Manufacturing Operations Director - 6mth contract

Updated: May 11, 2021
Location: Exeter, ENG, United Kingdom
Job ID: 131095


Our client is a UK based contract manufacturer of injectable pharmaceuticals. Due to investment and expansion of their manufacturing site, they are seeking to appoint an experienced Operations Director for a 6-month contract to manage the day to day operations, whilst a new high-speed vial line is installed.


  • Manage and lead the operations team
  • Work closely with the new installation project team
  • Ensure the existing manufacturing committments remain uninterupted 
  • Ensure the quality of products remains high 
  • Leading day-to-day activities of the Operations department
  • Managing the operational systems, creating a strategy for improving as necessary
  • Liaising with other functions as necessary to ensure all elements of projects are completed on time in full
  • Drive initiatives that contribute to long-term operational excellence
  • Planning, scheduling and reviewing workload to ensure production output and on time delivery targets are achieved whilst being cost effective

Job Requirements

  • Proven experience of manfufacturing either injectable or solid dose pharmaceutical products
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong experience in Operational Management
  • Worked within a GMP environment
  • Experience in a highly regulated environment 
  • University degree (BSc/MSc/FIBMS) – preferably scientific based
In addition to this, we are looking for an individual with high-energy and a positive attitude, who works well in a rapidly evolving business environment.

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