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Production Manager

Real Staffing Group

Posted on Nov 5, 2021 by Real Staffing Group

Cork, Ireland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

My client is a pharmaceutical company based in Cork are seeking for a Production Manager to join their team.

About the company:

They are an international pharmaceutical group dedicated to partnering, discovering and developing innovative, value-added products that improve the quality of life and help people to enjoy longer, healthier and more productive lives. They opened up their API manufacturing plant in Ireland in 1926 and have been going from strength to strength ever since.

The position:

Reporting into the Plant Manager, You will help embed a culture of compliance with particular emphasis on EHS and GMP principles, help through Lean techniques, drive continuous improvement projects in the production area and act as deputy Plant Manager on operational matters



  • Will embed strong EHS best practice in the production areas and will drive the reporting of Safety Observations and related CAPA's and KPI's as part of EHS culture.
  • Will embed strong GMP compliance, including leading investigations on GMP process deviations, and using Lean Techniques to formulate reports for the QA department.
  • Will act as an internal auditor for cross-departmental audits.
  • Will help implement production related CAPA's that arise from deviations and/or audits


  • The Production Manager will develop the production activities in agreement with the Plant Manager will allocate each production shift the manufacturing routing
  • Will organise and host the daily production meeting, and help align maintenance, QC and production activities.
  • Will prepare, update and review production related documents using Good Documentation Practice.

These will include:

  • Batch Records
  • Production SOP's
  • Risk Assessments relating to Production activities


  • The Production Manager will identify training needs within the production department and produce an annual training plan in conjunction with the Plant Manager. This will include projected training costs. The execution of this plan will be the responsibility of the Production Manager.
  • As directed by the Plant Manager, will help organise job placement schemes in production.
  • In conjunction with the Plant Manager will help foster and maintain good industrial relations with all production personnel.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 7 + Years in the Pharmaceutical Industry, ideally in Active Substance Manufacture.
  • 4 + Years of Managerial experience.
  • Minimum of Primary Degree in Chemistry, ideally a higher degree

If you feel you are a good fit for the role please apply immediately below for consideration.

Contact the job poster

Real Staffing, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy| Registered office | London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

Reference: 1390853719

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