The Production Manager/Area Production Manager is responsible for all production operations within the product stream at the plant, which includes personnel, scheduling, quality adherence, maintenance, budget control and tactical execution. The role carries responsibility for assisting the Operations Manager with managing the site's multi-million dollar variable budgets to ensure site Key Performance Indicator's (KPI's) are achieved and improvement plans are in place to reach targets.
The role must reinforce the use of continuous improvement tools such as Autonomous Maintenance, Focused Improvement, 5s, Early Equipment Management, SMED, FMEA etc to deliver measurable improvements, plus build the Continuous Improvement culture and expertise within the OTC product stream.
This role requires knowledge and experience of production management, cGMP/RB quality manual standards, team leadership, maintenance project management, HSE management and continuous improvement tools, ensuring all appropriate resources are focused on the delivery of the plant's strategic and tactical goals.
A fantastic opportunity is available for an Area Production Manager to join our Packaging team.
This role is responsible in:
Responsible for ensuring production operations are carried out in a safe manner and in accordance with State and Federal regulations including our company policies.
Assures compliance with all cGMPs.
Responsible for production operations by ensuring all products are manufactured in accordance with our quality standards and to an agreed schedule, at minimum cost.
Leads the analysis of available loss data and champions activities to improve plant equipment effectiveness and reduce waste within operations.
Empowers our production teams to take ownership for their work processes and improvement plans, to be fully autonomous to ensure KPI targets are achieved.
Accountable for ensuring sufficient and flexible work processes are developed in conjunction with plant leadership team and then implemented flawlessly throughout all operations in order to deliver plant KPI's (Key Performance Indicators).
The development and communication of clear project scopes to compliment the plant continuous improvement methodology and meet new product development timings.
Leads and co-ordinates all production activities with engineering and materials.
Consistently delivers high-quality services to the business.
Follow Hazardous Waste, General Waste and Recycled Waste management and Disposal procedures. Supports Safety, health and Environmental by complying with Company policies and procedures regarding safety and employee conduct.
Is this You?
A Bachelors Degree in an Engineering or Business discipline.
Demonstrable experience in production management, team leadership, maintenance project management, HSE management and continuous improvement tools.
Experience in an OTC/VMS manufacturing environment desired.
Knowledge of applied pharmaceutical cGMPs.
Strong background in safe work practices. Committed to safety.
Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills in dynamic environment.
Ability to manage multiple priorities within established project deadlines.
Excellent organizational skills.
Effective analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong personal leadership skills and the ability to lead others.
Computer Literacy, especially with the Microsoft Office Suite products.
Confident, clear communicator in verbal and written format.
Self starter and Team player
In line with RB core values, the candidate will be achievement focused and able to work in a direct and often pressurized environment. Entrepreneurial skills in terms of innovation and problem solving are key along with tenacity, tough-mindedness and ability to influence and demonstrate strong team spirit and ownership.
In return RB offers very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly Global organisation.
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RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.