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Production Manager

  • Ref: 286357
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: New London, CT
  • Industry: Pharmaceuticals
  • Job Level: Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Our client, a mid-sized contract manufacturer in the pharmaceutical industry, is currently in need of an experienced Production Manager.  This is a new position due to growth.

Job Duties

  • Ensure flexible work processes to achieve production goals and inventory goals
  • Ensure production is carried out in a safe manner in compliance with State and federal regulations
  • Responsible for hiring, training, performance evaluations of the production staff
  • Manage staffing levels to meet production goals
  • Implement and reinforce Lean Management procedures on the production floor. 
  • Handle a root cause analysis to resolve any production issues and implement solutions
  • Build a continuous improvement culture and expertise in the production team

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Experience & Skills Required

  • Must have 3+ years of supervisory experience in a lean manufacturing environment
  • Must have strong leadership skills
  • Experience in employee development and training
  • Analytical problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Knowledge of MS Office 
  • Experience in pharmaceutical or OTC industry is a plus