Production Manager

£50000 to £60000 per annum
19 Apr 2017
17 May 2017
Ben Hamlin
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Production Manager to join a leading Pharmaceutical business based in the Kent area. As the Production Manager you will be responsible for the day to day leadership of the Production teams ensuring a safe and compliant environment manufacturing quality products. You will be required to develop a culture of success through coaching, mentoring and strong personal Leadership, leading the team towards an Always Audit Ready attitude.


Your duties as the Production Manager will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Develop and understanding of all the technologies used within the Production facility, specifically the use of jet mills, pin mills and multiprocessors; be able to advise and lead the production team when a decision needs to be taken regarding processing conditions.

2. Challenge inefficiency and process loss at every opportunity; establishing a team culture of continuous improvement and unrelenting pursuit of performance excellence. Embrace and lead 5S and continuous improvement activities.

3. Organise the daily work in Production in conjunction with the Shift Supervisors. Manage all production and warehouse staff to include performance evaluation and disciplinary events.

4. Manage the planning activity in coordination with Project Management and Customer Service. Manage the planning activity in coordination with Project Management and Customer Service.

5. Lead a Compliance culture within operations; Act as a role model for company quality values by continually raising standards. Ensure all team members adhere to SOP's and comply with their individual responsibilities for cGMP, to ensure there are no deficiencies.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Production Manager we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree qualification in a Scientific, Engineering, Technology related discipline or equivalent experience from a Production Management role within a Pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

2. Proven industry experience from a highly regulated GMP manufacturing facility, either from the Pharmaceutical or Biopharmaceutical industries. Previous experience managing teams in excess of 20 is desirable.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience of 5S and continuous improvement activities would be extremely beneficial.

Key Words: Pharmaceutical | Production | Manager | GMP | 5S | Continuous Improvement | Manufacturing | Biopharmaceutical

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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