Virus Production Supervisor

Job Title: Virus Production Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Guildford, Surrey
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 6% bonus, 25 days' holiday
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 70307-PHARM-JHY_1507112385
Contact Name: James Harvey
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 04, 2017 11:19

Job Description

Job title: Production Supervisor
Sector: Pharmaceuticals / Healthcare / Animal Health
Job type: Permanent
Location: Guildford, Surrey, SE England
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 / year + bonus + benefits


- My client is a specialist industrial manufacturing company producing active virus
products for vaccine products
- I am recruiting for them an experienced Production Manager / Supervisor with a
strong understanding of GMP

Main duties / responsibilities:

- Manage the production of inactivated antigens onsite with full
consideration for biosecurity, product quality, GMP and HSE requirements
- Supervise and coordinate a team of shift technicians
- Collaborate with Site Management on projects/tasks to improve quality and yield
- Accurate recording, documentation and reporting of data related to the production
process including quality and environmental data, finance and production data,
either directly or by appropriate delegation to shift technicians
- Optimal coordination of activities of virus production area with other
departments, particularly media, cells, chromatography and QC restricted area
- Collaborate with other production supervisors in the effective operation of the
different departments on the site
- Adhere to HSE requirements within the Virus Production area, office areas and
broader site, and have a proactive approach tot health & Safety to include the
reporting of near miss, hazards and incidents

Skills & Experience required:

- Good organizational skills and able to supervise as well as work in a team and as
an individual
- Experience of managing small teams
- GMP knowledge
- Ability to work methodically and carefully according to tight deadlines
- Substantial experience of some form of routine industrial production within a
highly regulated environment
- Good IT skills
- Science background desirable but not essential

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