Production Manager

£51447.43 - £55121.82 per annum + plus excellent benefits package
26 Feb 2013
26 Mar 2013
Adele Moran
Contract Type
Full Time

Production Manager - Leading Pharma Company Galway

My client is a leading generics pharmaceutical company based in Galway and they are currently seeking a Production manager to join their expanding organisation. You will be responsible for the management of the production operation ensuring that a quality product is produced in a safe and cost-effective manner that meets customer's expectation and regulatory requirements.

Experience required for the Production Manager role:
10 years experience in the pharmaceutical, medical device sector or FMCG sector.
Strong Operations / Lean Experience / Six Sigma experience
A strong focus on projects and driving metrics
An ability to optimise others and develop the team
High regard to quality and health and safety
Awareness of cost and proven examples of cost saving
A hands on approach and confidence in your own ability is key
Experience managing teams

What the Production Manager role will involve:
The role is varied - some of the main responsibilities include:
Manage a team of Production supervisors responsible for manufacturing product to targeted production plans in a quality driven manner.
To support site business strategies ensuring personnel are organized on appropriate shift patterns as required
Management of operations budgets
Work closely with relevant Functional managers to ensure appropriate assessment, staffing and scheduling of R&D projects and New Product Introductions to ensure internal project milestones and customer expectations are assured.
Work closely with Quality, Warehouse, Procurement and Engineering supervisors to ensure that production & shipping targets are met through open communications and teamwork.
To control and direct production documentation staff and artwork staff to ensure that all necessary Quality, cGMP & customer requirements are achieved and maintained on a continuous basis.
Manufacture products to the relevant Quality standards and specifications.
Ensure that the company has the capability to meet the customer's requirement as stated on the order.

What the company offers:
A flexible and agile working environment
The company are experiencing very strong year on year growth
Vast range of new products coming through and launching
It is a medium sized company so you get broad experience
Significant career progression opportunities
Continued investment and R&D
It is a diverse environment with plenty of variety
A 24x5 work environment
It is a very entrepreneurial company and it operates at a fast pace
The role offers customer interaction also
The opportunity to introduce new ideas and implement them

An excellent salary of €70,000 - €75,000 is on offer an attractive benefits package. This is a permanent role based in Galway. If you are interested in this position please contact me Adele Moran on 01-88834777 for more information on the role and send an updated CV for immediate consideration.

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