Production Manager – GMP Operations


A leading pharmaceutical organisation are currently recruiting for a Production Manager to join their facility based in the Leicestershire area on a permanent basis due to growth in the team.

Reporting to the Site Head, the core function of the role will be to manage operations within the GMP manufacturing facilities on site, as well as providing operational support for Formulation Development activities. You will provide necessary support for the introduction of new manufacturing processes, including continuous improvement and process optimisation, provide input in to the design of experiments to investigate formulation and processing parameters for specific projects, as well as developing strategies to support the scale-up and commercial manufacture of products. Additionally, you will be responsible for leading recruitment and staff development and assisting in the preparation of department budgets, as well as effectively managing all resource and capacity available.

To be considered for the role candidates will need to be Degree educated in a Science, Pharmacy or Engineering discipline. Significant experience in the GMP manufacture of solid oral dosage products using a broad range of techniques is essential, along with experience managing a team of people involved in the manufacture of GMP products.

A Master’s Degree/PhD would be desirable, along with any previous experience manufacturing materials for both clinical trial supply and licensed products. Prior involvement in hosting quality audits from clients and regulatory authorities would also be beneficial.

As well as a competitive salary on offer, the role comes with an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme with opportunities for growth & promotion, working at state of the art facility.

In order to apply for this role please forward your CV to or call Melissa on +44 (0) 2392 322 306 for further details.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.



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