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Process Lead

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 25/05/2018
  • Job reference: J387083A

Our client, a global bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing company based in Cork, require a Process Lead for their Vaccines team.


The successful candidate will provide front-line leadership to an area within the Integrated Process Team (IPT) within the Vaccines operation.
The goal will be to manufacture quality pharmaceutical products in accordance with the clients Manufacturing Division Priorities of: Compliance, Supply, Strategy and Profit Plan.
The Process Lead is responsible for the management of the team through the active implementation of the Tier process. He/She will be responsible for moulding a High-Performance culture within his/her team by creating an environment of flexibility, collaboration, engagement and teamwork.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead team by providing ongoing coaching and support to all team members, including the identification and development of key talent and skills within the team.
  • Drive the team's performance so that every individual understands their individual contribution and how it impacts the site.
  • Ensure supply of high quality product through tactical planning and execution of production schedules
  • Sound manufacturing stewardship, resource planning, scheduling and control.
  • Consistently deliver on specific area Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), e.g. EHS metrics, Production Plan, OEE, compliance, team training and budget performance.
  • Ensure highest Quality & Compliance standards.
  • Responsible for driving a culture of Continuous Improvement by deploying MSD Six Sigma tools within the IPT on projects such as: OEE, problem solving, reducing cycle time, Lean principles within the process.
  • Develop an effective, focused and strong team by understanding: their abilities, unique contribution and broadening their skill set to be agile and prepared for any future business requirements
  • Provide your team with the tools and development opportunities (including educational assistance, job rotation, cross-functional training, Six Sigma) to make them successful.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Demonstrated knowledge in more than one pharmaceutical and/or chemical manufacturing operation (e.g. manufacturing, quality, engineering, etc).
  • Degree or 3rd level qualification (Science, Engineering, Production).
  • At least three years' experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or a similar operating environment with experience in a supervisory role in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proven capability for delivering results in a regulated Pharmaceutical environment.
  • Knowledge of and experience in applying Lean Six Sigma and Lean methodologies.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with a continuous improvement focus.

If you are interested in further info, please click 'Apply' or call Dominic at 01 645 5254

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