Manufacturing Technician


The Manufacturing Technician contributes to developing Symbiosis’ mutually beneficial relationships by:

  • Processing and manufacturing of aseptic products, from the ordering of raw materials to the dispatch of the finished pharmaceutical product for clinical trial use.
  • Manufacturing of aseptic products, including maintaining the status of a validated aseptic cleanroom operator, material preparation, reconciliation, labelling and packaging.




  • Educated to a minimum of 5 National 5’s or Higher in Mathematics and English 


  • Educated to degree level in Life Sciences



  • Ability to follow and complete manufacturing documentation accurately
  • Experience of a GMP controlled cleanroom environment


  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacture
  • Lean manufacturing experience


  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptive team player
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively in a busy environment


Working hours for this role are 2-week shift pattern:

  • Week 1: 7 am – 3 pm
  • Week 2: 2 pm to 10 pm

If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV and cover letter, detailing your salary requirements to



Operational Effectiveness

  • Complete all batch manufacturing records and all associated documentation to cGMP and an accurate and timely manner. 
  • Undertake general house-keeping and maintenance of the facility in an audit-ready’ state at all times. 
  • Participate in training sessions. 
  • Participate in the continued improvement of systems within the facility to ensure efficient and timely manufacturing process. 
  • Perceive problems as they develop and communicate such to the Manufacturing Team Leader.  
  • Ensure training records are up to date and accurate as per current SOP revisions
  • Ensure cleanrooms are cleaned as per procedures and timelines
  • Prepare components and consumables for use in manufacturing. 
  • Set up the clean room and equipment in preparation for manufacturing. 
  • Ensure correct materials are processes as per BMR’s.
  • Undertake routine in-use monitoring of clean room suites during manufacturing. 
  • Prepare and filter bulk drug solutions, including undertaking filter integrity tests as part of the manufacturing process. 
  • Fill, stopper, and crimp liquid and lyophilised drug product. 
  • Reconcile all materials used in the manufacturing process
  • Reconcile finished product materials.
  • Undertake sampling of finished product 
  • Package and label all finished products

Compliance & Quality Management

  • Maintain a clean and safe work place in accordance with GMP and Health & Safety guidance. 
  • Assist in the undertaking of reviews associated with Corrective Action/Preventative Action (CAPA), deviations (including investigations and out of specifications). 
  • Support validation and qualification of equipment and processes as required.

Management & Development of Team

  • Assist the Manufacturing Management Team in the induction of manufacturing staff to ensure they are clear about how they contribute to Symbiosis and can operate at their best.
  • Understand the other team members’ needs, capabilities and preferred ways of working, and provide them with support and feedback.

Managing Relationships

  • Attend, participate and contribute to regular staff and management meetings, as necessary.
  • Invest in developing relationships with all staff to fully understand the needs of other staff and communicate accordingly.
  • Invest in developing relationships with the management team to ensure we are a high performing Manufacturing team and Symbiosis’ services meet expectations.
  • Act as an ambassador for the company.

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