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Job Opportunities in a Multinational Manufacturing Pharmaceutical Company

HR Leverage Africa – Our client, a multinational Manufacturing Pharmaceutical company is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Machine Operator

Location: Lagos / Ogun

Details
We are in need of the service of competent Machine Operators who can handle the following machines:

  • Blistering machines
  • Coating machines
  • Compressors Machines
  • Granulated machines.

Job Responsibilities

  • Clean and/or disassemble machine and its parts, containers, mixers, room after the completion of coating operation as per SOP.
  • Operate tools in order to aid in the manufacturing process.
  • Clean Manufacturing Room after the completion of product run as per SOP.
  • Assist in the installation, maintenance, and repair of machinery.
  • Perform periodic checks on equipment and solve problems as detected.
  • Make any machine adjustments necessary as required.
  • Document all set up and cleaning in the log book and other pertinent paperwork.
  • Work with others in order to ensure that equipment is in proper working order.
  • Visually inspect machine as it is running to verify the machine is running within normal and safe operation.
  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
  • Perform any and all additional tasks relating to the operation of the manufacturing department as requested.
  • Observe and follow company safety rules and regulations.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of SSCE or equivalent; technical degree is a plus
  • Proven experience as a machine operator in a pharmaceutical company
  • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools
  • NABTEC / Technical certificate is an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of Blistering machines, Coating machines, Compressors Machines , Granulated machines
  • Understanding of production procedures
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear)
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Physical stamina and strength.

Job Title: Production Manager

Location: Lagos / Ogun

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all assigned employees are aware of and comply with company, government, and customer policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Enforce health and safety precautions.
  • Maintain the systems that are associated with the manufacturing of the product to ensure their continuous efficient operation and product quality.
  • Monitor production to resolve issues.
  • Project and forecast the manufacturing requirements as required.
  • Coordinate manufacturing activities with all functions of the organization and the supply chain to optimize production and the utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment.
  • Supervise the work of junior staff
  • Review and analyze production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications and operating or production problems.
  • Liaise with other managers to formulate objectives and understand requirements.
  • Review production and operating reports and direct resolution of operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimal costs and operational delays.
  • Organize the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment
  • Perform administrative activities associated with the effective management of shop operations, including compiling, storing, and retrieving production data for reports.
  • Organize relevant training sessions.
  • Apply people to the right work tasks by following production schedules and applying resources were needed.
  • Re-negotiate timescales or schedules as necessary
  • Collate and analyze data, putting together production reports for both factory managers and customers.

Job Requirements

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a Production or related field.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in production at the same position in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Comfortable supervising small functional team
  • Experience managing the production process (in a pharmaceutical company) from beginning to end will be desired.
  • Strong management and leadership skills and demonstrated ability to effectively lead and motivate a diverse group of employees
  • Excellent working knowledge of safety and environmental practices and regulations.

Job Title: Warehouse Supervisor

Location: Lagos / Ogun

Job Responsibilities

  • Arranging for pick-up and delivery of raw materials and finished goods to and from the manufacturing customers and their suppliers while ensuring that all appropriate governmental regulations and company standards are met.
  • Measure and report the effectiveness of warehousing activities and employees performance.
  • Purchase and coordinate delivery of supplies required for plant operations within budgetary limits.
  • Make suggestions for productivity improvements.
  • Verify all raw materials are approved by the appropriate department representative prior to their use and maintain a raw material inventory control by ingredient lot number as materials are consumed.
  • Determine and track most important warehouse KPIs.
  • Review all Standard operating procedures pertinent to warehouse, distribution, inventory control and execute as per guidelines to ensure compliance with company regulations. Consistent SOP improvement as needed.
  • Ensure that facility equipment is properly maintained.
  • Oversee warehouse safety and assure compliance with all safety regulations.
  • Track expenses related to fuel, storage, and truck maintenance.
  • Assure that raw materials and finished goods are kept in properly designated areas (to include the off-site warehouse).
  • Confer and coordinate activities with other departments.

Job Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Warehouse Supervisor
  • Highly effective supervisory skills and techniques
  • Knowledge of warehouse software packages and MS Office proficiency
  • Ability to input, retrieve and analyze data
  • Hands-on commitment to getting the job done
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to direct and coordinate operations
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • BS degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or Business Administration.

Job Title: Quality Assurance Officer

Location: Lagos / Ogun

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop periodic review, revise and implement Standard operating procedures as required.
  • Handle product complaints.
  • Ensure quality metrics comply with best industry standards and practices.
  • Establish, maintain, and have oversight of internal Quality Management Systems. Continually establish and improve quality systems, initiatives, priorities, and timelines.
  • Perform internal and external audits as assigned.
  • Assist investigations and resolve potential product quality issues to improve efficiency.
  • Create new strategies to limit defects in pharmaceutical products.
  • Communicate important quality control information to management and other departments of the organization.
  • Responding to enquiries in a timely manner, giving advice on ‘specials’ quality requirements in order to maintain the company’s reputation for customer service and technical acumen.
  • Participating in regulatory inspections.
  • Observing and complying with company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Job Requirements

  • At least 3 years’ experience in Quality Management Process of a pharmaceutical company
  • B.Sc in Applied Sciences, especially Chemistry, Biochemistry, Industrial Chemistry.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, QA applications and databases
  • Credible and confident communicator (written and verbal) at all levels.
  • Highly customer focused and passionate about delivering excellent customer service.
  • Ability to achieve and maintain high standards with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Solid experience in effective usage of data analysis tools and statistical analysis
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements.

Job Title: Senior Quality Assurance Supervisor

Location: Lagos / Ogun

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare/revise operating procedures and specifications
  • Review/approve routine change control requests as designated
  • Review and approve suppliers / service providers including supporting with audits of critical suppliers where required
  • Control of product labeling/label accountability
  • Support the Quality Manager in the determination of training requirements for the Quality Assurance team. Act as trainer and lead training for the Quality Assurance Officers in specific SOPs as required
  • Lead root cause analysis and corrective and preventive actions for audit observations, product complaints, product non-conformances, in-process deviations issues related to process controls
  • Monitors and ensures that batch records are audited per manufacturing/packaging/shipping requirements, when required.
  • Lead and perform data review audits (Batch Production Records, Validation Documents and Development Documentation, Quality Control Data as required)
  • Support the Qualified Person and Quality Manager in the definition and maintenance of the annual internal and external audit programs.
  • Verify that all documentation is complete
  • Document non-compliance and evaluate if further investigation is needed
  • Enter test results or summaries into the pharmacy specific monthly and quarterly Quality Assurance report template
  • Document results of deviation and complaint investigations, causal analysis, corrective actions and preventive actions
  • Support the Quality Manager with hosting customer audits and regulatory inspections
  • Maintain quality records (equipment calibration and maintenance, training, deviation and complaint investigation, environmental monitoring, Certificate of Analysis, clean room certification etc.).

Job Requirements

  • 5 plus years relevant experience in the regulated pharmaceutical industry, specifically including Quality Assurance, Quality Control, and/or Drug Regulatory Affairs
  • B.Sc in Applied Sciences, especially Chemistry, Biochemistry, Industrial Chemistry.
  • Post-graduate degree is a plus.
  • Good understanding of the pharmaceutical market, including the unlicensed medicines sector.
  • Understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing and laboratory work (including familiarity with various analytical techniques) a strong asset
  • Competent in computer packages including Microsoft Office and an electronic quality management package
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA
  • Solid experience in effective usage of data analysis tools and statistical analysis
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements
  • Emotional resilience and an ability to work under pressure with a “can do attitude”.
  • Ability to process a high volume of planned and un-planned work effectively
  • The ability to multitask and manage time effectively to ensure all work streams are managed.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: consulting.hrla@gmail.com using the job title as the subject of the application.

Note: Only qualified candidates should apply.

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