South Africa


Company Fresenius Kabi Manufacturing SA (Pty) Ltd
Reference # LVP #100
Published 10/02/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Responsible for shift coordination and ensuring smooth and efficient production operations within the Large Volume Parenteral Department
Job Functions Communications,Compliance & Regulatory Affairs,Coordinator,Investigation & Compliance,Operations,Quality Control
Industries Manufacturing,Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene
•To ensure Large Volume Parenteral Department meets its production requirements (ito of volume, quality, costs) effectively and efficiently always.
•To assist with the Department Manager in production shift planning to commit LVP department to maximum attainment of that plan.
•To ensure optimum labour utilization for the shift whilst organizing and controlling the day to day production requirements
•To provide input to the department manager re annual department budget and monitor and control adherence in terms of days to day expense control.
•To write, review and update the department’s Standard Operating Procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices.
•Responsible for continuous improvement in the production area to ensure product and process efficiency and quality.
•Responsible for implementing continuous improvement initiatives and projects
•Provide support to line specific improvement projects.
•Optimizing maximum efficiency of company resources with minimal reject and waste levels.
•Control department staff discipline including settlement of disputes and grievances, Initiating disciplinary action, absenteeism, access control and timekeeping according to the Company Code of Conduct and disciplinary policies.
•To commit the shift to comprehensive and on-going training and monitor training level of shift.
•Provide timeous and accurate operational data as required for the monitoring of key indicators.
•To take on ownership of shift KPIs.
•Responsible for shift health and safety processes and completing Safety Incident investigations.
•Logging and closure of incidents / Deviations / change controls on Kabitrack
•Assume delegated responsibility of departmental manager during periods of absence or whilst on shift
•Arriving 15 minutes prior to the shift commencing in order to perform floor walkabout and handover
•From time to time carry out other jobs within the department / factory, which are consistent with the grade, qualification and training of the incumbent
Appropriate tertiary qualification with a minimum National Diploma in either Technical, Pharmaceutical or Production Management fields
PMA qualification advantageous
Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Production environment with at least 2 years at supervisory level.
Computer literate
Shift work required

Job Closing Date 17/02/2020
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