£40000 per annum
+44 (0)151 666 8956
8 months ago
Commutable from Manchester, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Bradford, Halifax, York, Oldham, Rochdale, Barnsley
A leading Pharmaceutical manufacturing company is currently recruiting for a Production Manager to join the business on a permanent basis.
Duties will include;
- To lead, manage and develop staff using appraisal, communication and HR systems. Ensure GMP awareness and operating standards within the team as well as job skills and knowledge.
- Ensure Performance Development Plans are in place for all team members, including both job technical knowledge and pharmaceutical knowledge development.
- Issue resolution plans utilising Production, Quality and Maintenance resource allocated to the production area with no impact to the schedule.
- Track and monitor downtime in the area, implement strategies to reduce downtime
- Allocation of labour allocation (suitably qualified and experienced) and organisation (to ensure continuous line running where appropriate).
- Deliver a timely closure of BMRs as agreed with the department manager (including all MRP transactions).
- Investigate and lead process related deviations to ensure manufacturing, filling and packaging activities are compliant with cGMP.
- Drive timely completion of DRs, CAPAs, and CCs as agreed with the department manager.
- Drive effective corrective and preventative actions for GMP incidents, troubleshooting situations.
- Identify staff training and development needs to assure competency (suitably qualified and experienced personnel) and support the achievement of objectives.
- Ensure your area is audit ready at all times.
- Through a presence in the workplace, coach and mentor staff to ensure products are manufactured and documentation completed in accordance with GMP, Standard Operating Procedures and other regulatory agency requirements.
- Timely completion of relevant deviation and complaint investigations to identify true root cause. Along with timely closure of corrective/preventative actions for deviations, complaints and GMP audits that are assigned to them with a focus on improved processes, documentation, documentation completion and training.
- To ensure work centre and designated areas housekeeping standards are maintained to ensure compliance with Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) and Health Safety & Environment regulatory requirements by utilizing 5S and lean initiatives
- Completion of Level 1 & 2 audits.
- Maintain a high level of tidiness and cleanliness at all times – personal, personnel, work area and department.
- Ensure aseptic licences, as required, are kept up to date for all personnel involved in sterile manufacturing.
- Experience of Manufacturing facility activities desirable.
- Experience of medium to large scale pharmaceutical manufacturing.
- Working knowledge of the principles and guidelines for GMP as set out in the ‘Orange Guide.
- Leadership experience in a Manufacturing environment (Manufacturing, Packaging/ Quality, Engineering or equivalent).
- Experienced in managing and leading change, continuous improvements.
- Demonstrable ability to make sound risk based decisions in line with internal and external quality standards.
- Experience in lean manufacturing techniques.
To apply please forward your CV for immediate consideration.
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