Production Manager

Just Life Sciences
Long Ditton
11 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Just Life Sciences are a specialist Life Sciences Recruitment Consultancy and have a number osf positions throughout the Home Counties and Wales, one of these role we are seeking is for a Qualified Production Manager to join the manufacturing unit of a Pharma business.

Job Purpose

To plan, organise, control manufacturing processes and delegate work to the team members within the production departments.

The role will ensure the individuals are motivated to contribute to the effectiveness of the overall team targets/services, complying with GMP standards and the wider business objectives.


To ensure that goods and services are produced efficiently and that the correct amount is produced at the right cost and level of quality.

Key Accountabilities

? Plan, implement & control production schedules for day to day orders. Factor in new batch orders received and other product requirements

? Effective supervision of administration/work activities of the department to ensure all tasks are being delivered on time and handle any queries in a timely manner

? Manage resources to maximise effectiveness and efficiency

? Day to day supervision of teams on line to ensure that key customer service targets are met

? Liaise with other team managers to ensure delivery of overall operations objectives

? Ensure overall delivery of the team against objectives set

? Monitor, analyse and report on team production performance

? Supervise adherence to deliver to agreed SLA's with customers

? Effective/efficient involvement in planning and organising of work, meeting all commitments

? Responsible for recruiting, training, mentoring and motivating team members to achieve effective performance standards

? Addressing complaints and resolving problems, as part of senior management in the labs

? Maintains good knowledge of relevant governance, SOP’s and ways of working in production areas

? Ability to set targets, monitor and report on efficiencies and productivity to support the department head

? Provide updates on team performance. Efficiently respond to questions from staff and colleagues

? Monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as per requirements

? Work with RP, on new formulations and bench testing. Document results and agree final formulation.

You will be educated to Degree level within either Chemistry or Pharmacy, and have worked within a QC Laboratory previously as a Manager within Production.

If you are interested in this role please email justyn withey at justlifesciences dot com

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