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Production Operator, West Pharmaceutical Services, Dublin

Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate - which all help contribute to a Healthier World. At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients' lives each and every day - our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA-our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program. Summary: Reporting to the Product Group Leader this role is responsible for the production of components that meet or exceed pre-determined specifications. Responsible for inspection, packaging, labelling and completion of documentation necessary to provide quality, production and traceability records in accordance with Quality Systems ISO 9001/ ISO 13485 and Environmental Management Systems ISO14001. Requirements:

  • Must have good verbal reasoning, numerate ability and mechanical aptitude skills.

  • Must have good communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Must have good organisational skills.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of a computer.

  • Must be willing to work on a 4 shift basis - The company will operate 24Hrs/day, 7 days/week.

  • Must be willing to work in a controlled cleanroom environment, which involves the wearing of a gown, cap and relevant

personal protective equipment.

  • Previous production work experience would be an advantage.

  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practises (GMP) requirements would be an advantage.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the quality of the parts produced by inspecting parts visually and dimensionally, ensures relevant documentation is recorded and signed off in real time.

  • Maintaining accuracy of batch documentation at all time and ensuring that it is filled in and right first time.

  • Records measurement information and alerts appropriate personnel of any deviations from the customer specification or part print.

  • Packages the parts according to customer specification and indicates the status of the part (accept/reject) according to proper procedure and specifications.

  • Places finished product in correct location.

  • Understands and safely operates all equipment.

  • Reports and/or corrects unsafe working conditions.

  • Performs secondary operations as necessary to meet customer specifications.

  • Performs cleaning of machines and ancillary equipment.

  • Verifies the labels for correct part and lot numbers.

  • Maintains proper level of packaging supplies at each machine.

  • Maintains work areas in a clean and orderly manner by practicing good housekeeping.

  • Define machine status on OEE System in order to determine machine downtime and run time.

  • Compliance to all site Environmental, Health and Safety requirements, training and regulations.

  • Compliance to all local site company policies, procedures and corporate policies.

  • Act in accordance with the company's guiding principles and adherence to the corporate Code of Conduct.

  • Performs additional duties at the request of the direct supervisor.

  • Maintains methods/procedures and all supporting documentation to meet the requirements of Quality Systems ISO9001/ ISO 13485 and Environmental Management Systems ISO14001.

Delegation of Duties: When absent from the site duties and responsibilities will be delegated to the following designates

  • Production Operators.

West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. If you have a special need that requires accommodation in orderto apply to West, please send an email to . Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening. To be considered for this role you will be redirected to and must complete the application process on our careers page. To start the process click the Continue to Application below.

  • Contact: HR Manager

  • Reference: IrishJobs

  • Job ID: 101437678

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