Job description Posted 16 February 2022

Warehouse Operative - Pharmaceutical

Harlow, Essex

Day Shift for 1 Year Initial Contract

Pay rate up to £14.37 Per hour PAYE

Who Are We - GSK?

We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. GlaxoSmithKline plc was formed in 2000 as a result of a merger between Glaxo Wellcome plc and SmithKline Beecham plc , although our history can be traced back more than 300 years to London’s Plough Court Pharmacy in the 1700s.

Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. Our strategy is to bring differentiated, high-quality and needed healthcare products to as many people as possible, with our three global businesses, scientific and technical know-how and talented people. Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture:

  • Our values are Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity
  • Our expectations are Courage, Accountability, Development, Teamwork

Job Purpose

The logistics team member roles are responsible for the execution of: receive, put away sample, dispense, pick, check pack and ship accountabilities across materials management and clinical supply logistics activities.

The team supports the supply chain nodes throughout the clinical supply chain which produces the material and IP product supporting the GSK Clinical Studies.

The team member roles will be cross trained to support as needed any capacity fluctuations, ensure business continuity and provide development opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

Delivering the required work to an agreed service standard.

• Maintain a safe, compliant, productive environment

• Working collaboratively across other team members to ensure that all teams are successful delivering Customer Service.

• Planning, receiving, sampling, warehousing, dispensing and shipping of all materials required to support activities in the pilot plant, Packaging Operations and the Clinical Sites and Depots to ensure Patient Supply.

• Compliant process delivery for relevant Global Distribution business processes (cGxP receipt, storage, dispensing, picking, checking packing and shipping.

• Ensure work areas are maintained in an orderly, safe and compliant fashion.

• Participate in the Performance and Development Planning process.

• Compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and ensure facilities, equipment, documentation, materials, processes and operating procedures comply with cGxP and EHS requirements.

• Work with customers and support teams to resolve urgent system and supply chain issues.

• Maintain Global Distribution facilities and equipment ensuring compliance with GSK policies, statutory requirement, regulatory requirements.

• Provide support for internal and external audits, as required.

• Contribute in improvement initiatives to identify and implement process improvements, procedures and best practices.

• Execute compliant ways of working and procedures governing cross border shipment of materials and products

• Deliver continuous improvement in operational efficiency, quality, safety and cycle time reduction

Candidate Requirements:

• Previous warehouse experience, preferably within a GMP/Pharmaceutical environment

• Good attention to detail

• Good team player

• Basic IT skills