Marketplace Technical

Manufacturing Shift Manager

Cheshire, England, Runcorn
£45000 - £50000 per annum
20 Feb 2021
16 Mar 2021
Andrew Williams
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level

Leading international Pharmaceutical Manufacturer seeks experienced Manufacturing Shift Managers.

About the role:

  • To provide Leadership, direction and facilitate management of the UK Production Area.
  • Lead and motivate the operational team and ensure staff are recruited, engaged and trained to the agreed level of competence.
  • Performance data analysis undertaken and communicated to all staff.

Duties may include:

  • Operational responsibility for areas within the Production Area.
  • The appropriate team management, engagement and motivation of personnel, active development of pride in their effectiveness and team work.
  • Compliance of company policies and legislative requirements to include Health and Safety, cGMP (Good Manufacturing Practise), ISO Standards and HR related policies & procedures.
  • Contribution and participation as an individual and representative in future development and roll out of the Company strategy.
  • To achieve the Production Area Operations directives on a daily, monthly and annual basis.
  • Set operational objective to ensure that activity is delivered on time and to the agreed accredited standard and implement corrective action when deficiencies arise.
  • The implementation of local and corporate management practises which will enhance the Units performance.
  • Meet reporting requirements of the Production Area and Customer needs.
  • The recruitment, engagement, development, motivation and retention of quality and committed staff.
  • Set high personal and professional standards in line with Company policy.
  • Assist in maintaining the Quality Assurance Accreditation Programme, compliant with the Manufacturing Specials licence and ISO Standards.
  • Attend management meetings as required and be proactive in all aspects of relevant activity of the Customer.
  • To be flexible to the developing and changing needs of the role and adapt accordingly.
  • Perform any other related duties as reasonably requested.
  • The role holder must comply with policies or procedures relating to data privacy or information security.

Key Performance indicators:

  • Delivers within defined time frames the Production Area objectives and targets.
  • External customer satisfaction with Quality of service being provided by the Production Area.
  • Satisfactory internal and external audit to maintain full accreditation.
  • Satisfactory Operational reviews through demonstrable evidence.
  • To ensure excellent communication links between the Production Area and relevant stakeholders on site to ensure a quality service is delivered and maintained.

Personal Attributes:

  • Must be motivated to achieve business goals and objectives with a flexible approach.
  • Good Communication Skills to ensure active motivation and good team-work.
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Energetic/flexible and adaptable.
  • Able to deal with changing priorities within a reactive service demonstrating resilience.
  • Desire to continuously improve business performance
  • Able to manage and facilitate change by encouraging engagement and participation from team members. Leading a pipeline of improvement initiatives

Skills and experience:

  • Degree/Diploma/Higher National Certificate HNC (or equivalent qualification)
  • Appropriate and relevant professional qualifications
  • Experience in Aseptic or pharmaceutical or medical devices - compounding, or manufacturing - minimum of 2 years' experience
  • Managerial experience with relevant qualification(s)
  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Strong knowledge of GMP requirements
  • Ability to drive process change through to completion
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Excellent people management skills

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