Head of Production

€120k+
Permanent
Dublin West
07 Jan 2020
BBBH750069

Are you looking for a Head of Production role in the Pharma industry in Dublin?

Position

  • The Head of Production is responsible for leading site manufacturing activities to deliver product on time, in full and with acceptable quality
  • Manage the manufacturing technical support team to streamline and optimise processes and systems
  • Define and implement manufacturing strategy in line with site & group objectives
  • Sets and manages operating budget for the manufacturing department in-line with site budget
  • Ensures safe, compliant, efficient and effective operation of manufacturing processes
  • Ensure compliance with Regulatory, cGMP (according to ICH Q7A), EHS and financial standards
  • Ensure that costs of production goods are kept under control

-Member of the Site Leadership Team

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote an EHS culture within manufacturing ensuring that personnel adhere to safe work practices & standard operating procedures
  • Ensure manufacturing processes are effective, robust, cGxP & EHS compliant, validated and remain as such throughout their life cycle by managing change
  • Ensure that the manufacture of products is conducted in facilities and equipment which is clean, and where applicable, qualified, calibrated and maintained as necessary
  • Develop and manage the manufacturing department budget
  • Manage the manufacturing technical support team to provide technical support and process development to improve efficiencies
  • Develop and ensure execution of the manufacturing plan via appropriate scheduling, organisation and resourcing
  • Ensure sufficient stocks and capacity exists to meet planned production outputs and customer demand
  • Build, develop and mentor a high performing team. Recruit, lead, manage and develop people, ensuring that the team as a whole and as individuals have the necessary skills, knowledge experience, motivation and empowerment to perform their roles. Actively promote cross functional teamwork. Provide regular performance feedback, development and coaching to direct reports
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement by utilizing Operational Excellence and empowerment. Direct manufacturing team to challenge existing processes and implement solutions that enhance the overall effectiveness of the manufacturing systems/processes
  • Ensure any needs/investments in relation to manufacturing are identified and supported by the appropriate business case and ensuring their implementation & validation
  • Establish and report on appropriate measurement tools/indicators, lead continuous improvement activities and ensure best practices are implemented by appropriate benchmarking to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, compliance and customer service

Education and Experience:

  • Degree/MSc in Science, Chemical Engineering or related discipline
  • Experience of managing & leading large teams in a GMP regulated Pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • Demonstration of transforming organisation and ways of working
  • Experience in using a variety of Lean Six Sigma tools, techniques and concepts
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Minimum:

  • BSc in Science or Chemical Engineering with previous management experience

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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