Manual Operator 2 shifts

  • Breda
  • Overig
  • Salary indication €12.48-15.00
  • 40 Hours per week
  • Fulltime
  • #1AV0056044

About the job

Do you see yourself working in a challenging international environment? do you have experience as a (manual) operator? Then keep reading!
We are looking for a manual operator for an international pharmaceutical organisation. We are searching for someone who is driven, knowledgeable, teachable and coachable. Someone who is competent and willing to work in a (semi) manual line, preferably who has experience with principles of standard work LEAN manufacturing principles. You have a talent to pro-actively give input for innovation regarding identifying and eliminating waste in processes. You like working in a fast paced environment and are a team-player by heart, always looking for opportunities and challenges. This position is full time with a one year contract with outlook of extension when performing well.

You will also be involved in the following activities:

  • Running a production line according to operating procedures;
  • Working together and constructive communication with other operators and line leads;
  • Looking for improvement and efficiency in and around working processes;
  • Problem solving escalation when necessary;
  • Taking ownership for all tasks and results;
  • Taking active part on Shift hand over process in the line.

The team:
You are going to work in an ABR manufacturing department on (semi) manual line 108 with approximately 10 colleagues. You will be working in the 2 shift schedule.
According to standard work principles the team is taking care that defined performance on Safety, Quality, delivery, inventory is executed. Respect and working together in a professional and mature manner is key. Diversity of culture and native makes that a good knowledge (verbal, reading, writing) of English language is necessary.

Are you convinced that this is the job for you, then do not hesitate and apply!

Job requirements

We are looking for someone who meets the following requirements;

  • 1 – 2 years of experience in manufacturing environment (preferable Pharmacy, GMP/GDP environment);
  • You are able to work in a 2-shift schedule;
  • Experience in working with Standard Operating Procedures;
  • Good knowledge of English language, both oral and written;
  • Good at teamwork and working with people of various backgrounds and cultures;
  • Pro-active working attitude;
  • VAPRO A is an advantage.


  • Teamplayer;
  • Efficient and accurate;
  • Structured/disciplined;
  • Clear communicator;
  • Accountable/Responsable;
  • Trust & Respect;
  • Knowledgeable on production processes;
  • Flexible.

About the company

The organization discovers, develops, manufactures and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, the organization was one of the first companies to realize the new sciences promise by bringing safe and effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. The company's therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, the organization remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people’s lives.

What we offer

  • A temporary contract for 1 year, with outlook to be extended based on your own performance;
  • A chance to work in an international environment;
  • Working together with a close and small team, at a great multinational in Breda;
  • A fulltime position where you are able to further develop yourself;
  • The salary is between €2.200,- and €2.600,- gross per month, based on work experience.

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4811 KA, Breda

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