Posted on :
8 Jun, 2021
8 Jun, 2021
Fresenius Kabi is a global healthcare company with over 39 000 employees worldwide. We offer employees of diverse cultures and backgrounds a wide range of fulfilling and challenging career
and personal growth opportunities both domestically and internationally. We are dedicated to a higher purpose “caring for life” which drives excellence in everything we do. The manufacturing plant in Port Elizabeth produces both small and large volume parenterals.
Job Title: Production Leader
Location: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reference #: 13 May 2021
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
The ideal candidate for this vacancy will be a Production Leader with extensive experience within aseptic pharmaceutical manufacturing.
•To ensure Large Volume Parenteral Department meets its production requirements (ITO of volume, quality, costs) effectively and efficiently at all times.
•To assist with the Department Manager in production shift planning to commit LVP department to maximum attainment of that plan.
•To ensure optimum labour utilization for the shift whilst organizing and controlling the day to day production requirements
•To provide input to the department manager re annual department budget and monitor and control adherence in terms of days to day expense control.
•To write, review and update the department’s Standard Operating Procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices.
•Responsible for continuous improvement in the production area to ensure product and process efficiency and quality.
•Provide support to line specific improvement projects.
•Optimizing maximum efficiency of company resources with minimal reject and waste levels.
•Control department staff discipline including settlement of disputes and grievances, absenteeism, Initiating, disciplinary action access control and timekeeping according to the Company Code of Conduct.
•To commit the shift to comprehensive and on-going training and monitor training level of shift.
•Provide timeous and accurate operational data as required for the monitoring of key indicators.
•To take on ownership of shift KPIs.
•Responsible for shift health and safety processes and conducting Safety Incident investigations.
•Assume delegated responsibility of departmental manager during periods of absence or whilst on shift
•Responsible for implementing continuous improvement initiatives and projects
•Responsible for Logging and closure of incidents / Deviations / change controls on Kabitrack
•Arriving 15 minutes prior to the shift commencing in order to perform floor walkabout and handover
•From time to time carry out other jobs within the department / factory, which are consistent with the grade, qualification and training of the incumbent
Appropriate tertiary qualification with a minimum National Diploma in either Technical, Pharmaceutical or Production Management fields
PMA qualification advantageous.
Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Production environment with at least 2 years at supervisory level. Computer literate.
Application Deadline: 15/06/2021