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Job Description

This role involves leading your team to effectively and efficiently complete the day to day production operations and compliance activities related to the hands-on manufacture of Thermo Fisher Scientific products. This requires ownership and responsibility for all processes and equipment.

To be successful in this role you will need to co-ordinate the workflow for all filtered serum and other custom products and assist with the implementation and maintenance of batch manufacturing records (BMR’s) and standard operating procedures (SOP’s). You will also need to demonstrate ownership for compliance and quality (product and process) achievement and maintenance


Activities and Leadership

  • Demonstrate a high level of customer focus and responsiveness
  • Maintain a leadership presence (supervising, coaching, training, developing) within the Biomanufacturing production area. Lead by example. Set and expect the highest standards of performance and output
  • Enhance communication with other Biomanufacturing Team Leaders to ensure team members are well advised and aware in advance of the daily tasks
  • Prioritise and co-ordinate work flow, assigning production tasks to technicians, ordering supplies, assisting in the investigation of variances, assisting/participating in validation, updating SOP’s, and training in all aspects of product manufacture and practice within BMU
  • Promote and practice continuous improvement in advancing quality and cost.
  • Ensure Biomanufacturing data is accurate as entered onto the BMR
  • Ensure the adequacy of consumable stocks in conjunction with the Purchasing Team
  • Ensure all staff practise accurate time keeping
Compliance Documentation
  • Proactively strive for higher levels of Quality Compliance and participate in the Corrective Action procedure as required
  • Ensure that all tasks follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Batch Manufacturing Records (BMRs) and any other relevant documentation
  • All BMRs are to be checked to ensure accurate completion
  • Work with the Biomanufacturing Supervisor to successfully maintain completed BMRs at a high standard
  • Initiate and proactively the review and writing of SOPs and BMRs, in conjunction with the Biomanufacturing Supervisor
  • All staff to be trained to the level of competency required by the latest version of the SOP or BMR, prior to actual hands on task involvement
  • All training records are to be current and maintained in conjunction with Biomanufacturing Supervisor
  • The training of reporting staff in all procedures relevant to the department in conjunction with the Biomanufacturing Supervisor
  • To ensure full adherence to all existing compliance procedures
  • To keep Biomanufacturing Supervisor informed of day to day manufacturing activities
  • To have as a minimum, daily communication with the Biomanufacturing Supervisor to ensure real time understanding of manufacturing schedules, batch completion and constraints

  • Relevant experience essential
  • Tertiary qualifications to NZCE/NZCS or BE/BSc/BTech standard is preferred
  • Good mechanical aptitude

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