Packaging Technician - 12 months (Fixed Term Contract)

  • Department: Packaging Operations
  • Location: Hampden Park, Eastbourne
  • Education Level: School Qualification
  • Employment Type Level: Full Time
  • End Date: 25-May-2018

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Want to be proud of the organisation that you work for? Teva UK Limited is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the UK.

Teva is a leader in UK healthcare and a big player on the world stage, supplying a wide range of medicines to the UK health service and across the globe in a wide range of disease areas. Millions of patients throughout the UK benefit from our medicines with tablets and capsules supplied by us taken by patients all around the UK.

We are currently looking for a talented individual to join us - people who believe in the things we do – people who are enterprising, motivated, and have a “can do, will do” attitude; people who are striving for excellence and whose ambition matches ours.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have significant experience with packaging in a GMP environment and have a hands on approach to mechanical problems. Right first time attitude and the drive for continuous improvement is a must. Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) in English and mathematics.

Main Responsibilities

As a Packaging Shift Technician, you will be packaging solid dose pharmaceutical products using modern blister and cartoner machines and associated end of line equipment, while maintaining GMP and quality requirements in accordance with our standard operation procedures. You should be self-motivated to achieve our performance, quality and efficiency KPIs in line with the department’s targets.

Working on a rotating shift pattern that compromises of a 3 week rotation and you will work a combination of day shifts – 7am – 7.15pm and then night shifts - 7pm – 7.15am from Monday through to Saturday morning.

  • Week 1 – 2 rest days and then 3 day shifts
  • Week 2 – 3 night shifts and then 2 rest days
  • Week 3 – 2 day shifts, 1 rest day and then 2 night shifts 


This role will be one year fixed term contract.