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Production Manager

  • Ref: 287934
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Whippany, NJ
  • Industry: Pharmaceuticals
  • Job Level: Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Global Nutraceutical company is currently seeking a Production Manager for their Whippany, NJ location. The Nutraceutical Production Manager will report to the Operations Site Manager.

Job Duties

  • The production manager provides day to day leadership of the manufacturing team to ensure production needs are met while following proper safety and quality standards.
  • Work closely with members of the product development and supply chain to ensure continuity in product offering and company goals. 
  • The production manager is also responsible for adhering to and promoting the company values by performing duties in a manner that is consistent with being a team leader and supports the continued growth of the company. 
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Manage the day to day operations of the production area to meet and exceed customers’ expectations and company objectives. 
  • Establish policies and make decisions guiding productivity, quality, and cost efficiency of plant operations. 
  • Ensure proper paperwork is completed for production (Batch Records, production reports, etc). 
  • Enforce high Operational stands (cGMPs, EHS and OSHA regulations). 
  • Prioritize tasks to ensure that projects are completed on time and streamline processes to maximize productivity. 
  • Allocate resources effectively and utilize assets to produce optimum results and on-time shipping to customers. 
  • Ensure required training is carried out and in line with productions’ needs. 
  • Guide, monitor, and develop the production team to foster continuous improvement. 
  • Set realistic objectives and clearly assign accountability and responsibility for tasks and decisions. 
  • Machine Operators and Mechanics will report directly to the Production Manager. 


  • Bachelor’s degree 

Experience & Skills Required

  • 3 years’ experience as a Production Manager within a pharmaceutical or nutraceutical environment 
  • Knowledge of cGMPs Above average computer knowledge (Microsoft Office) 
  • Ability to respectfully train, motivate, and lead others
  • Ability to use sound judgment and re-prioritize tasks according to shifting deadlines 
  • Display an acute attention to detail