Trainee Production Technician

Burnley, Lancashire, England
£14500 - £16000 per annum
07 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
37.5 hr per week 8.45am - 5pm Mon-Thu, Friday 9am - 4pm

Burnley/Nelson, Lancashire Up to £15,990 p.a. (£8.20/hr) depending on qualifications and experience - *Covering letter required within your CV for applicant to be considered.

A small but fast growing pharmaceutical & sports supplement distribution company are looking for a professional person with a responsible attitude to operate the production facilities. There is the requirement to work closely with the management team on projects giving scope for career progression and variety within the job.

Requirements of Candidate:

They are looking for a self-motivated, organised team player with an eye for detail. The candidate must be literate, numerate and computer savvy. You are required to have GCSE's of C or above in Maths, English & Science. We require a person who is fit and healthy and likes to keep busy as well as being reliable and hard working.

Needs to have some experience in a warehouse based position or a physically demanding job. Full training will be provided to the right candidate.


- Working within a manufacturing environment
- Operating machinery in a work environment
- Maintaining accurate electronic and paper-based data recording systems
- Working without supervision and using own initiative
- Working to standard operating procedures

Main Duties:

Dispensing - you will need to dispense and weigh a number of different materials from bulk bags and drums to small quantities required according to a picking list.

Mixing and Blending - you will need to mix and blend materials to a specific recipe. This will involve using pre-dispensed materials along with additional materials according to a picking list.

Compression and Encapsulation - you will be tasked with the running of compression and encapsulation machinery. Other duties will include a series of in production tests to ensure the product meets the specification.

Packaging - using automatic counting machinery to dispense capsules to the required quantity, applying labels to packaging and sealing of items.

Quality Control - you will be responsible for ensuring quality control procedures are adhered to at all times.

Cleaning/Maintenance - you will be required to clean, maintain and set up your area and equipment to a high standard.

Benefits Package

- An ambitious company with a great close knit team to work in.
- Excellent career potential through personal development and funded training.
- Generous staff benefits packages' including annual performance related pay reviews.
- Roles will be expanded in-line with experience.
- Holidays are 20 days + Bank Holidays with increases for length of service.
- Private health care plan and company pension are available.