Production Manager (Value Stream Leader) Ceva Animal Health
CEVA ANIMAL HEALTH
Wednesday, 15 September 2021
General Employment - Other General Employment
Ceva Animal Health (Pty) Ltd is looking for a qualified Pharmacist to take the role of Production Manager (Value Stream Leader).
Summary of position:
Lead and co-ordinate all activities of the value stream / Production unit, strive to comply with GMP (Currently not GMP), within the expected safety and cost constraints.
Contribute to the improvement of the industrial manufacturing processes at the production department to meet regulatory and quality requirements aligned to the Ceva group strategic plans and company objectives.
Manage production, including production planning, according to forecasts and work closely with the Supply Chain department and purchasing department on supply of production materials, from supplies through to output of the finished product. This must be in compliance with quality standards, and within the set deadlines and the best productivity conditions.
Must have Matric / Grade 12.
Relevant Diploma /degree (B. Pharm degree will be an advantage).
5 years’ experience in Production Management.
Thorough understanding of GMP.
MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint – intermediate to advanced skills required.
The following would enhance your position
Experience on bill of materials / ERP Management in JD Edwards.
Basic technical & mechanical knowledge of machines.
Production processes & procedures knowledge.
Production planning experience.
QA and OHS regulations and standards.
IT Tools: MS Office and JD Edwards proficiency.
Summary of main accountabilities:
• Managing production:
Has full ownership on the end-to-end value stream process (MPS) and ensure flow optimization.
Put together roadmap for his/her units (12 to 18 months).
Participate in site masterplan design.
Managing a non-GMP environment as close as possible to GMP principles.
Instituting validation systems.
Do production planning and allocation of production duties.
Maintaining zero backorders.
Keep reworks to the minimum.
Organise, monitor and make corrective measures to production operations.
Guarantee the quality of the products manufactured by helping to promote GMP on the industrial site.
Guarantee deadlines by checking scheduling and monitoring.
Contribute to improving product production costs by controlling operating costs, production times and materials consumption.
Review standard operating procedures bi-annually and ensure implementation thereof. Ensure SOPs are aligned with Ceva Corporate procedures.
Undertake regular stock counts to ensure accurate stock control.
Assist the Industrial Supply Chain Manager with production purchasing requirements for Actives, excipients and packaging materials.
Work in a supportive role with QA to validate the various aspects of production (manufacturing, cleaning and hygiene).
• Budget and cost control of Production department.
• Compliance & safeguards.
• Operation Excellence:
Identify improvement initiatives and allocate the necessary resources to achieve the objectives for the value stream.
In liaison with the other functions, identify actions for cross-sectional improvement, provide support and resources for achievement of identified actions.
• Plan and oversee maintenance and preventative maintenance operations and enforce compliance with hygiene and safety procedures.
Manage and co-ordinate the production team.
Maintain a highly motivated and well-functioning team with focus on improving engagement further and developing people.
Ensure the team adheres to corporate projects and requirements (quality, safety, productivity, organizational change, GMP processes, etc.)
Ensure team adheres to all Covid-19 protocols and rules, OHS rules, policies & procedures.
Closing date for applications: 25 September 2021
Fax or e-mail applications to:
Contact: Elzet Rusch
CEVA ANIMAL HEALTH
CNR 16TH & DOUGLAS ROAD, RANJESPARK