Production Manager

Production Manager

Organization: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Location: Ankleshwar

Job Title: Production Manager

Experience: 13-17 Years

Department: Production

Job Description:

  • To prepare and review the Production Plan schedule in line with sales requirements for the month and re-schedule the plan as and when if required, to meet out the sales target of the month.

  • To review and ensure to get the availability of all RM's / PMs required to meet monthly plans in coordination with the supply chain department.

  • To check & ensure to carry out all the process activities in the plant with compliance of cGMP standards.

  • To ensure safe working conditions, safe operating practices, and usage of required Personal Protective Equipment by all workers and staff.

  • Ensure to identify and resolve engineering issues to keep availability of equipment and utilities as per production planning and thereby ensure zero production loss due to breakdown.

  • To take daily rounds in all areas of the plant and surroundings to check and ensure to have a high standard of housekeeping in-compliance with cGMP and safety.

  • Ensure that work is allocated properly to officer/ Executive based on their competency to meet the Daily Production Plan. Check that they are properly trained, gowned, and well protected for the assigned work.

  • Check that all the equipment (including balances) used in the dept. are calibrated, qualified, validated, clean, and in good condition for use.

  • Ensure to check the Area, Equipment Cleanliness & Environmental Condition before the commencement of Manufacturing & Packaging of products.

  • Check that Manufacturing and Packing of batches is carried out strictly as per the procedure laid down in relevant SOP's & BPR only.

  • To prepare revenue & Capex budget for the respective area on a yearly basis.

  • To minimize quality failures & reduce NPA in coordination with SCM

  • To maintain stock records of Intermediates & APIs.

  • Debottlenecking & capacity enhancement.

  • To ensure availability of Consumables, parts, Stationary, and Spares required for the plant.

  • Selection, Training, and deployment of the resources as per assigned unique job role, preparation of job description, timely review with proper alignment.

  • To ensure proper utilization of resources with high productivity with zero wastage.

  • To maintain a high level of discipline in the plant with establishing high performance-based culture with timely completion of KRA, PMS in the department.

  • Ensure that all documents/records required for Regulatory Compliance are maintained properly. Ensure old records are archived properly and are retrievable as applicable.

  • To check the online filling of records & online submission to the QA department.

  • Review SOP's/ URS/ BPR/ Protocol/ Investigation report for regulatory compliance and actual practice.

  • Departmental approval for change control/ Deviation/ CAPA in OASIS LIMS.

  • To evaluate proposed changes in the production process or equipment and approving any documents as per SOPs.

  • Prepare and submit reports as & when required

  • To ensure the preparedness of regulatory, customer & safety audits of the plant.

  • To ensure audit compliance and respond to QA for Non-Compliance Reports of internal, customer & regulatory audits.

  • To maintain departmental OJT training records & coordinate with QA for internal audits.

  • Create a high standard of safety culture in the plant/manufacturing area

  • Coordinate with the EHS department for the HAZOP study of process/product / PMAs.

  • Ensure to use PPEs at Shop Floor.

  • Interact and coordinate with respective functional heads to resolve issues related to RM-PM, transferring & receiving materials/ solvents, dispatch of FG, Purchasing of consumable goods, financial issues, QC related issues, HR-related issues, modification/preventive maintenance of equipment or facility.

  • Co-ordinate with Process Excellence Lab/ R&D for resolution of issues related to development Batches of new products/yield/quality improvement.

  • Attend the meeting, a seminar as & when required on a daily, weekly & Monthly Basis.

  • Ensure to conduct CFT meetings in plant and present factory performance on a monthly basis.

Required Candidate profile

  • Good experience in Production at Pharma(API) Organisation

  • Strong in Chemical Engineering

  • Good Leadership

  • Team Building

  • Good Analytical Skill

  • Good In Communication & Co-ordination

  • Presentation skill


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