Collins McNicholas

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning – including developing /maintaining a viable plan incorporating hiring, training, capacity-modelling, efficiency/yield assumptions, ramp-rate, learning-curve etc.

  • Liaising with ware-housing, quality assurance, bulk-packaging and sterilisation areas to ensure prompt shipment of product.

  • Maintaining GMP / Housekeeping at a high level within the department through the involvement of all team members.

  • Cross-functional management of QA, materials, IS and HR support for the team.

  • Interacting and liaising with the other manufacturing teams and Logistics to prioritise backorders.

  • Managing process and material flows, space management, and working with the Engineering group to maximise utilisation of space designated for specific operations area.

  • Administration duties which include Time and Attendance system, Holiday planning, Build Plan review Back Order review, Travel planning etc.

  • Works with EHS to identify significant environmental impacts of BSIL operations and to establish goals and targets around significant environmental impacts.

  • Good knowledge of GMP / FDA regulatory requirements, housekeeping, health and safety.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to liaise with various support groups.

  • Previous experience of people-management and demonstrated ability in people motivation, organising and team building would be a distinct advantage.

  • Solid record of attention to detail and strict adherence to procedures.



Qualifications & Experience

  • HETAC Level 8 in a relevant discipline; but candidates with level 7 will also be considered.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role ideally in medical device or other highly regulated industry.

  • Good technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.

  • Proven ability to work well as part of a team & on own with minimum supervision


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Edyta Fleming on 091706721 or email

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