Senior Production Scientist

Job Title: Senior Production Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Guildford, Surrey
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 70882-PHARM-JHY_1516098668
Contact Name: James Harvey
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 16, 2018 10:31

Job Description

Job title: Senior Production Supervisor
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Pharmaceuticals
Location: Guildford, Surrey, SE England
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 / year + benefits


- My client is a leading pharmaceutical development company with a specialist
portfolio of products
- I have an exciting opportunity to join them on a permanent basis to assist with
the management of their manufacturing function
- The successful applicant will act as deputy to Head of Production and Process


- Coordinate all manufacturing, labelling, packaging and distribution activities in
line with customer requests, ensuring that work is resourced adequately and
carried out in accordance with internal SOPs, relevant guidelines and regulations
- Lead continuous improvement initiatives to increase efficiency and streamline
process development and production operations
- Be accountable to the head of production for all production operations
- Supervise and mentor manufacturing personnel and ensure their work is in-keeping
with GMP guidelines
- Responsible for the organisation of the GMP manufacturing facility, equipment,
procedures and documentation, ensuring the highest levels of control and
- Work with the Head of Production and Process development in order to optimise the
use of resources available to the team
- Develop and train other team members in the generation of Technical Documents,
such as Batch Manufacturing Records, SOPs, User Requirement Specifications Change
Control and Validation protocols
- Coordinate activities with QC to ensure appropriate and timely sampling and
testing of raw materials, in-process samples and finished products
- Lead Quality investigations
- Adhere to Health and Safety and COSHH regulations


- Substantial GMP experience gained from a similar role within the pharmaceutical
- CRO experience desirable but not essential
- Previous experience of supervising a team
- Experience of conducting root cause investigations
- Ability to implement continuous improvement activities
- Strong interpersonal skills