Production Operator (Permanent)

Posted Date: 9 Sep 2023

Location: Penicuik, GB, EH26 0BF

Company: Quotient

Quotient are recruiting for a Production Operator to join our Red Fill and Finish team within our Manufacturing Department. The purpose of this role is to support the manufacture of high-quality diagnostic products in line with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). This role is based at our site near Penicuik (EH26 0BF). The role is a full-time, permanent position working 37.5 hours per week on a 3-week rotating shift pattern of 0600-1400, 0930- 1730 and 1400 – 2200.   



The main responsibilities will include:

  • Manufacturing of Red Cell products to meet specifications and agreed schedules which includes cleanroom working and rotation between department labs.
  • Maintain accurate and legible records to ensure relevant laboratory documentation is kept in a satisfactory condition.
  • Maintain equipment, in accordance with agreed procedures, ensuring equipment is operating correctly.
  • Accurate filling, labelling and packing of products.
  • Participate in continuous training and assessment in accordance with personal development plan.
  • Maintain accurate stock control.
  • Conduct all duties in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Good Documentation Practice (GDP) and appropriate regulatory requirements.



  • Standard Grade or equivalent in English and Mathematics
  • Excellent communication, attention to detail and IT skills.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, team-working environment.
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Experience within a GMP laboratory environment desirable.



  • Basic salary of £22,365 + 20% shift allowance.
  • Competitive benefits package on offer.
  • We are a Living Wage Foundation accredited employer.
  • Full training will be provided.
  • Should ideally be available to work occasional weekend overtime when required.
  • Closing date: 12th May 2023