leader/SPOs/SWOs Technician/operators and with other supports within the manufacturing value streams.
  • Within the core team, and during a shift change it will be necessary to communicate current line performance, any issues noted during the shift, upcoming changeovers and current status of line and line documentation.
  • Support and interactive communication with the wider shift members during weekly communication meetings.
  • Supportive and interactive communication is required during any training activities.
  • There is an expectation that any interaction /communication with fellow employees, contractors or visitors will be conducted in a respectful and courteous manner, being open honest and consistent.

Minimum Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate
  • The ability to follow written and/or oral instructions and operate equipment.

Preferred Requirements

  • Previous experience desirable but not essential as full training will be given.
  • Level 5 or 6 in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Knowledge of CAPA, Cleanroom Operations, Continuous Improvement, GMP, EHS, Press Operations, Packaging and Labeling and Quality.

Why GSK?

Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making – using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness

As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers. As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only).

We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you’d like to discuss any adjustments to our process which might help you demonstrate your strengths and capabilities. You can either call us on 0808 234 4391, or send an email [email protected]

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