​Production Chemist

Location Preston
Discipline: Operations & Manufacturing
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Jolie Trahar

Contact email: jolie.trahar@rbwconsulting.com
Contact phone: 01293364082
Job ref: JMTPC
Published: 18 days ago
Expiry date: 30 Sep 2024 23:59

Production Chemist

Location: Preston, UK
Work Schedule: Shift Work (12-hour shifts - midnight start, 11 days out of every 28)
Unique Perk: Enjoy a full week off every other week!
Eligibility: Must have full right to work in the UK on a Permanent basis

Are you a dedicated life science graduate looking to make your mark in the pharmaceutical industry? Do you thrive in dynamic environments and seek a role that offers both challenge and balance? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

About the Role: As a Production Chemist in a GMP-certified facility, you will play a crucial role in the production of high-quality pharmaceutical products. Your expertise will ensure that operations meet the rigorous standards of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

What You’ll Do:

  • Operate and maintain production equipment according to GMP guidelines.

  • Monitor production processes and perform quality checks to ensure compliance.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize production efficiency.

  • Document and report on production activities and outcomes.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve any issues that arise during production.


  • Degree in a life science subject (e.g., Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmacology).

  • Ideally, some work experience in a GMP environment.

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.

  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills.

  • Flexibility to work 12-hour night shifts.

Why Join The Team?

  • Work-Life Balance: With this unique shift pattern, you’ll work only 11 days out of every 28, giving you a full week off every other week to recharge and pursue personal interests.

  • Professional Growth: Join a leading pharmaceutical company where your contributions make a real impact.

  • Dynamic Environment: Be part of a dedicated team in a fast-paced, high-stakes setting.

Ready to take the next step in your career? Apply now and be part of a team that’s making a difference in the pharmaceutical industry.

Apply Today!

If you have the right to work in the UK and meet the qualifications, we want to hear from you. Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to balance a rewarding career with ample personal time. Join the team in Preston and be a vital part of the business’ success!


Note: This position requires shift work, with shifts starting at midnight and lasting 12 hours.

Only applicants with full, permanent right to work in the UK will be considered.