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Production Lead

  • Location: Limerick, Limerick, Munster, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent

A unique opportunity has presented itself for an experienced Production Lead to join a leading US  organisation in their new start-up Manufacturing and Operations Centre in the Limerick region. This organisation is a leading supplier of contract formulation and manufacturing services to the life science industry. This person will have strong leadership skills and have experience in a GMP/FDA regulated environment.

Overview of Main Responsibilities (full job description available on request): 

  • Manage a team of Production Operators to ensure quality, quantity, and to meet the production schedule.

  • Administrative duties of Shift Management, to include maintenance, etc.

  • Provide technical support and assistance to chemists and engineers.

  • Maintain and clean instruments and equipment as needed.

  • Develop and conduct programs of sampling and analysis to maintain quality standards of raw materials, chemical intermediates, and products. 

  • Ensure that hazardous waste is handled in a manner consistent with all applicable governmental regulations. 

  • Direct or monitor other workers producing chemical products.

  • Operate experimental pilot operations, assisting with experimental design.

  • Assist with new chemical engineering processes or production techniques.

  • Apply operational excellence and continuous improvement techniques and methodologies to process to include lean techniques such as 5S, OEE, and Process Mapping to impact and improve process effectiveness and efficiencies.

  • Operate and Manage the company OEE program to enable measurement of process uptime and identify areas of focus for process improvement.

  • Accurately document with batch record following GDP, graphs. and charts to record results.

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • 3rd level qualifications preferred in Science or Engineering.

  • 8 years + production supervisory experience in Med Tech or Pharma.

  • Experience in GMP/FDA regulated process. 

  • Experience in a start-up in the med-tech/pharma/biotech sector would be an advantage.

  • Technical/Mechanical aptitude; high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane.

(021) 4320675