Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aston, England
Salary: $60000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-04-15
Reference: BH-106528
Contact Name: Ellen Twomey
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 16, 2019 17:29

Job Description

Operations Manager 

£55,000 - £60,000 - Plus Benefits



Job Description

My Client is currently looking for an Operations Manager responsible for leading, developing and managing a defined value stream.

Key responsibilities:

•Achieve set production KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) for own defined value stream whilst supporting other value streams when needed.
•Through implementation of continuous improvement philosophy, manage and improve pharmaceutical standards, awareness & compliance within the technical team (measures: close out, clean room standards, engineering standards)
•Recruit, train, develop and coach technical team members such that increased focus is put on pharmaceutical awareness and operating standards as well as job skills and knowledge
•Provide leadership for on shift problem solving and fault diagnosis
•Analyse shift performance and implement appropriate actions to utilise capacity and enhance standards
•To act as site responsible person outside of normal business hours
•Responsible for reviewing, agreeing and implementing current and future commercial Operational plans on a Monthly basis, as part of the business planning meeting.
•Responsible for ensuring Operational output and service requirements are met.
•Responsible for effective communication between Operational shift patterns and Day operations.
•Planning is localised and deals with short to medium term in achieving operational production targets (filling and packing), pharmaceutical compliance, people of development and supply chain targets
•Formal review of Key Performance indicators including EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety), AOP (Annual Operating Plan) and quality metrics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis with both shift managers and supply chain/engineering/service functions
•Support execution of allocated projects ensuring production requirements and standards are defined and implemented with regular reviews of performance/ schedule adherence.

What they offer / Company benefits

  • Flexible working
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Gymflex
  • Dental insurance
  • Eyecare vouchers


•Scientific Degree (or equivalent) in Microbiology, Biologics or Bioscience.
•Extensive experience of aseptic pharmaceutical processing.
•Team working - must be able to operate as part of an operations and supply chain team.
•Leadership – must be able to lead pharmaceutical compliance, standards and operational performance improvement.
•Tenacious - able to influence and motivate people to achieve all supply chain goals.
•Technical - able to present the departmental activities and debate technical issues with confidence.
•Follow up – able to effectively delegate and follow up on performance development.



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