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Packaging Manager

Manufacturing / Production
Jill Madden
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Job Reference: JO-2010-65403_1606150779


Are you Degree Qualified with 5+ years relevant experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing or similar environment with at least 3+ in a managerial capacity?

If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Packaging Manager has arisen with our Pharma client to lead their secondary packaging operations in this critical business function.


· Ensure focus on the quality performance of the packaging area to ensure system and human errors are minimised through SOP and MBR design and through daily focus on quality culture.

· Lead the packaging area and the manufacture of products in accordance with the production schedule, BOMs and finished product specifications.

· Coordinate manufacturing activity according to schedules agreed with Supply Chain and ensure engagement of support areas required to assist in packaging performance.

· Monitor and report on key area performance metrics across safety, quality, delivery and cost.

· Lead the recruitment, training and performance management of the members of the Packaging manufacturing team.

· Lead the packaging area in nurturing a continuous improvement culture and the deployment of appropriate lean ways of working to enable that continuous improve drive.

· Lead Packaging Operations on the site's NPI team.

· Represent Packaging Operations as the manufacturing SME at regulatory audits and lead the area in preparing for these audits.

· Provide manufacturing support for product PPRs (Periodic Product Review) from a Packaging perspective.

· Supports validation activity as required.

· Work cross functionally with other functions towards the shared goal of safety, quality, delivery and cost objectives of the site.


· Strong knowledge of finished product packaging operations and track record leading in a high volume regulated environment.

· Understanding of pharmaceutical industry regulatory requirements as they apply to packaging.

· Strong leader of operations personnel with direct supervision experience.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

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