Production Operator - Grade 3

Molecular Devices

Molecular Devices

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The Production Operative for Leica Biosystems is responsible for assisting in the manufacture and packaging of finished products to regulated requirements. This will include, but not limited to, reagent preparation, dispensing of product, label printing and application, conversion of ancillary products, completion of batch documentation, in process checks and basic SAP transactions.

This position is part of the Production Department located in Leica Biosystems, Newcastle and will be an onsite role. At Leica Biosystems, our vision is to advance cancer diagnostics and improve lives.

You will be a part of the Production Team and report to the Production Supervisor responsible for managing part of the Production Department facilitating production of medical devices in line with customer demand. If you thrive in a fast paced, dynamic role and want to work to build a world-class organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Produce a wide range of product used in the detection of cancer.

  • Work as part of a team where continuous improvement is fundamental.

  • Complete quality documentation in line with GMP principles

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • There are no formal education requirements for this role, but it is expected that as a minimum the successful applicant will be educated to the equivalent of GCSE grade C in Maths and English, this is required for completion of paperwork/documentation.

  • The ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team.

  • Problem solving skills and can solve basic problems.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Working in a manufacturing environment (preferred but not essential as full training will be provided)

  • Working in a regulated environment.

  • Working to the requirements specified in ISO 9001:13485

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