About the job

Job Title: Senior Product Technologist

Based at: Runcorn

Position reports to: Technical Operations Manager

Salary: Up to £40,000 depending on experience

Hours: Days (40 hrs)

Mon – Thu    07:45 – 16:45 (30 min lunchbreak) 

Fri                   07:45 – 13:45 (no lunchbreak)

Job Purpose Summary: The Senior Product Technologist will provide technical support and leadership for Commercial manufacturing and Technical Transfer/Scale up activities.

The role entails: driving improvements in product quality and productivity, resolving manufacturing and quality problems whilst ensuring customer commitments are met, being a Subject Matter Expert with focus on Product, Process and Equipment, and working to current GMP and EHS requirements.

The Candidate

• Preferably a science-based qualification.

• Minimum 4 years’ experience working in pharmaceutical, FMCG or other regulated production operations.

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Ability to prioritise and make critical process decisions at short notice

• Experience of Process and Equipment (or at least awareness of) desirable.

• Experience in batch processing in a cGMP pharmaceutical industry desirable.

• Lean manufacturing and/or Lean Six-Sigma training and experience desirable.

• Proficient in project work/tasks.

• MS Office.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Leadership:

• Drive improved product quality by identifying manufacturing issues, developing cost-effective solutions, and overseeing successful implementation into production.

• Work in cross functional team to resolve manufacturing and quality problems related to methods, processes, and equipment.

• Monitor and improve productivity, while ensuring all customer commitments are met in a timely, quality, and cost-effective manner.

• Manage and coordinate projects relating to Commercial products (process validation/equipment validation/material changes/continuous improvement).

• Lead projects/provide support for Scale Up and Technical Transfer of future product introductions to the site.

• Track project deliverables in terms of milestones and maintaining project timelines with forecasts; including escalation to line manager.

• Develop and share expertise to facilitate continuous improvement within production.

• SME for Commercial products including ownership of process flow documents, cross-contamination risk assessments, and cleaning processes.

• Protocol and report writing, review and execution of protocols. Support production team in execution of protocols.

• Author, update and review batch documentation and SOPs.

• Lead and author complex CAPAs, deviations and other Quality documentation and track and close documentation on time.

• Lead root cause analysis investigations.

• Train and mentor other personnel, as required.

• Perform and assist in additional duties as directed by the management.

Experience

• Preferably a science-based qualification.

• Minimum 4 years’ experience working in pharmaceutical, FMCG or other regulated production operations.

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, to resolve issues

• Ability to prioritise and make critical process decisions at short notice

• Experience of Process and Equipment (or at least awareness of) desirable.

• Experience in batch processing in a cGMP pharmaceutical industry desirable.

• Lean manufacturing and/or Lean Six-Sigma training and experience desirable.

• Proficient in project work/tasks.

• MS Office.

 

My client is a growing manufacturer who are looking for Experienced, passionate, manufacturing professionals to go on this exciting journey!

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