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Production Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 14/09/2017
  • Job reference: J374042A

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Job Purpose

  • Take ownership for designated suite and others as required. Responsible for the operations teams, process equipment and all activities affecting them.
  • Provide leadership, cross functional development and technical expertise to operations, maintenance and administrative personnel in the management of products.
  • Ensure that objectives are effectively achieved, consistent with the company's requirements to ensure compliance, safety and reliable supply to our customers.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Manage production related schedule adherence, tasks and resources in IPT and cross functionally; partner with colleagues to perform vendor management, communications, training, project work, audit/inspection duties etc.; thereby ensuring department is audit/inspection ready.
  • Oversee operation and monitoring of production activities and support equipment, using MES/DCS and PLC based systems.
  • Manage equipment flow, including tracking of soiled and clean hold times, proper labelling and inventory management of clean and sterile equipment using Kanbans and automated MES system to set QC status and expiry of sterile equipment.
  • Ensure clean room cleaning, housekeeping and materials management in all production areas are completed to standard, whilst driving continuous process improvements using Lean Principles, to ensure optimum equipment uptime and target outputs.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Certificate/Diploma in a Science/Engineering related discipline or equivalent is required
  • Considerable experience in the Pharmaceutical or Manufacturing industry.
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills and strong understanding of Pharmaceutical GMP systems are essential.
  • Knowledge of Aseptic Manufacturing and experience in Front Line Management is essential
  • Sterile filling processes and equipment
  • Knowledge of regulatory/code requirements to Irish, European and International Codes, Standards and Practices
  • Report, standards, policy writing skills required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and job related computer applications required
  • Lean Six Sigma Methodology experience desired

For more information on this position please contact Darragh Sexton on 01-6455250 or

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