MSD
MSD

Operations Coach

Location
Co. Carlow
Hybrid
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A new opportunity has arisen for an Shift Operations Manager (IPT Coach) within our Manufacturing Team. Supported by a diverse, collaborative and multi-skilled global team of highly motivated people, you will be focused on providing effective and innovative solutions to ensure the smooth running of a production team at our expanding site. If you are an experienced manufacturing professional with a background in team or process management, an interest in learning new things and an appreciation for the importance of quality and safety at work, please apply today.

In this role, you will bring energy, knowledge, innovation and leadership skill to carry out the following:

  • Lead a team of skilled staff on a 24/7 shift cycle
  • Accountable for delivery of schedule milestones throughout the project duration.
  • Driving operational and technical excellence to deliver all components of a stable process for PPQ, facility start-up and commercial supply, supported by a flexible, collaborative, multi-skilled teamwork environment.
  • Design and operationalise a successful operations team that delivers right-first-time formulation and filling of biologics and vaccines.
  • Resolve issues and escalate risks in a timely fashion to the relevant on-site stakeholders.
  • Comply with the current Manufacturing Division, Quality and EHS Management System requirements, as relevant to the project and commercial operations.
  • Ensure that the operations team receive appropriate resources and programmes to develop technical and other skills, to complete their jobs whilst stimulating personal growth and development in line with role. Develop and maintain training programmes.


To be successful in this role, you will more than likely have:

  • A relevant qualification to complement strong manufacturing management experience. A Science/Engineering related discipline or equivalent is a major advantage but a mix of experience and education can be taken into account.
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in a first line leadership role ideally in a GMP setting with  1-2 years, ideally background in manufacturing, process engineering or quality.
  • Knowledge of Sterile filling processes and equipment not essential but highly desirable.
  • Lean Six Sigma Methodology experience desired
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and lead a team.
  • Strong focus on delivery and results driven.


Important Dates
Posted on
14 May, 2024
Application deadline
10 June, 2024

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