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104380 - Production Unit Manager - Mayo

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mayo
Date: 20/08/2019
Job Reference: 104380
Contact Name: Fiona Keane
Contact Email:

Job Description

Production Unit Manager - Mayo - 104380
Contact: Fiona Keane
Telephone: 0867738651

Main Responsibilities:
  • Lead, motivate and drive engagement within the team and hold team accountable for performance
  • Hold performance meetings according to company policy
  • To take an active role in the recruitment and development of team members
  • Update TMS and take appropriate action where an individual’s attendance / timekeeping is below the expected standard
  • Actively participate in the training and certification of new employees
  • Ensure that all aspects of the area of responsibility are fully staffed and that any constraints are managed appropriately
  • Ensure all activities are completed in line with regulatory (QA and EHS) and corporate requirements
  • Creates and revises procedures by analyzing current practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control, and personnel requirements; implementing change
  • Communicates production report at the end of each shift, highlighting any issues
  • Attend Departmental and OPEX meetings; Safety Gemba’s, Green Team meetings
  • Hold the agreed number of Team meetings and Andon Board meetings and any other meeting as directed by the area manager
  • Provide review and approval of local and corporate documents
 Department Support
  • Develop a culture of Safety first within Unit Dose where an accident free workplace is seen as the norm
  • Supervise your Unit dose team to Meet daily, weekly and monthly schedule
  • Complete Root cause Analysis in a manner which prevents a re-occurrence of quality issues and reduction of deviations
  • Use of Lean Six tools as part of the daily activities
  • Work with the UD team to be leaders in Operational Excellence
  • Complete process improvement projects
  • Audit prep and follow up on other activities


Education and Experience/Knowledge:
  • A third level qualification in Science or Engineering is desirable.
  • 5 years’ experience of working in a highly regulated Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Knowledge of Blow Fill & Seal (BFS) technology is a benefit
  • Experience on sterile filtration, aseptic operation and operations in classified environment is desirable
For further information on this Production Unit Manager role in Mayo please contact Fiona Keane on 0867738651/

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