Packaging Visual Inspector – Level 3

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Packaging Visual Inspector

Job Overview
The successful candidate will be based within the Vial Inspection area of our Newry Facilities. This role involves inspecting injectable vials ranging from 10ml – 1 litre within a unique specialised environment. The successful candidate will operate within and adhere to GMP guidelines and standards while ensuring Health & Safety at all times. Our Inspection teams work to tight schedules, visually inspecting our product to ensure the highest standards of quality. Operatives also work with the AQL team to guarantee optimum standards are met. Although you are working as part of a team, you will be required to working individually at your own dedicated workstation. Therefore, the successful candidate must be able to work on their own initiative and be highly motivated to meet targets. Previous experience is not necessary as full training will be given to the successful applicants.

Main Activities/Tasks

  • Inspecting high quality products using approved processes within a specialised environment.
  • The inspector will demonstrate the ability to detect, segregate and categorise defects.
  • Completing documentation contemporaneously and accurately.
  • Candidates must complete a multi-staged training process to qualify as an inspector inclusive of:
  1. SOP Training
  2. Eye Test
  3. Defect Library
  4. Training Set
  5. Side by Side Training
  6. Practical Examination
  • Once qualified, the individual will undergo training within the reconciliation documentation process.
  • Carry out calculations in relation to batch receipt and post inspection reconciliation.
  • Inspection takes place for a duration of 30 minutes followed by a 10-minute eye rest interval.
  • Inspectors will understand and follow the company’s Health & Safety policies and SOP processes.
  • Comply with all aspects of the Quality System, adhering to the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice ensuring products are inspected within the defined parameters of the Quality Management System.

Work towards the company mission, strategy and culture.
Ensuring work areas are audit ready at all times.

​​​​​​​Essential Criteria:
Applicants must therefore demonstrate the following essential criteria on their application form in order to be considered:

  • Knowledge and understanding of basic level English and Math Skills. This will be tested internally via Assessment
  • Good attention to detail
  • Previous experience in the completion of documentation to a high standard.
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns.

Desirable Criteria:
Due to the nature of the role preference will be given to applicants demonstrating the following desirable criteria:

  • Previous experience of working within a manufacturing/packaging environment.
  • Previous experience in a visual inspection role.

Duration: Full Time, Permanent
Location: Newry, Co. Down

Additional Information:
Applicants should be able to provide proof that they have a right to work in the UK at the time of their application. Applicants who are unable to provide this proof will not be considered.
We regret that applications received after the closing date and time will not be accepted.


  • Free Life Assurance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • 32 days annual leave
  • Wedding Leave
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Employee well-being initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • On-site free parking
  • Canteen Facilities
  • Employee Perks scheme
  • Discounted Car Insurance
  • Annual Employee raffle
  • Employee Recognition scheme
  • Career development opportunities
  • Permanent
  • Newry
  • Closing date: Wednesday 05 Jun 2024
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