Job Title: Warehouse Operator
Location: Brentwood, Essex
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 – 16:00
Contract type: Permanent

Ethypharm is a leading mid-sized global pharmaceutical company that manufactures and provides essential drugs, with a focus on hospital care, central nervous system (severe pain and addiction) and internal medicine.

Our commitment is to improve patients’ lives and make a positive impact on society and the environment.

Ethypharm has 1,700 employees dedicated to its various pharmaceutical activities, of which 1400 are in industrial operations.

Our six production sites located in France, the UK, Spain, and China have expertise in injectables and complex oral solid forms.

With a global presence in 68 countries, the company markets its products directly in Europe and China, and has strategic partnerships in the EMEA, NA, LATAM and APAC markets.

Ethypharm works closely with the authorities and healthcare professionals to ensure that its medicines are used appropriately and that patients have access to them.

To find out more about Ethypharm, visit and follow us on LinkedIn.

We are recruiting a Warehouse Operator who will be based at our Brentwood site. Working as part of a busy warehouse team, you will be responsible for all stock movements (incoming and outgoing). Ensuring that all products are reliably tracked, stored and shipped in accordance to Good Distribution Practices and Company operating procedures. Ensuring the accuracy of stock control and meeting department targets.

Day-to-day responsibilities
*Loading and unloading of delivery vehicles
*Checking for damaged or missing items for onward storage in the warehouse
*Keeping an accurate record of the stock on the ERP system (SAP)
*Operating a forklift truck to move and rearrange stock and ensure that products are stored safely
*Picking orders using a hand-held scanner and prepare for packing and onward distribution
*Maintain good knowledge of relevant governance, SOPs and ways of working

About you
We are looking for someone who has demonstrable experience working as a Production Operator. The successful candidate you will enjoy solving challenges, taking the initiative and will naturally want to be a part of growth and improvement through collaboration and teamwork. You will be diligent and methodical when performing your day to day tasks ensuring all tasks are completed in line with company guidelines.

*Educated to GCSE (or equivalent) level
*Minimum of 1 year working within a warehouse environment
*Experience of using a forklift truck is desirable
*Experience of using an ERP system such as SAP
*Strong numeracy and literacy skills
*Good working knowledge of GDP and GMP is desirable

What we offer you
*Holiday – 25 days rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays
*Holiday Buy/Sell – an opportunity to buy or sell up to an additional 5 days’ holiday
*3% Bonus – in addition to our competitive salaries, all our employees are entitled to join a discretionary bonus scheme (based on policy eligibility)
*Bravo Benefits Platform – offering a variety of discounts across well-being and lifestyle
*Salary Sacrifice scheme for Electric vehicles with Tusker (dependent on meeting policy eligibility)
*Private Healthcare for yourself and your family (if applicable) with an additional Medicash health cash plan
*Pension Scheme

At Ethypharm we recognise the value of diversity in the workplace and provide equal opportunities for all. We are always open to discussing flexible working arrangements where this meets with the needs of our business. Visit our website at to learn more about Ethypharm.