Production Operative

The Production Opertaive will  work as part of a small team in the production of Nelsons’ natural medicines.

 

Purpose

• To work as part of a small team in the production of Nelsons’ natural medicines including

licensed medicines in the form of homeopathic, herbal and flower remedy products.

• To continue ones duties associated with production e.g. completion of batch

documentation, cleaning of production areas and equipment, assist in operator training.

• To support Engineering breakdown, maintenance, changeover and project activities within

the manufacturing environment.

• To assist in the delivery of continuous improvement initiatives within the manufacturing

environment.

• To work according to all necessary GMP and H&S requirements.

 

Key Responsibilties

 • To work as part of a team (or if necessary; individually) in the production of Nelsons’

products.

• To work according to all necessary GMP and H&S requirements following Nelsons

Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and to actively encourage this behaviour in other

team members including temps.

• To develop ones technical and interpersonal skills and abilities and assist in the

development of others.

• To assist in the training of operators.

• To perform changeovers and support changeover projects to deliver maximum line

efficiency.

• To gain a full understanding of mechanical and electrical packaging equipment functionality

and be able to troubleshoot and fault find.

• To assist in the validation of new and existing processes, the development of critical

process parameters and the development of packaging line SOPs.

• To be adaptable, flexible, approachable and to demonstrate a ‘can-do’ attitude.

• To comply with all reasonable training requirements in order to safely and effectively work

in the Production department and to actively encourage this behaviour in other team

members including temps (ensuring correct PPE is worn when required)

• To complete all necessary production documentation including ERP system entries,

reconciliations and any necessary investigations.

• To effectively run the production operation to which they are assigned and to achieve KPI

targets

• To ensure the maintenance of the good housekeeping and cleanliness of the production

area and equipment to which they are assigned

• To work with the other team members and Team Leaders to ensure and improve

production efficiency and maintenance of quality standards.

• To carry out any other reasonable duties requested by Management.

• To be responsible of ensure that all required documents, labels and components are

ordered on time.

• To ensure all in process checks are completed correctly and on time.

• To provide support to other team members (including temps) and production lines

• To report all issues to their Team Leader e.g. machine and equipment faults, processes not

fallowed.

 

Person Specification 

Education / Qualifications

• English and Maths to GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent)

 

Skills and Experience

Essential

• Previous experience with GMP in a manufacturing environment preferred

• Good knowledge of production lines and processes preferred

• Ability to work accurately, with attention to detail

• Ability to work with limited supervision and use own initiative

• Good IT Skills

• Good communication skills, both written and verbal

• Ability to recognise and work with good hygienic practices

• Good listing skills 

 

Desirable

• GMP Training

• Good technical knowledge

 

Behaviours

• Able to work shift patterns, including early and late shifts

• Positive approach to work and tasks

• Confident

• Ability to use own initiative

• Motivated and keen to develop new skills

• Role model

• Behaviours reflect company values