Senior Operations Manager – Packaging

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Senior Operations Manager - Packaging
(Process Centric Team Lead)

Situated in Co Kildare, 22 miles outside of Dublin, my client is one of Europe's leading manufacturers of solid dose pharmaceuticals. They manufacture innovative medicines for patients across a range of tablets and capsules for global markets using highly complex processes. 


Permanent role with a competitive salary and package. 

As Process Centric Team Lead, you will lead a highly skilled and engaged cross functional end to end team to ensure we meet our supply commitments and deliver life-changing medicines to our patients and our customers in a compliant and efficient way.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and passionate about people, operations and leading change. At Newbridge you will get the opportunity to be part of our journey towards world class manufacturing which is focused on delivering on our commitment to our colleagues, our stakeholders and our patients by delivering on the Newbridge Values & Behaviours of Excellence, Courage, Equity & Joy.

What you will do:

Individual Accountabilities

  • Nurture the engagement and sustainability of the Company's Manufacturing System (Integrated Manufacturing Excellence); which includes the lean elements of standard Work, 5S, TPM, Gemba, Continuous Improvement and visual management.

  • Develop and sustain a culture of excellence within the Manufacturing Operation; Superior Quality, Compliance, Safety, Supply Reliability and Financial Performance.

  • Building and delivering the Operational plan of record against budget.

  • Empower and coach the Process Centric Team to deliver End to End commitments to efficiently meet customer requirements and supply metric targets.

  • Managing and controlling area costs against budget to ensure site goals are achieved.

  • Communicating effectively across the department and functions. Enabling colleagues to be informed, engaged and have a clear insight into the company's strategy, goals and objectives.

  • Driving innovation and change to improve supply and quality of the product.

  • Managing team development to ensure employees are highly skilled and achieving their full potential.

  • Actively seeking and working on your own development with a focus on future leadership

    Leadership & Behavioural attributes.

  • Candidates should demonstrate a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.

  • Candidates should demonstrate a consultative, open and transparent leadership style, with a self-assured bias towards decision making and action when circumstances demand.

  • Gains satisfaction from leading, mentoring and influencing the development and progress of others.

  • Highly motivated with a drive towards technical achievements of self and team.

  • Excellence communication skills with an ability to matrix-work effortlessly across team and organizational / hierarchical boundaries.

To be successful in this role you will require:

  • Third level degree in a relevant field of study and at least 5 years management experience at a senior level, in a complex, multi-disciplined environment.

  • Previous experience leading teams within a packaging operation preferable.

  • Understanding of GMP in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

  • Exposure to Lean Manufacturing, with Six Sigma green or black belt certification would be an advantage.

  • Understanding the commercial implications of production management, including experience of financial planning and budgeting.

  • Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills leading change management initiatives.

  • An ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced and goal driven environment.

If you are interested and meet the requirements, please send your CV to Shyni.Fernandez@cpl.ie today !

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Shyni Fernandez

Talent Partner - Pfizer +353 1 614 6053 shyni.fernandez@cpl.ie
  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Location:Newbridge
  • Type:Permanent
  • Category:Engineering
  • Ref.no:JO-2007-451744_3