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Plant Manager

Category Pharmacy
Publish Date Wednesday 11-09-2019
Country Algeria
Gender male
Years Of Experience Over 15 years
Salary Negotiable

A pharmaceutical company located in Algeria is hiring a Plant Manager position

Responsibilities People Management and Leadership
  • Manage all operations in the manufacturing site
  • Promote an environment of collaboration, engagement and overall well-being
  • Ensure all employees are aware of and comply with company, regulatory and customer policies and procedures
  • Conduct a weekly/monthly meeting with all function heads to ensure proper communication and workflow for the achievement of the monthly plans.
  • Conduct goal setting, performance appraisals and mentoring/coaching for own team members; collaborate with HR in manpower planning, succession planning and recruitment activities and identifying training needs of team
  • Provide leadership, planning and management of all operations including maintenance, facilities, production and safety
Planning and Process Improvement
  • Develop manufacturing strategy and plans for the facility’s equipment, cost, and manpower.
  • Prepare annual manufacturing business plan for the next year (1 plan by mid-December)
  • Directing & reviewing preparation of the monthly production plans (12 plans per year)
  • Responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all operational processes.
  • Provides timely, accurate and complete reports to the GM and global manufacturing committee on the operating condition of the manufacturing facility.
  • Identify and implement operational metrics to drive efficiency in the organization
  • Making sure that entire workings of the manufacturing plant to be according to good pharmaceutical manufacturing practice
  • Ensure products are made to the highest quality standards
  • Work to meet cost and safety guidelines, while meeting customers’ expectations and requirements
  • Spearhead activities aimed to improve efficiency, material management, utilization of capital, on-time delivery and engineering
  • Prepare annual operating budget including major activities to ensure successful cost performance.
  • Coordinate with Tech Support, Scale-up and Technology Transfer teams for transfer of technology and troubleshooting
  • Stay up to date with registration plans to ensure plants plan new products on the production plans & deliverables of materials.
Audits & Compliance
  • Take the lead on site audit preparation and execution. Partner with Quality, Safety, and the other key stakeholders on inspection readiness and response
  • Ensure production efficiency is achieved while quality standards are not compromised
  • Take corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Ensures compliance with FDA, local MoH and OSHA regulations.
  • Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy, Engineering or Industrial Operations
  • 15+ years of experience in managing manufacturing plants, minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in managing plant operations.
  • Very strong experience in manufacturing.
  • Very strong experienced with requirements of EMA regulation
  • Very strong leadership and communication skillsProficiency in both written and spoken Arabic and English languages, French language is a plus
  • A firm understanding of Regulatory and GMP Requirements
  • High technical competency using computers including proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge and experience in ERP systems implementations.
  • LEAN, LEAN Six Sigma or Six Sigma experience preferred.
  • Excellent experience in managing teams and people management
  • Transportation
  • Medical Insurance
  • Mobile Allowance