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Production Manager- Pharmaceutical- Suffolk

Posted 31 January by Just Recruitment Ended
The Just Recruitment Group are supporting a market leading client within the Pharmaceutical industry based in Haverhill, Suffolk. Leading the Production team and operating as a key member of the site leadership team
Reporting To:
Site Lead
Purpose of Job:
*To lead and manage all Production activities in accordance with cGMP, cGDP and Environmental, Health and Safety regulations, SOPs and company policies
*To plan, control and co-ordinate all the activities and the resources within Production in order to pack pharmaceutical products effectively and achieve product output to the required standards of quality, cost, delivery and customer service
*To lead the implementation of continuous improvements in Production and other functions to achieve improved standards, cost efficiencies and effective utilisation of people and system resources.
*To review Production processes and develop plans to deliver improvement opportunities using systematic metric-based approaches to implement and maintain optimal packing standards
*To lead, direct and develop Production teams to ensure compliance ,continuous improvement and products are packed to meet specification and in accordance with the required cGMP compliance
*To work effectively with the Operations and Quality management team to ensure business operational needs are met in accordance with the Site work schedule
*To agree and manage headcount resources and capex budgets
*To deputise for the Site Head in their absence
*Assume responsibility as named on the site manufacturer's authorization as responsible for Production
Specific Job Responsibilities:
*Meet Site targets for Production via effective resource management, including reduction of material wastage and, improvements in productivity and performance of people / equipment
*Ensure all Production activities are executed in full compliance with cGMP and cGDP requirements via a program of procedural reviews and updates, creating new procedures where required
*Own the Production plan and participate in Production Planning meetings and ensure efficient labour and asset utilisation to deliver On-time In-full delivery against the Demand Plan
*Maintain strong relationships with the departments that interact with Production in support of delivery of the production plan and compliance
*Regularly review team skills and competencies and establish training and development plans to strengthen the teams capabilities
*Represent Production in Quality and EHS meetings to ensure potential issues are raised and where applicable, conduct full investigations and raise robust Change Controls, Deviations and CAPAs
*Maintain current Health and Safety risk assessments for all Production processes, activities and materials used and, implement the appropriate controls and training
*Identify and lead the implementation of initiatives for performance improvement and inspire a culture of continuous improvement within the Production function
*Establish,compile and communicate KPIs for Production to drive and monitor performance improvement
*Any other duties that be may appropriate for the role
Core Competencies
*Strategic Agility-Able to connect the here and now with a future focus and awareness of the broader implications to develop value adding concepts and solutions
*Perspective -Actively seeks to prioritise and understand broad ranging issues and multiple connections to address issues and achieve sustainable results
*Organisational Agility-an effective communicator who enjoys connecting across the business and teams. Able to influence and interact positively across different cultural environments
Conflict management - Steps up to disputes; reads situations quickly and can hammer out tough agreements and settle equitably. Can find common ground and get cooperation and engagement with minimu
m noise.

Salary: £58,000-£60,000 plus company benefits
Please send your updated CV to:
Haverhill office.

Required skills

  • GDP
  • GMP
  • pharmaceutical

Reference: 34362961

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