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Production Operative

Req ID:  5412
Company:  DCC Vital - Fannin Ltd
Salary:  Salary not disclosed

Galway, IE

Contract Type:  Permanent
Date Posted:  07-Mar-2023

Job title


 The Opportunity

Production Operative


In Ireland, DCC HS&S, through Fannin, is a leading provider of sales, marketing, distribution solutions and other services to the healthcare sector in Ireland. Established in 1829, Fannin has a remarkable heritage of service in this sector. The company has annual sales in excess of €120m and employs almost 300 people.


LIP which was established in 1977 manufactures a full range of high quality prepared microbiological media for both the clinical and industrial markets.


The company which operates from a modern manufacturing facility is a BS EN ISO 9001:2008 registered and uses the latest technology in media production.


The facilities include purpose built environmentally controlled areas and cleanrooms that are temperature& humidity monitored to maximise the quality and shelf life of the product and custom designed high output machines are used in the manufacturing process.


Becoming part of the wider Fannin in 2004 and with the continued investment in the manufacturing facilities, LIP continues to be the major Irish manufacturer of prepared media.



Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The principal duties and responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the manufacture of prepared microbiology media and the day to day running of media production and any associated tasks.



Experience & profile:

   The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Knowledge of Cleanroom Manufacture and GMP would be desirable but not a necessary requirement as comprehensive on site training will be given.


The successful candidate will ideally be:

  • Flexible, hard working and enjoy working with people.
  • Ability to produce results, prioritising objectives and scheduling work to make best use of time/resources
  • Ability to work well under pressure while adhering to strict deadlines 


Other Information:

  • DCC Vital is an Equal Opportunity Employer



This is a permanent, full time contract. There will be an occasional requirement to work beyond normal working hours, to travel to other Fannin sites and to attend internal & external training courses.


Please note although the above is a description of the requirements of the role, as stated in your contract of employment, you may be required to carry out other reasonable duties as the Company may require from time to time.



Please note that all DCC Vital staff work within quality management systems and that all the above will apply to the product portfolio.