Job Opportunity

Reference: QS01018
Title: Pharmaceutical Production / Manufacturing Manager
Job Type:
12 months contract
Salary: The hourly PAYE rate is £45.00 to £49.86 per hour
Contact Person: Miss Selina Thompson

Opportunity: If you are currently working as a Production / Manufacturing Manager within the pharmaceutical or related scientific industry looking for your next career move then this is the role for you.

Your role as a Pharmaceutical Production / Manufacturing Manager based in Norfolk will involve managing the operation of the production line to ensure it is running smoothly, carried out in a cGMP and ISO compliant manner and in accordance with the companies Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).  You will have direct employee management of a large team from 20 to 40 employees per shift.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the department activities for the delivery and reviewing of change controls, CAPA’s, internal audit actions, TCU, SOP’s etc.
  • Identifying and delivering process improvement activities and analytical reviews.
  • Absence and performance management across the team and supporting the recruitment process.            
  • Co-ordinating support for break downs etc and escalating as per company escalation process.
  • Overtime delivery and verification.
  • Overall responsibility for Shift performance, and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Ensuring quality standards are maintained and supporting the Quality department as and when required.
  • Raw material management.

This is a 12 months contract which the client will review for a possible extension or go permanent however everything is dependent on the individual and business performance.   The hourly PAYE rate is £45.00 to £49.86 per hour.

The hours of work are either:

Option 1: On a weekly rotational basis Monday to Friday 6.00 am – 2:00 pm and then 2.00 pm to 10.00 pm


Option 2:
Working on a 24/7 shift 6.00 am to 6.00 pm.

Skills: To apply for the role of Production / Manufacturing Manager you will have the following:

  • Degree or equivalent in a Science or Engineering subject with employee manufacturing management experience.
  • Ideally pharmaceutical or related scientific manufacturing experience.
  • Strong management skills.
  • LEAN and 6S.

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