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Manufacturing Technician (entry level position)

Company: Thermo Fisher

Contract: Permanent full-time

Salary: Competitive + bonus

About Thermo Fisher

When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of more than $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Our Milton Park facility provides fast, flexible early phase development, including paediatric formulation development. Milton Park is an early phase development facility with strong links to both larger scale development and clinical labelling, packaging, and distribution sites in the Thermo Fisher network.

The range of services at Thermo Fisher for drug substances and drug products is wider than that of any other CDMO and we offer end-to-end capabilities and expertise to take your discovery from pre-clinical and clinical development, through scale-up, all the way to commercial supply across more than 40 oral solid, sterile and softgel dosage forms.

Role overview:
You’ll be part of a small team responsible for Process Development and Clinical Trial manufacturing of non-sterile products at our Milton Park site. Ideally this position is suited to an individual looking for their first position working in science. You may have qualifications in science, but most importantly you’ll be keen to learn, flexible and seeking a career within the pharmaceutical industry.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Assist in the manufacture of clinical products within the production facility.
  • Use of various manufacturing equipment.
  • Follow written instructions and be able to fill in documentation to a good standard.
  • Maintain stocks of key equipment spares and order additional spares as appropriate.
  • Interaction with other departments within Patheon UK Limited.
  • Clean down of equipment and rooms to a compliant standard.
  • Understand emergency procedures and comply with safe systems of work.
  • Ensure compliance with environment, health and safety rules, signage and instructions at all times.
  • Ensure prompt reporting and investigation of all accidents, near misses and breaches of rules.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • You may well be a recent school level, college leaver or graduate, with a science-based education, seeking a career within the pharmaceuticals industry.
  • You may already have some experience in either manufacturing and/or GMP, but this is not essential.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Well-motivated with the capacity to work under pressure.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow procedures.
  • Flexible attitude towards work.


Currently no vacancy closing date.

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