Company Overview: Our company is a leading player in the pharmaceutical industry, specializing in the development and manufacturing of a wide range of high-quality healthcare products. With a strong commitment to innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction, we are dedicated to improving the lives of patients worldwide.
Position Overview: We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Director of Production to lead our manufacturing operations. As the Director of Production, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient and effective production of pharmaceutical and healthcare products, while maintaining the highest standards of quality and compliance with regulatory requirements.
1. Production Strategy and Planning:
- Develop and implement production strategies that align with the company’s goals and objectives.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to create production plans that meet market demand while optimizing resource utilization.
2. Manufacturing Operations:
- Oversee day-to-day manufacturing activities, ensuring the smooth operation of production lines.
- Monitor and analyze production metrics to identify opportunities for process improvement and cost reduction.
- Maintain compliance with industry regulations and quality standards.
3. Team Leadership:
- Build and lead a high-performing production team, fostering a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement.
- Provide coaching and mentorship to team members, promoting their professional development.
4. Quality Assurance:
- Ensure that all production processes adhere to quality control and assurance protocols, meeting or exceeding regulatory requirements.
- Implement corrective and preventive actions as needed to address quality issues.
5. Budget Management:
- Develop and manage the production budget, controlling costs while ensuring optimal production levels.
- Identify opportunities for cost-saving initiatives and efficiency improvements.
6. Supplier and Vendor Relations:
- Collaborate with procurement and supply chain teams to manage relationships with suppliers and vendors, ensuring timely and cost-effective delivery of raw materials.
7. Continuous Improvement:
- Lead continuous improvement initiatives within the production department, incorporating Lean and Six Sigma principles to enhance efficiency and reduce waste.
8. Safety and Compliance:
- Promote a culture of safety and compliance with all relevant regulations and industry standards.
- Monitor and enhance workplace safety protocols and practices.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field; advanced degree preferred.
- Proven experience in pharmaceutical or healthcare product manufacturing, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.
- In-depth knowledge of cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) and other relevant regulatory requirements.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal abilities.
- Demonstrated ability to drive process improvements and optimize production efficiency.
- A commitment to quality, safety, and compliance.