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Manufacturing Team Lead Fill Finish

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Waterford
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 30/11/2016
  • Job reference: J358937A
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Manufacturing Team Leader - Fill Finish

Experis, part of the Manpower Group manage all recruitment for Sanofi Ireland and the UK. Sanofi Ireland is situated on a 37 acre site in Waterford. This multi phased Biopharmaceutical facility employs over 600 personnel and is one of Irelands Great Places to work.

On behalf of Sanofi we are recruiting a Manufacturing Team Leader to provide leadership to their Production Team in the manufacture of product, in compliance with Quality & Safety guidelines in the Fill Finish Area.


  • Manage the manufacturing areas to ensure that production objectives are met
  • Ensure production of products are undertaken in compliance with cGMP and Safety standards through regular walk through and review of deviations and GMP documentations
  • Ensure staff for which they are responsible are trained against SOPs and GMP requirements relevant to their job
  • Ensure procedures are correctly defined and followed
  • Monitor the level of GMP compliance in their area on an on-going basis
  • Assess the effectiveness of training on a regular basis
  • Actively promote good housekeeping and hygiene practices
  • Ensure problem solving reports are resolved in a timely manner
  • Ensure all quality documentation and records are complete and current
  • Train/assess competence for Team Member as required
  • Manage performance of Team Member and overall team on an on-going basis
  • Ensure that all production activities are organised and executed in compliance with cGMP and in compliance with the associated documentation
  • Involved in the preparation, review and approval of Manufacturing documentation and records.
  • Approval and implementation of changes to relevant systems and assist in validation / revalidation programmes.
  • Provide support and backup to team members
  • Define team targets / goals and support team in achieving them especially in the areas of safety, productivity and quality.
  • Actively contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.


  • Diploma in Supervisor Management or equivalent
  • Technical qualification / background (science or Engineering )

Experience / Skills and Knowledge:

  • 3 - 5 years' experience as a team leader/supervisory role
  • 1 - 2 years' experience of sterile manufacturing / aseptic processing
  • Technical knowledge of manufacturing
  • Proven track record in delivering Continuous improvement / Lean initiative programmes
  • Leader who Delivers through collaboration
  • Detailed knowledge of cGMP
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - active listener
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Effective facilitator
  • Understands site KPI's
  • Full understanding of Health &Safety and legal requirements for the safe operation of his team

Designation Deputy

Deputise for the Manufacturing Manager if required

Please apply online or for further information call Sandra McGuirk - 086 0443460 or email

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