Job description Posted 05 September 2022

Instrument Technician

Pay rate: £22.56 per hour PAYE

Location: Montrose

Duration: 12 months

GSK is looking to recruit an Instrument technician based at our Montrose manufacturing site initially on a 12-month contract.

Role Responsibilities:

Works as part of a team and is responsible for the installation, maintenance and calibration of instrumentation systems on the site.

Provision of an installation and commissioning service on new equipment and modify existing equipment.

Responsible for correct implementation of routine maintenance procedures

Input data from calibration documentation in to CMX

Experience in the administration, control and use permit to work procedures.

Provide compliant and validated technical solutions

Provide accurate solutions to avoid having overdue calibrations

Consistently develop your skills to become a subject matter expert on instrumentation and metrology

Contribute to the deployment and integration of continuous improvement methodologies

Maintain high level of 5S standards and work practices of all production and shop areas

Manage monthly requests and project work

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

Relevant Apprenticeship with 3 years’ experience in a similar role

S/NVQ Process Engineering Maintenance (Instrument and Control) Level 3 or equivalent

CompEx Units Ex 01 to 04

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

Demonstrated ability to perform job duties with limited supervision.

Demonstrated familiarity with regulatory guidelines, and standard operating procedures.

Understanding of P&IDs and electrical schematics

Proficient in SAP (work orders, history, maintenance plans)

Ability to work in a multifunctional team environment


At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we’re making the biggest changes we’ve made to our business in over 20 years. We’re on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.

With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of disease together – all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.

Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients – so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact – with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you’re ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.