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Pharma Manufacturing technician Level 2

Employer: GE Healthcare
Contact Ref: (GE Healthcare)

Vacancy Description

This vacancy is now closed for applications.

The Manufacturing Technicians, work in a variety of operational teams manufacturing radiopharmaceuticals from raw materials. All manufacturing operations must be performed in accordance with relevant MHRA and FDA regulations, Good Manufacturing Procedures (cGMP’s) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)


Inter-departmental communication, teamwork and compliance to Environmental, Health & Safety policy and procedures are critical. The short lived radioactive products are manufactured within this highly compliant, just-in-time / Lean manufacturing environment.

Key responsibilities/essential functions include:

  • Process, assemble, dispense, assay and package of radiopharmaceuticals in accordance with established procedures.

  • Accurately complete and review batch records and related documentation.

  • Preparation and set-up of associated equipment and materials, i.e. autoclaves etc.

  • Comply with all applicable Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.

  • Strict adherence to cGMP

  • Perform housekeeping area audits following GMP and EHS guidelines.

  • Troubleshoot basic equipment problems and communicate findings to Supervisor.

  • Trackwise –Assist and input into Investigation Reports (IR’s) and Change Controls

  • Ability to pass cleanroom gowning qualifications required for employees working in cleanrooms

Training to be Provided

Level 2

Industrial Awareness Award




Functional Skills (if required)

Key Information

Job role: Pharma Manufacturing technician

Places available: 2

Duration: 12 Months


GE Healthcare,
The Grove Centre,
White Lion Road,
Little Chalfont,

Working weekly hours


Weekly Wage





Skills Required
  • Numerate and literate

  • Able to understand and follow instructions

  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Able to work as part of a team

  • Able to undertake lifting duties up to a maximum weight of 30 KG

Qualifications Required

  • 3 GCSE’s Including English, Mathematics and a Science subject (grade A-D) or local equivalent.

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