Production Shift Manager


Production Shift Manager (Laxido Operations)

Location: Based at our state-of-the-art custom designed facilities in Craigavon

Hours: Rotating Shift Pattern (Monday to Friday) relevant shift premium will apply

Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits package

Business Unit: Almac Pharma Services

Ref No.: HRJOB9728/1

The Role

With a wealth of knowledge and experience, Almac Pharma Services have been manufacturing medicines in tablet, capsule and powder form for over 50 years. We also pack commercial drug products into bottles, blisters and sachets and provide specialised packaging solutions for medical kits, vials and syringes. The expert services we provide supports the provision of medicines and treatments to patients around the world.

We are currently seeking a highly skilled individual to join our Laxido Operations team in the role of Production Shift Manager.

The Production Shift Manager will lead the supervisory management team within packaging operations and has responsibility for the quality, material consumption, labour cost, and output ensuring the highest standards of housekeeping and cleanliness are achieved in all areas and applied at all times.

The role is dynamic with day-to-day responsibilities within key areas including Management & Leadership, Resource Management (People), Resource Management (Technologies), Process and Performance Management, and Facility Management.

To be successful in this role, you will need previous management experience gained within a packaging operation and must have excellent organisational and leadership skills. You must be a highly effective communicator, with exceptional interpersonal and presentation skills.

Key Requirements:

  • Degree level qualification (or extensive significant experience in a similar role)
  • Management experience gained within a packaging operation
  • Previous experience within a pharmaceutical or other regulated environment
  • Experience of performance management including use of OEE and variance reporting
  • Experience in development of shift management teams and structures
  • Experience in a role with exposure to the end customer and routine client interaction

Refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further information on the role and responsibilities and a full list of essential and desirable criteria.

Please ensure your CV demonstrates how you meet the required criteria prior to submitting your application.

**All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a valid visa/work permit that allows you to work in the UK with no restrictions**

Additional Information

During periods of additional work requests this role will require additional coverage beyond normal working hours. It is a condition of your employment that you are able to fulfil this requirement of the role.

**Please note this is a re-advertisement, if you have applied for this position within the last 6 weeks there is no requirement to apply again**


A fantastic salary and benefits package is available, including annual bonus, generous holiday allowance, healthcare reimbursement scheme, and a rewarding role where the work you do will ultimately be contributing to the advancement of human health.

Apply Now

Apply online - please ensure your CV clearly outlines how you meet criteria for this role – refer to the job description attached to this advert for full details of the essential and desirable criteria required. Please upload your CV in PDF format where possible.

Closing Date

Closing date for receipt of applications is 25th June 2024 at 5pm.


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