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Assistant Production Manager

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Dependent on experience
Closing date
7 Oct 2022

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Are you experienced in Pharmaceutical Production Management and looking for your next role within the sector?

We are currently looking for a Assistant Production Manager to join a global pharmaceutical company based in the Surrey area. This is a full time Mon-Fri site based role, with the expectation to work on a weekend on call rota, typically one weekend out of 5.

As the Assistant Production Manager you will be responsible for all production related activities across the manufacturing facility, enabling the large scale production of finished product.


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

1. Production - ensuring optimum efficiency, compliance and regulations across each department. You will manage staff (3 direct, 16 indirect), and deputise for the Head of Production in their absence. Own and continuously improve processes related to the area.

2. With all other managers, participate fully in management of the site, including all actions within and outside of basic remit.

3. Area Management - Identify, plan and implement control process improvements to production methods and equipment. Manage the planning of shift and call out based work, training and coaching of staff. Manage area cost centre and build yearly budget for the area.

4. Continuous Improvement - Actively participate in and lead daily tier meetings, ensuring actions from meetings are carried out. Develop and lead key improvement projects.

5. Biosafety and EHS - Ensure all biosafety rules are followed, complete EHS incident reports, investigate EHS incidents.

6. Finance - review and monitor cost centre budgets, investigate discrepancies, report discrepancies. Approve invoices. Plan stock usage.

7. GMP - Ensure department is audit ready. Raise, manage and complete change controls. CAPA Generation.


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

1. Ideally, you will have a degree in a life sciences or pharmaceutical discipline. You will also be expected to demonstrate prior experience in a similar role.

2. Extensive knowledge and experience with HSE, biosafety standards and GMP regulations applicable to production within a biopharma or pharma environment.

3. We are looking for a strong leader, who can demonstrate strength of proposal and conviction, be a role model for the company values, and demonstrate a "can do" attitude.

Key Words: Production Manager | Production Supervisor | Biopharmaceutical | Pharmaceutical | GMP

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties 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 recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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Company info
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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