Engineering Maintenance Technician Electrical And Instrumentation

  • £35 - £40k
  • Sittingbourne, Kent
  • Gw Pharmaceuticals Plc

GW Pharmaceuticals is a cutting-edge UK-based biopharmaceutical company that over the last 20 years has established a world-leading position in cannabinoid science and the development of regulatory approved medicines derived from cannabis. Our mission is to transform the lives of seriously ill patients and their families. In October 2018 our achievements were recognized by TIME magazine which named GW as one of the ‘Top 50 Genius companies of 2018 that are inventing the future’.

Based primarily at our manufacturing site in Sittingbourne , the Electrical & Instrumentation (E&I) Technician role is a key position within the Company’s inhouse maintenance team . We are recruiting individuals with experience in electrical and instrumentation maintenance appropriate to a pharmaceutical environment. Whilst you will be expected to work closely with the Production team, engineering supports the rest of GW’s operations, across a wide range of departments. This role has responsibility for maintaining cGxP and H&S applicable to the role.

Quality is the primary focus at GW, to ensure that our patients receive a Safe, Effective and Quality Assured product. This requires working to the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). The department is subject to regular audits by Senior management, external pharmaceutical companies and regulatory authorities. In order to achieve the high standards required, documented maintenance and calibration activities are an integral part of the daily routine.

Your role will involve

 Electrical tasks to such equipment as, air handling plant, manufacturing and research equipment.

 Minor electrical installation work and updates.

 Carry out calibration activities to a wide range of equipment.

 Plant and equipment breakdowns and installations with some modifications and additions to existing infrastructure

 Provide occasional support to our other facility at Paddock Wood.

 Provide operational support for the Production Facility’s Process Control System.

The qualifications you need are an ONC or equivalent in an Electrical or Instrumentation discipline, ideally experience in a Pharma or regulated industry and a recognised apprenticeship. Suitable equivalents will also be considered.

In return we offer

• Competitive salary

• Bonus

• Stock options

• Pension

• Healthcare

• Professional development.

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