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Multi Skilled Technician (Engineer)

As part of Bio Products Laboratory’s (BPL) future plans to grow and solidify BPL’s presence as a leading provider of Plasma derived Medicinal Products for patients and customers, we are recruiting Multi Skilled Technicians within our Engineering function at our manufacturing site in Elstree, Hertfordshire.

Our Multi Skilled Technicians (Engineers), work on our 24/7 shift pattern – 12 hour shits, days/nights, 4 on 4 off.

Undertake maintenance, calibration, repair, and continual development of equipment within the scope of the Engineering Department with due regard to all relevant regulations, guidelines, and practices.

Effectively communicate with all members of Engineering, Production, QA, and Planning. Able to analyse issues and problem solve quickly and effectively, communicating instructions and implementing any changes or information that may be required to ensure continued production. Ensuring all relevant parties are kept informed of progress and activities undertaken.

Support and determine the correct course of action during reactive and planned maintenance activities and give technical support to the manufacturing team to ensure correct decisions are made to reduce any risk to manufacturing activities.

Experience and attributes to make you successful in the role:  

Ability to perform Engineering and Maintenance activities to a high standard on Pharmaceutical Utilities and associated equipment including:

  1. Sterile Steam Systems
  2. Purified and Sterile Water Systems
  3. Clean Room Environments
  4. HVAC systems
  5. Building Management Systems


Ability to perform Engineering and Maintenance activities to a high standard on Pharmaceutical Process Equipment and associated equipment including:

  1. Filling line Equipment
  2. Clean in place systems
  3. Filtration and Chromatography Units
  4. Centrifugation systems
  5. Packing lines


Experience within the following industries will be considered – Manufacturing/

Previous pharmaceutical experience is highly desirable

HNC or equivalent formal qualification in main discipline

Full indentured apprenticeship with experience and additional study

Formal qualification in at least one other engineering discipline

Formal qualifications for statutory requirements such as B&P, L8, 17th ED

Our salary and benefits include: 

  • Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Life insurance
  • On-site free parking, with a subsidised restaurant

Bio Products Laboratory (BPL) is a niche pharmaceutical business located in Elstree, Herts.

Our products change people’s lives, and the purpose of our work is lived and breathed through its people. Since privatising from the NHS in 2013, BPL has gone through huge change and growth as we aspire to be the leader in our field.


To start your career with BPL, please apply today.


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