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Job Opportunity: Manufacturing Operations Lead:Shire

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Manufacturing Operations Lead


   » Meath
   » Not disclosed
   » Permanent full-time
   » Updated 14/06/2018
   » Jamie-Lee Cooksey this job is expired SaveSave Apply Now

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this function will involve leading the Manufacturing days located, Operations team for our new state of the art single use multi-product biotech facility in Dunboyne, County Meath, Ireland.

Manufacturing Operations Lead

Req ID:R0024090
Job Category:Manufacturing
Job location:Dunboyne,MeathIE

this function will involve leading the Manufacturing days located, Operations team for our new state of the art single use multi-product biotech facility in Dunboyne, County Meath, Ireland. This facility will manufacture enzyme replacement and antibody-located therapies for Shire, the leading global biotech company focused on rare diseases. The organisational structure at the site will be located on self-directed work teams where decisions will be made at the level where the data exists.
The overall responsibility for this function will be to lead the Manufacturing Operations Team, ensuring the plant operations on site are set up for success. this function is responsible for managing and tracking the site production schedule with key stakeholders, planning for product changeovers, audits, shift productivity monitoring and plant optimisations, ensuring that that all support activities are aligned to ensure production operations are run effectively and efficiently.
This is a critical function within the Manufacturing leadership abilities organisation to help create value for our patients.


   » Perform and drive the Manufacturing operations team to conduct track and measure safety audits, walkdowns and track, monitor and measure safety investigation progression with the shift leads.
   » Build safety as a value within every aspect of the value stream supporting manufacturing operations that ensure sustainable EHS programmes that are engrained and deployed into each area.
   » contact with statutory agencies as required for plant audits and walkdowns.
   » Responsible for ensuring compliance with legal, EHS and all Shire policies and procedures which are applicable to the site.
   » Play a key function in the function out and management of safety initiatives in Manufacturing.
   » Coach and mentor all employees on the manufacturing operations team including all indirect employees supporting the value stream and self-directed teams.
   » Support the creation of a high performing site organisation through implementation of a robust learning and development plan for the manufacturing operations team, providing feedback to all employees on shift and the implementation of a robust communication plan to the shift including 1:1s, skip levels, development planning, and regular site updates.
   » Celebrate with use of proactive recognition tools that inspire teams and individuals.
   » Create an environment where everyone speaks up for safety and looks out for one another.
   » Be an ambassador for the Shire leadership abilities behaviours of accountcapability, be positive, results driven and excellent manager of self and others.
   » function model the behaviours that creates a culture of respect and dignity in line with Shire Guide to ethical conduct.
   » Responsible for the goal setting, continuing performance reviews and development planning of each employee on shift.
   » Strategic Manufacturing Operations oversight and leadership abilities at the Dunboyne Biologics start-up facility to meet functional and site goals and objectives.
   » Hire, develop, lead and coach your self-directed work team who will be key members of the self-directed work teams.
   » Drive a high performance organisational culture that accommodates rapid growth and highly dynamic expectations ensuring attainment of site operational and development goals.
   » Responsible for adhering to domestic and international GMP regulations, cGMP's, company policies, leadership abilities behaviours, performance and budget management.
   » Responsible for ensuring the manufacturing facility is organised efficiently and that the shift teams are set up for success.
   » Lead on the tracking and managing of manufacturing issues or activities that require days support for closure.
   » Lead on the scheduling of all key site activities to ensure Dunboyne manufacturing operations run as effectively as possible to meet customer demands. Lead a team of schedulers to ensure that batch production, preventative maintenance, calibrations, validations and projects are all tracked appropriately within the site schedule.
   » contact with the shift manager team to ensure consistency and sharing of best practices across all shift teams. Attend and monitor consistency for the key tier 2 Value Stream meetings.
   » Lead a team of manufacturing specialists to focus on
   » Resource management in conjunction with the shift manager team in the areas of schedule attainment, holiday management and training
   » Development of plant optimisations working with the shift teams to progress initiatives in this area
   » Schedule tracking for the facility and management of shutdown preparations and changeovers between products
   » Development of appropriate production focused metrics to track training, productivity, quality, EHS and supply chain targets
   » Manage non- process located deviations working in conjunction with the shift leads and the shift teams.
   » Drive the continuing readiness of the site Emergency Response Team
   » Conduct plant walkdowns to ensure standards of GMP are being adhered to at all times
   » Coach and mentor the Manufacturing Operations team and the self-directed site teams.
   » Lead the self-directed team in meeting targeted site and Tech Ops objectives, ensuring department objectives are aligned, translated to all and visually managed to drive delivery.
   » Create an environment ofright first timein everything that we do through a focus on principles of lean, including simplification, standard work, visual management and a learning organisation.
   » Responsible for individual goal setting, continuing performance reviews and development planning for direct reports.
   » Responsible for timely updates of site achievements and challenges. A collaborative approach, working cross functionally on removing barriers to maintain a highly effective and productive self-directed team environment.
   » Responsible for ensuring compliance with legal, EHS and all Shire policies and procedures applicable to the site.
   » Be an ambassador for the Shire leadership abilities behaviours ofaccountcapability, be positive, results drivenandexcellent manager of self and others.
   » function model the behaviours that creates a culture of respect and dignity in line with the Shire Guide to Ethical Conduct.

Education And practice Requirements

   » Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (Science or Engineering).
   » At least 8 years' practice in the biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industry, (preferably both).
   » Proven people manager and leader capable of developing people and teams with at least 5 years of management practice.
   » Proven capability around working cross functionally, focusing on meeting and tracking to schedules and embrace an interdependent working culture.
   » Strong operations support background ensuring value added contribution and oversight.
   » practice working in a GMP manufacturing environment, preferably liaising with or managing shift teams.

Key expertise, Abilities, And Competencies

   » Living our leadership abilities behaviors is a basic expectation for all Shire employees. Shire expects all employees to embody the following:

leadership abilities Behaviors
   » Be Positive
   » Be Accountable
   » Be Results Oriented
   » Be an Excellent Manager of Self and Others
   » capability to translate the vision and goals of the company and site to the Self-directed teams.
   » Enterprise mindset to ensure the right prioritisation for the site.
   » Strong project management expertise to support project delivery and operational readiness.
   » Strong stakeholder management expertise to manage both internal and external stakeholders that support the site.
   » A proven capability to lead cross functional teams and deliver on tight timelines.
   » Excellent influencing/collaboration expertise and teamwork mindset.
   » Excellent trouble shooting and problem-solving expertise as well as an capability to coach and mentor self-directed teams through complex problems solving.
   » capability to challenge the status quo with a continuous improvement mindset.
   » Proven capability in using a wide variety of lean tools and building capcapability within teams.
   » Change agent who will support the organisation with good change management tools and techniques.
   » Strong Talent Developer with a focus on creating a continuous learning organisation through active coaching.
   » Effective communicator with a proven capability to grow talent and future leaders.
   » Promoting a culture where diversity and inclusion is part of the DNA.

Complexity And Problem Solving

   » Establishes challenging assignments and stretch goals for self and team members and provides management and guidance to team members on prioritization and resource allocation to achieve goals in conformity with established polices and business needs.
   » Identifying and communicating risks in area of responsibility and across the site.
   » Creating strategies and plans to manage risk within the engineering group.

Internal And External Contacts

   » Collaborate with Quality and EHS regarding investigations and changes controls impacting on manufacturing operations activities. Collaborate with Quality to foster a right first time culture in manufacturing to support quality excellence.
   » Collaborates with EHS but is accountable to drive a culture of everyone owns safety in manufacturing.
   » Collaborates with Facility Lead in relation to all facility change controls, facility improvements, facility investigations and scheduling facility activities that may impact on manufacturing.
   » Collaborates with QC, Warehouse and Supply Chain functions to ensure site schedule is up to date, active and being tracked to ensure site is functioning as a seamless business unit.
   » Collaborates with Plant Engineering and Maintenance for utility and plant support equipment in relation to scheduling shutdowns, plant maintenance works.
   » For delivery of the people strategy including recruitment, learning and development and organizational talent reviews collaborates with business excellence and HR but is accountable to develop a high performing technical organization in manufacturing.
   » Collaborates with all manufacturing members to deliver the site objectives
   » For continuous improvement collaborates with Business Excellence peers across the Biologics business unit in Shire and through external forums to drive business excellence in manufacturing.

Ref: R0024090
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