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Production Lead

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
£35000 - £38000 per annum
Closing date
11 Oct 2023

Job Details

We are currently looking for a Production Lead to join a leading life sciences company based in the Wiltshire area. As the Production Lead you will be responsible for the day-to-day support and management of a team of technicians.

As Production Lead you will provide a technical lead in the manufacturing activities and ensuring the facilities are maintained in adherence to current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP).

This role is a flexible role working unsociable hours and on occasions night working as part of the contract during the production campaigns. Shift working during campaigns consists of Monday-Friday, on a rota of early, mid and late shifts and the expectation of the Team Lead is to cover this shift pattern.


Your duties as the Production Lead will be varied however some of the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Carry out duties involved in the manufacture of Erwinase and Anthrax, to cGMP requirements as directed, ensuring that product/materials are manufactured to appropriate regulatory requirements and in adherence to the production schedule.

2. Work within and ensure the team works within the site Quality System, adhering to all policies, procedures, rules, regulations and guidelines and reporting any non-compliance promptly.

3. Ensure that the manufacturing facilities and equipment are maintained in a safe, clean and compliant state at all times, executing and overseeing specialist cleaning and disinfection procedures and a range of environmental monitoring techniques.

4. Ownership of non conformance investigations, Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA), Quality Risk Management tasks and Change Management tasks as required.

5. Ensure provision of all consumable and raw materials required for production activities.

6. Support the Unit Manager in regular self-inspections and reviews to measure and continuously improve local performance, in line with local KPIs.


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

1. Proven industry experience managing or supervising a team within a cleanroom or manufacturing environment. This will include knowledge of GMP regulations.

2. You will work well in a team and communicate well with others. You should be able to demonstrate an ability to work flexibly, as well as being able to manage your own workload.

3. A degree is a relevant discipline is highly desired, but not essential if you are able to demonstrate experience working in a similar environment.

Key Words: Production lead | production supervisor | manufacturing supervisor | manufacturing lead

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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