API Operations Manager

Recruiter
Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Location
Kent
Posted
13 Jul 2018
Closes
08 Aug 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has become available for an API Operations
Manager to join a leading pharmaceutical business based in the Kent area.
As the API Operations Manager you will be responsible for managing an API
production plant, ensuring production targets are achieved while
maintaining strict compliance with all regulatory imperatives.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Your duties as the API Operations Manager will be varied however the key
duties and responsibilities are as following:
1. Ensure that API Operations not only adhere to all safe work
requirements but that a culture and environment of safety exists within
the API area at all levels. Also Ensures that plant activity is compliant
with all regulatory imperatives, i.e. safety, environmental, GMP and
regulatory.
2. Carries out thorough investigations into incidents and accidents and
instigates corrective actions as appropriate. Supports investigations
into failures and other process events.
3. Ensures that GMP and housekeeping standards are maintained on the
plant and puts controls in place to ensure that these standards are met
consistently.
4. Ensures that all plant practices are covered and controlled by
operating procedures and that all operating personnel are trained and
assessed on all relevant procedures.
5. Manages the APl production team ensuring that production teams are
appropriately resourced, trained and briefed regarding plant activity and
departmental goals. Manages the performance of the production team,
setting goals and related KPI's, monitoring and correcting performance as
appropriate.
6. Drives the Continuous Improvement Strategy by applying the various
principles of Continuous Improvement and teamwork on site.
7. Monitors plant progress against the plan daily and facilitates the
changes required in order to stay on plan.
8. Supports the validation of new equipment by carrying out necessary
activity to complete DQ's, IQs, OQ's and PQ's.
9. Liaises with ancillary departments in coordinating appropriate support
levels for the plant.
ROLE REQUIREMENTS:
To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the
API Operations Manager we are looking to identify the following on your
profile and past history:
1. Relevant degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or a Science
related discipline..
2. Proven industry and management experience in within the Pharmaceutical
or Fine Chemical production environment, specifically working with API's.
3. A working knowledge and awareness of the higher hazards posed by
operation and maintenance activities on a CoMAH site. Knowledge of higher
integrity management systems needed to ensure safe operation of a CoMAH
site.
Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer
that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the
role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively
supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a
collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to
helping you with your next career moves

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