Merit is hiring for a client in the Pharmaceutical Industry in Prince Edward Island.
We are currently looking for someone who has the following qualifications:
Currently living in PEI
BS in engineering or a 4-year technical degree in related discipline.
8+ years of experience in manufacturing management, preferably in a process-oriented operations and/or related industry.
A minimum of 5 years of experience managing a significant segment of a large manufacturer or the entire operation of a smaller manufacturer, preferably in Medical Device/ Pharmaceutical
Proficient in Lean Manufacturing
Strong leadership, organizational, analytical and communication skills
Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, work independently or in a team
About the main responsibilities:
Responsible for managing production operations, working in accordance with MDSAP, Health Canada and FDA regulations and ISO Standards.
Manage assigned areas to achieve Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost performance targets while utilizing a People Centric Leadership approach.
Assists company management in the development and formulation of long and short-range planning, policies, programs and objectives.
Develops and establishes procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established customer and company quality standards and SOP’s.
Achieves optimum employee levels with least amount of overhead and raw material costs to meet annual budgetary plan.
Formulates and disseminates best practice manufacturing policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and the profitability of the operation.
Hires, trains, develops and evaluates staff. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy.
Ensures compliance with current Ministry of Labour, provincial and local regulations. Consults with the Human Resources Department as appropriate.
Identifies, recommends and implements changes to improve productivity and reduce cost.
Directs and coordinates various programs essential to manufacturing procedures (e.g., training, safety, housekeeping, cost reduction, worker involvement, security, etc.).
Conduct employee reviews and compensation awards
Assess manpower utilization to forecasted volumes
Perform other related duties as required.